Tag Archives: rotation

  • What Should I Do?
    WaterBricks Storage Containers

    Rotating Your Water Storage

    Checking on your water preps
    by bgarrett

    Friday, August 5, 2016, 8:28 PM


    Water StorageA common question I am asked about preparing for any type of emergency is how often you should rotate your water storage. If you’ve tried to search around on the internet for an answer, there is a lot of conflicting information. I hope this article will not only answer your question but also help you feel more confident about preparing for an emergency.

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  • What Should I Do?
    Phil Williams

    Chicken Paddock Shift in Action

    Natural chicken powered mowing
    by Phil Williams

    Thursday, March 3, 2016, 8:12 PM


    I have a flock of chickens that graze the upper slopes of my property between swales. Their manure migrates into the swales, feeding the trees on the downslope berm. They are moved weekly along this two acre stretch of property. The chickens benefit from fresh ground, insects, and vegetation. They are healthier and consume less feed in the process. The only negative is the work involved in setting up and taking down the electronet fencing each week.

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  • What Should I Do?
    Portable Electric Chicken Fencing

    Chicken Paddock Shift

    Rotational free ranging chickens
    by Phil Williams

    Monday, June 9, 2014, 6:22 PM


    I am a big fan of the paddock shift method of raising chickens. It is the healthiest way to raise chickens, and it allows you to control where they go, and where they are excluded. You end up with a healthier pasture which gives you healthier chickens, therefore healthier meat and eggs.

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