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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 71: November 17th 2019 – November 23rd 2019

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Hello, Pack. We have had the usual Ohio weather this week, rain followed by winter weather, and then in what seemed like just a few hours later we actually got a taste of fall temperatures. We have been doing mostly indoor preps this week, other than tending to the livestock. We worked on some inventory lists and built a few…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 70: November 10th 2019 – November 16th 2019

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Hello Pack. Winter has arrived on our survival homestead folks, or at least it feels like it. Only in Ohio could you go from wearing sleeveless clothing to cracking ice in a poultry waterer in such a rapid amount of time. One day this past week we had 60 degree weather, the next day we had temperatures below freezing. In…

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Survival

How To Buy Your First Bow

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Even though buying a used bow would make learning the new survival skill cheaper, it could cause more problems during the training process. A used bow could have a hairline crack or other problems caused by damaged or poor maintenance that may greatly inhibit your ability to aim, draw, or release the arrow. You do not need to purchase the…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 67: October 19th 2019 – October 26th 2019

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Hello Pack. I hope you all have had a productive week of prepping. We have spent most of our time doing some fall planting, tractor repairs, welcoming Pearl’s kids into the world, and Christmas present crafting. Ok, I was doing Christmas present crafting, but Bobby did make the templates I needed to create larger folding fabric dollhouses than I did…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 64: September 27th – October 5th 2019

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Hello Pack. We just finished yet another week without rain. The forecast keeps teasing us with some rain, but it never materializes. The chances of losing our upper pasture to this mini drought are getting greater and greater. I am going to buy more hay, and just figure the pasture is lost. Worst case scenario I have too much hay.…

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