They say if you don't like the weather in Illinois, wait a few hours and it will change. And let me tell you, the pigs and I are VERY glad it changed! The end of last week was miserable. I'm talking a real feel of 105° and humidity that had to have been at least… Continue reading Keeping Our Cool in the Hot Summer
Day One Care is my absolute favorite part of being a pig farmer. What is Day One Care, you ask? It's the special care we take on a piglet's first day of life to make sure they get off to the best start possible. From the minute our piglets are born, there are a few… Continue reading Day One Piglet Care
Ok, friends. I love the holidays. And I really love time off of work. But I am so ready to be back on a normal schedule. Christmas and New Year's should not be allowed to fall in the middle of the week. Who else's last two weeks went something like "work a half day, get a… Continue reading Sunday Snaps: January 6, 2019
I can't believe it has taken me over a month to share this here, but I made another exciting purchase! I bought an alpaca! Everyone, meet Jeffrey! Jeffrey is a 1 1/2 year old Huacaya alpaca. He is super fluffy, extremely friendly, and loves snuggles! As with most of my purchases, buying Jeffrey was a… Continue reading Meet Jeffrey!