Tag: Miller Farm Friday

Quiet on the Farm

A  Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I developed a great system for feeding the ducks who, by the way, eat cat food. During the day if I threw it out, the chickens would eat it.  If I waited… Read More

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Maypole Dog Leashes – Miller Farm Friday

A guest blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara While Rachel has been at home this summer, we have established a routine of walking the dogs in the evenings.  The girls next door like to go with us and we… Read More

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New Chicks – Miller Farm Friday

A Guest Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We hatched more chicks last week. Twenty-one of them hatched all on their own. There was one, however, who just couldn’t seem to get out of his shell. The normal process… Read More

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Frizz, the Second – Miller Farm Friday

A guest blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara One of our most famous chickens is Frizz – a Cochin bantam who looks like she stuck her beak in a light socket. She is a small bird who makes up… Read More

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Chicken Circles, Crop Circles and Cowardly Dogs – Miller Farm Friday

A guest blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Our chickens are really entertaining to watch.  During the dry season they regularly “splash” around in the dirt.  I suppose it is like taking a dirt bath.  Anyway they leave little… Read More

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Poor Frizz – Miller Farm Friday

A Guest Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We have had an unusual, but much appreciated, amount of rain this summer on Miller Farm. It comes in spurts – rain for 5 minutes and then sunshine for an hour…. Read More

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More Pet Therapy – Miller Farm Friday

A Guest Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Our oldest daughter lives in Abilene, Texas as a student at Hardin Simmons University.  She spent her freshman year in the dorm then moved to a campus apartment.  This summer she… Read More

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Springtime on Miller Farm

A guest blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara  Springtime in Texas is usually marked by fields of bluebonnets with small children having their picture taken. On Miller Farm, springtime is marked by the return of the lizards. They live… Read More

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Easter Duds – Miller Farm Friday

Guest Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Our younger daughter came home for Easter.  While she was here we went dress shopping – that seems to be the norm for home visits.  We were looking for a blue dress… Read More

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Broody Hens – Miller Farm Friday

by Chicken Wrangler Sara Periodically one or more of our hens goes broody.  This means she sits on her eggs with the intent of hatching them. Usually I just reach under her and grab the eggs, explaining that… Read More

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