Check Your Cantaloupes!

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Last week our nation has experienced our deadliest food outbreak we’ve seen a while.  A recent report indicates that 84 people have been poisoned with listeria, and over 15 people have died as a result.  So, what happened?

Preparedness Chickens – part 5

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[This article is part 5 of a series.  Begin with part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4.] What breeds of chicken should you consider as you begin keeping Preparedness Chickens? As I mentioned before, chickens are typically classified as egg laying breeds, meat breeds, and dual-purpose breeds.

Preparedness Chickens – part 3

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Keeping chickens is a wonderful way to supplement your food storage, and it seems like a great idea, but what does it actually take to raise chickens?  What do you need, and what will it cost?  This depends on several factors, but we will discuss them here, to give you an idea.

Preparedness Chickens – part 2

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Today we’ll talk about what you can expect from the experience of keeping chickens. Chickens belong to flocks.  You usually won’t want any fewer than 3 or 4 chickens.  When you buy chickens as chicks, they are usually just a couple days old.  If you buy them as hens, they may be several months old… Read more »