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Livestock and more • Re: killing livestock

February 4, 2018 IceFire 0

Not everyone can "do the deed," especially if they have not been involved in fishing, hunting, etc. Personally, I don’t have a problem with it (have already dispatched chickens, turkeys, etc.) but then again, my Dad had me out fishing since …

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Livestock and more • Re: killing livestock

February 4, 2018 IceFire 0

Not everyone can "do the deed," especially if they have not been involved in fishing, hunting, etc. Personally, I don’t have a problem with it (have already dispatched chickens, turkeys, etc.) but then again, my Dad had me out fishing since …

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Livestock and more • Re: killing livestock

February 4, 2018 Kansas Terri 0

A few years back I decided to be kind to myself, which means being less perfect. So my chickens are all layers, excepting for the rooster. So all of my birds pull their weight without me having to slaughter. Excepting, of course, for the old ones, an…

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Livestock and more • Re: killing livestock

February 3, 2018 ForwardPreppers 0

Well, as crusty as Illini is….most folks are human enough to form a bond with someone/something who is in their life everyday. Even though I don’t name my laying chickens and do see them as a food source, it is hard to put them down when the time c…

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Livestock and more • Re: killing livestock

February 3, 2018 ForwardPreppers 0

Well, as crusty as Illini is….most folks are human enough to form a bond with someone/something who is in their life everyday. Even though I don’t name my laying chickens and do see them as a food source, it is hard to put them down when the time c…

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Livestock and more • killing livestock

February 3, 2018 musketjim 0

Been raising chickens and turkeys for awhile, can’t bring myself to put them in the freezer. Except for a punk rooster. Right now I have an old tom turkey who is about done I think. I’ll miss him, he’s a bit like my dogs. He’s been following me arou…

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Livestock and more • killing livestock

February 3, 2018 musketjim 0

Been raising chickens and turkeys for awhile, can’t bring myself to put them in the freezer. Except for a punk rooster. Right now I have an old tom turkey who is about done I think. I’ll miss him, he’s a bit like my dogs. He’s been following me arou…

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Livestock and more • Re: Meat Grinders

January 13, 2018 Cajun68 0

A while back a watched a youtube called thewolfpit make spam. He had a like to a 50 or 60 doller grinder. I bought it have have put 6 deer through it this year, and probably 15 pork shoulders. Best 60 bucks I spent on amazon.Statistics: Posted by Caj…

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Livestock and more • Sweet trade for lamb

January 13, 2018 Cajun68 0

As lots of you know lamb is not cheap. Going Price Is around 250 for 100lb live one. I had talked to a lady awhile back but didn’t want to pay the 250 so I passed. She called me a few days ago trying to sell some LGD puppies. We started talking shee…

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Livestock and more • Sweet trade for lamb

January 13, 2018 Cajun68 0

As lots of you know lamb is not cheap. Going Price Is around 250 for 100lb live one. I had talked to a lady awhile back but didn’t want to pay the 250 so I passed. She called me a few days ago trying to sell some LGD puppies. We started talking shee…

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Livestock and more • Re: The honeybee farm.

December 23, 2017 smittyctz6 0

The wife and I took the Plunge! Last April we got to Hives and have a small Backyard apiary.. If I can get them thru CT crazy winter I will let you know… We have Langstroth Hives and are running all 10 frame Mediums.. Easier for us to lift.. St…

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Livestock and more • Re: Rabbits

December 1, 2017 whitebear54 0

Here’s an article I wrote and published in Volume 27 of my Dying Time Newsletter (which you can sign up to receive for free at http://www.raymonddeanwhite.com I hope you all find it useful.Rabbits vs ChickensAmong Preppers the debate rages. Not the o…