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Death of a pig

I came home from a rugby coaching course at 3pm today. I went out for a quick check of the animals, all the pigs and all the poultry looked okay, so I went inside. At 5.30pm, I went out to feed the pigs and found one of the finished gilts—due to go to slaughter in […]

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Gain a little…

One thing is certain about crofting, and indeed farming.  Every time you find yourself inching ahead, you know you’re about to get booted back to your starting point—or beyond. Today provided ample proof of that maxim.

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