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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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Forest Pastures Part 2 - Fencing

Today, I am writing the second part of my forest pasture expansion posts. I am going to be writing my experience of fencing it in today. 294 more words

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Back to Writing! - Clearing of Forest Pastures

Today, I am back to writing on my blog at a normal schedule. I haven’t written in a while due to My Mom and I, being busy with big projects preparing for our spring piglet litters and the holidays. 303 more words

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