The latest animal species to take up residence on our farm is the pig. It’s been one year since they first came home and we have had two successful litters. Read more about our decision to do a combination, pen and pasture set up for our pigs.
Our newest LGD pup, Zeus, is training with the pigs! Looking for tips on integrating an LGD with the animals? Maybe I an help!
Living a self-sufficient lifestyle means preparation. For winter. Why? Because the garden doesn’t grow in winter. Because butchering chickens in the bitter cold is not fun. (Trust me.) Because it’s easier to chop and stack firewood without three layers of clothes and carhartt bibs. Because it’s so much nicer to fish in the spring and […]
Our pigs were awarded as Most Valuable Animal on our farm (by me that is!). Come on over and find out why!
Alderman Farms is brimming with anticipation as we await the arrival of our newest addition – more pigs! A couple of years ago we tested our ability to raise pigs on pasture, and we pleased with the results. Now we are ready to become permanent “people of the pigs.” We’ve chosen a breed, located stock, […]
“Wanna buy a pig?” It took a few more texts back and forth before I realized that he was asking me if I wanted to buy an actual, living pig. A cute baby pig. That we would raise specifically for the purpose of slaughtering and eating.