Countryside January/February 2014

Countryside January/February 2014
Countryside & Small Stock Journal January/February 2014 • 98/1 TABLE OF CONTENTS ALTERNATIVE ENERGY • Lifestyles and Habits Determine System Design • Adventures in Solar Water Heating HOMESTEAD LEISURE • Go Ice Fishing On Your Homestead Pond • Tips From An Ice Angler • Dressing For Success (and Survival) on the Ice • Essential Supplies For Winter Traveling LIVESTOCK HEALTH • Managing Livestock in Winter Conditions HOMESTEAD BUSINESS • Schuler Gail: Making a Small Farm Work THE PIG PEN • Misery Loves Company THE COW BARN • What’s Up With Watusi? • Training Oxen, Part II: Making a Team THE HENHOUSE • Raising Chicks From Day #1 THE WOODLOT • Oh, Deer! THE GARDEN • You, Too, Can Be a Composting Fool! • If Tomatoes Could Talk • What’s In Your Cabbage Patch? HOMESTEAD KITCHEN • Tamarind: A Natural Laxative & Food Enhancer • Roasty, Toasty, Warming Tea HOMESTEAD BUSINESS •