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LETS TALK CHICK ILLNESSES With chick season right around the corner, I figured it would be a good time to talk about common chick illnesses. When it comes to chicks the most important variable is timing. One moment they seem absolutely fine and the next they have perished. So, let’s get right into the nitty-gritty. […]Read more »
Which Breeds Are Right For You? Here at Miller Micro Farm we raise a multitude of chicken breeds. We adore all of our chickens, but there has been a few standout breeds over the years. These standouts deserve special recognition for a job well done. So raise an egg and help congratulate our pick for […]Read more »
Frenemies Is described as those whom one is friendly with despite a fundamental dislike or rivalry. Sometimes in life we all must associate with others we normally wouldn’t choose to. Whether simply being in the same space at the same time, or you require something from one another. We all learn to deal with others […]Read more »
My grandmother born October 1928, grew up on her grandparent’s farm in Craigsville, West Virginia. One of eight children, life was not always easy. Her childhood began alongside The Great Depression. As one of the middle children, her responsibilities were many around the farm. Some of her earliest memories are of the animals on the […]Read more »
The deviled egg, a holiday staple for my family. I typically prepare both the Classic and Sweet Classic recipes. The perfect hard-boiled eggs start with the perfect eggs. Try for eggs that have been in the fridge for a week or so, if they are farm fresh. If you’re using store-bought eggs rather than farm […]Read more »
Thinking about raising Cornish Cross chickens this spring? Make sure to do a ton of research, it’s not the same as raising layers. Therefore meat breeds require different housing, nutritional, and exercise requirements. With the right research and preparation, the experience can go off without a hitch. We have gone about raising the Cornish […]Read more »
I count on my chickens in so many ways eggs, bug control, food, and companionship to name a few. Just recently they took on the role of janitorial staff as well. For me each day begins the same, heading to the barn for morning chores. Grain is given to the goats and cows, water […]Read more »