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Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:43 pm

Maybe it's the first stage
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Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:44 pm

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Biggy and Tupac are fattening away nicely
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Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:52 pm

ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Mon Nov 11, 2013 3:06 pm

Nice porkies, are you likely to have some spare chops later ?
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Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:07 pm

come and live with me little pigwigs, you will be safe and never made into chops

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Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:27 pm

Odsox wrote:Nice porkies, are you likely to have some spare chops later ?



Maybe
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Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:38 pm

PM me if you want to get shot of some bits.
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Mon Nov 11, 2013 6:40 pm

I will, though if all goes to plan I will expand next year so should have plenty to sell then
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Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:31 pm

what do you feed you pigs on out of interest, and what age do you let them get to

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Post: #276761 doofaloofa
Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:09 am

I have small and damaged spuds, some dried peas, a rake of swedes (cooked), pumpkins and any other veg waste, table slops and some organic pig ration to keep the protien levels high

Next year i plan to grow fodderbeet, and maybe jerusalem artichokes and increase my potatoe and pea output

Not sure about age, but I will kill the first one when big enough probably in the new yearin the new year when they will be approx 6 months old
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Post: #276763 diggernotdreamer
Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:03 am

Interesting, pot bellied pigs don't seem to eat that sort of thing, they would eat veg and spuds if they were cooked, but not raw, they like apples a lot. My previous pigs ate acorns, but we don't have any mature oaks round here, they would eat pounds of them. The pig I have left eats the buttercup leaves, and some roots, but their main ration is organic Ewe as we feed it to the alpacas and it is suitable for pigs as well. Will you find it hard to kill them?

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Post: #276765 doofaloofa
Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:23 pm

The process of slaughter is quite emotionally grueling for me, but as a meat eater I have to be prepared to do the dirty work, so I will come to terms with it
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Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:29 pm

respec bro

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Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:07 pm

*sib fist*
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Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:45 pm

What happened to your picture of Miley Cyrus, I liked her


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