Twiglet is doing fine…

Well I have tried to reintroduce ‘Twiglet the piglet’ back with his family and although he readily joins them and is accepted by them he shows no interest in feeding/ fighting to get in to feed. Instead, he and just…

As expected…

Arriving at the farm this morning the first thing I did was to check on Spot. There she was stretched out on her side with a dozen little spotty bundles attached to her belly hungrily feeding. Spot seems fine. The…

Just in time…

We’ve had a busy few days – today in particular was packed with loads of jobs! There was a huge feed delivery of 5 tonnes, and another of 11 bales of straw and a bale of hay. We had to deal…

Catching up…

Oh what a busy couple of months we have had. I have over forty recent stories in our Diary in draft form and have now set myself the challenge of completing and publishing at least four of five each day…

Hhmmmm, we didn’t figure on this…

Our expectations were that in the run up to Christmas our valuable restaurant customers would be ordering more pork than usual….not so! We’re now experiencing the effects of…dah dah dah… the Christmas Menu!!!!!! We’ll need to work doubly hard now…

12, 13, 14, 15?…

The new weaners are settling in well in the pig barn but there was something wrong at feeding time this evening! After throwing the feed in to each pen I rested on the gate at the young ‘uns and as…

Despite Kate…

Just thought I would add this picture to the diary – it just shows what a lovely day we had here today (Kate excluded!). Nice clear blue sky, fluffy clouds, NO RAIN and a bit of sun to lift our…

What happened to Kate?…

There was a big pile of mud outside Kates ark this morning….on closer inspection, it was Kate!!! We still don’t know what has happened. Did she fall? has she injured her leg? Was she simply so fed up with her…