Wild Boar Piglet92 viewsThis little fella wasn't gaining weight as the other wild boar kept pushing him from the feed trough. We have separated him, and have put him with the small Berkshire piglets in a stable.
Wild Boar in the Mud From Recent Heavy Rains109 viewsDespite the presence of elaborate land drains (installed by us when we purchased this property) it still gets very muddy when we have heavy rains. We are installing hard core on the upper portion of the field so the wild pigs will have a dry area.
Wild Boar Looking for Food78 views
Wild Boar in the Mud at Maggot's Croft1344 viewsThis field, originally an orchard, came with the prosaic name of Maggot's Croft. Despite our planting pig-resistant grass from Hurrells (a specialist seed company) the wild boar manage to remove all traces of grass in a matter of weeks.
The Elders Having a Conference86 views
"I'm Sorry, But He's In A Meeting"91 views
Waterlogged Field with Wild Boar95 viewsThe recent heavy rains were too much for the land drains in this field. (On the day this photo was taken -- January 13 2008 -- the River Severn, just down the road from us, flooded over its banks into parts of the City of Worcester.)
Stones From An Ancient Civilisation?86 viewsWe tried concrete blocks as a foundation for the wild boar pig arcs (or huts). This is what the wild boar thought of that plan.
Using the Tractor to Move a Pig Arc104 viewsThe wild boar move the pig arcs everywhere. We're moving this one (with the help of the tractor) from a wet part of the field to a drier part, with fresh straw.
Fresh Straw for the Pig Arcs137 viewsLaying a bed of fresh straw on drier ground, and then getting ready to move a pig arc on top of it.