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~Winter Photos~

  Winter is hard on the farm and I think this year may be shaping up to be like THE LONG WINTER!  It’s been terribly cold lately but the hogs and other livestock are doing well.  It’s hard to believe … Continue reading

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~Piglet Count and More~

  We just finished weaning the last of the summer/fall farrowing group.  Over all everything went well and we are pleased with the numbers.  There are 364 weanlings alive today!  The chores will get a little bit easier as we consolidate … Continue reading

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~Happy Fall!~

  Happy fall from Cotto and her 11 piglets!! 🙂 They’re just 4 weeks old and having a blast playing  in and around their “Dome Hut” made from the base of a recycled wind turbine wing!   We’re all relieved … Continue reading

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~Callens Farm Photos~

Fall has arrived here on the farm and the cool weather is reminding us that it won’t be too long before snow starts to fly! We have been canning and freezing produce from the gardens and fruit trees as they … Continue reading

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~One Farm Day~

  Here are some photos of a recent day on our small farm.  These don’t include all of the work that is involved in morning and evening chores.  This family raises some of the best pork this side of Heaven.  Organic … Continue reading

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~Hotdogs, Sausage and Jelly~

On a very hot day we made a bunch of goodies for the summer.  In the freezer now are 100#’s Beef and Pork (no MSG) Hotdogs, 75#’s Polish Sausage, 25#’s of Cotto Salami, and 100 #’s of Ham Rolls.  Also … Continue reading

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~Worming Sheep and Lambs~

Well, the sheep and lambs are all wormed as of a few days ago!  You may find it hard to believe but the wormer smelled as good as any Italian kitchen.   Over the years Silvana has developed her own wormer recipe that  works … Continue reading

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