These are three of the most common questions I get about gilts and sows.
At this point in life, there are few times where I am just completely blown away with the feeling of, “I had no idea that was possible.” I attribute that to two things: knowing the Lord, and the fact that I have six children ages 10 and under.
The third and final part of the understanding the registration paperwork is super easy once you’ve got the top section figured out.
What is every homesteader’s dream animal? The kind that is self-sustaining.
We bought our first pigs in 2009, and they were Yorkshires. My husband and I were so excited at the idea of all the bacon in our future. And pork chops. And ham sam’iches. Not to mention the thrill of adding a new animal to our farm.
“How do you go without feeding in the winter?” “Can they live on pasture, even in the snow?” These are some of the most commonly asked questions I get, and understandably so.
As kunekunes have become increasingly popular over the years, more and more people are turning to the internet to research the breed and get an idea of what they should look for in their future kunekune purchases.
Sometimes I forget that my little farm, and everything it includes, isn’t exactly ‘the norm’ for most people.
Well, it’s that time of year again…time for new life on the farm!
For this post, we are going to focus on the section just below the official name of the pig. Much of this information is basic and self-explanatory, but there are a few parts that need some explaining or elaboration.