Tag Archives: Piglets

Remus and Dudley II

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Remus Guarding Piglet Our dogs have a clear and strong urge to guard live animals even though they are quite willing, even eager, to eat the dead. Theirs is a moral argument for both protecting and cherishing life while also … Continue reading

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North Home Field Sow and Piglets

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Nine Piglets in North Home Field A Piglet-Fix for those in need. These little piglets are hitting that maximum cuteness stage designed to pull the heart strings of mammals everywhere. It’s a good evolutionary strategy.

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Cohort Size & Summer Feeder Weaner Piglets Available

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Sleeping Summer Feeder Weaner Piglets We just weaned piglets last week and have caught up with the backlist of reserved piglets so feeder weaner piglets are available to buy and raise up over the summer months. These piglets are six … Continue reading

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Weaners Weaning Wee-Wee-Wee

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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

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White Piglets

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Charlie’s Latest Piglets These are some of Charlie’s latest piglets, just born at the time of the photo. She was still in labor as the paparazzi, that is yours truly, snapped this photo. As a Yorkshire she’s a very white … Continue reading

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Calendar Girl – Middle Aged Now

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Calendar Girl Kristie Later In Life This sow was a calendar girl in the 2015 Sugar Mountain Farm Calendar. Her photo then actually was taken nearly a year ago ago when she was a first time mother. That was three … Continue reading

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First South Field Greenhouse Piglets

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First Piglets Born in South Field Greenhouse This is one of our Blackieline sows with her third litter which is the first litter to be born in the south field greenhouse, christening it for farrowing.

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Spring Piglets

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Spring Piglets with Chickens Piglets are popping. These little guys were born in the south field shed which is an open three sided shed wrapped around a courtyard. They have a deep bedding pack which gives them warmth from below … Continue reading

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Spring Piglets

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Spring Piglets A piglet fix for those without enough cuteness in their life…

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Hot Tubbing Piglet

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Hot Tubbing Piglet Occasionally a piglet is not thriving under natural conditions. It survives making the transition from womb to world but isn’t doing well. These little guys sometimes get brought into our cottage and given a hot bath and … Continue reading

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