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Calendar 2016

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2016 Calendar Front Cover Pigs on Pasture at Sugar Mountain Farm It’s a new year and a new calendar time! The image above is the front cover of our latest creation. Calendars are a wonderful pictorial tour of life in … Continue reading

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Piglets in Shade

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Piglets in Shade With all these warm sunny days and new piglets being born we have to be a little careful about sunburn. White pigs can burn, no surprise, but even black pigs burn. The trick is to provide shade. … Continue reading

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Field Creep Housing

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Animal House – Tank Bottom It is handy to have easily moveable houses out in the fields for small animals. We have made a number of sow huts (not so easily moved) and piglet huts out of old broken water … Continue reading

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Piglet Hut

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Piglets in Hut I had mentioned piglet huts the other day. These provide a bit of shade and protection for the wee ones when they want it. Generally we leave the end of the hut open and placed on slightly … Continue reading

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Piglet Huts

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Sows, Piglets & Hut Out in the brushier fields the pigs don’t need any shelters, instead preferring to use the shade of the regen and trees. In the more open fields, especially where piglets are concerned, we have huts that … Continue reading

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Pork Goodies in the Freezer

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Berkshire Boar Spitz and his 25 Ladies Check out the In the Freezer page to see what is currently available in the freezer. You can pickup at the farm gate or order for delivery along our weekly route. We also … Continue reading

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Piglet Hut – Cut Tank

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Piglet Tank Hut Just about nothing goes to waste. This used to be a 720 gallon poly tank but it developed a hole so someone gave it to us. We got four little piglet huts out of that tank by … Continue reading

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Four Generations of Blackie

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Three Generations From one of our top sows we had three generations farrowing all at once recently. Blackie, her daughter Oreo with the white nose and granddaughter Double-Stuff with the black nose produced a fourth generation all within a three … Continue reading

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Winter Farrowing Question

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Boar Pig Gathering Hay for Nest – Unusual Male Domesticity JRC asked: We have two gilts that will farrow within the coming week. We are planning for them to farrow in the eight by eight three sided metal sided shed … Continue reading

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Sow Hut v0.7.2

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Portable Sow Hut A bunch of people have asked about the sow huts we use which have appeared in the background of various photos here on my blog. Most recently the questions have been about the type shown here.[1, 2, … Continue reading

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