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The city and the girl

I grew up on a beach in New Zealand and I live on a farm in Illinois.

But I love the city.

I LOVED New York City even if I was only there for 24 hours. 75 more words



We’re certain that number 1 is pregnant – well as certain as people who know next to nothing about pregnant pigs can be. Really I won’t fully believe she is pregnant until I see little tiny faces popping out of her rear end! 104 more words


A.I. for Breeding Hogs Does Work

May 25, 2017

Our red sow was bred last time using artificial insemination. I was a bit skeptical at first but my son and his friend convinced me that it would work good. 388 more words

Small Farming

Pig as Goat

The tower of hay (which Lady is enjoying eating at her milking time along with her grain treats) has been taken over by a bunch of pigs who think they are goats. 79 more words


New members of the farm.

Black pig who was due today. Had started nesting this morning. Get hay positioned where she wanted.

Came home around 3ish from being in town to find she had, had 2 baby pigs. 60 more words

News From The Pig Pen

It’s been a week and two days since the piglets arrived and so far all is good. I have to admit, I am quite enjoying taking care of the little buggers, even though I pick up their poop at least three times a day. 597 more words

The Lady Sits

We were working so fast on the Hay Day that I made a temporary tower of hay in the piglets front room.  They have made the area into a race track and snack area. 277 more words