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    I got the contraption called the "rat zapper". ...

    I got the contraption called the "rat zapper". Sealed bait boxes and zapper didn't work. Adopted vicious feral cat who cleared out the barn in two days. She's amazing and turns out incredibly...
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    I went through my hunter wellies fast. Replaced...

    I went through my hunter wellies fast. Replaced them with Barbour wellies and like them better.
  3. Years ago we scraped off dirt, laid geo textile...

    Years ago we scraped off dirt, laid geo textile fabric and topped with gravel and processed sand. Even though we pick daily when they are in the pens, it still didn't wear as well as we wanted. It...
  4. We had angled gravel, pea gravel size. Like it...

    We had angled gravel, pea gravel size. Like it ok, but did a little renovation to our sacrifice pens and laid down hoof grid, and wow. Laid gravel on top just to get into the grids. Best sacrifice...
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    Love my Breville. Made a kale smoothie for...

    Love my Breville.
    Made a kale smoothie for friend with a vitamix and she thought the Breville did a better job with the kale, no chunks or leaves... Just green.
    I've heard it's amazing (vitamix)...
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    I have just one kid, but have taken him with me...

    I have just one kid, but have taken him with me to events since 3 months old. I bring 1 helper for horse and 1 for kid. Anymore help is a bonus. We walk the course with him and everything. I have...
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    We got ours from farmtek.

    We got ours from farmtek.
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    Centaur These guys are the best price, service...

    Centaur

    These guys are the best price, service and fast with delivery. And they are great with answering questions.
    http://www.centaurfencing.com/

    We love our centaur fencing on our farm.
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    just sold our trailer on Craiglist, awesome. ...

    just sold our trailer on Craiglist, awesome. multiple offers.
    we are looking for a new truck on Craiglist now, and will probably sell our old F250 on there when we are ready.

    it can be weird...
  10. BOB Sport Utility. I use it daily at the...

    BOB Sport Utility.

    I use it daily at the farm... baby, horse and I love it. Incredibly practical, we also got the sun screen/sheild, but not for the sun, to keep mosquitoes out when walking in...
  11. found the below at this webiste: ...

    found the below at this webiste: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/livestock/horses/facts/pastures-trees.htm

    Black Locust
    Seeds, leaves, bark and twigs of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia),...
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    bumping this in case anyone has not seen it. ...

    bumping this in case anyone has not seen it.

    Not sure if the OP is looking at the hit drain grid for arena footing, or other uses.

    I have been curious about using the hit grid in stalls over...
  13. Thread: Boarding fees

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    I don't charge extra for most extras... except...

    I don't charge extra for most extras... except meds/care/treatment that is due past my bedtime. For example a horse that needs meds every 6 hours. Or, hazard pay for a tricky med (chloraphenacol...
  14. She was allowed to handwalk by that time, but I...

    She was allowed to handwalk by that time, but I did not want to bore you with details. She was young and so fresh by the time we were allowed to handwalk it was a real adventure. And no, she does...
  15. I am not a horse nutrition expert, but can tell...

    I am not a horse nutrition expert, but can tell you that we had an OTTB horse here on a ton of grain to try to get some weight on him (health challenged, poor sweet guy), and he was an extremely...
  16. I agree with the above, especially if he likes...

    I agree with the above, especially if he likes your attention. A long time ago when I boarded, my mare was injured and not happy/satisfied with being in all the time (epic 9 month layup). I would...
  17. Thank you for making this list! It's also good...

    Thank you for making this list! It's also good as a farm that takes retirees to have some others to recommend in case you are full. Seems like it will be a helpful list for BOs, owners and...
  18. Poll: DH does the plowing, but a 1.5 inch PVC pipe slid...

    DH does the plowing, but a 1.5 inch PVC pipe slid over the blade of plow on tractor or FEL helps it glide over the packed stuff and picks up less gravel than the plow on float and the...
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    the boot cut carhartt jeans with some stretch are...

    the boot cut carhartt jeans with some stretch are great, very comfortable, durable and look good.

    The carpenter cut is a little bulky for my taste, feels like too much fabric around the legs.
    ...
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    ordered my zapper through amazon.com and it...

    ordered my zapper through amazon.com and it arrived very quickly (3 days later via free shipping).

    However, I have yet to catch a rat. Last night, after it's 6th evening in effect, all i got was...
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    no synpathy for rats here. I want them all gone...

    no synpathy for rats here. I want them all gone and that equals dead. I have two spring traps and a water trap set up until the RatZapper arrives. Then I'll do away with the water trap (which is...
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    Ordered a RatZapper last night!

    Ordered a RatZapper last night!
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    ugh, blech!!! I have the bait/poison in a bait...

    ugh, blech!!! I have the bait/poison in a bait box, but my rats are too big to fit in the hole of the bait box... but it is getting the mice.

    The thought of rat pee smell... in my new barn......
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    Well at least I won't rush out and get a cat. ...

    Well at least I won't rush out and get a cat.

    I'll keep up with the snap trap routine, and will think about the ethical debate of disease and destruction vs. drowning a couple of rats. I know...
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    I am walking around with a giant smile ear to ear...

    I am walking around with a giant smile ear to ear because I just discovered this morning that overnight I caught my first (big hideous) rat with a good ol' snap trap. Baited with roasted carrot tied...
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