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Which Chicken is the Right Breed?

Which Chicken is the Right Breed?
Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

Which Chicken is the Right Breed?To Be or Not to Be-Chickens! Should I raise chickens or not. Though they are relative easy to keep compared with other types of farm animals raising them isn’t a total walk in the park. Now that we’ve looked not only at the pro’s to the endeavor but also the con’s it’s time to climb another rung on ladder. Next step what sort of chicken do I want to raise, layers or perhaps just meat birds, some actually raise Continue reading Which Chicken is the Right Breed?

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The Easiest Animals to Hunt for Meat When the SHTF

The Easiest Animals to Hunt for Meat When the SHTF

The Easiest Animals to Hunt for Meat When the SHTFDo you want to know what are the possible options to hunt for meat when the SHTF? No? Here I am going to introduce you with the best possible solution out there!

But before I start, you will be wondering who I am? And why should you listen to me? Continue reading The Easiest Animals to Hunt for Meat When the SHTF

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What You Should Know About Coyote Hunting and their Behavior

What You Should Know About Coyote Hunting and their Behavior

What You Should Know About Coyote Hunting and their BehaviorCoyote hunting poses significant challenges in a hunter’s game. This is the reason why it is considered to be the hardest and one of the most dangerous activities which a hunter can ever experience. With this, it is only imperative that you keep the following tips for coyote hunting and behavior for a more successful hunting experience. Continue reading What You Should Know About Coyote Hunting and their Behavior

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Raising Dogs for Hunting and Farm life!

Raising  Dogs for Hunting and Farm life
Austin Martin “Homesteady Live“ Audio in player below!

Raising Dogs for Hunting and Farm lifeDO you want a dog for your farm that will not chase and kill chickens, and that will still retrieve birds and track wild game for you? Find out how to get that in this episode of Homesteady Live. Continue reading Raising Dogs for Hunting and Farm life!

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Best Animals to Hunt During SHTF

Best Animals to Hunt During SHTF
Host: Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps “ Audio in player below!

Best Animals to Hunt During SHTFAs with most topics we have a lot of what if’s? Food storage with preppers is a big deal and we think we have enough. We prepare for so long the amount we think we’ll need, but alas we also lack discipline to ration food. Some of us do not have a backup plan to get food in case we do run out. For this reason, we talk about what Continue reading Best Animals to Hunt During SHTF

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We are talking pigs!

We are talking pigs
Austin Martin “Homesteady Live“ Audio in player below!

We are talking pigs!Raising pastured pigs can be a fantastic way to put some meat on the table, and even have some product to sell your local community. But raising pigs isn’t right for every homestead. Should you raise pastured pigs on your homestead? What will it cost you to raise pastured pork? How much work are pigs? Continue reading We are talking pigs!

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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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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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Trapping in the Wild

Trapping in the Wild!
Josh “7 P’s of survival” This show in player below!

Trapping the OutdoorsListen in as we talk about all things trapping! Brian King is with us to explore the entire spectrum of trapping. We cover training, gear, selection of grounds, reading sign, lure and how to make it. Also discussed, setting a line, harvesting an animal, processing, post processing projects and crafts. This is an extremely Continue reading Trapping in the Wild

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Pets in a Post-SHTF World

Pets in a Post-SHTF World
Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps” Listen in player below!

Pets in a Post-SHTF WorldWhat about owning or maintaining your pet in a post-shtf world? Is having your pet going to be a good thing, a hindrance, or are you somewhere in the middle. There can be some great advantages to pets now and then, if not for just for the mere companionship that they provide. Continue reading Pets in a Post-SHTF World

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Goats, Axes & Fire!

Goats, Axes & Fire Ohhh My!

GoatsThis week on the 7 P’s Of Survival Show we will have Chris Gustafson on the show and will be talking all about the life of a Michigan Outdoorsman. We plan to talk about using goats for all things self reliance, collecting fire tinder material and what works best, his two businesses, some axe junkie recommendations for the everyday woodsman and Continue reading Goats, Axes & Fire!

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