Our experience with raising pigs was a good one. In fact, we absolutely loved having them on our homestead. Our four Berkshire pigs were so entertaining to watch that we soon started referring to our relaxation time on the porch as “pig TV”. The pigs taught us lessons over the spring, summer and autumn and […]
10 things I’ve learned in my first year of raising pigs.
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 […]
Besides the best tasting bacon and barbecue you will ever have, pigs can be an instrumental part of your farm growth. Everyone thinks of goats as the quintessential land clearing machine, but I challenge you to think of pigs in the same way. If you have wooded or overgrown property that you want to clear […]