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Is a Family Cow “Worth It”?

Is a Family Cow “Worth It”?
Host: Austin Martin “Homesteady Live“ Audio in player below!

Is a Family Cow “Worth It”?Owning a family cow is a huge responsibility. A recent guest on the Homesteady show (here) compared it to marriage. A cow requires daily care and attention. A family that wants to own a cow will need to be able to feed and water the cow every day, year round. Then, if the cow is in milk, every day (sometimes 2x per day) the cow needs milked. That milk then needs attended to, stored, and equipment washed. The chores associated with the family cow never stop. Continue reading Is a Family Cow “Worth It”?

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Raising Meat Chickens

Raising Meat Chickens
Host: Austin Martin “Homesteady Live“ Audio in player below!

Should you raise meat chickens on your homestead?

Raising Meat ChickensChickens are commonly called the “Gateway Animal”, and so it makes sense that Chickens are a great way to get started with raising your own meat. But raising meat birds is not the same as raising egg laying chickens. When the goal of raising your chickens is to put meat in the freezer, you need to consider the breeds, feed, and equipment that you will need to get your birds from the pasture to the plate. Continue reading Raising Meat Chickens

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Preppers Medical Equipment

Preppers Medical Equipment
Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps “ Audio in player below!

Preppers Medical EquipmentWell I’m back! I know it has been a while since I did a show because of a major medical problem. I talk about this incident during this episode of Survival & Tech Preps in player below. This show will be appropriate, in it will be all about prepper medical equipment. Also what we need if shtf happens or just to carry with us every day. I talk about several medical instruments including Continue reading Preppers Medical Equipment

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Emergency Preparedness Generalized

Emergency Preparedness Generalized
Josh “The 7P’s of Survival”

Emergency Preparedness GeneralizedThis week on the 7 P’s of survival we will be talking about generalized emergency preparedness. The recent flooding that devastated southern West Virginia gave me pause and made me reevaluate my own level of preparedness. 99% of the people we rescued Continue reading Emergency Preparedness Generalized

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10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out Bag

10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out Bag

10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out BagEvery prepper knows that a well-equipped bug out bag can mean the difference between life and death during a natural disaster or SHTF scenario. The tendency is to want to stuff as much equipment as you can into your bug out bag just in case you need it, but a bag that is too heavy can be detrimental even for a short trip. Experienced preppers recommend that Continue reading 10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out Bag

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You’re Bug-Out Vehicle Preparing and Packing!

You’re Bug-Out Vehicle Preparing and Packing

You’re Bug-Out Vehicle Preparing and PackingMost preppers know that even if a full-fledged bug out from their home location is not called for today, there will be plenty of times in the near future when they could be stranded in their car or will be in an emergency situation while driving or within reach of their bug-out vehicle. Continue reading You’re Bug-Out Vehicle Preparing and Packing!

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