This Is Halloween 2020: Are Scary Pumpkins Even Needed?

Plague Doctor, Evil Clown, Grim Reaper…

One of our Halloween traditions is pumpkin-carving, but the last couple of years saw us digging deep to find the desire to do it. Last year, in fact, we didn’t carve any. This year, though, we realized that it doesn’t feel much like Halloween without some jack o’ lanterns…so carve we did.

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Spring Farm Babies: Precocious Pasture Piglets

Stripes, solids, and cow-spotted, oh my!

Spring is commonly viewed as a time of renewal and new beginnings, and while it’s not technically here yet, it certainly feels springlike: birds are singing, grass is growing, trees are budding, and babies are being born. You caught that – born, not hatched? We’re pleased to welcome our first litter of pasture piglets!

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Haiku: Creature Comforts

A case of the “Mondays”…?

Castor likes to conserve his energy until he needs to expend it, like when it’s mealtime…or there’s a strong possibility of belly rubs. Until then, he’s content to snuggle into his bedding and watch the goings-on from there.

Heard pigs are smart? Here’s some food for thought about the complexity of pig cognition.