Basic conservation suggestions. 11/8/12
I found the time to mow most of the piggy paddock. Now that the Summer in Texas is finally over (just before we carve Thanksgiving dinner), I mowed their field for a number of reasons.

  1. The weeds (see picture below) were obviously not to the Kunekune pig’s liking for the weeds were tall and very coarse.
  2. The weeds were taking water and sun that the native grasses and newly seeded Winter rye grass desperately needed.
  3. The thorny tall weeds could cause a wound and infection if a pig gets an eye full of it.
  4. The tall weeds were also shading the pig’s bathroom area which would ideally compost faster in direct sunlight.
  5. The weeds were UGLY!

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