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Pig Slaughter and Butchering a Pig on the Farm

As a child, I found it fascinating to watch my dad skin rabbits. The pig slaughter chapter of Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder was also a favorite. The description of the process in the book was something I remember vividly, particularly the section about them playing with a pig bladder balloon and eating crispy bacon tails. Growing up, I also had the ...

Susy Morris

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