Consider Bardwell Farm


Hot Hogs
March 26, 2012, 5:15 pm
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We had some ridiculously warm weather in Vermont recently.  Temperatures were in the 70s and 80s for about a week straight and there was plenty of sunshine to put us all in good spirits.  Well, most of us enjoyed the weather – a few members of the farm found the warm air and sunshine a little oppressive.  Our boar Hugo was so hot he could hardly get up to eat!



Finally
December 8, 2011, 6:23 pm
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It’s been almost a month since we built the pig house, and with the exception of a couple wimpy little rains, we really haven’t felt the gratification of seeing the shelter shelter. But last night it finally happened! A full day of rain followed by several inches of snow last night. It took a lot of motivation to rouse the porks for a photoshoot. Grunty, groany, and indignant, they once again nailed me with one squinting eye.

 

 



Pig Chalet
November 15, 2011, 6:44 pm
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Alex built the Hereford pigs a chalet to hunker down in for the winter. They quickly christened it with a good scratch.  Photos were taken within minutes of the chalet’s arrival in their pasture (note the muddy patches next to the door).

“The pig, like as not, will nail you with one squinting eye.” -Dirk Van Loon, Small Scale Pig Raising




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