Tag Archives: farrowing

Hogs and Strength

They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.  Hogs.  My strength is coming from hogs. Loading black pigs in a trailer, in the dark before dawn, and one went on a little run in the dark, in the rain, … Continue reading

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Birth day for Berkshire Piglets

The babies started arriving early this morning.  Pig-farmer was home and on duty.  (Whew…) There are 10 little piggies.  So far. {UPDATE!  Pig-farmer just came in and said there are now 14!  14 piglets!} Pig-farmer thinks a couple of the … Continue reading

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My Hate-Affair with Winter Deepens

Picture a big, fat, pouty face.  Add blue eyes and glasses.  Sprinkle on some freckles, as  though someone is sprinkling paprika on deviled-eggs.  There!  You are getting a pretty good visual of the writer of this blog.   You see, … Continue reading

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Change is a-happening.

Have you ever noticed that excitement can feel a lot like nervousness? My pig-farmer husband is starting his new job today.  That is exciting!  I am really happy for him (and us) as he is raring to go. (By the … Continue reading

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