I have decided over the years that I would raise my pigs on concrete. Raising pigs on pasture works really well for some people, but I have been unsuccessful with it myself. Read on to see why I’ve chosen to raise my pigs on concrete.
Pigs get a bad rap as being smelly, dirty, destructive — and on and on. And truthfully if they’re not done right, they can be all of those things. Pigs, perhaps more than any other species, need adequate space if you don’t want them to stink to high heaven and live in literal slop 24/7. […]
One thing that separates a productive homestead from an expensive hobby farm is the homesteader’s ability to close waste loops and recycle nutrients back into the production system. Here are three easy ways to get started accomplishing this task…
We are raising our first set of pigs for meat. It has been fun and quite the adventure at times. I have enjoyed watching the pig’s antics as they have played together. I am quite fond of the little cuties. In just a couple of months it will be time for them to head off […]
We had kicked around the idea of getting pigs for a couple of years now. This year we finally decided to just do it. You can read the posts about how we got started with our pigs called “The story of the three little pigs” and “The prodigal pig”. It was quite the roller coaster […]
We’ve officially got heritage pigs on the farm! Wanna come meet them (and see how we got them from truck to barn)? Come on over!