Breeding pedigree Gloucester Old Spot pigs since 2002

Five Things a Pig Mid-wife Needs

notebook500-min
1. A chair. Farrowing a pig can take a long time so a comfy, fold-up chair is a necessity while you're waiting. You can move it around if the sow is restless and changing her position. Also reading material – at least until the piglets start arriving. 2. Stationery. A pen and a notebook so you can record the times of new born piglets and their gend...
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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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