Category: Friday on the Miller Farm

Where’s Waldo – Duck Version

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The ducks are finally big enough to run with the chickens. They eat the same things as chickens so keeping their food separate is not necessary. The arrangement seems to be working… Read More

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Changing Colors?

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I came home one day to find a lizard on the fence post. It caught my eye because it was bright green. A week later I saw a brown lizard on the… Read More

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Finishing Strong

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The school where I teach has a long tradition of celebrating May Day including a May Pole. The kids learn to skip around the pole holding streamers as music plays.  At the… Read More

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Make Way for Ducklings

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I arrived home from Bible Study last Monday and Rachel told me, “The ducklings are in the furthest Bantam run.” To be fair, she had asked about getting ducks. I had just… Read More

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Presents from the Dachshunds

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I have had to accept the fact that part of living on a farm is living with rodents. The rat population varies from season to season.  We do what we can to… Read More

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Chickens in the News

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara There have been a couple of articles about chickens in the newspaper lately. One of them talked about free range chickens in Bastrop, Texas.  Apparently the free range chickens belong to a… Read More

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King of the Chicken Yard

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara It is very interesting to watch the relational dynamics of the chicken yard. I have a whole new understanding of the term “pecking order.” There is a specific spot for each hen… Read More

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Well, Help Yourself

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Since we have several different feed pans and different pens of chickens, I have developed a system for feeding the birds in the mornings. I tend to work clockwise. I throw feed… Read More

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New Olympic Event

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We have had a great deal of rain around here lately. I don’t mean to complain. After many years of drought, the rain is appreciated. However, it does present some unique challenges… Read More

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Sticky Note Wars

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I’ve always known musicians are a unique bunch. The longer I teach piano, the more I realize how early the uniqueness begins. This fall I started a new student who is also… Read More

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