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Freak Storm

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We got hit pretty hard by the snowstorm that knocked out power and cancelled Halloween up and down the northeast last weekend. Our generator was running throughout the storm, but falling trees crushed our fences all over the farm. A fox (we think) helped himself to a few of our laying hens when the snow knocked down the electrified poultry net.

With the help of chainsaw madman Frank DeGennaro and his son, Frank Jr., we are cleaning up the mess. Progress was stalled today because, of all things, chain oil is sold out throughout our region. Hopefully, by this time next week the snow will have melted, and we will have another month of grazing before winter arrives for real.

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