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Here’s How Seven Sons Farm Manages Pigs On Pasture

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  Livestock, Pigs  /  2 Comments

When managing pigs on pasture, Seven Sons Farm focuses on meeting the triple bottom line of health of the land, business and community. See how they achieve these goals.

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Success With Pigs On Pasture

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  Livestock, Pigs  /  No Comments

Thanks to PennState Extension for this story! Mike Yezzi from Flying Pigs Farm shared his pastured pig production system at this year’s Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture conference. After Mike and his wife, Jen Small, bought their farm in 2000, they drove out to a local breeder to buy piglets with a handmade wire cage […]

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Stable Flies Can Be a Problem Even If You Don’t Have a Stable

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Livestock, Pigs  /  Comments Off on Stable Flies Can Be a Problem Even If You Don’t Have a Stable

Fly season may be coming to an end as summer draws to a close, but it’s never too early to get ready for next year.

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Looking for Heritage Hogs? Buyer Beware!

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Livestock, Pigs  /  Comments Off on Looking for Heritage Hogs? Buyer Beware!

This article by Alison Martin and Jeannette Beranger offers advice on making the right choices when buying heritage or traditional breed hogs

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Making a Livestock Farm Work

By   /  April 4, 2016  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock, Pigs, Poultry, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Making a Livestock Farm Work

Got some chores to do and need something to listen to while you’re at it? Here’s a great podcast about raising and direct marketing chickens, pigs, sheep and cows, all on leased land!

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