Millerhurst Farm tries to pick up the pieces following devastating barn fire

This is all that’s left of a dairy barn at Millerhurst Farm, following a fire that ripped through the farm’s two dairy barns on Sunday, Oct. 14. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

ANCRAMDALE— For 248 years, Millerhurst Farm has worked a successful dairy operation in the town of Ancram. On Sunday, Oct. 14, an electrical fire tore through the farm’s two dairy barns, killing 46 of 47 cows. The lone surviving cow from the barns, named Glow, escaped and is now being housed at Ronnybrook Farm in Pine Plains.

That’s just one example of the outpouring of community support that the Mike and Emily Miller have encountered since they lost their barns.

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