Dateline: 29 August 2015
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We have finally gotten around to raising some pigs. My youngest son, James, took the initiative to get them and put a fence up for them. But it has been a team effort, with Marlene and I helping. They are fenced in on the lower part of the 16-acre property we bought three years ago. The picture above shows our field in the background. James and his wife live in the house that came with the property.
Pigs really do like mud. When they were first fenced in, there was a very wet spot for them to wallow in, but it has since dried up. In the next picture I poured two pails of water on the ground to give them some mud. They were very pleased with that.
Thus far, raising two pigs has been simple to do, and they are fun to watch. I'm pretty sure we will be doing this again.