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by debbie tanulak
Mon Jun 02, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Showing
Topic: Smallholder Show
Replies: 13
Views: 11229

Smallholders Show

Just a quick message to say how good the kks looked at the show, very well turned out!! It was nice to meet Wendy and put a face to the name, especially after her wonderful guidance with my first litter ( the pigs not mine!). I think anyone brave enough to take a pig into a ring with an audience wat...
by debbie tanulak
Sun Jan 20, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: scary price increase of feed
Replies: 20
Views: 25523

feeding

I have always fed my two girls on sow and weaner nuts, the protein is 16% so i just keep an eye on their girth, if they appear to be getting a bit big i cut their feed down a bit. I also give them fruit and veg peelings and old bread. In the spring when the grazing is good i hardly feed them at all,...
by debbie tanulak
Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:02 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Grazing
Replies: 6
Views: 9502

rooting

Hi Simon 831 Whilst perhaps not as good at rooting as other breeds, my two girls will dig for Australia when the ground is soft!! I give them a small area that i am prepared to have dug up at this time of year and let them onto the rest when it is dry enough, they still have a go at it but not as ba...