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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Late April Snow Storm We got six inches of snow on April 26th. This isn’t the latest snowfall we’ve ever had and we can’t really count on gardening weather with no chance of frost until… maybe August. But I am … Continue reading
Private Room with a View This gilt sow wanted a private room. She was willing to go to extremes to get it. Three times she broke out of the south Ark gestating paddock in search of a place of her … Continue reading
Late Gestation Sow A frequent question is how do you know when a sow is close to farrowing. The lady above is an example.
South Field Ark Surrounded by Sunflowers Our open greenhouse in the south field plateau is currently surrounded by a sea of gold and green – sunflowers growing in the winter paddock. During the winter many of the pigs sleep in … Continue reading
Katya & Ben with Weaner Pigs in South Weaning Paddock Dr. Food commented on yesterday’s post: A lean “bacon” breed? I never thought of “bacon” and “lean” in the same clause like that…. Pigs are categorized as being either: Lard … Continue reading
Microlots Considering Nest Location Each week we sort pigs, shifting them around between herd groups, boar territories, paddocks and selecting those who will go to market. Part of that is moving the late gestation ladies out of the main herds … 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
Hens and Roosters South Field Shed These are some of our chickens who have taken over the south field shed, our other greenhouse, for the winter. I say greenhouse because that is it’s intended long term purpose. Right now it … Continue reading
Winter Fence Line – Hanno returning from checking pig. Snow makes fencing more complicated and simpler at the same time.