Breeding pedigree Gloucester Old Spot pigs since 2002

Lots of piglets and a lot of wind

Lots of piglets and a lot of wind
Some of Priscilla's new piglets. Very pretty indeed. We're getting our breath back after an exceptional month in which three piglet litters were born. The logistics of this took some planning as each mother needs her own maternity quarters and heat lamp. Priscilla Pig gave birth on the same day as Effie Pig. With perfect timing Effie started j...
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Doves, herons and piglets

Doves, herons and piglets
​ Autumn has been gorgeous so far. The colours in the hedgerows and garden are glorious reds, golds, limes and yellows and I'm still picking wild blackberries. Rooks and blackbirds have been perching in the very tops of the orchard trees and scoffing apples from the branch. The crab apples are excellent this year and a lot of jewel-coloured crab ap...
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New Arrivals

New Arrivals
​ The tissue-thin wasps' nest from the empty pig ark Everyone on the farm is enjoying this golden weather. The pigs have been basking. The sheep had their feet checked. The grass is still growing and the pig paddocks are nice and dry. Every September I find a wasps' nest. This year it was hanging just inside the doorway of an ark that has been unoc...
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