Homesteading

Homesteading is thought to be one one of the best ways to prepare for any long-term disaster. Although bugging out is possible, having your own piece of land in a (semi) secluded place is ideal.

Read the articles below to learn how to homestead on a small piece of land because it takes time to become good at them. The sooner you start, the sooner you’ll be prepared.

Some of the things you’ll learn include:

  • raising livestock such as chickens, ducks and pigs
  • various long-term food preservation methods such as canning
  • and how to start a survival garden from scratch, plus tips on how to keep it concealed

9 Ways to Keep Rodents out of Your Stockpile

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Protecting your stockpile from rodents can seem like a never ending battle – especially when you appear to be losing the war. Not only is it essential that we keep our stockpiled preps out of the paws and mouths of rodents now, but especially after the actual SHTF event. If …

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7 Long-Term Milk Options For Preppers

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Long-term and sustainable milk options are far more than many preppers realize. Keeping livestock or spending a lot of money (and using a ton of space) to stockpile commercially manufactured powdered milk are only two of many ways to ensure there will be milk to drink, cook, and bake with …

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Manure Management 101

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If you raise animals, no matter how large or small your farm or homestead, there’s one thing that you must deal with, manure. Different animals produce varying amounts of waste, anywhere from 50 lbs a day per horse to about 11 lbs per day for pigs and just under 5 …

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50 Excellent Ways to Start Becoming More Self-Reliant

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If you’re paying any attention to world affairs and particularly the current political condition of the United States, it’s obvious that trouble is brewing which could lead to economic collapse or some other SHTF event. But even if you don’t believe that our world could change as we know it, …

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What to Feed Your Animals in an Emergency

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An article of this nature cannot hope to cover every single plant or food source that can or can’t be fed to an animal. However there are some foods that are toxic to certain animals which humans consider healthy – like avocado. If you have experience on a food source …

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Top Protein Sources on the Survival Homestead

Protein, it is an important part of our daily diet now, but will become even more vital during a long-term disaster. Our bodies require more protein for energy during high-stress situations, and a SHTF scenario will definitely be one of those situations. On a daily, really an hourly, basis, we …

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Canning Meat for Preppers

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Well-stocked food storage for survival requires more than vegetables and fruit. Meat is essential for your diet, and you never know if the local wildlife will be in abundance after an SHTF situation. Canned meat should be a staple in your prepper food storage, but not all meats are created …

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