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Coop training.

The skycoop has been reinvented as a starter coop.  Since a guinea got snatched off of it  (owl), the guineas have abandoned it like it was the center of a sexting scandal.  339 more words


Pig plowshares

“Pigs plow a field with their face.  If that doesn’t seem remarkable to you, try it sometime.” – Forrest Pritchard, Gaining Ground

It’s really laborious to move the pigs right now, at least a morning’s work.  311 more words

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Pig pranks

I went out to feed the pigs lunch, and it was quiet.

Suspiciously quiet.

They are usually oinking with impatience; they have loudly ticking and highly accurate food clocks. 202 more words

Life: Lived

Pig lunch

Really.  Must you stand in your water dish?

Always, I rinse out their muddy bowl, dump it out, pour in fresh water, and both of them come nosing.  27 more words


The #avian-origin #H3N2 #canine #influenza virus that recently emerged in the #US has limited #replication in #swine (Influenza Other Respir Viruses., abstract)

Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2016 Sep;10(5):429-32. doi: 10.1111/irv.12395. Epub 2016 May 18.

The avian-origin H3N2 canine influenza virus that recently emerged in the United States has limited replication in swine… 193 more words


Sunbathing and pig lunch

It´s a nice hot day, so the chickens decided to flake out in the path.These are the Famous Five, the house moochers.  They just kind of tip over like beached boats, and stick out a wing. 173 more words

Life: Lived

Picky picky piglets

No pigs are alike.  These pigs have distinguished themselves by being extraordinary rooters -powerful and efficient, although they’re still just little (uhoh when they grow)- and being picky eaters. 248 more words