Category Archives: Pigs

Pigs “Stawed” and “Growling” – Friday January 1902

The birds sang cheerily this morning at dawn. When I analysed their notes, the choir was composed of sparrows, two robins and a starling. The weather is mild and slightly damp, the fells almost quite hidden in mist. The master … Continue reading

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Black Pigs and Piglets – August 1924

The large Black pig bulks largely in the columns of the agricultural journal but more largely than in the scene outside the window where I sit, pen in hand. A sow stands in the centre of the green lawn in … Continue reading

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Cooking a Sucking Pig – April 1904

A sucking pig is at its prime for eating at about three weeks old. It should be dressed and prepared for the spit or the oven the day that it is killed as the delicacy of the meat depends upon … Continue reading

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After a Pig Killing – March 1902

A pig has been killed this week for home curing and a wearisome business it is getting the stuff all disposed of. Already we are tired of the taste of fresh pork. A neighbour, with greater knowledge and experience than … Continue reading

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