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Siberian Tiger Swimming

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Siberian Tiger Swim Click for Big Picture As is tradition, our mermaid went for a swim long before ice out on the upper pond. Sponsoring Advertisements:

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Spring Snows

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Middle of April Green Yes, it still looks like this here on the mountain. That is a photo taken on April 1st but it is no joke, it looks almost exactly the same today, April 13th. Winter is digging in … Continue reading

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Winter Paddocks

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Winter Garden Paddock During the warm months from spring through late fall our pigs graze out on our pastures across the mountain side. We have about 70 acres of pasture which we use in a grand rotation of about 40 … Continue reading

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April Showers

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Mother is a Jokester Yesterday’s April First is a bit of a tradition around here. Even Mother Nature likes to get in on the act. Yes, we got snow and I know some of you got crocuses and have some … Continue reading

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Winter Trails

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Winter Pig Trail While technically, by the calendar, it may be spring, it is still winter here on the mountain. As such, the pigs are sticking close to their winter trails where the snow is packed hard making travel easy.

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Roof Snow Layers

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Roof Snow Layers I had mentioned before about how the many feet of snow we get each winter packs down to thin hard layers. The snow on the edge of this roof shows it really well. Part of that effect … Continue reading

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Slow Night

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Slow, Shaky Cresent Moon One star to the right…

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Snow Eaters

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Pigs Eating Snow When you see livestock eating snow it means you should check your waterers. They can do fine eating snow, as research has shown, however it takes more calories to convert the frozen snow to liquid water in … Continue reading

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Blue Sky on Snow Cover

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Blue Sky on Snow Covered Butcher Shop The winter weather has broken. Temperatures above zero, mostly, predicted for the future until next winter. Blue skies.

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Pigs Moving Into Greenhouse

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Pigs In Greenhouse Although we do not have the cover on the greenhouse yet we have been moving pigs in to the wind protected space created by the north tarp.

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