Category: Miller Farm Friday

Custard the Rooster

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Among the specialty breeds that Rachel hatched last spring are some Croad Langshans. The breed originated in China and was brought to Britain in 1874 by Major F.T. Croad. They are a… Read More

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Nativity Scenes

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I began collecting nativity scenes before the birth of our first child, Catherine. Beekeeper Brian was selling pens at craft fair booth and traded a pen for a wooden nativity set.  We… Read More

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Snow in Texas

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara You might have seen recently on the national news that South Central Texas had an unusual snowfall. Last Monday it was sunny and warm. By Thursday evening, we had 4 inches of… Read More

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An Early Gift

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara One of the nice things about living in one place for a long time is maintaining friendships.  My friend Greta and I have known each other since our oldest children were in… Read More

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Full Up at Miller Farm Inn

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara A fellow teacher at my school shares our love of dachshunds. Not quite as much as we do – she only has one.  Her dog’s name is Elvis and he is not… Read More

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Therapy Dog for a Therapy Dog

A Blog for Chicken Wrangler Sara This past weekend, we were asked to puppy sit. Since there are six dogs living here regularly, one more doesn’t seem too unreasonable.  This, however, is a special puppy. His name is… Read More

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Almost A Dozen

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Our chickens have been slacking off lately. We’ve only gotten 4 eggs a day for several weeks. We’re not sure why and I’ve even had to buy eggs at the store. It… Read More

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Not So Lucky

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Last week, actually on Halloween night, we heard a ruckus in the chicken yard. I had just closed them up and it was raining so I was not happy about whatever was… Read More

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An Odd Bird Indeed

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I’ve always wanted to be a chicken for Halloween. Well, probably not always -just since we started raising chickens. In any case, I planned it all out this year. I would get… Read More

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Me and My Shadow

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We had a respiratory illness go through our flock this summer.  Several of our chickens succumbed including one of my favorites – Millie, the D’Uccle. I was very sad. It happened the… Read More

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