This week has been all about piglets !

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What a week…… 15 new piglets born within 24 hour!

Snowdrop and Primrose started the week sharing the same arc in a big pen with a choice of two arcs…. but wednesday night they slept together and were snoring gently when I checked them last thing.

Thursday it was all a bit different…. Snowdrop had taken herself off to her own pen and was popping out piglets.
When she accidentally trod on one causing it to bleed and be in a bit of trouble we took the 2 newborns up to the barn and put them in a warming box out of harms way. And Snowdrop then continued to pop them out.

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Until number 5 which was a bit stuck and needed a bit of a hand out…. I held the torch.

Number 6 popped out soon after…


and then we thought she was done … so we popped…

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