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Chicks.

I now belong to a chicken coalition. Three of us flocked together, put all out seed money into one cup, and placed a big order for day-old chicks. We purchased Buff Orpingtons, a great dual-purpose, heavy breed that does well … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair: 4

Sheep are so placid, so serene… So dumb. But beautiful. I have no idea what the specific breed of this sheep is, but I think it’s a hair sheep. It could be a wool one. I could be wrong – … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair: 3

Some may think me crazy, but I love the sight, smell, and sound of cattle. It makes my happy happy happy! This beauty is waiting for her debut in the judging ring.

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A Day at the Fair: 2

This is a Polish chicken. Clearly the reason the Polish joke was invented! All fun aside, this is a dramatically beautiful bird. The NJ State Fair runs through August 12th. Half a million people will pass through the gates at … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair: 1.

This is a Swiss dairy goat. She is sweet natured and with such a beautiful face, I spent a few minutes just contemplating her beauty. I’m really looking forward to having goats.

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