Naturally raised free range pigs and free range chickens

Photos

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Open farm day March 2010:    
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The George family with James and Miriam building 'a chicken's nest' under the pine trees
The Andrew family checking out a chicken house and cuddling a friendly hen
The Art of collecting eggs. The George and Andrew families had a ball
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Open farm day November 2009:  
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Farm activities:    
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Weed control using tractor and mulcher
on some of the steep country - chicken
shed in the foreground
New born kids with Snowy (ex feral
goat - now our lawn mower pet)
More kids
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Snowy and kids with Bela (Hungarian
Vizsla) in attendance
Docking with Lukas (wwoofer) and
Tony (neighbour), Bert on the gate.
Tanmworth piglet in the Pines
farrowing area
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Miriam and James in the pine
shelter belt with the free rangers
Farrowing tent for Tamworth sow
Lillian, James, Bert and Miriam
(& Flynn the dog) at the back of the farm
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The way to get around
Cattle and sheep part of
Te Rata Family Farm
Bert and Lillian with Tamworth
sows and litters
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'Tent City' - the mummy pig choses where she want to have her piglets and we build her a pig-tent to keep her and her piglets dry in the rain and give them shade and shelter from the sunshine
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Jennifer (our farm worker) gets up close and personal with a new arrival
   
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