Working with pigs

Tree friendly

We put off getting larger four legged animals because we have so many young trees and were worried that they might get damaged or eaten. Now that we have these 2 small pigs dashing about it is clear that this is not a concern, with kunekune at least. They predominantly eat grass, which help us since most of our grass control has been done by scythe up to this point.


Our garden and pastures now benefit from an added source of manure. Because they eat mainly grass it is a fairly dry and inoffensive excrement making it not to disgusting to work with. Every few days I wonder round their enclosure with a shovel and scoop up turds for use somewhere.


A short video

Additional information for Rota and Mowa the kunekune pigs


pig  kunekune 

 2 pictures - click to enlarge