Category: Miller Farm Friday

Raiding Possums, Scary Times at the Miller Farm

I have a confession to make. Sometimes, especially if it is raining, we do not close the door to the chicken coop at night. The chickens don’t know the difference and some nights we are just too tired… Read More

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Bedlam in the Chicken Yard-Miller Farm Friday

I looked out the kitchen window last evening and saw a rooster about 5 feet off the ground on top of the quail cage in the middle of the chicken yard. This would not be a problem if… Read More

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Miller Farm Friday: Bees in the Bonnet

Well the inevitable finally happened – I got stung by a bee. I really can’t blame the bee. It flew into my hair while I was filling the chicken waterer and it got lost. The bee panicked and burrowed… Read More

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Whirlwind trips, Quail escape artists and bathroom remodels

I missed posting an email from the Miller Farm last Friday. My week was crazy with a whirlwind trip from the gulf coast of Texas to central Illinois. Left on Thursday back home on Monday. Two thousand miles in five… Read More

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Miller Farm Friday – Barnyard Bullies

I think I figured out why the new little chicks are not going into the coop at night. I went out before the sun was completely gone last night and watched one of the Bantam hens stand at… Read More

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Miller Farm Friday – I love my chickens

This week’s email from the farm… I love my chickens and my chickens love me – especially when I feed them. I was checking for eggs in the nest boxes this morning when one of the black hens… Read More

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Miller Farm Friday – Wax Bees and Bananas

For an urban city farm, the Miller Farm produces a wide variety of products. I love the eggs. And, the honey Beekeeper Brian extracts is equally tasty. Chicken Wrangler email today is about the bees on the farm…. Read More

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Miller Farm Friday

My latest email from the Miller Farm PLACES I NEVER THOUGHT I’D BE…  In a feed store parking lot next to trailers full of cows waiting for my chicken feed Standing two feet from thousands of bees while… Read More

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Miller Farm Friday – CHICKEN NUGGETS & Hatching Children

No recipes or no recommendation for the best fast food restaurant serving chicken nuggets. Although if you’re ever in South Fork, Colorado, I do highly recommend the chicken strips at Rockaway Cafe & Steakhouse. Rockaway is a small… Read More

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Acrobatic Chicken ends up in Miller “Chicken Infirmary”

Anthropomorphism is a literary technique in which  human characteristics (or characteristics assumed to belong only to humans) are assigned to other animals, non-living things, phenomena, material states, objects or abstract concepts, such as organizations, governments, spirits or deities. (I’m quoting… Read More

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