Finally got durocs - Pic

Discussion in 'Pigs' started by Charleen, Jul 3, 2006.

  1. Charleen

    Charleen www.HarperHillFarm.com Supporter

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    Piglets are hard to find in our area, and when we do find them, they're usually Hampshires. We've been pleased with hamps in the past, but we really wanted to try durocs.

    We found a duroc breeder about 1/2 hour away but all his durocs were already spoken for, so we settled for 8 of his hamps. Imagine our surprise when we picked them up and 4 were durocs. Apparently, the deal he had with the original buyer fell through.

    So now, we have red hots & white hots out in the pasture.
     
  2. dezeeuwgoats

    dezeeuwgoats Well-Known Member

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    What a great turn of luck! That's so cool. I got lucky too! Last time I went to the breeder he had a lovely 'red hampshire' that I wanted, but refused to pay breeder's prices. Went to the auction about a month ago, bought the ONE red hampshire gilt there for $30 bucks. Congratulations, to both of us! :buds:

    Niki
    ps - He turned that other sow into sausage, :Bawling: .
     

  3. Up North

    Up North KS dairy farmers

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    Sounds Good! Those Durocs are good foragers and make excellent PORK!!!
     
  4. Firefly

    Firefly Well-Known Member

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    What a cutie! 8 is a lot, what are you going to do with them? My Puerco is a Yorkie but with plenty of Duroc in him, I posted his baby pics too. They're irresistible!
     
  5. famer_manda

    famer_manda I Love CHICKENS!

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    awwwwwwww that is adorable!
     
  6. milkinpigs

    milkinpigs Dairy/Hog Farmer

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    Them red'uns is good'uns.