Category: Miller Farm Friday

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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But Not Mosquitoes

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The text message conversation on the left is between our daughter and me. It is taking place during preparation for the annual Gilbert and Sullivan performance at my school. At this time… 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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Beloved Chicken

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I sometimes read the obituaries. Recently I received several notifications from friends regarding one I had missed.  It was for a chicken named Big Mama.  She had been adopted by a family… Read More

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A Thank You Note to Miller Farm Chickens

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Dearest Chickens, Thank you so much for your recent increase in egg production. We have enjoyed the eggs fried, scrambled, poached and boiled. We have also been able to sell the excess… Read More

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