The Urban Survival Toilet

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If the grid goes down and you’re trying to stick out the disaster at home, one of the most immediate problems you’ll have to deal with is what to do with human waste. If the water stops running, you won’t be able to flush your toilets, and you don’t want to just keep using them […]

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5 Things You Must Learn to DIY Before a Collapse

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As we all know, after a major collapse, many important supplies will be hard to come by. This is why preppers stock up on essentials ahead of time. But while a lot of attention is given to stockpiling supplies, not much is given to making your own supplies. If you find yourself living through a […]

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How to Reinforce a Shipping Container to Bury It (EMP Proof)

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Other than a full-blown nuclear war, a widespread EMP (electromagnetic pulse) is probably the scariest thing that could happen. The whole world would be plunged into darkness, followed by months–if not years–of anarchy. Your best chance of surviving such an event is to hole in a shelter or bug out retreat that you can defend. […]

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How To Raise Mealworms For Feed, Fishing, Or Fun

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It may seem a bit odd to learn how to raise mealworms at first. Why would you ever want to have a supply of worms? Mealworms are not like the redworms you have in your worm composter. They won’t produce valuable worm castings for use in your garden. But they do have other benefits, and … Read more

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Fence Planters: Fantastic & Free Plans To Get More Growing Space

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Does it feel as though you’ve filled your yard, and yet you still want to grow more? Now is the time to aspire to vertical garden options, or to use up those weird spots at the base of your fenceline. This is the perfect time to incorporate the use of fence planters of all sorts, … Read more

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25 DIY Weekend Preparedness Projects

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25 DIY Weekend Preparedness Projects What are you doing with your time? Huh? How much time do you spend doing the things you like and how much time do you spend doing the things you need to be doing? A lot of the reason why people waste time is because they have not set up …

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5 Great and Productive Ways To Get Rid Of The Winter Time Blues

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It has been extremely cold across most of the United States and the winter time blues are at an all time high. Many of us are stuck in our homes because it is either too cold or too dangerous to

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95 DIY Greenhouse Plans: Learn How To Build A Greenhouse

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You’ve decided you want to build a DIY greenhouse? Well, in that case, you’re in luck. I’ve got 95 different concepts and greenhouse plans for you to work from. Some are very rudimentary, others quite refined. A few will get you your DIY greenhouse cheap and easily. And others will give you a large greenhouse … Read more

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26 Cold Frame Plans For Your Winter Garden

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As the cold weather starts to come on, many of us sigh and look forward to the start of the spring again, when we can once more grow fresh vegetables and fruit for our tables. But it doesn’t have to be like that! There’s many cold-weather vegetables that can easily grow with just a little … Read more

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50+ Free Raised Bed Garden Plans And Ideas That Are Easy To Build

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If any backyard furniture deserves an award for being highly utilitarian, the raised garden bed is a top contender! In essence, a raised bed is a massive planting box. It doesn’t sound like much when it’s described like that, but it solves a lot of problems. A raised garden bed provides drainage so your plants … Read more

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How To Clean, Protect, and Care For Your Outdoor Furniture Year-Round

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After much hard work, you have a beautiful garden bursting with flowers and glorious harvests of various vegetable and fruity goodness. However, an unseemly horror lurks in the corner of your mini-Eden, long forgotten as the seasons have cycled from one to the next. Yes, that’s right, your unloved garden furniture. It’s there. It looks … Read more

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53 Tomato Trellis Designs (Completely Free)

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While some people grow determinate tomatoes so that they don’t have to worry about a trellis, anyone who wants to grow an indeterminate variety is going to need one. Whether short or tall, big or small, I’ve got a list of different options which will help ensure your tomatoes have the support that they need … Read more

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5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

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5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now! If you’re prepping to bug in in case of a major disaster (like most preppers do), you’re probably wondering what piece of gear to buy next? I know spending is fun, but the thing that’s more important is to have survival skills. Besides, some of these items … Continue reading 5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

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Book: 52 Prepper’s Projects for Parents and Kids

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Prepare your child for the unpredictable through 52 prepper projects. Teach them basic outdoors survival skills, first aid, how to create their own “bug-out bag,” and more.

