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Barn Chores for Spring

  It’s almost Spring! Time to start getting your barn prepared for the warmer weather. Before the birds start chirping, it’s time to swap de-icers for fly masks. Here are a few barn chores for you to consider to make

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Choosing Chicken Breeds

Are you looking to add your first flock of backyard chickens? Maybe you’re just adding a few new birds to your existing flock of layers. Either way, choosing the right breed for your homestead is an important decision for any

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Legacy and Innovation drive Miller Mfg Expansion

Today, on November 25th, 2014, Miller Manufacturing cut the ribbon on a new addition to the distribution center in Glencoe, Minnesota. As part of a multi-year expansion and renovation plan, the new D.C. addition adds nearly 100,000 square feet to

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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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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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