Monthly Archives: October 2011

EHV-1 Outbreak Concerns

 amy elizabeth, TBN Ranch Will it ever end? I know these outbreaks are a concern and rightly so, but the answer is a simple… no.  Equine EHV-1 is not going to go away and either are other Equine diseases, all … Continue reading

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Fantastegg Varieties

Ameraucana, blue-green egg layer Experts believe that all chicken eggs were once brown.  It is thought that white eggs were created by cross-breeding chickens until the eggs became lighter and lighter in color.  However, eggs do indeed come in a … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward Time!

Spread the Word Pets make our world go ’round! It’s just amazing how much our furry friends add to life. I made a point to search out blogs that prove just how true that is and I’d like to share … Continue reading

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Impact of High Hay Prices

• Arizona Horse Rescues listed below. Maybe a rumor, maybe not, but I hear the price of alfalfa could reach $20 a bale next year in Arizona. I paid $14.99 last week and had to dig pretty darn deep to … Continue reading

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One Thing I know

I don’t understand how birds fly, Or why there’s tears when we laugh and cry. Guys lose their hair and there’s no tellin’ when, And what’s the story on beards,  why only men? I wonder why the sad are often … Continue reading

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is never a secret…  it speaks for itself.        

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Uninvited Guests

Chicks in the brooder, hens in the coop, Two dogs an’ a tabby on the back porch stoop. New born bunnies hidden in the hay barn, And one wooly burro who ain’t worth a darn. A pair of ravens soar … Continue reading

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Donkey Story

At dawn three hundred and sixty-five day a year, it’s time to feed and do barn chores.  I would like to sleep in just once, especially on a Sunday, but having a donkey on the property doesn’t give me that … Continue reading

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Raising and Starting New Chicks

 Preparing for Next Season October arrives! There’s a morning chill in the air that’s perfect for catching up on those long over due chores in the chicken yard.   The brutal sun and crazy high temperatures of summer baked tarps, buckets, … Continue reading

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amy elizabeth, Published!

I’m quite proud to be featured In the October issue of Smoke Signals eMagazine. Follow link below and scroll to Cowboy Poetry. High Noon is the world’s most powerful window to the art, the crafts and cultural legacy of the … Continue reading

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