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Chicory in Bloom

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Chicory Flower Chicory is a beautiful flower. It grows wild around here and I planted a lot more in my pastures which has reseeded nicely over the years. It comes in many colors and has a very long blooming season … Continue reading

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Field Nest

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Rooted Nest Our pigs root very little out in the pastures. When they root primarily they do something like this to build a nest. The rooting shown here is only about an inch or two deep. That’s pretty typical. Their … Continue reading

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Calendar 2016

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2016 Calendar Front Cover Pigs on Pasture at Sugar Mountain Farm It’s a new year and a new calendar time! The image above is the front cover of our latest creation. Calendars are a wonderful pictorial tour of life in … Continue reading

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South Weaner Paddock Weaners

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Remus, Ben & Hanno Delivering Weaners We recently weaned 102 piglets. This is something we do in cohorts at about six weeks of age +/-2 weeks. These fall piglets have been going through the south weaner paddock rotational grazing system … Continue reading

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Chicory and Sunflowers

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Chicory and Sunflowers

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Late Summer Piglets

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Piglets Sunning in Rock Wall We’ve been having glorious fall weather. Many days of warm sun and scattered rains to keep the water table up. The pigs are enjoying the weather.

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Pop Dragons

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Dragons on a Blue Sky Jewel Weed is one of my favorite flowers. Admittedly I have a lot of favorites and now is the season of the dragon.

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Pasture Post Pig Grazing

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Pasture Pictured Post Pigs There is the idea that pigs will destroy pasture. This is wrong provided they are properly managed with rotational grazing. Rotational grazing mimics the natural movement of animals over migratory routes and optimizes forage regrowth while … Continue reading

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Cohort Size & Summer Feeder Weaner Piglets Available

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Sleeping Summer Feeder Weaner Piglets We just weaned piglets last week and have caught up with the backlist of reserved piglets so feeder weaner piglets are available to buy and raise up over the summer months. These piglets are six … Continue reading

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Magic Dust

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Sprinkling Magic Dust Will had been picking rocks out of the lane and fields to pave and fill the new road he’s building to give access to the north field. The tractor chains roughed up the ground very nicely creating … Continue reading

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