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DIY 2 Survive A How To Guide Of Great Prepper Projects

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 DIY 2 Survive A How To Guide Of Great Prepper Projects

Welcome to DIY 2 Survive A How To Guide Of Great Prepper Projects. I’ve collected some of my best DIY Projects in one easy place. Over the years since I started Survivalpunk I have done many DIY projects. Most of my best projects are a few years old now and are buried in the blog archives. Many of you might not ever see them.

With DIY 2 Survive A How To Guide Of Great Prepper Projects  I did the work of gathering them in one place. In this e-book you get 36 prepper projects.

This e-book is organized into 5 basic categories. Fire, Food, Gear,  Cleaning and Tech. Each section has several projects to choose from. I have detailed instructions to follow along with. There are over 150 photos in this packed e-book.

 

You will learn how to make a coffee can hobo stove with pot holders. The perfect lightweight stove to take backpacking. You don’t have to worry about bringing fuel with a hobo stove.  Learn how to make fuel tabs for esbit type stoves.

In the food section I teach you how to make your own camping meals. No more wasting money on Mountain House meals. Making them yourself and they will be much healthier than the junk on the market. I show you how to make fresh breakfast sausage at home. Finding sausage without fillers and chemicals is expensive. You get those 2 plus 10 more great recipes.

In the Gear section I show you how to make a velcro backed battery holder. These are really great to stick on packs and gear. They also are work amazing to keep batteries tidy in you pack. Have a great small light edc light and want to go hands free with it? I teach you how to make any small flashlight into a headlamp.

 

In the cleaning section I teach you how to save money and get rid of toxic cleaners. I have two chapters on making your own laundry soap. You will learn how to use baking soda and vinegar to clean around the house.

Lastly is the tech section. There are only two projects in here but they are big ones. First learn how to make a tough, waterproof, encrypted thumb drive to store your documents on. I may have over built this as it looks bomb proof. Finally building a backup battery bank. This is by far the most expensive and most important project in this book. I would not fault you for skipping to the end to do this one first.

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22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

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22 Awesome Ways To Reuse An Altoids Tin There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely. Grandpa’s old motto of “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” still resonates. Great for a bug out bag and shtf situation. I made a small …

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Survival Mom DIY: Build Your Own Fresnel Lens

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diy fresnel lensThe story of my DIY Fresnel lens began three years ago when I lost my house and all its contents in a fire. It started around 4:00 a.m. when my daughter got up and fluffed her job uniform in the dryer. We had no idea the dryer would short out and burn through a gas line.

Later that same morning, I woke up and smelled smoke. It looked a bit hazy in the house, and it smelled acrid to me, so I woke up my husband and son and they began to look around for the source of the small. My husband checked the wood stove, it was fine, but when he opened the basement door, fire flashed over the room.

Once the fire fighters left, everything we had owned was a wet, smoky, smoldering mess. I didn’t think anything could be saved at that point, but I was wrong.

Salvaging the Fresnel lens

My husband, Jeff, and I kept going back through the remains of our home to see if we could find anything that survived the fire, and to visualize what had once been our house. One find was the 60″ big screen TV in the basement. It was melted on the outside and misshapen, but we thought, “Hmmm….there should be a lens in that TV. I wonder if we could salvage it?”

If we could, we knew that lens could be fashioned into a frame and become a functioning Fresnel lens. With that lens alone, I could make an outdoor oven, but we quickly encountered the next problem: we didn’t have any tools! We dug through ashes and debris where the garage had been, and found a screwdriver.

With just that one tool we were able to take out the screws that held the TV together where we could. When the melted plastic proved to be a challenge, we just beat the crap out of it with the handle of the screwdriver to get to the inside of the TV! All this effort paid off. This big, beautiful, rectangular flexible lens came out completely intact!

My next step was to contact my friend, John, a woodworker, to see if he could help me build a frame that could resemble a standing mirror, with a way to pivot the lens. John was happy to help, and he had tools! I couldn’t provide anything but the lens. Believe it or not, this small project gave me something to focus on rather than all our losses.

