The people who will live and even thrive in a worse case scenario post disaster situation like a CME or an EMP attack will be people who are not Arrogant, who are not Complacent, who are not in Denial, who are not Gullible, who are not a Narcissist and who will not rely on the… Read more »
[This article is part 2 of a series. For the first article, about why you may want to keep dairy goats, click here.] Here is some of the basic information you should know if you’re considering keeping dairy goats: First of all, female goats are called does. Male goats are bucks. Baby goats are called… Read more »
After you have a flock of Preparedness Chickens, you may want to consider adding dairy goats to your preparations. Although dairy goats are not currently popular in the United States, historically goats have been widely used for meat, milk, hair, skin, driving, and packing. Goats are still especially popular in less-developed areas. Goat milk is… Read more »
My husband and I just processed a chicken for the first time. We have several chickens that are not laying anymore, so for a while we’ve been planning to either eat them or give them away. I felt like we should definitely learn to process chickens, because it’s a skill we may need in an… Read more »
Steve Shenk, the president and co-founder of eFoodsDirect was interviewed on the Alex Jones radio show last week, and he came bearing bad news: food prices are going up. Really fast. It’s fascinating to hear first hand from someone involved in the purchase of food commodities; to learn precisely what some of the factors are… Read more »
[This article is part of a series. Start with part 1.] As I mentioned last time, there are only a few essential parts of a chicken coop. There are also a few considerations you can make as you’re choosing a coop. Today we will look at both of these topics.
[This article is part of a series. Start with part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, and part 6] When we first got our chickens, I read online that you can make a chicken coop out of anything, but I didn’t believe it. Now that we’ve had chickens for a while, and… Read more »
For many people starting out on their food storage program, it makes sense to buy an extra case of this or that while they are out grocery shopping. But that strategy often proves to have a hidden expense few of us ever foresee. I have learned through sad experience of the one big glitch in the… Read more »
If you decide to buy grown hens, you’ll take what you can get. Most people start with chicks, so today we’ll talk about buying chicks!
[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.