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What a night. Lost a lot of sleep, gained a lot of piglets...  10 born alive and all doing well at the moment #Tamworths #rarebreed #pigs

Lost a lot of sleep, gained a lot of piglets. 10 born alive and all doing well at the moment

How Much Does It Cost To Raise a Pig? // LoveLiveGrow // #homesteading #livestock #pigs

How Much Does It Cost to Raise A Pig

raise pigs naturally Before we started to raise pigs naturally, we discussed what that would mean on our farm. Since then, many litters of piglets have arrived, showed off how cute they can be, were weaned, fed for a few weeks, or even months in some cases.:

How to Raise Pigs Naturally on a Small Farm

The Kune Kune pig originates from New Zealand. Their name is pronounced Cooney Cooney, and means fat and round in Maori.

The Kune Kune pig originates from New Zealand. Their name is pronounced Cooney Cooney, and means fat and round in Maori .Newest pet I think!

Iron Age piglet - ron Age - not a true breed. They are a reconstruction of the type of pigs which would have been herded through the forests by our Iron Age ancestors. They were created in the early 1970's by crossing Tamworth sows with a European wild boar from London Zoo, for a scientific reconstruction project which was later copied as the BBC 'Living in the Past' series. The piglets are born striped nose to tail, just like wild piglets, but can be selected for temperament and be fully…

Iron Age piglet - ron Age - not a true breed. They are a reconstruction of the type of pigs which would have been herded through the forests by our Iron Age ancestors. They were created in the early 1970's by crossing Tamworth sows with a European wild boar from London Zoo, for a scientific reconstruction project which was later copied as the BBC 'Living in the Past' series. The piglets are born striped nose to tail, just like wild piglets, but can be selected for temperament and be fully…

Lessons In Raising Pigs (What NOT To Do!) | The Elliott Homestead (.com)

Lessons in Raising Pigs

Lessons in Raising Pigs - The Elliott Homestead. Great advice in the comments for training pigs to respect an electric fence.

The Basics of Raising Pigs ( do something like this but with pallets)

Raising Pastured Pigs - Peas, sunflower seeds and barley make an excellent pig feed for reducing soft fat (such as corn and soy produce)

Gloucestershire "Old Spot" Pigs were very popular in the Berkeley Vale of Gloucestershire where they were known as the Orchard Pig. They grazed in the apple orchards, clearing up the windfalls as well. They lived outside throughout the year being tough and hardy although also quiet and easily handled. These qualities are prominent today.

Gloucestershire Old Spot - Pig breeds infotmation and Pictures

The British Saddleback,  British Saddlebacks are hardy and noted for their mothering ability. The breed continues to be used mainly to provide coloured dams for the production of first-cross porkers, baconers and heavy pigs. The breed is known for its grazing ability and is very hardy. It has secured a niche in outdoor and organic production.  Many Saddlebacks have been exported to Nigeria and the Seychelles where the pigs have performed on coarse grazing in hot climatic conditions.

British Saddleback - we have a pedigree herd of these smart pigs Wondering.Is this what we call Hampshire in the US?

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Our Hampshire pig "Pork Chop". Few more months and he'll be ready for our dinner table!

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