Do the pigs from which your pork is derived live this well?
The pigs, just tearing into a new strip of corn. A little spooky, if you didn't know the pigs...
The pigs arrange themselves by pecking order--the boss pigs get their choice of feeding locations. This guy must be low man on the totem pole.
The pigs grab the stalk, and snap it off to get the ear...
...Because the ears are the first to go, cob and all.
Berkshire X Tamworth Crossbred pigs. The mud is their cooling mechanism--I purposely provide wallows for them to keep themselves cool in. An overheated pig is a dead pig.
The corn leaves are also highly desirable to the pigs, as long as they are still green.