Breeding pedigree Gloucester Old Spot pigs since 2002

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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Happy New Year and Squelchy!

Happy New Year and Squelchy!
Much activity in the farmyard this month with mucking-out barrows, pitchforks and straw. It's a good way to keep fit. The cattle barn has distinctive sections for where the cows eat and where they lie down. The area around the hay rack gets mucked out every two days, by hand. Very artisanal! The lying area has new straw added to it every few days. ...
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