Tag Archives: Animals

Survival Canines

Survival Canines
James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio in player below!

Survival CaninesIts funny but out of the estimated 8.7 million species on this planet we really have only have one that likes us. Lets be honest. Some people will say they keep birds and other food items as pets but in most cases they are kept in cages. Even cats are arguable pets at best. They don’t particularly like humans and if they were bigger they would eat you. They would dig their claws into you and Continue reading Survival Canines

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Ethical Hunting during shtf

Ethical Hunting during shtf
Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps

Ethical Hunting during shtfThe subject of food storage is a big thing with preppers and those that want to start prepping. But we often forget to look at the need for a backup plan to get our number one resource and that is sustenance. Hunting is one of the biggest things we need to learn when it comes to prepping. We cannot truly rely on our stored food alone Continue reading Ethical Hunting during shtf

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Farm Living!

Chickens From Scratch & Farm Living with Janet at Timber Creek Farm
Host: Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead

Farm Living DSC_0372Join Karen Lynn and her guest Janet Garman of Timber Creek Farm, Janet not only owns her own “Real Farm”, she is also the blog owner of “Timber Creek Farm” and now she has authored a book on raising chickens called “Chickens From Scratch” – Raising Your Own Chickens From Hatch to Egg Laying and Beyond and trust me Janet has tons of experience with not only raising chickens, but also raising livestock including pigs and cows on her farm! Continue reading Farm Living!

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Homesteading! Anything I Can Do…You Can Do

Homesteading! Anything I Can Do…You Can Do

Originally posted on APN

HomesteadingI want to write a post on who can homestead. We live in times where even using the word homestead sounds old fashioned or confusing. Perhaps many reflect upon the Little House on the Prairie notion, and shake their heads saying no way. Others may wonder how homesteading can benefit one who is a prepper.

Before getting to into my thoughts, I better introduce myself. In blog world I am known as Humble Wife, and to be honest with you, Continue reading Homesteading! Anything I Can Do…You Can Do

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Land Stewardship!

Real land stewardship with Will Harris.
Host: Nich & Don “We Grow Ours

land will_bioThis week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have a special guest on the show. Will Harris of White Oak Patures. Will Harris is a true steward of the land and has a farm that has come full circle in the 150 years that they have been farming. Will has taken the farm back to its roots and is 100% organic! Check out White Oaks story Here!

land“The transition started in 1995 when Will Harris III made the conscious decision to return to a production system on his land that is better for the environment, for our animals, and for the people who eat these meats. He reinstituted the multi-species rotational grazing practices of his forefathers, and he built abattoirs on the farm to slaughter our animals.  Continue reading Land Stewardship!

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Livestock integration!

Livestock integration!
Host: Nick & Don “We Grow Ours

Livestock cowThis week on the We Grow Ours show Nick and Don will be covering the much anticipated topic of “livestock integration.” The principle is simple, the process isn’t always so. One look at nature and you’ll see there are not any rows of corn, wheat or other mono crops. There are no segregated areas for each individual animal species.

Nature is a flowing self-regulating organism. Yes it is made of multiple animals and plants, and yes they have their conflicts, but as a whole, the system set in place works. Livestock integration is our way of trying to copy an existing system. The goal is to have a system that uses very little in-put to produce a LOT of food. It’s kind of a solar powered food producer!! Continue reading Livestock integration!

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