Livewell Farm is a 40 acre property situated in the beautiful rolling hills fifty kilometres west of Brisbane. We wanted to create a space where our family and others could experience the wonder of nature and learn to appreciate and be grateful for its bounty and beauty.

Our farm produces many things and we embrace biodiversity. We enjoy beautiful tasty pork from our rare breed Berkshire pigs and beef from our miniature Zebu cattle. Whilst, what was the front yard of the old farm has been transformed into a permaculture inspired vegetable garden with vegetable mandalas and a Chicken dome, interspersed with fruit trees.

Please enjoy reading our entries, we hope that one day we will see some of you at the farm in person – or at least drop us a line by e-mail.

18 May 2012

this little piggy

Two weeks ago our Large Black sow April had her first litter.  The 13 little bundles were delivered by our clever girl who had made a nest in the woods behind Lisa's riding arena (much to the dismay of our mare Genevieve).

Unfortunately we lost three in the first 24 hours but we now have ten healthy little ones running around in the nursery paddock and enjoying the life of a true free range pig. Sleeping in the soft long grass during the heat of the day and chasing each other in a game of tag in the cooler hours of morning and night.  It is now two weeks later and they are all growing quickly. They have just started eating solid food which they steal from Mum when she is not looking!

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