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And Then There Were Two

We shot and butchered our last “eating” pig today. I don’t know why I’m choosing to call it that; I just can’t think how else to refer to it. ¬†Something about calling it an “eating” pig makes me feel like … Continue reading

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Culling the Roosters – Part Two (Culling the Roosters)

This is how the coop looked last night when we closed up the chickens. We let them go in and roost and, once they were settled, we grabbed the seven roosters slated for culling and crated them. If you ever … Continue reading

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Pig in a Day: From pig pen to plate in eight hours

We are getting better at finishing pigs here on applewood farm. Our first go-round was on November 5th of last year and we made the grievous error of choosing to finish all three pigs in one day. ¬†It was a … Continue reading

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