Miles Cahn: 198 Goats Kicked Him Back Into Business

Miles Cahn had a quieter life in mind. So after he sold his Coach Leatherware Co. to Sara Lee Corp. in 1985, he and his wife, Lillian, moved to their farm in upstate New York. To keep busy, they set out to run a small goat farm, producing cheese. But the goats had bigger plans. Says Cahn, 70, laughing: "We're held hostage day and night, seven days a week."

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