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New Toys

Dad has got himself two new toys, a mule (not a real one) and a small tractor.

These will make it easier to feed in the woods and clean out the barn.

The tractor only has room for one and thats a shame as I would really love to have a ride in it.

The mule has two seats so Rebecca and me squish together on one seat.

It's fun to ride in and makes us laugh, I'm not sure I'd like it so much in the winter as it diesn't have doors.

I'll write again when I've got more news.


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New Litters

Hi since I last wrote we have had three new litters, two were born in an ark in the woods and one in the barn.

When litters are born in an ark there is always the worry the sow will squash the piglets so we have special farrowing arks.

These have low scaffold poles along the sides for the piglets to escape out of the way and an area at the back which only they can get into.

For the first few days dad puts a low piece of wood across the door so the piglets don't fall out, then when they are stonger he takes it off.

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