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031 Moving pigs to pasture, inspiring a homestead, farming choices and antibiotics

Released Tuesday, 31st July 2012
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It finally rained some,
Turkeys enjoying life on the lawn / pasture,
A successful pig move

Building a holding paddock / corral in pasture,
using the livestock trailer correctly,
ready with food to distract and lure, 
singing the praises of homemade sorting boards!

In the CoopCast Community:

Dive_wombat - emailed a very interesting article along from down under about chicken prices as a result of the US drought
Email and package from Steve in VA with a nifty system to monitor water bucket levels buckets
The Stewart Homestead had a bit of their homesteading inspired by our talk of Cornish X chickens and pigs.

The Farmers Choice - We had a pig with a problem.  What do we do?

What is it the issue when a pig hold it's head to the side and shakes it and what to do and when to do it?
Judging and transparency in the natural farm community leaves a lot to be desired.
Hear our discussions about what our choices was and why, as well as the details about how we managed the situation and administered antibiotics orally to a pig.