Winter Survival: 5 Tips To Boost Your Dairy Cows

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Your homestead cows get stressed when it’s cold and they don’t produce much milk. This is how to boost them this winter!

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What You Need To Do For Your Livestock This Fall


Water, food, shelter and safety are essential for your livestock. You still have time to get your livestock ready for the cold days.

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12 Animals To Learn Climbing Skills From

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It’s amazing to see how coordinated animals are when they climb. Some of their techniques are remarkable to watch and study for survival.

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Old Skills Revived: How To Tan A Deer Hide

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Many times, hides are discarded, which is a waste of a valuable commodity, and it’s disrespectful to the animal. Why not tan the hide yourself?

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What You Need To Know About Pet Food For Survival


You need to prepare food for your pets too. They’ll need to eat after the SHTF and you can’t run to the store and buy another 50-pound sack.

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How To Slaughter And Skin A Cow


If SHTF, will you know how to turn that cow in the pasture into a steak in the freezer?
After reading this post, you will.

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How To Protect Your Garden: DIY Smoke Bombs

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If SHTF, these critters can each be lethal in their own way. And so are the bigger predators that attack your crops.

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10 Breeds Of Hogs To Choose From For Survival


You’ve made the decision to raise hogs for survival. You’ve lined everything up. You’re ready to go. Except something is still missing, you need to buy some hogs.

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What You Don’t Know About Raising Pigs For Survival


Besides costing an arm and a leg, grocery store pork often contains questionable ingredients. Thankfully, there’s at least one solution.

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6 Wild Birds You Should Attract To Your Homestead


There are several birds that you want to attract to your homestead, and that’s what we’re talking about today. Which one of them did you see around your homestead?

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9 Ways To DIY A Chicken Feeder


You may enjoy feeding them by hand, but this projects will free up some time in case you’re too busy to throw scratch every day.

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Prep Blog Review: 5 More Tips For Your Livestock

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Is your livestock ready for spring? Once the weather gets warmer it’s the perfect time to start cleaning their spaces and think of adding up to your existing farm animals.

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12 Must Know Before Expanding Your Livestock


Despite all the benefits, animals are a lot of work. You shouldn’t just go pick up a milk cow, a pig, or even a dog without first considering 12 “must know” facts.

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7 Tips On Getting Your Honeybees Ready For Winter


Bees have natural ways to survive through the winter but since you’re keeping them in an unnatural habitat, you’ll need to help them along the way.

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6 Things To Consider When Bugging In With Pets


If you thought bugging in with children was complicated, you may be surprised by a whole new host of challenges when bugging in with pets.

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How To Use And Train Dogs For Survival

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In a SHTF scenarios there are extremely critical elements that change the perspective and dynamics of dog ownership quite seriously.

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