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How To Raise Rabbits From A to Z

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Rabbits are one of the best survival livestock options. They are far less expensive to buy and keep than nearly any other meat source – and of course reproduce rapidly. You don’t need much space at all to keep even a fairly large colony of rabbits, making them an ideal source for a prepper who lives on only a small…

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Food Preservation Done Right

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You work tirelessly for weeks and months to create a bountiful harvest and cultivating livestock. You spend countless hours hunting in the woods and at your favorite fishing hole, to ensure the family will have enough food to get through the winter and to stockpile for emergencies. All of those efforts will be for nothing if the food grown, raised,…

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Watchdogs and Guard Dogs for Survival

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No survival homesteading retreat or bugin home regardless of location, would be complete without a dog. Not just any dog will do. To protect your home/retreat, family, or livestock, requires specific breeds of dogs that are trained to enhance their natural watchdog, livestock guardian dog, or herding tendencies. During a SHTF scenario, keeping what you have will be a 24/7…

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Planting and Growing Moringa Trees

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Moringa trees are not only entirely edible, but they grow rapidly and boast a gigantic amount of nutritional value. In typically only takes just a few months for a moringa tree to grow large enough to be harvested for food and natural medicine. The Moringa is a tree of many names, and even one highly descriptive nickname: The Tree of…

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How to Free Range Rabbits

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You can, and should, be free ranging rabbits. You neighbors, maybe even your significant other might think you are nuts, but the benefits to raising meat rabbits in this manner far outweigh the initial weird looks you will surely receive. Free ranging livestock is the most humane, natural, money-saving way to raise your animals. Keeping livestock this way will cause…

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Halfway Homesteader. How to Prepare and Enjoy Life

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You know that you need to become more self-reliant and prepare for your family’s survival in case disaster strikes, but you simply do not have the time or skills to become a full-time prepper. Perhaps you want to be a full-time prepper to increase the odds of your family’s survival, but do not want preparedness planning to rule your lives.…

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Horse Terminology 101

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If you were fortunate enough to get your first horse when you were just a young child, odds are you began learning essential equine terminology at an early age and really can’t even recall never knowing what a “chestnut” is. But, if you are coming to horse ownership only as an adult, there is simply no time for a learning…

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How to Start Homesteading on 1 Acre

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Are you yearning to embark a self-sufficient lifestyle but can only afford to buy or maintain a 1-acre homestead? Well, pull on some work work boots and gloves, it is time to turn that dream into a fully-functional reality! Sure, the more land you own the more you can grow, raise, and hunt for your own food. But, it is…

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