Don't Confuse Hospitality with Endurance

| 3/11/2011 11:41:58 AM

Tags: wild turkeys, roosters, chickens, Russ-Stick Acres, Russ and Sherry Sutherby, rabbits, Sherry and Russ Sutherby,

A coffee with the horsesI've always liked that phrase. And, at our place, on our 40 acres, it fits.

Our daily company is growing ... and the word is out that we are kind to creatures who show up at our door. Like the wild turkeys. Meleagris gallopavo. 

You can set your watch by them. Knowing we begin feeding exactly at 4:00 p.m., (which is actually 3:00 p.m. as we don't change our clocks...) they arrive, one by one.

Wild turkeys sneaking in 

At first, they stuck out like a sore thumb.

And our roosters were leary ... wondering if they would woo our hens.

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