I love to pasture my pigs, but fencing had been a problem. Then I observed and emulated the solar setup of a “lunatic farmer.” Here’s how it works.
Sow’s milk doesn’t contain enough iron for newborn piglets. Where you raise the piglets determines how you ensure they get what they need.
Mobile processing units are portable setups with equipment to process chickens for meat. The low-cost method lets farmers handle their own poultry harvests.
These tips based on personal experience with pigs covers raising piglets on the first day all the way to opening day at the farmers market.
Keep your cattle, pigs, goats, sheep and chickens safe from threats by various predators with these tried-and-tested techniques.
Sure, a farm always has more than enough problems you can fix, but take opportunities to enjoy when things go right. It could pay off in unexpected ways.
We’re all part of the history of a farm, whether it’s established farmland with local lore or a brand-new homestead that we’ve begun ourselves.
Hay can be a great supplement to your pastured pig program. Here are tips on what kind of hay to feed and how to get your pigs to start eating it.