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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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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A Quiet February So Far

A Quiet February So Far
We're still struggling a bit with the weather this winter. The consistently heavy rain doesn't help dry the fields out. Though the consistent 50mph winds do! Every sensible sheep tucks herself into the hedge out of the weather. Every sensible pig snoozes in the ark. Every sensible cow enjoys being in the winter barn. Every sensible human wears wate...
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