Category: Miller Farm Friday

Welcome Ducklings

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We moved the ducklings outside this week. They are in the pen where the white chicks had been.  They seem to have adjusted very well.  I close them in the coop at …

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Space

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara After the recent hatching was complete, we have 6 chicks and 2 ducks. We have kept them all in a tub in what was Rachel’s room and is now Brian’s project room.  …

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Time on Her Own

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara One of the Buff Orpington hens started losing feathers on her back thanks to an overzealous rooster. One morning I discovered her in a nest box with a gash on her back. …

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Lost and Found

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara One of the chicks I brought home from school disappeared last week. I looked everywhere and didn’t find nary a feather.  I was concerned mostly because I was afraid the kids at …

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Not Quite Empty Nest

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Rachel recently moved to Huntsville to be closer to graduate school. After she left I discovered she had left some things – like the incubator.  That made sense because her research was …

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Memories

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Times are changing on Miller Farm. It’s just Beekeeper Brian and Chicken Wrangler Sara in the house now so we are painting and rearranging rooms. In this process we have made some …

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Unlikely Coop Mates

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The chicks I brought home from school have grown considerably. I had them in their own pen but one of them kept getting out. Then they all started roosting on the chicken …

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Gertie the Great White Whale

A Blog By Chicken Wrangler Sara Beekeeper Brian and I were married August 15, 1987.  In November of 1987 we purchased our first car – a 1987 Honda Accord LX. We named her Gertie the Great White Whale, …

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Another Children’s Book

A Blog By Chicken Wrangler Sara Rachel has worked as a personal assistant for a woman named Jane who is visually impaired and has somewhat limited mobility.  Rachel takes her the places she needs to go and helps …

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Circle Dogs

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara My collection of children’s books includes one with the title “Circle Dogs.”It begins “In the big, square house live the two circle dogs” then goes on to trace a day in the …

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