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Over Seeding Pasture for Pigs and Poultry

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday April 19, 2011   -   By David

Tilling Pasture Pigs eat a lot of grass. Especially a bunch of Tamworth pigs that get fed limited amounts of grain. In order to keep our pastures full of good grass we sometimes over seed with different types of grasses. I ascribe to the saying...

Hogging Off Corn - One Man's Story

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday January 13, 2011   -   By David

Tamworth Pigs I came across this old account of hogging off corn recently. Since I was already thinking this might be a good idea as I blogged about a couple of months ago it seemed a good addition to my previous post. HOGGING OFF CORN FIELDS - J.M....

Raw Goat's Milk Great for the Soil

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday December 01, 2010   -   By David

Raw Goats Milk When I first began to consider getting goats I had three reasons. I believe raw milk to be a great health food for my family. I wanted to supplement the pigs and chickens diet with raw milk. I had read some very interesting research...

Tamworth Pigs and Soil Fertility

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday November 26, 2010   -   By David

    In the building up of fertility, especially on the poor light-land farm, there is no animal more effective than the pig. Though I would not suggest that the pig is an essential part of fertility building, there is no quicker or more...


Blog: Trautman Family Farm   -   Saturday March 21, 2009   -   By Scott&JulieTraut

I have several drafts awaiting one button click to have "the world" view them. Yet I hesitate. Heavy on the sermon, too doomy gloomy. And that's not me; even if what I say needs to be said. And then I think, are those that need to see it going to see...

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