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Monthly Archives: May 2007
A couple of rather contemplative chickens I truly do enjoy raising broiler chickens. My favorite time of day right now is first thing in the morning, out in the pasture feeding my birds. It’s so peaceful…the cool morning air, the … Continue reading
As promised, pictures of Matt hand feeding Mr. Bull A little scratch on the head Can you believe that people actually climb on their backs and ride them? I can’t imagine. Matt said one day, “I think I could put … Continue reading
Week 1 Me: Olivia, let me see you lope that horse. Olivia: Noooooooo! Week 2 Olivia: loping fool Week 3 I’m down the road getting ready to feed chickens in the pasture. Olivia is loping Star down the road towards … Continue reading
Mr. Bull has been layed off from work for a month or so now. He hangs around in his pen, gazing at his honey’s out grazing in the pasture, longing to give out a rose or 9. Around the 4th … Continue reading
With no sheep on this farm to herd, Ava takes work wherever she can find it.
I had a marketing meeting this morning. Me and 125 broiler chickens. Members of the board. Bouncing “jingle” ideas off each other. Well, I probably did most of the bouncing. They ate breakfast. But they seemed generally supportive of my … Continue reading
Sometimes there’s a cat curled up there with her Ava’s use of the wicker loveseat has rendered it useless for human seating. To be fair, the chickens had already started the disintegration by pooping all over it in the girls’ … Continue reading
t’the L.I.C.I.O.U.S. Our neighbor gifted us with this gorgeous bunch of morel mushrooms. Seems everbody’s got their own way of preparing them. I soaked them in salt water, rinsed and picked through them, cut them in half then coated them … Continue reading
Chickens emerging at 6:30 this morning Even though making mistakes, mistakes that result in a lot of dead chickens, is one of the downsides of farming, you can least have the satisfaction of taking what you learn from those mistakes … Continue reading
What little girl doesn’t dream of the day she gets a horse? Olivia got her wish on Saturday when Star came to live at Sugar Creek Farm. There’s been much currying and brushing and a daily ride since.