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Why Homestead?

We talk a lot on the Miller Mfg blog about how Little Giant® and Pet Lodge® products can help achieve maximum efficiency on a farm or homestead. But, at the heart of it: why do we homestead at all? Is

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API™ De-Icer Wattage Guide

As the leaves begin to drop, the warm autumnal colors begin to fade, and the sun sets earlier in the sky: winter is coming. In January 2014, Miller Manufacturing acquired Allied Precision Industries (API™), a leading manufacturer of heated and

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1, 2, 3s of Backyard Beekeeping

1. Purchase beekeeping tools Start with the basics that are integral to beekeeping, and build your toolkit as you get more familiar with your hive and the practice of beekeeping. Most experts recommend starting with two hives. Bees, most importantly,

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Prepping Your Chickens for Winter

Are your chickens prepared for the upcoming winter? Miller Manufacturing acquired the full line of API™ heated products in early 2014, and we are excited to offer these products to you for the upcoming cold snap (sorry to remind you,

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Raising Meat Rabbits, Part 2: Accessories: Feeding and Watering

In Part 1, we talked to you about the hutches required for homesteading consumers raising meat rabbits. However, the hutch is just the first of several pieces of equipment one will need for their new hobby. As with all animals

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