Putting the Fresnel lens and frame together

If you’re unfamiliar with the Fresnel lens, imagine a giant magnifying glass. You can start a small fire by directing sunlight through the magnifying glass onto a tiny pile of wood shavings or paper. Now imagine that magnifying glass many, many times larger and you have a Fresnel lens.

I headed over to John’s shop with my lens. I should mention, there are two types of these lenses: linear and spot lenses. Most lenses coming out of the older big screen TV’s are linear, and produce a more diffused area of heat when the sun strikes the center of the lens. If you are really lucky, you may get a spot lens. It focuses the sun into a small focal point on the lens, and you may be able to melt metal with it.

fresnel lensJohn is not just a great friend, but a great teacher. He measured and cut a length of wood for one side, and then let me do the opposite side. For the frame, we made 2 long boards, 2 shorter boards, each with a fine groove down the center of each. This way, the lens would fit snugly into the frame, and not fall out. A threaded bolt (lag bolt) was inserted halfway down the long side of each frame. (see photo)

Next, we worked on making two “T” shaped legs, with the “T” being the base touching the ground. A hole was drilled about 2″from the top of each leg. The lag bolt that was sticking out of the rectangular frame, was inserted through the top of the leg. John added a small plastic knob to the outside to keep everything in its place.

Voila, it was finished!  Since it was a sunny day, we experimented with it, by placing a piece of heavy cardboard on the ground, and angled the lens towards it. After several seconds, smoke began to appear. Then the cardboard began to burn. With that, I knew it could generate heat. My next step was to learn to cook with it.

How to use the Fresnel lens for cooking

As an off-grid cooking method, a Fresnel lens is a whole different animal than a solar cooker, such as the Sun Oven. A Fresnel lens is able to focus the power of the sun so directly that it can start a fire within seconds. Therefore, a couple of safety measures must be in place.

First, everyone around the lens should use dark safety glasses to protect your eyes. The glare from this lens is extreme and corneas can become permanently damaged. (I also recommend sunglasses when using the Sun Oven, as those reflectors cast extreme glares as well.) Second, it’s best if the cooking area is free of anything flammable, such as grass, leaves, and twigs. You want to cook just a pot of food, not set the whole backyard on fire! A third important point is to never leave the Fresnel lens out in the sunlight without being there to supervise. This isn’t the type of cooking or baking that allows you to wander away and clean house or watch a TV show while the food is cooking. Some people have use spot lenses to melt metal. That gives you an idea of the capabilities these lenses have.

When using the lens to cook, I’ve mostly used cast iron skillets and pots. I simply set the pot on the ground and aim the lens toward it. I’ve found that I get good cooking results even if the pot of food is slightly to the left or right of the direct beam of the lens, although you can move either the pot or the lens, whichever is easier, to keep the sunlight directed toward your food. Some folks I know use Pyrex dishes, but I haven’t tried that, yet.

Cooking time will depend on cloud cover and the food itself. A pot of soup will cook up more quickly than a whole chicken. I recommend keeping a log of everything you cook and the length of time it takes. That will be your best gauge for cooking times, although one person reported that a hot dog was burned to a crisp in just about a minute.

Here’s an interesting forum discussion about these lenses.

If you decide to make one of these yourself, remember, SAFETY FIRST, and then have fun trying this new, solar powered wonder.

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36 DIY Weekend Projects for Preparedness and Survival

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36 DIY Weekend Projects for Preparedness and Survival I just love all of these DIY Survival Projects. Get outside and get prepared, and have fun in the meantime! As a Prepper, I really enjoy “Do It Yourself” projects that help me to discover new ways for my family to become more self sufficient. One of …

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Personal Sustainability!

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Personal Sustainability!
Brett Bauma “Makers on Acres

On the next episode of the Makers On Acres Tech. Build and Grow Show, we are going to be talking about our own personal sustainability.

Personal SustainabilityMany of us dream of living a self-reliant lifestyle. The road to true self-reliance can be one that has many road blocks and obstacles, including funding. So how do we develop a sustainable lifestyle that leads us to self-reliance? There are many answers to this question, but I want to hit on some of the most impactful ones that can make the biggest change from the start.

