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Crazy chickens at the farm

It’s amazing how the chickens and roosters all have their  own personalities. I didn’t grow up around them. I grew up thinking chickens came from a grocery store!!! It’s funny to watch them walk around the farm like they own … Continue reading

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More fun at the horse farm

Eating breakfast, very sloooowly! Funny faces. Pretty faces. Crazy rooster in mid-air. Color coordinated shelducks. The prettiest guy there. (He knows it too.) Spent a Sunday afternoon at Horsepower for Kids hanging out with the fowl.

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Duck, Duck, Swan?

So many different ducks at the petting zoo near my house, Horsepower for Kids.

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Funny faces at the petting zoo

The pig slept and the donkey snorted at me. The top chicken was giving me the stink eye. The bottom one was too busy picking at his feet. The cormorant and bluebird are wild birds just stopping by for a … Continue reading

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Ducks on the farm

Pretty hybrid mallard saw me and came running over to give me a hug. “Oh wait, I thought you were someone else.” More crazy mallards showing off. A lone wood stork hung out with the ducks when people were feeding … Continue reading

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Funny Faces at the Funny farm

Funny faces at the Funny Farm (Horsepower for Kids) near my house. I was watching some of the volunteer kids chasing after a crazy rooster that had gotten free and was driving all of the other animals crazy.  That rooster … Continue reading

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Fuzzballs on the farm

The chicken family stayed under the bushes. Mom was showing them how to scratch their feet in the dirt to stir up the bugs. The lone gosling was trying to keep up with mom. I love this time of the … Continue reading

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Funny fowl

Some of the funny fowl at Horsepower for Kids. 

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A horse is a horse is a horse of course

He’s not Mr. Ed. Someone told me he was an Amish horse. Not sure if that’s the technical term. He was beautiful. They were very curious about a new visitor at the farm. One of the volunteer’s had brought her … Continue reading

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Funny Faces at the petting zoo

What is it about having chickens and roosters running around that make me want to go live on a farm? Maybe it’s a case of wanting what you don’t have (or didn’t grow up with). Faces only a mother could … Continue reading

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