@DAM (was: Re: It's a fair cop.)
I'm not "too occupied" with much of anything. I'm a minimalist. I do what works. Glitter need not apply.
I am NOT a so-called "survivalist". Unlike those nutters, I'll likely make it through the next major state-wide $DISASTER without shooting anything, using my own resources. Most so-called "survivalists" will be amongst the first to whine about "da gubmint" not helping fast enough.
In total numbers, the swine are under 0.1% of the livestock on the ranch. And they pretty much take care of themselves. Out of curiosity, why do you, personally, DAM, seem to think that keeping pigs is a bad idea? Don't like pork? Can't stand bacon? Ham gives you hives? Can't pronounce "prosciutto"? Trotters not worthy of your stew/soup? Natural casings for sausage un-natural in your world? Scrapple alien to you? I assume that you find offal awful. Frankly, I feel very, very sorry for you.
 Except maybe an improperly prepared "survivalist" nutter, trying to steal our stuff after said disaster. Hint to the nutters: Ask first. If you truly need it, we'll happily share.