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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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Field Bed and Natural Terracing

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Pigs in South Field Copse The pigs in the south field herd have a large nesting area on the sunny side of a copse of trees in the upper paddock which they’re using as a winter paddock this year. Behind … Continue reading

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QMain’s Milk Bar, Fencing & Seeding

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Piglets Nursing on Quartermane These piglets, part of a litter of nine, are out of Blackie’s line. Black is recessive to white, thus the mix of colors. Today Ben and Will finished fencing paddocks in the south field for the … Continue reading

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Eastern Sunset

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Eastern Sunset Because Sugar Mountain and Bear Ridge are too our west and south west we don’t get much in the way of western sunsets. Instead we look eastward to see the sunset colors on the clouds over the same … Continue reading

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New Upper Pond

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Will kayaking out to place a measuring stick. We have a new pond. We have a new pond because the big Caterpillar 320C excavator was here digging out the ledge around the new barn site. We were digging ledge because … Continue reading

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Saving Twine

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The square hay bales are bound with twine which is eminently useful. I always save the pairs of string off each bale and leave some hanging on fence posts around our homestead for when I need need a quick piece … Continue reading

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