Monthly Archives: September 2006

Update!

Edited to add: Please contact us for pricing info. Just wanted to give an update on what we have available from the farm. If you’d like to place an order, or just ask a question, contact us at themillers92 (at) … Continue reading

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A day at the auction

Silage wagon Silage bunk feeder This year’s drought cut our hay yields drastically. So Matt’s going to purchase corn silage from my dad’s cousin to feed to the cows and bull. But we had to have something to haul, store, … Continue reading

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They certainly don’t look like the type of girls that would rip the head off a baby pig, do they? (The gilts, I mean, not those innocent-looking chickens.) Oh well, I still love them.

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Happy Birthday!

Today two of my favorite people share a birthday! My dad…Photobooth, 1974? Me & my dad, I think 1972 …and Ann, my best friend from collegeMe & Ann, spring 1990. Happy Birthday, Dad and Ann! Love you guys!

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Happy little tomato

This happy little tomato is now a happy quart jar of spaghetti sauce. Frost possible for tomorrow night, going to have to dig out all the spare bedsheets and cover the tomatoes that remain in the garden. And bring in … Continue reading

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Just for Uncle Rick

Matt played football. His brother Rick played football. Rick’s older boys Adam & Andrew played/play football. Both Matt & Rick were kickers, amongst a lot of other things. (The beauty of playing small town sports – you get to play … Continue reading

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Another one bites the dust

Even though the sun has returned, it’s like some stubborn little black raincloud insists on hanging right over our farm. We lost another piglet today. Apparently he got out of his pen and into the JLo’s pen. They killed him … Continue reading

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Piglet ER

As I mentioned yesterday, Sara stepped on one of her piglets and left a gaping open wound on its shoulder. We’re so lucky to have my brother, who not only works for our vet but also has much more hog … Continue reading

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Blech

Some years I’m so ready for the end of summer, ready for nothing to pull me outdoors anymore, no more lawn mowing or flower weeding or garden harvesting. Time to curl up under a warm blanket with a good book. … Continue reading

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Our Chicken Setup: A Novel

Karl asked for a picture of our chicken setup. Karl, your wish is my command! Karl did maybe not ask for the novel which follows, but unfortunately for him (and you) here it is anyway. We bought the little insulated … Continue reading

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