4-9-16 wood-214577_960_720For the last 2 weeks of shows I have been discussing the pitfalls of modern agriculture and how it cannot sustain itself at its present pace. If we are to live personally self-reliant lifestyles, we need to make sure that the life we set up for our self can be sustained for many years to come and overcome multiple obstacles in the path. We need to build in redundancy in our lives and hedge our “bets” by developing multi-level systems that can overcome loss and failures. Many times folks will choose one system for a part of their self-reliance plan and simply not consider backup plans or build in redundancy plans.

4-9-16 vegetables-790022_960_720On the next show I will be discussing many different projects we can all do to set ourselves up for success in our self-reliance and sustainability plans. We will go over plans from gardening to technology and everything in between. A successful plan will account for as many variables as possible, and not simply focus on one issue. Self-reliant living can be complex with many different facets, but once the ball is put in motion, it can become simple and a part of everyday normal in our lives.
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Control projects created!

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Control projects created!
Brett Bauma “Makers on Acres

This week on the Makers On AcresControl projects created Tech, Build and Grow show we are going to be discussing Arduino!

It has been a while since we have visited the world of Arduino Micro controllers!

3-5-16 20151214_175549Many of you may or may not have listened to me as a guest on Highlanders Tech Show when we were discussing Arduino Micro Controllers. Arduino Micro controllers give us abilities to control and create so many different projects that the list is nearly limitless. An Arduino Micro Controller can control a greenhouse, watering system, robot, heating and cooling system, RC Car, drone and much more.

Arduino microcontrollers are a very interesting product as they allow us to create nearly anything we can think of with our creative minds. When coupled with some extra electro mechanical devices and digital devices, the possibilities of Arduino are endless!

So what is an Arduino? And why would any survivalist or Prepper or anyone else for that matter be interested? If you have ever had that moment in your life where you have said I wish I could make “____” or get this to do “____”, than this may be one place for the Arduino to enter your life and creative world. Last week I talked about how Technology can be a problem in life, and that I was not a fan of where some of Technology was headed, but the Arduino is simple technology that I love. The Arduino can make our lives simpler by adding it into a system to do the thinking and switch flipping for us. Think of the Arduino as a time saving little piece of technology that, once learned, can be implemented into all of your automation and control system projects.
On this show learn more about the Arduino and what it truly can do.
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Spring, getting prepared!

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Spring, getting prepared!
James Walton “I Am Liberty

Spring groundhogIt seems like every warm day in Winter is brings such a deep hope of whats to come. I don’t know about you but I experience winter fatigue about 3 days into the season. Not really. After the holidays though I do begin to climb the walls. I like to be outside and have the option to go and see and do. I love all the great things associated with Spring and its coming. The days are getting longer and I cant wait till the days are warmer.

2-22-16 GardeningWhat types of things are you planning this Spring and Summer? I want to hear from listeners and chat room folks about what you are working on for the spring and summer. I have some very clear and exciting projects that I am going to be working on and I would like to talk about them as well. Also what things didnt work for me last spring.

2-22-16 apple_tim_cookThere is a lot of news as well. I would liketo talk about the Tim Cook issue and get your thoughts on apples CEO and his decision not to forge his way into the terrorists cell phone to get information. This issue speaks to a lot more than just what is happening in this nation but all over the world.

Tom Locke: Surviving America is going to be out on February 26th! This is an incredible story about battling domestic terrorism and not turning our backs on fellow Americans, regardless of religion. Get your hands on this great book that will be available in almost a week.

Dont miss this episode of I AM liberty we are going to have a great discussion about getting motivated for the warm weather and how to take advantage of it.
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Spring gardens!

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Spring gardens!
Brett Bauma “Makers On Acres

Spring gardensOn the next episode of the Makers On Acres Tech, Build and Grow show we are going to be discussing preparing for our spring gardens!

On the last episode I talked about indoor gardening, but now is also the time we need to be focusing on and planning our spring gardens and getting ready to produce some food!

1-30-2016 3483926142_fec5aa45f5_bWhat can we really do in February to prepare our gardens? We can be doing a lot of little things that will help set us up for success when we hit the garden hard in the spring. Many times we sit through the winter planning in our heads “The Great Garden” for this year, and when the time comes we get overwhelmed and under produce with poor results.

