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Australia is nesting

This morning when making rounds after chores I found that the sow Australia was building a nest in the brush along the east edge of the south field. This morning she didn’t come up to get food although she was … Continue reading

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Last Snow Storm of Winter

Late April Snow Storm We got six inches of snow on April 26th. This isn’t the latest snowfall we’ve ever had and we can’t really count on gardening weather with no chance of frost until… maybe August. But I am … Continue reading

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Wild Farrowing

Private Room with a View This gilt sow wanted a private room. She was willing to go to extremes to get it. Three times she broke out of the south Ark gestating paddock in search of a place of her … Continue reading

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About to Farrow

Late Gestation Sow A frequent question is how do you know when a sow is close to farrowing. The lady above is an example.

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