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Egg Bound Chicken~What It Is And How to Help

Egg Bound Chicken~What It Is And How to Help - This article is about an issue that occurs in many chickens. They become egg bound or an egg gets stuck inside of them rather than being left in the coop. Sounds like a nightmare right? Well, if you know how to deal with it, you will be better off.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. For those Americans lucky enough to have a little yard and coop of chickens, they enjoy things that go way beyond just having fresh eggs. …

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Savor the Flavor of Avocados All Year Long – Here’s How to Preserve Them

Savor the Flavor of Avocados All Year Long – Here’s How to Preserve Them - This article is all about answering that question. I was surprised to see the answer created by these authors. It hadn't crossed the mind. How do they taste after perseveration is the question only you can answer. Give it a try and see for yourself.

The avocado is a powerhouse of nutrition and one that most people could only dream of growing in their own yard. The delicious avocado only likes it where its nice and hot and moist. Still, these incredible fruits are packed with Omega 3 fatty acids and offer up all sorts of healthy fats for the …

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Zucchini Gummy Candy – A Fun and Easy Zucchini Recipe

Zucchini Gummy Candy – A Fun and Easy Zucchini Recipe - This article offers up another option for the zucchini. You are going to find out how to make zucchini gummy candy.

The story of late summer zucchini is always a laugh. Your first few zucchinis are incredible and you handle them with care. They are something very special. In a few months you have eaten all of the zucchini that you can muster and you are even baking zucchini bread to do something with it all.  …

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100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel - This is actually a really good idea if you store rain water. If you want filtered water right from a rain barrel this is for you.

This is actually a really good idea if you store rain water. If you want filtered water right from a rain barrel this is for you. For gardening, rainwater is, naturally, best unfiltered. But for household use, the vintage book says the following instructions yield a cheap and easy way to make a filter just as …

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Duct Tape Backpacking Pack

Duct Tape Backpacking Pack - If you find your self in a SHTF situation without a bug out bag or maybe you find your self in a situation where you rip or tear and the bag becomes unusable, this is by no means ideal but will suffice in this kind of situation. This is no wimpy school backpack. Made mainly of duct tape and some PVC pipe it is light weight yet durable.

Duct tape can save your ass in an emergency, this is a great example of how you can make a strong reliable backpack to bug out if SHTF. If you find your self in a SHTF situation without a bug out bag or maybe you find your self in a situation where you rip or …

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DIY Fence Posts With No Digging

DIY Fence Posts With No Digging - Knowing how to put in fence posts with no digging is a great homesteading skill you may want to know in case you need to put up a fence in hard clay or rocky and tree root infested ground.

Knowing how to put in fence posts with no digging is a great homesteading skill you may want to know in case you need to put up a fence in hard clay or rocky and tree root infested ground. I personally wish I knew this last month, my back yard is just horrible, we have …

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Run Your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

Run Your Dryer on Free Energy - Easy $$ Savings - This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have seen in a while. Who doesn't like FREE energy.

This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have seen in a while. Who doesn’t like FREE energy. After reading this instructable article, I need to do this to my dryer and make use of the solar heater I made a few years ago. The project is relatively simple and after you have …

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How To Build An Off Grid Gravity Fed Water System Cheaply

How To Build An Off Grid Gravity Fed Water System Cheaply - Collection of water is very important if the pipes go dry. What this article addresses is how we use the water we collect.

Collection of water is very important if the pipes go dry. What this article addresses is how we use the water we collect. There are efficient ways to utilize your water and then there is the opposite. Its nearly impossible to understand how life will be without a tap that spits out infinite water. That …

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The Many Uses of Borax

The Many Uses of Borax - Those strange white powders. Its very important for your preparedness system to include in your inventory.

Those strange white powders. Its very important for your preparedness system to include in your inventory. It should sit up on the shelf right next to your bleach. Why is it vital? Well, if I tell you than you wont want to read the article and the author has done a great job with offering …

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Home Food Preservation – 10 Ways to Preserve Food at Home

Home Food Preservation – 10 Ways to Preserve Food at Home - This author offers up several ways that you can preserve foods in your own home. If you think preservation is limited to jams and bourbon peaches you are wrong.

If you are not storing extra food I want you to start looking at each day as thought it is a grain of sand falling through an hourglass. You must start buying extra food today. Your other option of course is preserving food. I think that a robust food storage program is one that takes …

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