Author Archives: Greer Trice

Farmer Trice

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Rubberband, rubberband man. . .

Today was such a privilege to me.  Bill came knocking, I answered the door and he and Brian were out front asking if I wanted to help with the calves. . .YES!  I told them to give me a few … Continue reading

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Calving!

It’s calving time!  Valentine’s Day saw the first calf of the season.  She was named. . . Valentine.  We are up to five calves as of today.  So fun.  In just a day they dry out and turn fuzzier and … Continue reading

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First seeds sown!

Yay, this afternoon we sowed the first seeds of the year!  It’s a “Sassy Salad Mix” from Botanicals.  I had to replace some seed for the kitchen garden and ran out to Farmington for them.  Sounds like a good baby … Continue reading

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Ethel takes on lodgers. . .

Last night I went out at sunset to lock up the various flocks.  Ethel and the household flock are nearest to the house so they were first.  They were already inside up on the roosting bar.  All I needed to … Continue reading

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Owls

It’s 726pm, I’ve just finished evening chores. Locked up Ethel and her household flock. Chased one of the turkey munchkins until I caught it, it was out of the fence you see. Locked up the turkeys in their mobile. Locked up … Continue reading

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The Instagram Distraction

Well now. . .we started using Instagram.  It’s fun, easy and we post daily Monday through Saturday.  And that’s the problem, we have been posting there consistently, but not on the blog! Time to fix that.

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The Broiler Boys

One more week to go for the broiler boys.  Then they are off to Mineral Springs Poultry and back home in bags for the freezer. . .

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New raptors

They birds were a bit upset about these raptors that kept flying around the pasture. . .It is Hillsboro International Airshow time again.  The Blue Angels started practice and then performed their shows, each time flying out and around us! … Continue reading

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Toggle-Oggle-Oggle!

Apparently one of it’s meanings is “Watch out, both Bald Eagles!” Spot was gobbling fiercely and I wanted to know why?  He was standing on top of the pullet tractor, alone.  The remainder of the birds quiet, standing in the … Continue reading

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