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Bald Eagle Supervising Sunchoke Planting

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Lady with Her Eggs We’ve been road building to gain access to fields off of our main whey driveway that runs up past the butcher shop to the high whey tanks and cottage. This involves putting in terraces along the … Continue reading

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Classic Cut Size & Age

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First Frost on Tomatoes Kesley asked on the Farm Page: I was wondering if the age of a pig will affect how good the meat tastes? I am also wondering if it makes a difference whether the pig has had … Continue reading

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Chicory in Bloom

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Chicory Flower Chicory is a beautiful flower. It grows wild around here and I planted a lot more in my pastures which has reseeded nicely over the years. It comes in many colors and has a very long blooming season … Continue reading

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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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Inverted Nipple

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Inverted Nipple When I am doing vaccines I like to have isopropyl alcohol available for dipping tools and needles. The problem is it’s all too easy to spill a pail of C3H8O. While feeding a kitchen pig I serendipitously dropped … Continue reading

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Lard vs Bacon Pigs

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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

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Calendar 2015

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2015 Calendar Front Cover Sows & Hens on South Field It’s a new year and calendar time! The image above is the front cover of our latest creation. Calendars are a wonderful pictorial tour of life in all the seasons … Continue reading

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Vet Visit

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Panorama of South Field Gathering of Pigs – Click on the picture to zoom larger. This is the fall sleeping area for the south herd. You can see some hay bales we put out which draws them in to sleep … Continue reading

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Government Feeding Toxic Shellfish…

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Our Government at Work According to this sign our beloved fearless leaders, or is that leerless feeders, are feeding toxic shellfish to New Englanders. Either that or they’re lying. Given the liability exposure of purposefully poisoning the populous it seems … Continue reading

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Chicory Colors Blue & Pink

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Chicory and Timothy These are chicory flowers in blue and pink. We also have violet and white. The lower one is a faded pink. As the flower gets old it loses its color. The chicory starts blooming in early summer … Continue reading

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