Tag: Piglets

  • Trouble!

    I love this photo. Mum Dona plus two sorts of trouble ­čÖé These little guys are the remaining pigs from Dona’s litter, enjoying their last days with Mum before Dona rejoins d’Rock (our boar).      

  • Exhausted

    The first Permaculture Design Course of the year is now over and I’ll have some photos for you to see shortly. If you missed out, join us in August instead. Geri the pot belly pig waited until there was a bit of peace and quiet to┬áshare her┬ábeautiful litter with the world today. I think every more ┬╗

  • New piggies!

    Beautiful new pigs, two days old in these photos, enjoying their first exploration of the outside world. And here’s proud Dad, Duroc, looking on from the other side of the fence.

  • Making Memories

      This is what memories are made of. Volunteer Maria helps me by holding Ziggy the Piggy whilst we syringe feed her. Sadly Ziggy didn’t make it, despite our best efforts. We think it’s likely that the move was too much stress for such young piglets. Reg and Geraldine and settling in well though, and more ┬╗

  • Weak Piglet

      This sweet little girl, one of our Vietnamese Pot Belly Piglets, is very weak today. We’re wondering if Mum’s milk has dried up as a reaction to the stress of transport. We’re topping her up with goat’s milk as an emergency measure. Please wish her well.

  • Vietnamese Pot Belly Pigs

    New arrivals to the farm yesterday, a lovely little family of Vietnamese pot belly pigs. Two of the the sweetest piglets you ever saw, who sleep on top of Mum and Dad in a big snoring heap! More photos to come when they get to trust me a little more!

  • Piggies!!!!

    Those who’ve spoken to me recently will know how excited I’ve been! The cause of all my excitement comes courtesy of Mrs Pig who has become a proud new mummy pig with the arrival of four piglets. A small litter isn’t unusual for a first time mum, and she’s doing a grand job with them more ┬╗