Here’s a quick look at a low-cost way to start with pigs, along with a great resource for learning more about making money with whatever livestock you raise.
Editor’s Note: Two Things Thing one – Forrest Pritchard, owner of Smithfield Meadows Farm and author of Gaining Ground, has written a new book with Molly Peterson, and just like with the first one, he’s sharing an excerpt with On Pasture readers! Growing Tomorrow is a behind the scenes look at 18 extraordinary, sustainable farmers […]
Editors Note: This piece comes to us from David Fogle of Spring Hill Farms in Newark, Ohio. David grew up raising hogs and began raising them on pasture in 1999. He primarily works with Tamworths, selling them director customers and as breeding stock and feeder pigs. You can learn more by downloading his free pig […]
The Swedes had it right: raise pigs so that the pigs are happy, and everyone wins. Here’s a look at how their switch to deep straw bedding for pigs created environmental benefits, and improved pig and human quality of life, and profitability.