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Upcoming Deliveries

See our Calendar for our delivery schedule.

Here’s how we load up pigs!

Had to load up some pigs that are going to Cotton Hills Farm.

Busy Week

We hope everyone is doing well!! We are happy that we finally got some rain (the animals are too!).

We have a busy week this week. There are lots of things going on this Saturday October 14th.

We will be doing our Daniel Island delivery (9:30 am), Mt. Pleasant delivery (10:00 am), and Goose Creek delivery (11:00 am). If you would like to place an order please do so by Friday at noon.

We will also be setting up at Cotton Hills Farm Fair this Saturday October 14th from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. We will have some of our meats with us so you can purchase them. If you know what you want ahead of time you can place an order and just put in the comments you want to pick up there.

We are still offering the BBQ pigs. They are $2.50/lb on the hanging weight. They will be around 60-70 lbs. Let us know if you would like to get one!! It will be killed and cleaned and ready to cook.

As always you can check our calendar for upcoming deliveries. You can also place orders to pick up at the farm.

Receiving non-GMO Soybeans

Pigs and chickens do not have a rumen like a cow, so at least some of their feed needs to have energy and proteins that are a bit more readily available than what is in grass.  This is why we (and most farms whether pasture-based or not) supplement simple stomached animals with grains. We source from a local farm that is non-GMO certified, haul the grain to our farm, grind and mix it and then feed it out to our livestock (except cattle, of course).

Here’s a look at how we get our non-GMO soybeans.  This is our protein source for our non-GMO hog and chicken feeds.  We source them from Barrier Farms in Mt. Pleasant, NC –  a local, non-GMO certified farm.  They are roasted, and we put the whole bean in our feed instead of just the meal.  We feel this offers the best nutrition for our hogs and chickens.  Combined with non-GMO corn, and a vitamin and mineral premix we provide a well-balanced feed supplement for our animals.  Try some of our products and taste the difference: Shop for Pork, Chicken, and Eggs.

Reserve your BBQ Pig!

We’re pleased to announce we will have barbecue pigs available starting October 18.  At this time we expect carcass weights to be around 70 pounds and increasing 5-10 pounds per week thereafter.

These pigs are Berkshire and were born from July 5 to July 16.  They have been on pasture since birth and have been fed non-GMO feed free choice as well.  They are truly premium pigs.

You must reserve your pig at least 1 week prior to the desired processing date.  The pigs will be slaughtered at G&W Packing in Hickory Grove, SC, under SC inspection.  They slaughter on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The price is $2.50 per pound on the carcass weight.  Delivery can be arranged for a fee. You may also pickup at the farm or at G&W for no extra charge.

Contact Kelly to reserve yours today!