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These two little girls turned up on Friday – squeak. Although we really hope our large blacks will farrow and produce plentiful piglets this summer we want to make sure there are enough sausages and bacon for our campers this year so we picked up a couple of Large Black/Tamworth crosses. 101 more words


Daniel Valenswine's Holiday Pig Farm

This is an ad I did for DV Pigs, Inc., a hog concern in Iowa that formerly sold piglets to men desperately searching fro the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. 26 more words


Deep Breaths

Phew, it’s been one heck of an active week since I last posted.

From fast growing piglets to….

Even bigger and faster growing pigs to…. 331 more words

Farm Girl


Any day now, for the past week, we’ve been expecting the piglets to be born.  The mamas were huge and pregnant, and the first possible due date had already passed. 315 more words


Ag Outside the Classroom

I miss teaching Ag in the Classroom.

A lot.

For me, Ag in the Classroom was so much more than a job. It was something I was truly passionate about. 633 more words



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

Sunday Snaps: February 5, 2017


If you haven’t read my post, “Meet Belle,” you should definitely go check it out before reading this one! It will help set the stage for my excitement from this week. 1,140 more words