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Home to Violet and the piglets on the Whistling Train Farm

Home to Violet and the piglets on the Whistling Train Farm

Away in a Pig Shed......


Katie in the Window

Katie in the Window

Another Sow on the farm. Katie is a Berkshire and weighs about 500 lbs. SHe is part of the family and very personable.


Piglets

Piglets

The piglets are about 24-36 hours old. Violet had a fairly long birthing stretch. Normally they arrive around every 20 minutes. But these piglets took their sweet time.


Violet

Violet

Violet enjoys being scratched behind the ears.


Piglet

Piglet

The black spots are the result of a Berkshire/Duroc breeding


Rusty and MS Fig

Rusty and MS Fig

Rusty is on the left and Ms. Fig got her name from the fig orchard that she fertilizes on Mike and Shelly's farm.


Shelly and Rusty

Shelly and Rusty

Rusty is a Duroc pig. He is Violet's mate. Rusty is 4 years old and weighs aproximately 1000 pounds. He is pure muscle!


Tamara & Katie

Tamara & Katie

New friends


Katie

Katie

Breakfast of Champions


Katie

Katie

Faces of Katie


Shelly and Katie

Shelly and Katie

Shelly Cleaning Katies Room. A farmers work is never done.


Violet

Violet

Violet Resting. Its been a long day.