Surviving the Snowpocalypse: Cold Temps, Limited Supplies, and Evaluating Emergency Preparedness

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  • Casi's avatar

    It was -18 last weekend. Only thing was bad was that I was not able to feee the cows due to tractor won't start but I didn't know it had bad extension cord on the plug warmer for diesel tractors. Lucky I bought propane to connect the torch to warm up the tractor diesel underneath for emergency. It started about 30 min later. Whew! Got happy cows in the end.

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    Lowest in my area was -6 we were pretty well prepared except for my post on 4 Roses! Believe it or not we ran out of dill pickles and pickled jalapeños but that’s because my daughter eats pickles for snacks and puts jalapeño on everything. I might need to start canning again.

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    @Casi definitely is nerve racking when you need the tractor but it is too cold to start!

  • Travis's avatar

    @DJ never had 4 Roses, but have heard several people singing its praise! May have to check it out sometime. We can about 30 pints of garlic dill pickles and 8-10 pints of pickled jalapeños each year. We go through them like candy too!

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