Storm Clouds On The Horizon

Britesea

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After you listen to this, read some of the posts. Have you noticed that stores are spreading out the products along the shelves to make the shelves look full?
 

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Pigs are loaded in trailer, taking them to slaughter this morning. Been working down the meat freezer, cleaning out the vegetable freezer and packing it with produce. Been canning like a starving squirrel. LOL LOL
Steer will be coming in soon. Our friend has kept him in the lot, feeding him until the pigs left. He proposed that we feed 6 CCX to slaughter size, we counter offered with 10 CCX. Darn good trade!

Been canning like a starving squirrel. 😍
 

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I listened to it all and sure agree with much of it. We have ALL been concerned with food, household supplies, income, etc. on here, IMO. It is, after all, a major part of our self reliant behaviors....and something to which we all subscribe in some fashion. This year I can say that more emphasis has been placed on "extra" winter stockpiling, canning, growing, seeds, etc. Planning for some pretty dire times, in fact......from the supply chains. Learn about substitutions.

There are shelves here that are bare in certain areas -- especially the cleaning/sanitizing portions of a store. We all know that some basics are limited in stocking -- sugar, flour, yeasts, canning supplies, etc. Today in WM I saw FOUR freezers....the small chest type, 7cu ft. But, still a hard thing to find sometimes. Their meats & most all canned goods were ample for shoppers. However -- that's today! Prices are rising fast.

Preparing for the worst and hoping for the best, I feel good to THINK I have covered as much as I am able to control. It was an interesting report with food for thought. Everyone save the chicken, rabbit, goat, cattle and horse poo ..... you'll need it in your garden! Buy seeds now.

For me, I am blessed to have my dairy goats, supplying my and some others their milk -- cheese, cream, etc. here -- kids each year for sale &/or freezer, chickens for eggs/meat. Plenty of fertilizer for the garden. Too many seeds to plant and a roof over my head! Deer abound for any who hunt. Many are not so fortunate. Thankful that I am.
 
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Yes, YOU are blessed, Mini. but, in the wake of coming events, you are not secure, unless you are prepared to defend what you have against those who would take it, including our government.
 

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