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Losing Chickens To Predators

Over the past couple of weeks I have lost several chickens to predators. Several of them have gone missing, with just a few feathers in the chicken yard. From the trail of feathers, something drug the chicken from the chicken house.

It is not a chicken hawk, because there is no body. Chicken hawks do not eat the bones.

A trail camera in the chicken yard showed a couple of raccoons and an opossum.

Opossums will not drag a chicken off. It will eat the chicken in the chicken house.

Handguns For Bug Out Location

Handguns For Bug Out LocationRate This Article Part of my overall prepping plans is to have enough firearms for friends and family members who bug out to my location.  I live in a rural area with privately owned that borders national forest and timber company land. Hunting firearms is not a problem, the issue is […]

So Called Preppers Are Going To Starve

So Called Preppers Are Going To Starve100% 1 Votes If there is ever a real SHTF / TEOTWAWKI event, a large number of so called preppers are going to starve or die from dysentery. Proof to back up that statement?  Just look at the popular prepping related videos on youtube, or look at what forum […]

Millenials Lack Survival Skills

Millenials Lack Survival Skills100% 2 Votes There is a thread in the survival forum about how Millenials Lack Survival Skills. The opening post links to a page on Foxnews, which links to another page and so on. None of the linked pages outside the forum offer very much information, so I thought I would write […]

What Trump Means To Preppers

What Trump Means To PreppersRate This Article What does the election of Donald Trump mean to preppers? It means there is a lot of good stuff in the future. End free trade and bring our jobs back from China. Let China know we will no longer bow to them.

Mountain house extends life of pouches

Mountain house extends life of pouchesRate This Article Mountain House recently extended the life of their pouches to 30 years, instead of 7 years.   This is supposed to be retroactive to existing pouches produced before the date change. How I found about about the date change, I posted a video on youtube called Stockpiling […]

Stockpiling antibacterial soap

Stockpiling antibacterial soapRate This Article Are you stockpiling antibacterial soap? If you answered yes, stop buying antibacterial soap and buy regular soap instead . Seems antibacterial has not been proven to be more effective than regular soap at preventing the spread of germs. In 2013 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested antibacterial soap manufacturers prove […]

The Gray Man Concept

The Gray Man ConceptRate This Article The concept of the gray man is to blend in.  This person can disappear into the crowd and never be noticed. For all points and purposes, shouldn’t preppers / survivalist be practicing gray man on an everyday basis?  As stated in another post, tacticool has no place in prepping. […]

Abandoned hunting camps

Abandoned hunting campsRate This Article All across the nation, tucked away in the wilderness are hunting camps.  Often referred to as deer camps, these are usually simple wood framed buildings, may have a propane stove and propane refrigerator, a wood stove, a room with beds, or in the case below a single room with a […]

Tacticool has no place in prepping

Tacticool has no place in preppingRate This Article While visiting various AR-15 forums and other firearms forums, I see a common trend that only the best is good enough.  Only the best AR-15 is good enough, everything else is junk.  Only the very best magazines are good enough, everything else is junk.  Only the very […]

Thoughts on a micro-bug out bag

Thoughts on a micro-bug out bagRate This Article While working on my fighting load carrier (FLC) and thinking about an overnight kit that would fit in a fanny pack, I started thinking about a micro bug out bag.  The idea for a micro-bug out bag came as I was thinking about a short range recon […]

Thoughts on mass transportation after shtf

Thoughts on mass transportation after shtfRate This Article Transporting goods and services during a long term SHTF / TEOTWAWKI situation has been on my mind for awhile. In big cities people use large SUVs and trucks as a status symbol. 300+ horsepower, 4 wheel drive, gas guzzler, but has never pulled a trailer or been […]

Trespassers at the bug out location

Trespassers at the bug out locationRate This Article A few days ago I was walking along the creek that is the property line between my land and the timber company land. Not only does the timber company grow timber on their land, they also lease the land out to hunters. It is not unusual to […]

Chickens are their own worst enemy

Chickens are their own worst enemyRate This Article Chickens would be great farm animals for SHTF if they were not so stupid.  The honest truth is they will find a way to get themselves killed. Build them a nice cage and they will find a way to get out. They will wander away from the […]

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