• Homesteading

    Review: First Time Raising Pigs

    It’s been a few weeks now since we butchered our pigs, and I’d like to do a review of our first time raising pigs. We added two things to our homestead this year that were complete game-changers for us: a new tractor with a loader bucket… and pigs. I love all of the animals we’ve raised up until now, but pigs were on a whole other level. They were no more difficult to raise than chickens, they didn’t require lots of extra time or materials. Granted, we added meat pigs to the homestead, and not breeding stock. But meat pigs? So simple, and the best thing we could have done…