Monthly Archives: May 2008

Moving Pigs – Line of Sight

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Pig PathIt doesn’t take much to move pigs. The basic technique is to make a corridor about four feet wide or so, preferably headed down hill and to take your time. Poultry netting works great for making the walls of … Continue reading

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Useless as Tits on a Boar

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Blackie BaggedThere’s an old phrase that describes something unnecessary – “Useless as tits on a boar.” But these things can be deceiving. One of our breeding goals is to increase the number of strong tits per sow. All of our … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pallet Fork Lift

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Pallet Forks on TractorSometimes the right tool for the job is just that. Nothing else quite matches it. When we picked up the first batch of peanut butter the pallet forks were buried under an 11′ tall snow bank that … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Beauty Bath

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Longson taking a Peanut Butter Beauty BathLongson, pictured above taking a dip in the peanut butter, is the head boar in our north field. Today we picked up another ton of peanut butter for the pigs from the Ben & … Continue reading

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