Episode 94 - Talking Berkshire Breed with the American Berkshire Association
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
3w ago
In this episode, I have a great conversation with Cory Edge, the Executive Director of the American Berkshire Association. We discuss the details of the breed as well as the benefits and tons of educational resources provided by the association and their website. Be sure to check out the website at https://americanberkshire.com/   Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on ..read more
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Episode 93 - Using Pigs for Parasite Control in Sheep Flock with Whoopsy Daisy Farm
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
1M ago
In this episode, I have a very interesting discussion with Kyle and Rachel at Whoopsy Daisy Farm. They are using pigs to help manage their sheep flock particularly in the area of parasite load. For more info on their farm, visit https://www.whoopsydaisyfarm.com/   Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pig Podcast to includ ..read more
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Episode 92 - Discussing the IPP Breed with the IPP Breed Association
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
1M ago
In this episode, I talk with Caleb and Laura who represent the Idaho Pastured Pig Breed Association. In this conversation, we talk about the benefits of the association, the educational elements, as well as the details of the breed itself. If you aren't familiar with the IPP breed, I think this will shed some light on the key details associated with this breed. Be sure to check out their website https://www.idahopasturepig.org/ Interested in Rock Rooster Boots? Use our affiliate link at https://rockroosterfootwear.com/?ref=RNQY9Ar7Kgb13 and don't forget to use offer code RTH2020 for additional ..read more
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Episode 91 - Is Castration Really Necessary?
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
2M ago
In this episode, Chuck Lewis (Sheraton Park Farms) and I discuss the topic of castration. Is it an archaic practice that needs to be outlawed? Does it still serve a purpose on the farm? How and when should you do it? We cover these questions and a whole lot more in this episode. Document we reference: https://www.avma.org/sites/default/files/resources/swine_castration_bgnd.pdf   Learn more about Sheraton Park Farms: https://www.sheratonparkfarms.com/   Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pas ..read more
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Episode 90 - Building Awareness of Pastured Pigs in New Zealand
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
2M ago
In this episode, I talk with Michael Peach with Petiti Farm in New Zealand. Micheal explains some of the issues with pasturing hogs in his area and the challenges he has been able to overcome. I think you all will enjoy this different perspective on pigs from the other side of the world. Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pi ..read more
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Episode 89 - Pasturing Pigs in Colder Climates... how hard could it be?
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
3M ago
In this episode, I have a friendly debate with two of my friends from New England as we discuss the differences between pasturing pigs in colder climates vs milder climates. We each have our own pros and cons with our regions. Which would you prefer? For more info on the HONE conference in Sept, visit https://www.mindfulhomestead.com/hone2022 Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 pat ..read more
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Episode 88 - Why you need a detailed cutsheet for your customers
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
3M ago
In this episode, I talk about the need for building a detailed and informative cut sheet for your whole and half customers. I also share the details from mine. For our Patreon supporters, you can download a copy of my cut sheet in excel.   You can access the cut sheet file here   Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture ..read more
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Episode 87 - Composting with Pigs at Laughing Buddha Nursery
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
4M ago
In this episode, I talk with Grant Estrade from Laughing Buddha Nursery in Rio, LA. Grant explains how they use pigs to help build compost for their farm and nursery business. He also mentions an upcoming conference at Polyface Farm but that has been postponed for a date to be determined.  For more information about Grant and his farm visit https://www.laughingbuddhanursery.com/   For more information about the HONE (Homesteaders of New England) visit www.mindfulhomestead.com/hone2022   Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also ..read more
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Episode 86 - Tracking Important Farm Data to Maximize Profit with Fuller Farm
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
4M ago
In this episode, I talk with Tanner Spurlock who operates Fuller Farms in TX. Tanner shares intimate details of the data he tracks for his pastured pig operation. He explains how this data has allowed him to grow exponentially in less than 3 years. Tracking ROI can seem daunting, but it really pays off in the long run. I also want to thank him for making the spreadsheet available for our Patreon supporters. You can find that post here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/fuller-farms-69306957?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copy_to_clipboard&utm_campaign=postshare For more information a ..read more
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Episode 85 -A Different Approach to Selling Whole and Half Hogs with Price Family Farm
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
6M ago
In this episode, I talk with Clay Price of Price Family Farm. We discuss his setup but get into some details about his unique approach to selling Whole and Half hogs and beef.  Check out the NEW Pastured Pig website that is live!  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pig Podcast to include a website and other digital presence.  Help us reach our next benchmark at 40 pat ..read more
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