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Wild Farrowing

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

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Farrowing Fence

Fenced Farrowing Space This Tamworth cross sow chose to farrow right next to the north field pigs’s wallow which would be a bit too much mud for little piglets. Will put a fence around her nest to both keep piglets … Continue reading

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Vulva Close to Farrowing

CurlyT’s Enlarged Vulva As a sow approaches her farrowing date her body prepares itself for releasing the piglets out into the world. One of the very visible changes is that her vulva will enlarge and soften to ease the passage … Continue reading

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Winter Farrowing Question

Boar Pig Gathering Hay for Nest – Unusual Male Domesticity JRC asked: We have two gilts that will farrow within the coming week. We are planning for them to farrow in the eight by eight three sided metal sided shed … Continue reading

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