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Celebrate KuneKune Breeders

There are many reasons to celebrate KuneKune breeders all around the world. These breeders are committed to their animals and it's a full-time job that requires their attention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They don't even get time off unless they have trusted farm sitters who know the animals well.

Celebrating KuneKune Breeders

From One Breeder to Another

As someone who has been a breeder for over 10 years, I can attest that it is a challenging and physically demanding job. You have to go out in all kinds of weather, be it rain, or snow, Moreover, breeding also requires a great deal of patience and attentiveness. One must be vigilant about the health and well-being of the animals in their care, and be prepared to provide round-the-clock care if necessary. It's a job that requires a lot of dedication and attention to detail, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Seeing healthy and happy animals grow and thrive under your care is truly a wonderful feeling. However, one must also be prepared for the heartbreak that comes with the job as well. Losing an animal, especially one that you've raised from birth, is never easy. But despite the challenges, many people find breeding to be a fulfilling and satisfying career choice. or summer heat, multiple times a day. This work keeps you in good physical shape and utilizes your muscles.

It is a Rich Rewarding Experience

What do KuneKune Breeders do all day?

Embracing the KuneKune Way: A Love Story on the Farm

In the quiet dawn, when dew-kissed grass meets the first rays of the sun, KuneKune breeders rise. Their hands, calloused and gentle, cradle piglets—each snout, each curly tail a promise of wonder. Here, on the farm, love is woven into every oink, every muddy hoofprint.

1. The Morning Ritual:

  • Coffee mugs in hand, they tread the familiar path to the barn.
  • The chorus of grunts greets them—the KuneKunes await.
  • It’s not just feeding; it’s communion—a shared heartbeat.

2. The Births:

  • Late nights by dim lantern light—the miracle unfolds.
  • Piglets emerge—tiny, wobbly, and full of life.
  • Breeders wipe tears and whisper blessings—the circle continues.

3. The Mud Wallows:

  • KuneKunes know joy in mud—their laughter echoes.
  • Breeders watch, smiling, as pigs roll, snort, and revel.
  • In the muck, they find solace—a reminder to embrace messiness.

4. The Breeding Decisions:

  • Pedigrees spread like ancient maps.
  • Genetic diversity—the heartbeat of their choices.
  • Each pairing—a dance of hope, a legacy in the making.

5. The Community:

  • Fellow breeders gather—virtual or in muddy fields.
  • Conversations flow—tips, laughter, shared dreams.
  • They’re not competitors; they’re co-conspirators of love.

6. The Sunsets:

  • As the sun dips low, KuneKunes settle.
  • Breeders sit, backs against the barn, watching.
  • Gratitude fills the air—the privilege of stewardship.

7. The Oaths:

  • Breeders pledge to protect—the land, the pigs, the legacy.
  • They know: that KuneKunes are more than livestock.
  • They’re keepers of a curly-tailed magic.

So here’s to the breeders—the dreamers, the mud-streaked poets, the ones who rise with purpose. Their love is the heartbeat of KuneKune farms—the rhythm that sustains us all.

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