Jeffries Family Farm
Walter Jeffries Tinker, Tailor… A bit eclectic & a tad eccentric, polymath, quantum mechanic & Farmer. Also lucky at cards.
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Missing Dog – Romula disappeared on in August. Unfortunately her collar came off so she has no ID with her. ~5years old, Female, ~45 lbs
White, grey/black & brown, Upright ears, Looks similar to a coyote. See photos.
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Monthly Archives: June 2015
Weaners Relaxing in Shade We just weaned 30 piglets. This means they graduated from being piglets to being weaner pigs. In a few weeks they’ll be shoats and then growers, roasters and finishers – graduations based on age which relates … Continue reading
Hope Bending Over Backwards Hope has my flexibility and then some. She can touch her feet to her head bending over backwards in a handstand. Quite impressive and graceful.
Pig Roast by Chef Giezendanner We have some roaster pigs in the freezer that are available for immediate events and more coming back from the butcher soon. See the Roaster Page for details. Roasters vary from the intimate 11 pounders … Continue reading
Katya & Ben with Weaner Pigs in South Weaning Paddock Dr. Food commented on yesterday’s post: A lean “bacon” breed? I never thought of “bacon” and “lean” in the same clause like that…. Pigs are categorized as being either: Lard … Continue reading
Microlots Considering Nest Location Each week we sort pigs, shifting them around between herd groups, boar territories, paddocks and selecting those who will go to market. Part of that is moving the late gestation ladies out of the main herds … Continue reading
Hope using Magic to Undent a Chicken Egg Occasionally we get a broken egg when collecting from our hens so this little trick is very handy.
Katya Watching Walter Plumb I finally finished up the source water plumbing with filters, pressure pump, hot water heaters (140°F & 185°F) this last week. Out of the couple hundred PEX fittings only two leaked. I had forgotten to crimp … Continue reading
Lichen and Moss Covered Rock Rocks are of a plenty in Vermont. There are many jokes about them being our best crop. Certainly they are reliable. This rock used to be bare naked. In the course of creating terraces, building … Continue reading
White Gilt in Farrowing Field Each week we sort pigs. Some go to market. Some go to breeding herds. Some go to farrowing fields. This gilt is in the lower south field’s paddock one and approaching her due date along … Continue reading
Four Leafed Clover (Trifolium veddylucky) I stumbled on this in the weaning paddocks when out doing my morning field walk.