Jeffries Family Farm
Walter Jeffries Tinker, Tailor… A bit eclectic & a tad eccentric, polymath, quantum mechanic & Farmer. Also lucky at cards.
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Missing Dog – Romula disappeared on in August. Unfortunately her collar came off so she has no ID with her. ~5years old, Female, ~45 lbs
White, grey/black & brown, Upright ears, Looks similar to a coyote. See photos.
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New loading dock’s first use This spring Ben and I built a new granite unloading dock for the farm. It allows a tractor trailer truck to backup to a stone slab wall out by the gate. Then I can easily … Continue reading
Yogurt Making Made Easy I’ve mentioned yogurt many times. It is easy to make both for our own table and for feeding the livestock. We’ve been doing this for decades. The pork industry is starting to take notice of probiotics … Continue reading
Boar Carrying Hay Time to time someone tells me pigs can’t eat grass, can’t eat pasture, can’t grow on a low calorie diet, must be fed grain, etc. Aside from the fact that not all pasture is grass they are … Continue reading
15 New Born Piglets This is one of our Mainline sows who recently had fifteen live piglets and two dead. That’s an excellent piglet count and an excellent live birth rate. Not every ovum fertilized gestates. Not every fetus gets … Continue reading
Archimedes Pork Cut Chart Click to Zoom We’ll refer to the Pork Cut Chart above time-to-time. You can click on that to zoom in so that you’re able to read the smaller type or print it out if you would … Continue reading
Finisher Pig on Pasture Occasionally someone tells me that one can not raise pigs on pasture without feeding them a balanced commercial hog ration, that pigs can’t eat grass, that they won’t grow. When I went out and explained this … Continue reading
South Herd on South Plateau at Compost Pile Wind Block Ben asked: I have been lurking/reading your blog for a looong time now. You have been a true inspiration to me and I find our family now on 11 acres … Continue reading
Growers and Shoats on Hay in Winter Paddocks of South Field Shed Beth asked: You have said it somewhere, but I can’t find it easily. How much hay do you get for how many animals? Or I have 2 sows, … Continue reading
Volunteer Tomatillos on South Field Plateau As a result of this post Jeff R. asked: Do you mind sharing your thoughts on the economics of feeding whey? I’m curious how you were able to get the creamery to deliver to … Continue reading