Countryside November/December 2014

Countryside November/December 2014
Countryside & Small Stock Journal November/December 2014 • 98/6 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURE ARTICLE • Secure Your Valuables ALTERNATIVE ENERGY • Is Windpower for You? THE MACHINE SHED • BOAZ: A Chinese Mini-Combine Pros & Cons THE APIARY • A Journey With the Bees • Thinking Outside the (Bee) Box • New Business Takes Off, Thanks to Bees BASIC LIVESTOCK HEALTH • Caring For Small Stock Organically THE HEN HOUSE • Cold Temps in the Coop: Is Your Flock Ready For Winter? THE GOAT BARN • Urinary Calculi in Bucks • Goat AI THE HORSE BARN • Vital Signs: What’s Normal for Your Horse? • Hoof Care, As He Ages • Horses on the Mesa HOMESTEAD DOGS • An Introduction to Herding • Living With Predators HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS • The Deciders: Raw Milk Laws Exist to Protect the Public THE GARDEN • Water Like the Ancients Did • I Dig Potatoes