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Theresa Miller

Theresa Miller lives in a small ranching town in Idaho, where she and her husband own and operate a small engine repair shop called Cycles, Sleds & Saws. Her spare time is divided between reading, writing, cooking, gardening, picking huckleberries and learning new things. Her favorite hobby is talking to people about things they are passionate about.
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Articles by Theresa Miller

What to Know Before You Buy a Goat
June 23, 2020 · · Ownership

Whether you are considering goat ownership or adding to your herd, consider some things before you buy a goat. Extra care in the beginning can save expense and heartache down the road.

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Angelica and the Magnificent Seven
May 10, 2020 · · Kids' Corner

Finally, after two and a half hours, this amazing mama goat had seventh healthy babies: two doelings and five bucklings. The Millers had never heard of goat septuplets, so they looked it up. Angelica had just set a new world record!

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Dairy Herd Improvement
April 3, 2020 · · Home Dairy

If you have dairy goats, you’ve probably heard of DHI, DHIA, and DHIR, in association with USDA, ADGA, and AGS. Is it really worth it?

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Roy’s Victory over Sore Mouth in Goats
March 5, 2020 · · Health

Follow Roy, a nine-year-old Nigerian Dwarf buck show goat, in his journey from exposure to recovery through sore mouth in goats

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Mean Girls Down on The Farmpit
February 10, 2020 · · Ownership

On a small farm in rural Georgia, a clique of mean girls rules the roost. They also rule the barn, pasture, and feeders.

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California’s Surfing Goats
January 27, 2020 · · Kids' Corner

Previously in Secret Life of Goats you’ve read about goat yoga, goat caddies, and even grazing goats on a restaurant roof. Now we bring you the secret life of surfing goats.

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Top 9 Goat Predators
January 26, 2020 · · Goat Notes

Whether you are planning to build a herd or building a goat shelter, what goat predators do you need to think about? Here are the nine most serious goat predators from the least number of kills to the most with details on how to determine what predator you may be dealing with.

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Pack Goats: Packing Quite a Kick!
January 26, 2020 · · Ownership

Hiking with pack goats is gaining popularity. Pack goat breeds range from Kiko goats to Saanens to Toggenburgs. But five factors outweigh which breed you choose.

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The Largest Goat Breeds
January 18, 2020 · · Goat Breeds

Baby goats, those adorable bundles of fuzzy playfulness, can steal your heart. But what happens when that cute bouncy kid grows up?

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Miracle the Bionic Goat
November 27, 2019 · · Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Little Miracle was an incredibly lucky pygmy goat kid. A traumatic birth left her so disabled her owner and rescuer needed to decide whether or not to …

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