Video Post: 2 Week Old Piglets

June 26, 2011

These piglets were a cross between a Gloucester Old Spot sow and a British Saddleback boar. The sow was quite agressive, as you can see in the first video clip!

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Greedy as a Pig? Finishing Pigs!

March 2, 2011

These pigs are approximately 7 months old, and will be slaughtered in 3-4 weeks. It’s VERY important not to overfeed pigs at this stage. They should be pretty hungry and creating a racket at feeding time…just like these fellas. It is very easy to overfeed pigs -lets face it, the phrase “greedy as a pig” […]

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New Pigs

February 28, 2011

Our large sow (charmingly known as "fat pig") farrowed safely on Friday night. Disappointingly, she only had a small litter of four piglets. She has no trouble at all farrowing, though she can be extremely protective of her young! The following video clip shows the first two arrivals. The pig on the right is captured […]

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