If you raise hogs and know how to butcher your own pig carcasses, you can enjoy delicious and cost-effective meat products year-round!
We asked Hobby Farms readers to tell us what they love about keeping Tamworth pigs, a personable bacon breed. Check out what they had to say!
Large herds require sizable feed commitments, but you can slaughter pigs at any size for delectable meat and easier hog-keeping.
Pastured pigs need more than just outside airâ€”they need living grass to supplement their diets. Luckily, modern developments have made good porcine pasture management easier.
We asked Hobby Farms readers to tell us what they love about Large Blacks, a docile and attentive breed of pig. Check out one keeper had to say!
Providing pigs with water can be a challenge, but careful equipment selection and best practices can helpâ€“especially when winter temperatures drop below freezing.
Many hands make light work, and a community butchering party is a great idea at hog harvest time. Here are some tips to make sure it’s a fun, efficient event!
If you choose to keep pigs over the winter, you’ll need to prepare their shelter and water dispensers, as well as plan for their health needs, before cold hits.