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September 2012 – Pigs in Clover

Sep has been a wonderful month, the sun shone and finally I built the pigs’ new pen. They say ‘nothing as happy as pigs in mud’, but that just wasn’t true for my two. In fact on muddy days Blackberry … Continue reading

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August 2012 – Fattening the Pigs

The pigs are now enormous. When the farmer gave them to me he said, ‘They just eat a hand-full of barley a day.’ Now 3 months later they’re going through a 25kg bag of pig pellets and the same of … Continue reading

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June 2012 – The pigs have arrived

The vet has been and we passed! The pigs have arrived. They’re so cute. We got them from a neighbour who breeds rare breed Saddleback pigs and he happened to mention that he had two pigs that had never grown … Continue reading

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May 2012 – Preparing for Pigs

With the veg beds moved, now we’ve been able to sort out the pig pen. Stock wire and stout posts were hammered in and two new gates reinforced with galvanised wire. We couldn’t get a pig arc locally so the … Continue reading

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