Gus Finding Birds Even if They Are Chickens

Anyone who has lived on a farm knows that there is more than enough work to go around.  That work extends to the animals who live there too.  On our mini-farm, the sheep are the stars.  Their big job is to grow beautiful wool and let us sheer them to make sweaters, and socks, and wool hats and scarves.  The chickens lay plenty of eggs.  Chloe the cat keeps the rodent population in check, and for the most part, the dogs just keep us amused and comforted.  Our only job is to keep everyone healthy, fed, and watered.

Rosie Herding Free Range Chickens

Rosie Herding Free Range Chickens

Oliver Hoping To Herd Sheep

Oliver Hoping to Herd Sheep

Sheep Growing Wool

Lucretia Growing Wool

Black Sheep

Daisy the Natural Colored Rhomney

Sheep Shearing

Sheep Shearing

Black Wool

Natural Colored Wool

Shorn Sheep

Shorn Sheep

Chickens Laying Eggs

Chickens Laying Eggs

Chickens Taking A Break After A Hard Day Chasing Worms

Chickens Taking a Break After a Hard Day Chasing Worms

Chloe On Mouse Patrol

Chloe on Mouse Patrol

Photos by Alicia and Jimmy Crisp

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By Published On: December 11th, 2021Categories: Miscellaneous5 Comments on On the Farm, Everyone Has a Job

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James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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    Denise Buchanan December 14, 2021 at 8:02 am

    Jimmy, I always look forward to seeing your work, but today’s post highlighting the work done by your splendid animals was really special! Thank you for sharing and best wishes for a merry Christmas!

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    Helen M. December 14, 2021 at 8:06 am

    Happy holidays!
    Thank you for all the beauty you share.
    Best wishes,

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    James Crisp December 14, 2021 at 8:38 am

    Thanks, Denise. Same to you. Gus and I are going to go see if we can find some pheasants today. JC

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    Mary December 16, 2021 at 1:20 am

    Always love looking at your architectural projects-so fresh and detailed!
    And your “home on the farm” blog always makes me smile. so happy YOU are so happy Jimmy! Happy Holidays!

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    James Crisp December 16, 2021 at 6:24 am

    Thank you so much, Mary! I can’t complain a bit. Same to you and your family, I’m sure you are going to have a wonderful Christmas.

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