Posts Tagged ‘jim fiedler’

Makin’ Bacon

February 1, 2010, Posted by Brio Guy at 12:00 pm

There is a saying that old pig farmers hope to be reincarnated as boar hogs when they die. I believe it after yesterday. Sow #9 was living under the hill in the 8 acre “Fishing Hole” paddock with 8 other sows all of which are scheduled to breed in December. The gestation period for pigs is 3 months, 3 weeks & 3 days so my plan is to introduce the boar to the ladies around the first of December so the baby pigs will be born outside in April when it is warmer.

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Sook Cattle, Suey Pigs part 2

January 25, 2010, Posted by Brio Guy at 12:06 pm

“Dawn sure comes early when a promise is made to meet someone at the break of day” I thought as I waited at the house for James the next morning. It was cold too so I decided we would just ride over together in the truck with the trailer to get the cows and pigs. James could come back with me in the truck to get the RTV for the rest of the morning chores after we loaded everything. I was pretty sure I would need to change my clothes and it would be warmer for him. Pig poop stinks like nothing else.

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Sook Cattle, Suey Pigs part 1

January 8, 2010, Posted by Brio Guy at 12:53 pm

Looks like Miss Piggy makes a come back! Just make sure you dont call out suey or else… Just sit back and relax while Miss Piggy gives you a tour of the ranch.

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Baa Baa Black Sheep

November 6, 2009, Posted by Brio Guy at 12:34 pm

Youve hear the story baa baa black sheep but have you heard the story about worming them? Reading this will make you appreciate food more… I thank God everyday that we still dont live in the little house on the prairie days!

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