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How to Help Hens Lay a Lot More Eggs

How to Help Your Hens Lay More Eggs

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFDad may earn a small commission at NO additional cost to you. There are various factors that affect the production of your hens laying eggs and each one should be considered equally important in order to get […]

All natural antibiotics

7 All Natural Antibiotics To Use In Emergencies

Did you know that many foods in your pantry can double up as all natural antibiotics in case of an emergency? While the media may point out the dangers of Zika, flu pandemics, and other “newly” emerging diseases, they say very little about the rise of “super bugs”.  These common diseases are quickly outstripping the […]

Oyster mushrooms in the wild

Foraging Wild Edibles – Most Popular Foods to Forage

Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested. Here’s a look at foraging wild edibles: learn about the most popular foods you can forage. What Is Foraging? Foraging is the […]

Radiation Protection While Bugging Out

Radiation Protection While Bugging Out

The use of radioactive material for energy generation, military purposes and medicine has become internationally prevalent over the past decades. While being inherently dangerous, the destructive potential of radioactive material is realized only when it is taken out of a controlled environment as may occur following an accidental or intentional nuclear reactor meltdown, a radiological […]

The Squirrel Trap - A Critical Survival Tool That Most Preppers Don't Have

Best Squirrel Traps for Preppers

In these uncertain times it is imperative to be prepared to bug out on foot if need be. Your bug out bag contents could mean the difference between staying alive or not. We all know the basics one should have for survival; a knife (check our Arthos Fixed Blade Survival Knife review here), fire starter, means to make potable water and […]

Bragg's organic apple cider vinegar

What Are The Health Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

When it comes to number of benefits, apple cider vinegar tops the list of natural products that every homesteader or prepper should know about. Why? When SHTF, access to modern medicine as we know it would dwindle or be almost impossible. Knowing how to use natural products for various purposes is always a very useful […]

Fall Gardening 101

Gardening Tips For Fall To Feed Your Family Homegrown Veggies

Most people focus on spring and summer gardening but forget that the growing season can extend into the fall. I really enjoy gardening later into the year, especially knowing I can feed my family healthy, fresh, organically home-grown veggies harvested straight from our garden. Since it is now time to start planting your fall garden, […]

Survival Camping Tips: How To Waterproof Your Tent and Keep Warm

How To Waterproof Your Tent and Keep Warm – Survival Camping Tips

Camping is always fun, however for one to be a survivalist they will require various camping tips to ensure they survive unscathed. These tips will range from keeping warm and how to waterproof your tent among others. Here are some of the tips that a survivalist will require to keep warm during camping. Tips on […]

How To Communicate When SHTF

How To Communicate When SHTF

If the worst happens and the apocalypse comes, you are going to need more than a reliable vehicle, a safe place to hide, and enough granola bars to last you several weeks. You are going to need to learn how to communicate when SHTF. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can stay in touch […]

How Much You Need To Plant To Feed Your Family

How Much You Need To Plant To Feed Your Family

Are you wondering how much you need to plant to feed your family? How many seeds/plants do you need to plant if you want to feed your family fresh produce during the growing season, and then can enough to last the rest of the year? Norpro Canning Essentials Boxed Set, 6 Piece Set The chart […]