For The Daily Item
A full-day workshop about raising happy, healthy pigs the "old fashioned" way: outdoors.Thinking about raising pigs outdoors? Will they ruin your pasture? Will they escape? How will you get them in the trailer? What should you feed? How do you know when they're ready to sell?
Three pastured pork producers and a nutritionist will share their experience on the day-to-day realities and challenges of raising pigs outdoors at Pastured Pork Day on Owens Farm in Sunbury, PA. The guest speakers include Jeff Mattocks from Fertrell Co., John Hopkins from Forks Farm in Columbia Co., Nolan Thenevet from Stryker Farm in Saylorsburg, PA., and hosts David and Caroline Owens who raise Tamworths.
Preregistration is required. Time 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, covered dish lunch. $45 per person. For more information, visit www.owensfarm.com or call 570-898 6060.