7669Re: [fukuoka_farming] Organic / Natural Pig raising...anyone
- Jul 27, 2008What part of the country are you in and what breed of pigs do you have?
> We pasture pigs on an organic open field and at wood edge where they
> also get tons of acorns and hickory nuts in the Fall.
> We feed no corn. In the Winter they get only kamut (our bread grain)
> and bushels of frozen apples.
> They are very wild. These are the happiest pigs you could want to see.
> We have a harvest ritual wherein we ask them to guide us to who among
> them can share their lives to become our food.
> They are very delicious.
> They are also very good watch animals. The pigs are very protective
> of our older dog. The coyotes never enter their field.
> On Jun 24, 2008, at 10:45 AM, Shawn Turner wrote:
> > What do you consider Natural or Organic? My family raised pigs
> > growing up. We did not give them shots or hormones. We feed them
> > corn(Harmony) that we grew. Sorghum stalks and whatever was
> > leftover from the kitchen table. I am sure I can shed some light
> > on it for you.
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