Tag: Pigs

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Meet me on the homestead – Kunekune pigs

Our baby “War Pigs” have grown up and that includes Haka, the littlest runt from the litter of December 2017.  If you were at the Heights Church for the Christmas Eve services in 2017, you were able to see a litter of 3 day old baby kunekunes. (I added a few photos below) So here is a picture of Haka,…

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2017 Kunekunes – favorite pigs

Have you gotten a chance to see our baby “War Pigs”? If you were at the Heights church for the Christmas Eve services, you got a chance to see these little cuties.  Shelby and I (Kris) decided to bring these little guys to share although because they were only 3 days old, no one could pet them.  Kunekunes are an…

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Piglets born on our homestead

Today we were blessed with 6 piglets on our homestead. Although we were hoping for more, these 6 are healthy and all 6 are eating well. All of these are already sold and we have a waiting list beginning for our next set of piglets. If you are interested, please message us through facebook or email us at kris@krisandlarry.com We…

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Weighing a pig with no scale

We have been using the following technique to  weigh our meat pigs. Measure around their heart girth… Easiest way to measure pig is during feeding time.  Remember that number. For our smaller 4-1/2 month old pigs they measured about 39 inches around the heart girth (They are all about the same size.) Next, measure from ears to tail along their spine. …

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Piglets and Pig Raising

Purchase Piglet $150.00 and take it home with you. OR Purchase a piglet and have us raise it for you. We grow, feed and care for them for 8 months. Pay in full: $720 ($90/month) (additional processing fee payable to the butcher house) or monthly: $100/month for 8 months due on the 1st of the month. (additional processing fee payable…