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    shortages

    When it comes to canning supplies the words To much is not enough comes to mind.
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    shortages

    Just saw a announcement that McMurray hatchery want be shipping some of their chicks due to avian flu . They are having to destroy some of their breed lines and will need these chicks to repopulate their flocks.
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    shortages

    Can that atv replicate it self with a younger version of its self .
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    shortages

    We don't use a lot of milk so don't need a large dairy animal like a cow or goat. But there just don't seem to be any dairy rabbits out there.
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    shortages

    Another way to look at shortages. I do some volunteer work with a food giveaway ministery . We did 2 last week and one today . That covers 3 different county's . Today while talking with the leader he said that the Second Harvest warehouse is down to half its normal level on dry and can goods...
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    Feeding Rabbits

    A rear bagger mower and a drying rack does wonders for free rabbit hay.
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    shortages

    It's not what we harvest . It's how much is exported or imported that makes for the shortages.
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    Canning with Tattler Lids

    I love mine. Leave the ring a little loose in the canner then tighten down after it comes out . My original test jars are still sealed 9 years later. Normally would only use these on high use items where the jar gets used every year.
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    shortages

    My new fences are interesting. Have been able to lay my hands on a slow but stead supply of plastic pallets. So my fence is 40 inches tall and 8 feet between post . I screw the pallets together with treated lumber at the joints. Sorry I don't do pics.
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    What's for dinner?

    All I will say about dinner is that Truly my goose is cooked.
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    Apple Butter

    Ok sorry for delay . Today was a travel day . 5 pounds of juice tart apples 1 cup apple cider or water About 2 1/2 cups sugar white or brown 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1/4 tsp ground nutmeh Remove bless and core apples and then cut into 8ths. Put apples and cider in kettle...
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    Apple Butter

    The one I use is in Putting Food By . I gave it to someone in Rebel Canners MEWE earlier this week . Will look it back up for you later today.
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    Natural Smoke Flavor

    Well being 100% off grid I don't use a slow cooker unless you count the fartherist point on the wood cook stove from the firebox.
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    Natural Smoke Flavor

    Wait you mean putting a shallow pan of tomato sauce in my smoke house is the wrong technique.
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    A Little Humor

    Fair warning . Don't plant to many . The USDA has a $1,000,000 bar on production.
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