Back in the 1980s when we lived on the land we had very little money. We used to purchase "end of lay" hens for $1 each and would slaughter and dress them so we could afford to eat chicken twice weekly. These old chooks were tough so needed long … [Read more...] about How To Kill and Process 100 Chickens in 1 Day
Over the past week I have been pulling up plants that have gone by and no longer producing in the garden, and started planting a second round. Living in South Carolina the climate affords a pretty long growing season. Honestly - by this time of the … [Read more...] about Second round of planting
Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance - YouTube has an enormous amount of information available. Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe … [Read more...] about Video of the Week: Easy to Make Nesting Boxes for Chickens – Chicken Egg Laying Boxes
This post was originally published on ModernSurvivalOnline.com - it can be seen HERE. The Homestead Hog: Husbandry and “Getting it Done” Butchery by Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor When I was a little girl visiting my … [Read more...] about Guest Post: The Homestead Hog – Husbandry and “Getting it Done” Butchery
Maple Syrup Making! By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor Freezing temperatures at night and warmth in the day and you have the perfect time to tap maple trees to make some of the most delicious syrup you will ever taste! As I was … [Read more...] about Maple Syrup Making!
This excellent article was originally published over at Natural News. It can be seen in its original format HERE. Thanks to Editor at Large servantheart for sending the link!! - Rourke (NaturalNews) Raising chickens is smart. It … [Read more...] about The Health Ranger’s guide to raising healthy, happy chickens without antibiotics