Great Pyrenees Puppies & Mangalitsa Piglets

Great Pyrenees Puppies & Mangalitsa Piglets

At last, the weather man is suggesting warmer temperatures!  We are reveling in the idea.  And eagerly anticipating the pleasure of the practice of sunshine.  Meantime, our house is full of puppies and the pig houses are full of straw to keep the baby pigs warm....
Pigs for sale

Pigs for sale

We’ve had folks wondering about acquiring pigs.   These are fantastic homestead hogs.  They can handle winter without extraordinary help.  They will grow well on forage and scraps.  They get fat.  Very fat.  If you are a paleo eater or Weston A. Price adherent,...
Grass Raised Chickens – First chickens of the year.

Grass Raised Chickens – First chickens of the year.

On April 12 we officially had the first chickens out on grass. Well, grass such as it is when the snow has only been off  it a week or less.  We needed to clean out the clearspan building in preparation for our summer production, so these chickens got kicked out and...