Posts Tagged ‘ pigs ’

Pastured Pork

May 16, 2011
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Pastured Pork

We love farm raised meat!  We’ve been raising our own meat for several years now and it’s been such a blessing to our family.  Last year, our momma pig had 5 piglets who have now grown up and are ready to head to the butcher.  I’m so excited about this for a couple of reasons: First,…

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Growing Piglets

September 7, 2010
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Growing Piglets

The piglets are growing fast….and have tried our patience more than once since they have arrived.  All the bad manners and character traits that pigs are known for have become all the more real to us.   Don’t eat like a pig…  Your room looks like a pigsty…  He’s hogging all my toys… Pigs do not…

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How to castrate a pig ?

August 2, 2010
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How to castrate a pig ?

If you have a farm, you might someday have a pig.  If you have a pig, you might someday have more pigs?  If you have a herd of pigs, chances are you might need to know how to castrate your own pig?  or at least know someone who knows how to do that! We started…

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New Piglets

May 14, 2010
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New Piglets

For all those looking for farm fresh pork this fall, we have some goods news. Our first sow had her piglets! There were only five for this first time momma, but everyone was very excited to see the first pigs born on Vaughnshire.

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