Pigs happily foraging on pasture as the sun rises each morning always brings a smile to my face. Pigs in their natural habitat foraging for a large percentage of their diet plays an important part in our pasture restoration. Pigs are omnivores and enjoy eating grasses, legumes, and insects. We feed a fermented barley that […]
To be honest, we weren’t planning on raising pigs. However, we realized that producing the kind of healthy beef we wanted would take time to grow; to raise and finish a cow on grass alone takes about three years. In the meantime, we needed to generate an income and establish ourselves as a business while […]
When it comes to swine dining, it’s as true as ever that you can’t fatten the pig on market day. Roasting pigs is a time-honored, and always well-attended past time that takes a good bit of preparation and know how to pull off. Here at Cove Creek Farm, we’ve put in the time with our […]
At Cove Creek farm we raise three heritage breeds: Large Black, Gloucester Old Spot, and the Mule Foot.