Monthly Archives: November 2010

a noble beast

Watch on YouTube It could be said that European civilization – and Chinese civilization too – has been founded on the pig. Easily domesticated, omnivorous household and village scavenger, clearer of scrub and undergrowth, devourer of forest acorns, yet content … Continue reading

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things to do with a pig

Iain Boyd has been raising three pigs on his land at Maplescombe Farm (see nose to tail blog in June.  They were despatched earlier this week, yielding 90, 90.1 and 83 kilos of dead weight. The Three Stags belongs to … Continue reading

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