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  1. Thread: Sludge

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    You really need to manage yourself. And don't...

    You really need to manage yourself. And don't think you can throw shit out and then say it's best to "get back to the general issue of biosolids."

    The fact that you continue to make posts that...
  2. Thread: Sludge

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    Agreed - science can be an excellent tool that...

    Agreed - science can be an excellent tool that identifies how materials should be handled and who should enforce noncompliance.

    With existing regulations on the books based on science (one...
  3. Thread: Sludge

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    Here's a link to an article from JHU on its...

    Here's a link to an article from JHU on its research.

    http://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2006/halden-sludge.html

    I appreciate the points of view and information shared here ... as stewards...
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    Has anyone tried ArenaClear on muddy areas? It...

    Has anyone tried ArenaClear on muddy areas? It sounds like it could be helpful but I don't know of anyone who has used it yet.
  5. Thread: Sludge

    by bathsheba8542
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    Sludge

    I've been reading a lot lately about communities coming together to try to limit the use of sludge on farmland. Sludge would be defined as 'residual, semi-solid material that is produced as a...
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    I feed it on top of other hay so the shatter is...

    I feed it on top of other hay so the shatter is mostly contained within the rest of the hay pile. My horses love it.
  7. That's so awesome! Glad you found a way to...

    That's so awesome! Glad you found a way to connect with this little gem so she can learn to shine!
  8. I have about 16 acres, but only about 5 in...

    I have about 16 acres, but only about 5 in pasture, and that's for 3 horses and 2 donkeys. I rotate the horses through the three fields, and use sacrifice paddocks when it's wet. Grass is good most...
  9. Sansena, thanks for that suggestion. I was also...

    Sansena, thanks for that suggestion. I was also tossing around the idea that the abscess was brewing, and he couldn't get out of the way of his two nitwit friends who were rough housing. The old...
  10. Here's the update ... and it's crazy. My old...

    Here's the update ... and it's crazy.

    My old guy has an absolutely huge abcess - but no heat or pulse in the foot. It showed up yesterday when my vet came back ... he had been in extreme pain...
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    I have used ivermectin in raw eggs ... just...

    I have used ivermectin in raw eggs ... just carefully prick the needle through the shell, and squirt it in. I've left them all over the farm and we have not seen a fox with obvious mange in years. ...
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    I left my colt intact until two; he was a perfect...

    I left my colt intact until two; he was a perfect gentleman in every respect, but then one day he noticed the girls and the call was made to my vet. He was still easy to handle but I just didn't...
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    I am always amazed when boarding facilities want...

    I am always amazed when boarding facilities want the money and don't want to do the job. Taking care of horses is pretty basic on the face of it - plenty of hay/grass, plenty of clean water, call...
  14. Calling all severe lameness sleuths...

    Here's the scenario:

    Aged horse, slightly arthritic but still trots and canters around fields every day, goes out as usual in the am. Fine at lunch time, and then mid-afternoon is toe-pointing,...
  15. So glad he's home and on the mend. Major jingles...

    So glad he's home and on the mend. Major jingles for continued healing, and rest for both of you.
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    The peepers, and as the sun starts to rise, our...

    The peepers, and as the sun starts to rise, our donkeys calling for room service.
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    Could you not use an oversize squeegee to sweep...

    Could you not use an oversize squeegee to sweep the water off before rolling up?
  18. Hope he is much improved today ... so sorry for...

    Hope he is much improved today ... so sorry for him and you that he's been in pain. : (
  19. We've talked about selling but our default would...

    We've talked about selling but our default would be to buy another farm, so I think we're going to have horses on a farm for the long haul. Each winter we get more serious about moving south and...
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    Another vote for lederbalsam!

    Another vote for lederbalsam!
  21. Oh I'm so sorry. I am sure that he will learn to...

    Oh I'm so sorry. I am sure that he will learn to manage very quickly; I had a horse that required an enuculeation ... he adapted very quickly and was just the same riding horse I had before. Your...
  22. Like others, I have used geotex and gravel around...

    Like others, I have used geotex and gravel around a tree in a dry lot; no problems with the material staying put, and the tree surviving.
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    He sounds like an amazing guy! Glad you have...

    He sounds like an amazing guy! Glad you have these stories to keep your heart warm with his memory...
  24. Have you tried a magnesium supplement? You might...

    Have you tried a magnesium supplement? You might search the threads to get information on where/how it helped. I found it to make a difference with focus and calmness.
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    Wow! Beautiful.

    Wow! Beautiful.
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