As for farm animals, they are your livelihood and as such have value to
you, not to mention that these are living creatures and should be
treated with respect. Taking some measures in advance will lessen the
likelihood of losing your animals.
They are important to you
so I'll give you some information to get you started and point you out
as to where you can get more.
This is important and you should consider
this as 'Business Survival'. Animals, as humans, need
shelter, water and food as well as other necessities in order to
properly function and survive.
If there is a barn fire, or an ice storm
taking out the power grid, what would you do? Do you have another barn
or a neighbor with a barn with room for your animals? How about
transporting them out if it was a better option? Do you have a backup
generator and fuel for at least a couple of days if the law where you
are permits you to?
There are too many scenarios that can play out, and it is impossible to
prepare for absolutely every contingency, however you can take some
steps right now to prepare for what most likely may occur in your region
As with your own family preparations, you'll need to
think it out and take actions for your livestock as well.
The videos on the right are among many you can find on YouTube that are great for ideas on how to get started, and that is the purpose of this page. The second video gives an example of having a kit for some horses.