We are reducing our Meishan herd so that we can focus solely on our Kunekune breeding program. Our small, ten acre permaculture farm is best suited to only one breed, but we will be keeping a small herd of 3-4 Meishans to utilize in our rare breed craft pork production. To that end, we have […]
Let’s talk about COI in relation to breeding… COI = coefficient of inbreeding. In other words, the degree of relatedness that two pigs have. COI is just a number. It’s just a tool- one of many- that you might use when assessing a pig to add to your herd, or two pigs you want to […]
Meishan or Kunekune? It’s a common question. Both are docile, grazing pigs. Both are lard type pigs. Both have deep red & marbled meat. Both have breed conservation efforts. Both are fun to raise! Here is our 15 month old sow, MooShu (Illinois/Iowa lines) next to a decent-sized fully grown Kunekune boar, our Mahia […]
We’re incredibly excited to announce that “Tapeka Trait” piglets will be arriving on the farm in the near future. These beautiful babies are coming to us all the way from Washington State, bred by Pamela Farris at ROCK STAR Vittle Piggies – RSVP We are adding a boar and a gilt that display the high […]
We’ve worked hard on perfecting this recipe, and after several test batches, it is perfect and ready to roll out! Our newest sausage variety- MAPLE BOURBON- will be available for purchase at this weekend’s markets, or for farm gate pickup. This decadent premium linked sausage contains generous amounts of real maple syrup and Wild Turkey […]
Two Meishan gilts remain from MooShu’s 5/17 litter! $900 each- breeding pair discount available. Whether you’re raising to conserve the breed, or crossing with another breed to add the Meishan’s distinctive red meat color and gorgeous marbling to your product… starting off with American Meishan Breeders Association registered & certified pure stock is the way […]
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