Monthly Archives: March 2012

Kickstarter.com – The Butcher Shop Project

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Many people have suggested Kickstarter.com to me as a way to raise funds for construction of our on-farm butcher shop. In July of 2010 I submitted a project proposal to Kickstarter but they turned it down: “Thanks for writing in … Continue reading

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Unpaving Paradise

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Cellar Hole This is not my cellar hole. This is not my mountain. This is further down the valley near our neighbor Red. The spot is beautiful, picturesque in the mists, and I could not resist taking a photo away … Continue reading

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Mineral Deficiencies

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Curly & Mow Recovered and Leaving our Farm The photo above is very remarkable. The fine pigs above didn’t look so fine as grower pigs. After weaning they contracted white muscle disease. What they were specifically missing was selenium. A … Continue reading

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Have Your Pig and Eat It Too

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Biopsy Tool and a Little Bit(e) of a Big Boar Warning: This is a big topic. You can skim this article to get the basics. For more depth, read the comments with questions and answers. For even more, click through … Continue reading

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