Category: Pork

The Blog of Many Beginnings

I started writing this blog post at the end of December. We’d finished another ordinary harvest and I was busting to go to the beach for a holiday (kindly supplied by very generous family members). To tell you the truth I’d had enough of home, work and everything attached to …


The Breaking of the Piglet Drought

We’ve just come out of a long piglet drought. In mid-January one of our sows had 12 piglets. We thought that with the regular, scheduled stays with the boars that we would have been in for a litter a month. When these things are left to nature things don’t always …


Would you like medication with your meat sir?

There is much said about over medication, of both people and farm animals. The industrialisation of farming has sent the amount of medication fed to stock through the roof. Instead of animals being treated when they are sick they are routinely fed medications as part of their daily ration. Being …


Grain Fed or Not Grain Fed

I’ve had some queries on what our stock are fed. While our stock are very free range we cannot and will not say that they are 100% pasture fed.  None of our stock is solely pasture fed all year round. In areas with our rainfall there isn’t pasture in sufficient …


Beef, Pork & Lamb

Well, the first ‘real’ delivery month has been and gone. We had our first orders through the website and payments through Paypal. I felt as excited as a kid receiving a long awaited treat when those Paypal emails popped up, almost a little teary (I hope that is normal). Actual …


Winter Warmers

It’s getting chilly.  Time for soups, slow cooked casseroles and roasts!  It makes me feel warm and mushy just thinking about it. I’ve got to be honest though.  While I can knock out a decent soup and roast, it is my husband who is the master of the casserole at …

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