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Super Busy Farm Life, Finally a Post!

Today I am going to write a little farm update post to let you know  how My Mom and I are doing

My Mom and I have been very busy lately.  217 more words

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Deep Roots Radio Interview

My friend Sylvia interviewed me awhile ago for Deep Roots Radio, click here to check it out on her site, or download below for your podcast player. 31 more words

Herd Finally Closed!

On Sunday, my Mom and I officially closed our herd with us getting three more bloodlines. All three of them are from rare bloodlines named Tutanekai, Haunene and also Awakino. 339 more words

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Piglets

A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog Preparing for Piglets.  The piglets are now two weeks old and mama is giving them a little freedom to go out and explore the world.   415 more words

Hog Butchering Class at Greenbrier Farms

A couple weeks ago, My Mom and I attended a hog butchering class at Greenbrier Farms. Everyone that was at the event split into groups of eight and processed half a hog under instructions from a very good chef. 189 more words

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Solving our Water Problems with French Drains

There has always been a problem with water overflowing, over the pallet wall in the barn during a heavy rain. It runs through the barn and creates a little pond in front of our farrowing stalls. 213 more words

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Make Mine Meishan

In November, My Mom and I got our remaining two Meishan piglets for our herd. We’d been waiting for them to be born. We named them Shu Mai (Gilt) and General Tso (Boar). 380 more words

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