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Local Pig Desperately Trying To Learn To Talk As Slaughterhouse Date Approaches

SPRINGFIELD, MO—In just over a month, local pig farmer Dan Hankins will load this season’s yearlings into a trailer and transport them to the slaughterhouse. Fattening pigs, as they are known in the pig-slaughtering trade, make for delicious bacon, and this season’s crop is among the best the 58 year-old Hankins, who has been a pig farmer his entire life, has seen in years. 335 more words


It's National Pork Month So Fry, Grill, Bake or Sautée

For all you pork loving foodies out there, not only are we celebrating National Vegetarian Month, but we are also celebrating National Pork Month! That’s right, for all of you pork chop, barbeque, baby back ribs, ham and bacon lovers, this month we are savoring the mouth-watering essence of the “other white meat!” 133 more words


Slaughter a pig and stoke a fire!

Over the past weekend, we vaccinated and moved most of the pigs. We left the 2 largest pigs for slaughtering, which will happen today and tomorrow! 54 more words


Here, Piggies!

Over this past weekend, we moved all except 2 pigs to a new habitat. This new environment’s flooring was firstly dug out, about half a meter and then logs and planks were thrown evenly and then all the plants and grass trimmings from garden maintenance was thrown in on top of that. 172 more words

For The Love Of A Pig

Christie jabs NJ lawmakers on useless bills: Some 'just want to make a statement'

MOORESTOWN — Amid talk of pensions and benefits and a new $33.8 budget, Gov. Chris Christie was forced — once again — to explain why he… 258 more words

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We Are Pig Farmers

We are pig farmers. 

Let me share a bit about our diverse pig farm:

We raise pigs in different ways on our family farm.  We have modern style pig barns where we raise hogs from 50 pounds to market weight, or roughly 280 pounds.  1,133 more words