Category Archives: Tips and tricks

The poncho liner

There have been some amazing military innovations over the years: freeze-dried food for MREs, jet aircraft, rail guns, and the soul-sucking website, Army Knowledge Online. But none of these compare to the simplest, most wonderful invention known to mankind: the … Continue reading

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Can chickens fly?

From time to time, we get questions about the hens’ ability to fly. So today we are going to answer this very question for you. The short answer is: yes! As always though, there is more to the answer so … Continue reading

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Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Although we recently did an article on the Wyandotte chicken, we have received a lot of enquiries about the Blue Laced Red Wyandotte. The Blue Laced Red Wyandotte is perhaps the prettiest Wyandotte. So here’s an article on this beautifully … Continue reading

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Chickens as pets in the US

Chickens are the new family dog, says backyard chicken expert and blogger Kathy Shea Mormino, who is known to her fans as the Chicken Chick. Raising chickens is one of the fastest-growing hobbies in the United States, yet chickens often … Continue reading

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It’s the simple things in life

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How Long Do Chickens Lay Eggs For?

We’re often asked here at The Happy Chicken Coop: “how long will my hen lay eggs for”? Like so many ‘simple’ questions there is no straightforward answer, there are many variables – within each breed and each individual hen. A … Continue reading

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Linking rounds. -MM

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Fresh homemade pretzels with your beer

Are you tired of waiting an hour for pretzel dough to rise? Don’t have any yeast in your kitchen? Well don’t fret, I found this great recipe that’s quick, easy, and delicious. The pretzels cook in 10 minutes. Serving Size: … Continue reading

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Garlic, people…..

NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials say a 55-year-old Connecticut man died after contracting a tick-borne illness. The state medical examiner’s office says Michael Yoder, of New Milford, died Aug. 8 of liver and kidney failure after contracting babesiosis from … Continue reading

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And now you know…

Cockerels dancing and chasing the girls around the yard are a sure sign that the warmer months are here, the mating games are about to start and baby chicks are on the horizon. Although some of the antics that go … Continue reading

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There’s hope for compulsive gamblers after all

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Just so ya know…..

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The Care and Feeding of the AR/M16 Platform Rifles

I don’t know what the deal is with this post. It went up, it disappeared, and then it appeared in the archives. I’m reposting again in the hopes it will stay put because it’s got some great information in it. … Continue reading

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I can personally attest to that

Back when I was smoking weed and/or drinking daily, I wouldn’t dream at all. But when I quit…..? Holy shit, the dreams were so vivid that if I woke in the middle of one I couldn’t wait to go back … Continue reading

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Varmint Al’s Reloading Page (and other stuff too)

http://www.varmintal.com/arelo.htm Advanced reloading, rifle tuning, coyote hunting, hunting tales, Ham radios, gunsmithing, all kinds of good shit. If you’re thinking about getting into reloading, don’t be intimidated by this page. I’ve been reloading for over 30 years and do a … Continue reading

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Field Medicine for Terrorist Attacks

Editor’s note: Lots of folks are asking about tactical first aid classes after yesterday’s active killer attack in Florida. Medical professionals on scene reported that their initial response included 40 paramedics and even with that, they were overwhelmed. People were … Continue reading

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The flip flop winch

-RJ

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This is THE shit for Monkey Butt

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