The third and final part of the understanding the registration paperwork is super easy once you’ve got the top section figured out.
Sometimes I forget that my little farm, and everything it includes, isn’t exactly ‘the norm’ for most people.
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.
Do you remember Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web? Poor, rambunctious little Wilbur that you wanted to pick up and hug? Or how about Porky Pig, with that cute little stutter and humble disposition? Oh, and Piglet, from Winnie the Pooh.
These are three of the most common questions I get about gilts and sows.
One of the best things about Kunekunes is their simplicity. They’re grass-fed, extremely docile, they don’t damage your fencing, and they even wean their own piglets if allowed to.
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.
What is every homesteader’s dream animal? The kind that is self-sustaining.
It’s probably one of the most commonly asked questions by new kunekune owners:
Well, it’s that time of year again…time for new life on the farm!