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Slow-Roasted Pork

The piglets were born on Saturday and by Sunday night, the weather had gotten really cold. After finding one little one dead on Sunday morning, we needed to ensure that the remaining nine were as protected as possible insofar as we … Continue reading

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Pigs Are Not Carpenters

As we enter our Treat the Pig for Worms and Prep Their Shed for Piglets phase of things, we started by injecting each pig with a syringeful of Ivermectin.  This was a somewhat dire step, taken out of necessity and … Continue reading

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Winter on the Farm

Winter is just gearing up and already I’m feeling somewhat defeated. This is our first winter with more than just a hoop house and chickens.  We have added the goats and pigs to the mix and it’s no small change. … Continue reading

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A Morning Stroll

I need to have my eyes checked. I woke up this morning, glanced at the clock, and immediately panicked.  “We’ve overslept!”  “It’s 6:30!”  “We’ve got to milk Cindy right away!” To which Dave responded, “It’s 5:30.  Go back to sleep.” … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Goat Babies (gross pic included)

When we got Cindy the Solo Doe back in early April, she was already pregnant.  We were told to expect her to kid the first week in June.  Goats can be like clockwork when it comes to kidding.  If you … Continue reading

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Hand-Drawn Farm Map

In response to a request after the last post, I have done my best to draw a to-scale rendition of our little farm.  Hopefully, this will clarify where everything is and how we’ve managed to stuff so gosh darned much … Continue reading

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