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Getting bodily fluids from a 700 lb pig and other cool farm stuff

Getting bodily fluids from a 700 lb pig and other cool farm stuff Getting bodily fluids from a 700 lb pig Here at BOTL Farm, we’ve done lots of weird medical stuff to our animals over the years (when necessary, not recreationally). Right now, we’re working closely with our vets to try and diagnose a breeding issue we’re having in some

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A surprise visit and ‘soupy’ back in stock

A surprise visit and ‘soupy’ back in stock Surprise visit from Lady Farmer Here at BOTL Farm, our farming mentor is also referred to as ‘Lady Farmer,’ for reasons we don’t totally remember. We volunteered on her livestock farm in New Jersey before we knew we ever wanted to farm. She patiently put up with our questions, opinions, requests,

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New Goatlets (or is it goatlettes?)

New Goatlets (or is it goatlettes?) New Goatlets (or is it goatlettes?) Okay, they’re technically called goat kids. Anyways, have we mentioned that here at BOTL Farm, we have plans? One of our plans is our “birthing plan.” Our sheep and goats typically breed in the fall so they birth in early spring. This gives

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Goat In Tall Grass

New farm store/hours: Visit our updated space and see what’s new!

New farm store/hours: Visit our updated space and see what’s new! Sheep and goats go for a walkabout Here at BOTL Farm, we have plans. Lots of plans. Among our many plans is one called a “grazing plan.” We rotationally graze all our animals which, briefly, means they graze a portion of land for a short

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dogs

Farm Labor Arrives, Farm Hacks, Winter CSA, and More!

Farm Labor Arrives, Farm Hacks, Winter CSA, and More! Farm labor arrives Farmers have been farming since the end of the nomadic era, since someone discovered it may be slightly easier than hunting and gathering. Although raising livestock involves less risk of personal physical injury than chasing a wooly mammoth with an atlatl, farming still requires a lot of

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1 goat in the woods

Another month on the farm: grazing, grass, and growing pigs

Another month on the farm: grazing, grass, and growing pigs Grazing season is here! As the world spins and wobbles on its axis, it produces fun things like tidal forces and changing seasons. As the northeast US hurtles its way towards the summer solstice, the warming temperatures, sunshine, and rain collaborate to grow grass. We’ve

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