Category Archives: Tips and tricks

7 ounces of stability

Stability. Isn’t that a nice concept? We all prefer things to be stable from our marriages to our shooting. The .mil has issued and used the GPS Intl. Grip Pod forward grip/bipod for some time now. The Grip Pod is … Continue reading

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Working around those nasty magazine bans

A company called CROSS Industries makes 10 round AR-15 magazines with a specially designed floorplate that allows to couple the magazines by attaching the floorplates together. The result is an assembly consisting of two 10 round magazines attached together upside … Continue reading

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Sour Crop in Chickens: What is it And How to Treat it

What is sour crop? It is something we all hear about from time to time, but hopefully will never experience with our hens. We are going to delve into what it is, how to treat it and how to avoid … Continue reading

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10 Breeds of Chicken That Will Lay Lots of Eggs for You

For many people the main incentive of raising backyard chickens is a fresh supply of eggs. I still remember walking down to my chickens’ nesting boxes for the first time and picking up those warm fresh eggs! But one thing … Continue reading

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Using compressed air to skin a coyote

Coyotes require time, and patience when it comes to skinning them. The air skin method almost takes all the work out of it. The coyote is not actually skinned, but the hide is separated with ease from the tissue. MORE

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A tip on how to keep FB from censoring the news you see

Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent hearing before Congress, many have worried that Facebook is censoring the news they see on the social media platform. The social media “Masters of the Universe” are — but here is how to stop … Continue reading

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Guinea Hen: All You Need To Know (Complete Care Guide)

Guinea hen’s popularity seems to be on the rise. These peculiar looking birds are quite the talk of the town wherever they are seen. They are a strange looking bird to be sure, once seen, never forgotten. They are dramatically … Continue reading

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11 Black Chicken Breeds You Can Easily Raise

Our color theme this week is black! There are some gorgeous ‘Goth’ chickens out there, so we decided to showcase some for your pleasure. The majority of these chickens can be found quite easily on hatchery sites or even private … Continue reading

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Sleeping Dry

It has been raining hard on and off for the last several days. This resulted in a discussion about sleeping dry while camping in the rain. It’s surprising how little even experienced campers know about the subject, especially if they … Continue reading

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Keeping Guinea Fowl with Chickens

It’s becoming more and more common to raise Guinea fowl with chickens. So we have put together some useful information for you regarding these birds and what sort of room-mates they make for your chickens. It’s important to know that … Continue reading

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Dragon Leatherworks Valkyrie Review, Pt III

Back in January of 2015, I received a Valkyrie holster from Dennis of Dragon Leatherworks in exchange for an honest review. At the time, I didn’t know Dennis from Adam, which makes an unbiased review a lot easier. The Valkyrie … Continue reading

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How Often Do Chickens Lay Eggs?

We get asked this question from time to time, so we thought that with the chick and laying season imminent now, this would be a good time to talk about it. How Often Do Chickens Lay Eggs? The short answer … Continue reading

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Top 5 Lap Chicken Breeds

We stretched the ‘lap’ chicken to house chicken, but it boils down to the same thing: a chicken that is comfortable to be in a house with people, and can be considered a companion bird. A bird that will thrive … Continue reading

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Castrating calves

Castration of bull calves is a practice that most producers perform every year without question. And yet, there is still a percentage of feeders sold intact at a discount because they haven’t been castrated. Plus, even for those producers who … Continue reading

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Bumblefoot in Chickens: The Complete Care and Treatment Guide

Bumblefoot, also known as pododermatitis, is quite common in chickens. When you think about chickens’ feet, they do even more work than your feet! They are up and about all day and then when they go to bed they still … Continue reading

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24 Lost Gardening Tips

While many things improve with age and advanced technology, there are some things that stand the test of time. What worked perfectly a century ago is still just as effective and useful today as it was then. Here are some … Continue reading

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Flying with guns

This article is from 2014. Be sure to check for TSA and airline updates before flying. Here’s a bold statement. When you fly the friendly skies, you’ll experience more invasion of privacy, groping and unwanted scrutiny when you walk through … Continue reading

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How to negotiate directly with physicians and hospitals

This is the written version of the talk that I gave last June at the First ZeroHedge Symposium and Live Fight Club in Marfa, Texas. The symposium theme was disintermediation, and this talk was titled: How to negotiate directly with … Continue reading

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Map of maximum posted speed limits

The following table lists the speed limits for various types of roads in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. If a state has different speed limits for commercial trucks, they are listed separately. In many states, the maximum … Continue reading

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