Just got in from the livestock auction, with three new critters. One rabbit, some kind of meat line buck, and ... two pigs. I got them both for $4. No, not a typo - I paid four dollars for two male potbelly pigs. These were the largest of the potbellies, and people tend to want the itty-bitty ones that are fed only so much a day to stunt their growth, so I got these two for only two dollars each. Try buying more than 12 ounces of bacon for that at the grocery. I told hubby, "Meet Pork Chop and Hammy."
The rabbit will also end up on the dinner table, but I want to fatten him up a bit first, and also give him a chance to breed Brooke. George has tried, but the first time she refused to lift her rump and the second time he was more lovey-dovey, grooming her face and ears while making little snuffle noises. I threatened to play Aerosmith for him to get him in the mood. I even put Brooke in with Jack to see if he was ready, but still nothing. I need to get my rabbits to breed like chickens - the roosters waste no time.
Pork Chop and Hammy have a day or two before they meet their destiny, as tomorrow I will finally get my dairy goats! WooHOO! I was going to drive out today to get them, but I called before leaving Palatka, and she said they needed to run out for the afternoon, but tomorrow around lunch time/after church was good for her. I will be coming home will no less than two goats, and no more than four.
It's dark outside, so no pics unless hubby snaps some tomorrow while I drive to the other side of Gainesville to get my goat.