We're all about efficiency at IFP (well, most of the time) and lugging water out to the pigs is one HUGE pain in the rear end and using the hose isn't any walk in the park either. And pigs tend to be a little sloppy and spill things from time to time.
But, they need water and so after some research done by our resident R & D specialist (Sam) the "pig nipple waterer" has magically come into existence!
A roughly 30 gallon tank with a special pig nipple (yes you read those words correctly) connected to it that our genius pigs immediately figured out how to use. Plenty of water AND very little waste.
We would have put "Pig Nipple" as the title, but, with title like that you never know what kind of a crowd would find it's way to our site and since this is a family show we thought perhaps that wouldn't be a smart idea.
Anywho, we proudly present a short, but, intriguing and informative video of said pig waterer.
Ray is part of the Ray and Randi duo, who actually don't live on the farm. They have a micro-homestead in Gilmanton, but are VERY active over at IFP and are guest bloggers for them.
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