Lebanon, Oregon. Slice of heaven.
Cougars, coyotes, deer, turkeys.
American Guinea Hogs. Kune Kunes. Cats.
I took two pigs to the butcher in January, to be greatly enjoyed by friends/customers. In this instance, these are the first two of my butchered pigs that were born and raised here. Much as I enjoy and love my pigs, they are very much a part of a cycle of life for me. As…Read More
Sale: Farm-to-table pork, reserve now! Only 1/2 pig left, approx. 45 lbs. hanging weight, reserve before Jan. 14! Do you love pork but have a small freezer? I have small heritage breed pigs to sell on the hoof, going to butcher in mid-January and ready to pick up from the butcher in February. These are…Read More
There’s currently a preponderance of smaller pigs: besides one boar and two sows, there are 6 teenagers and 11 piglets. They are heritage breeds, so all of them are pretty small as pigs go. Yesterday there was a rather large group of people here for a gathering, and there’s a natural inclination to go where…Read More
Princess farrowed 11 piglets on June 24, and it was unsurprising that two were already dead when I found her nest shortly after giving birth. I don’t think she has that many teats, and even 9 is a huge number for a small heritage breed. Normally I’d have closed the connecting gate into that pasture…Read More