Category Archives: Tips and tricks

How to tie a Duncan Knot

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I knew there was a reason I hate those creepy bastards

Possums, also known as opossums, are small animals found mainly in the eastern US states. It is one of numerous predators that can attack your backyard chickens. And yes, opossums will eat chickens. In this article we explain how to … Continue reading

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And now you know

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A Beginner’s Guide to Whiskey Varieties

Get up out of your seat and look at yourself in the mirror. What do you see? An accomplished whiskey drinker who can tell the origins of a bottle by its color? Or an amateur who wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading

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The Cream Legbar Chicken

The Cream Legbar has become a firm favorite here in the US at least, in part for its’ blue eggs. It is a fascinating study in genetics as few breeds have had their origins so well mapped. As you may … Continue reading

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Preparing waterfowl for your freezer

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Well-known outdoor communicator and master wild game chef, Brad Fenson, has some great tips on preparing waterfowl for storage in your freezer in a new how-to video sponsored by Kent Cartridge. Want to learn the best way … Continue reading

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Oh, hell yeah!

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Delaware Chicken: Care, Egg Laying and Pictures

Delaware chickens are a relatively new breed of chicken to the chicken world. In the 1940s it was all set to become the broiler industry ‘superstar’, but things went awry and the Delaware languished and fell into obscurity. They are … Continue reading

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Cleaning cast iron

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For all you bartenders:

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Drawing from a seated position

Stop for a minute and think how much time you spend in a seated position. Whether it’s in your car, behind a desk at work, or eating in a restaurant, we all are sitting for a significant portion of our … Continue reading

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Situational Awareness Tips & Drills

Even for those who feel pretty confident about their own situational awareness, sometimes it can slip. It’s good practice to engage in purposeful awareness beyond the ordinary ho-hum of life’s activities. Note that situational awareness is NOT engaging in paranoia. … Continue reading

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And now you know…

The meaning of hand gestures vary drastically from culture to culture. Flash someone a well-meaning “thumbs up” sign in Russia, and they’ll interpret it as a vulgar insult. Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending without Words, … Continue reading

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Praxis – Introduction to Route Finding by wes

Praxis Series Introduction to Route Finding (Using Your Compass)   Definition of praxis (credit Merriam-Webster online dictionary 2018) plural praxes play \ˈprak-ˌsēz\ 1 : action, practice: such as a : exercise or practice of an art, science, or skill The following three pdf downloads are of … Continue reading

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The A-Z of Chicken Breeds and Choosing the Perfect One

Naturally the perfect chicken means different things to different people. My perfect chicken would not only lay the egg, but scramble it and serve it in bed to me. While I enjoyed breakfast in bed she would do housework! So, … Continue reading

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How to forge a knife

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Chicken Wormers: All You Need To Know

Chickens, like most mammals and birds, are prone to worms. Some of these little beasties can cause all sorts of problems for your chickens. We are going to give you a ‘worm primer’; what they are, what they do and … Continue reading

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And now you know…

“You got to sneak up on this like a covey of quail…” -Doc

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Preserve your eggs for winter

-Dolt

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Dried Mealworms: Should Your Chickens Eat Them?

Mealworms! Shake that packet and chickens come running from every corner of the yard. Chickens love dried mealworms, no doubt about it. But should you be feeding them to your flock? It really depends on the supplier. As always, higher … Continue reading

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