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Of Huffs and Puffs and Blown Down Little Pig Houses

It’s pretty much a yearly ritual around here when I’m building new pig shelters; every late fall to early winter.  In the warmer months shelter doesn’t matter as much.  They, like I, like to be in the outdoors.  Even with a shelter available … Continue reading

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One week old and acting like the big guys….well except for the nursing part ;-).

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Joel Salatin calls his pigs “pigerators”.  This is so totally true… I call ’em little Rototillers. I think farmers of old had a great wisdom when they let the animals do the work.  The pigs dig up the soil for … Continue reading

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Updating the Website

Just a note to let everyone know that we’ve updated the website just a bit, and have plans for future enhancements.  First of all, you can now access this page directly at http://www.tomcovafarm.com. We have also linked up our page … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

A lot, actually.  After pondering for a long time, naming, re-naming, pondering some more we have Finally settled on a name for our farm!  And… it IS our name!  You see, our name, Thompson, is not “really” our name.  It … Continue reading

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