|Young Mulefoot gilt. (gilt= young, un-bred girl pig)|
|Young breeding group on field/forest. |
We keep breeding groups small, and with similarly sized pigs.
|This section of fence was last used about six months ago- |
with rest the vegetation comes back quite well. At this time last year the hillside these pigs
are standing on was covered in six foot tall, super-invasive multi-flora rose bushes. Yay pigs!
|This fence is about an acre in size, roughly half field/half woods. |
Five breeders will stay in this space for around a week or two
depending upon the condition of the ground and forage.
|Meat chickens resting in a shelter made from a (very clean!) used septic tank.|
|Sheep: curious about the grain bucket I was carrying.|
|Sheep: so curious about the grain bucket I was carrying that one|
got a bucket stuck on her head.