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by TonysShadow
Wed May 15, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Kill bugs dead
Replies: 9
Views: 14539

Re: Kill bugs dead

Guinea hens love ticks and are often raised for that purpose. But at $25 each, they are out of my price range. You also need extra due to predators. Youre definitely in a predicament. Trying to walk a fine line as a homesteader...but a renter. 25 bucks for a goofy yard bird is borderline piracy tho...
by TonysShadow
Wed May 15, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Kill bugs dead
Replies: 9
Views: 14539

Re: Kill bugs dead

Guinea hens love ticks and are often raised for that purpose. But at $25 each, they are out of my price range. You also need extra due to predators.[/quote] Youre definitely in a predicament. Trying to walk a fine line as a homesteader...but a renter. 25 bucks for a goofy yard bird is borderline pir...
by TonysShadow
Tue May 14, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Suggestions and Ideas go here
Replies: 16
Views: 23787

Re: Suggestions and Ideas go here

This may sound a bit silly to some folks, Ive never owned a cell phone before and often see folks referring to poor service and lately...more about internet connections with the phone. Thats what has peaked my interest more than anything...internet on the road...with a telephone taboot! How does suc...
by TonysShadow
Tue May 14, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Chickens - Light and Tractors
Replies: 16
Views: 23249

Re: Chickens - Light and Tractors

One way to change how you approach hunting or dispatching any animal life for food. NEVER just say youre killing an animal. A closer truth and more proper way to think...youre harvesting. The Good Lord put all life on this planet for us to use. In that vein of thnking...we are harvesting what is nec...
by TonysShadow
Tue May 14, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Kill bugs dead
Replies: 9
Views: 14539

Re: Kill bugs dead

Yep...I wonder about those ticks up north, where Troy is. Seems like everytime I here about lyme disease..its in the northeast. Considering how dense the woods are where he is I think I would first try to build little nesting boxes, put up in trees and such. Attracting bats and various birds, then t...
by TonysShadow
Sat May 11, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Electronics Projects Discussions
Topic: Home made Air Conditioner
Replies: 12
Views: 27765

Re: Home made Air Conditioner

The idea that Dave described onboard a boat has been basically used for centuries on land....we call them root cellars..hehe. Its extreme for Troy..but there are whole house systems these days that run plumbing underground for cooling and heating. No idea how much piping or how deep it would have to...