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Re: On topic, believe it or not (was Re: Irises and Chickens)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: On topic, believe it or not (was Re: Irises and Chickens)
  • From: Cliff Snyder <snyder@eden.com>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 21:43:06 -0700 (MST)


I have chickens around the farm that are destined for the soup bowl. 
They do not weed while they are looking for insects and seed, but do a
wonderful job of scratching up rows of iris. Try as I might to instruct
them in the botanical differences, chickens are not good pupils.  After
enlarging their pen, we no longer have a problem.

P.S. The only one we will save is my daughters favorite, "Red".

Cliff Snyder		Zone 8		rainy and 65f
Rainbow Iris Farm
Austin, Tx

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