Breeding pedigree Gloucester Old Spot pigs since 2002

Happy New Year

Happy New Year
Year's end - a time for reflection, but also for all the usual daily farming jobs. Nothing stands still on a farm! The pig paddocks are holding up remarkably well for the time of year. This time last year it was a rather muddy quagmire with gale-force wind. Today it is still firm underfoot, which is good for both pigs and sheep and also for humans ...
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Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox
Spring has sprung and the days are 12 hours long and all the birds are singing and all the pig arks have been spring-cleaned. We've had ten fantastic days of dry, breezy weather which has dried out all the pig paddocks. Of course, just before this we had a 24 hour storm of 60 plus mph winds and torrential rain that blew the roof off the hen house (...
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