Tag Archives: raising pigs

Ensuring Pig Manure Doesn’t Contaminate

Last night I received an email from a thoughtful reader. She’s considering raising a few pigs this spring but is somewhat concerned about all that manure. Although we all know that manure is invaluable to any farmer or gardener, pig manure has qualities that we need to be mindful of – and I’m not just […]

Raising Pigs – Barn Yard Beauties

We like to raise our pigs out in the barn yard. They can root around in the grass, splash about in the spring mud and tuck themselves out of the mid-day sun under the shelter we built just for them. Raising Pigs on Pasture When pigs are young, fencing isn’t much of a challenge – […]

Raising Animals On A Farm

So, you’ve decided to say adios and goodbye to life in the city and move to a country farm where you can live off the land. It’s a great plan for your health, longevity, budget, family life, spiritual growth and peace of mind. Of course farm life won’t support most of us. Some of us […]