Ted unloading boxes of pork We picked up the pork yesterday from the butcher. We do this every couple of years and yet I am still always shocked at how much meat actually goes into the freezer (it's a LOT). This is the end result of quite a bit of hard work. Removing ice build-up … Continue reading Pork time!
pasture raised pigs
That’s a lot of pork!
The pigs went to the butcher the weekend after Thanksgiving. Those girls were ENORMOUS! We picked up the meat today. Look at how many boxes of pork we got from these two pigs! These are pork chops. If I'd known they were going to be this big, I'd have only put two in a pack! … Continue reading That’s a lot of pork!
No idea what happened
Bad news: we came home from picking up feed to find a pig dead. We have no idea what happened. She has seemed absolutely fine - eating, drinking, playing with the other two, rooting around in the pasture, but she was the pig with the hernia though so we think that may have caused some … Continue reading No idea what happened
Piggies in the morning
We've been looking high and low for feeder pigs. Because of COVID19, lots of folks haven't bred their sows around here this year. Meat is being rationed in the grocery stores, and what few feeder pigs there are have been bought up quickly. A friend tagged me in a Facebook post of a woman only … Continue reading Pigs!!!
Eeny.... Meanie (who spurned the camera and wouldn't show off his nose)... Miney... Mo!