1-30-16 5268691633_6e90cfcf11_bI will be discussing a few projects that we can all do to get ready and have our plan in effect for a productive and abundant garden this spring. Don’t waste the precious down time. Before tuning into the upcoming show I suggest that you listen to the archive episode from Saturday the 23rd of January about indoor gardening, as some of that show will be helpful when I start referencing seed starting and plant propagation for our spring gardens.

I will also be discussing some building projects and other labor tasks that we can knock out now to make our garden start that much simpler this spring! Be sure to tune in and spread the word!
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7 Easy Homestead Projects Using PVC Pipe

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7 Easy Homestead Projects Using PVC Pipe

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What’s the common denominator between homesteading and PVC pipes?

The answer, my friends, is that you can build lots of useful things for your homestead using PVC pipes as building blocks.

Why PVC pipes? Well, they’re dirt cheap, fairly easy to work with, immensely durable and very light.

Bottom line is that if you’re the DIY type and you’re not afraid to put some elbow grease into your projects, keep reading.

1. How to Build a Watering Grid for Your Garden

You can build a grid for square-foot gardening from PVC pipes and thus increase your yield, while having some fun in the process. The PVC-made watering system will save you precious (watering) time and it will allow you to be more precise when it comes to the amount of water used for your garden — i.e. it will help you with the water bill. So, what is required for the PVC grid irrigation system? Well, not much. Depending on the size of the squares, you’ll require PVC pipe, caps, glue, a saw, a drill and fittings. Here’s a video tutorial depicting the detailed instructions for building a PVC (drip) irrigation system for your home garden:

 

 

Here’s another one about how to build a PVC pipe grid:

 

 

2. How to Build a Chicken Coop

You can build a low-cost chicken coop using PVC pipes instead of lumber. Here’s a video tutorial:

 

 

3. How to Build Your Own Longbow

This is a project for hunter-gatherers or archery enthusiasts, but I think it’s as cool as it gets no matter where you stand on hunting. I actually love archery and hunting, and hence knowing how to build your own longbow from PVC pipes is like a dream come true for me.

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Keep in mind that high-performance bows come with hefty price tags and they tend to break under heavy usage, not to mention that you can’t buy yourself a longbow when there’s a crisis and stores are closed. However, you can DIY one from PVC pipes. The total cost is about $10:

 

 

4. How to Build Hanging Planters

This is a fairly easy project, and you can achieve victory even if you never built anything with your hands until now. You can grow almost anything in these babies: edibles like lettuce and decoratives like flowers. This is a cool project for apartments, too! The materials required for building hanging planters are PVC pipes, a drill, a saw and a rope or chain from which to hang the planters. Watch this video:

 

 

5. How to Build Snow Shoes

If you live in a cold climate, you’ll love this project. I mean, in certain areas, snow shoes are as important as regular shoes, right? This is immensely fun to do it with your kids or friends if you are in a zone where snow is an intrinsic part of your life:

 

 

6. How to Build a Clothes Rack

If you have a house, a pool and lots of kids, having an outdoor clothes rack will come in handy. And PVC pipes are the best materials to use in this endeavor. Naturally, you can use this rack for lots of other things and not just for hanging towels, and all you need is a little bit of imagination. As for materials required, you’ll need PVC pipes, glue, fittings, a drill and a saw:

 

 

7. How to Build a PVC Pipe Wine Rack

If you love Bacchus, here’s an elegant idea about how to build a PVC pipe wine rack for your cellar. The best thing about this project is that it will cost you next to nothing:

 

 

What have you built with PVC pipe? Share your homesteading tips in the section below:

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DIY Small Scale Artillery – A Black Powder Cannon

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My father, “Pops”, was a welder by trade, as was his father. Both did far more than just weld, being from the same stock that built this country into the great powerhouse that it once was. Rare was the time either my dad or granddad would call out someone to repair or build something for […]

Coturnix Quail for Homesteaders

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I’ve had a bit of interest over the last few weeks regarding quail as a backyard meat source. I thought I’d dust off the topic and put another article together covering the ins and outs of raising Coturnix quail, particularly in an urban setting. It is a rather long article, but still not as detailed […]