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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

Dairy Herd Improvement
November 7, 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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The Benefits and Disadvantages of Goat Milk
October 29, 2020 · · Home Dairy

Many people overlook goat milk as a source of nutrition. But it isn’t for everyone. Though it has benefits, there are also disadvantages of goat milk.

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Small Goat Breeds
October 9, 2020 · · Goat Breeds

Whether you want a backyard pet, a manageable 4-H project for a child, or smaller livestock for a homestead or hobby farm, consider these small goat breeds.

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10 Amazing Benefits of Owning a Goat
August 29, 2020 · · Kids' Corner

For most goat people, the benefits of owning a goat far outweigh the hard work and high learning curve. Yes, they can be destructive little escape artists, but they can also give you these 10 life-enhancing benefits.

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The Largest Goat Breeds
July 15, 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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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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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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