Archive | 9 December, 2007

Farrowing due soon

Daisy, the most recent addition to our herd of pedigree Berkshire pigs, has come inside to the farrowing pen to be fed up for a week or two before farrowing. I brought her in with the help of the Wee ‘Un, although he doesn’t get to herd her as he does with the sows that […]

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Feed preparation station

We’ve been weighing and mixing livestock feed on any available surface, but no longer. We were given a melamine cupboard that was in a fairly ropey state with no top surface, so I decided to turn it into a feed preparation station. First, I assembled the pieces we did have into something approaching a cupboard […]

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