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Passionate about the Kunekune pig, while utilizing the Meishan pig for pork production

The last eighteen months of raising Meishan pigs has truly been an experience. We have always been smitten with our registered Kunekune pigs, but wanted to work with one of the most rare breeds of swine in the world- the Chinese Meishan. 2,153 more words

Kunekune Pork

First Calf of Fall

I was just telling someone that Geranium looked as if she was going to calve any day. She was huge, and her udder had started to fill. 131 more words


Meishan or Kunekune?

Meishan or Kunekune? It’s a common question. Both are docile, grazing pigs. Both are lard type pigs. Both have deep red & marbled meat. Both have breed conservation efforts. 363 more words

Heritage Breeds

Meet the flock

In April, one of our biggest homesteading dreams came true. We drove over the border to Maryland and came back with a cardboard box of fluffy chicks. 399 more words


Sold out for the season!

The last of the turklets have been reserved for sale! We have three that we will keep for ourselves. One for more eggs next year, one for our thanksgiving, and one to sell for thanksgiving. 144 more words


Small successes 

The incubator didn’t pan out (but I’ve got some ideas on that) but the Bielefelder eggs aren’t a total wash. After hatching the turkey eggs, chipmunk took some Bielefelder eggs. 189 more words