I was woken this morning by the sound of “little pigs grunting”. They make a particular noise when they are out and about exploring things. It’s like they have to keep a running commentary going on (kinda like echo location). “uh, un… unk…. ung… unk.. unk.. unk.. UUNK!! (that is when they see something alarming)… […]
Pork Chops Extraordinaire
It is a daily ritual. You know the one, when someone has to decide what is for dinner. Sometimes we start this process early in the morning and other days we wait till we are feeding the critters to start the conversation. Today, we actually started the conversation yesterday. As we ran through our options yesterday […]
The Day After….
Can you count the pigs? So what happens when Heritage Farms Northwest meets Airlie Hills Farm? Lots and lots of pumpkins transfer their location from their farm to our farm. Each year the pumpkin migration is looked forward to by eager Red Wattle pigs as well as by our mixed beef cow herd. It all […]
What is small and black and fat all over?
Any ideas what could possibly be the answer to that question that would fit in here at the farm? If you never heard of a small black farm hog let me be the first to introduce you to the super practical, very rare and “just back from the brink of extinction” American Guinea Hog!! They […]