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  1. Thread: Farm Driveways

    by Foxyrab
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    As Lawndart suggested, an aggregate is what has...

    As Lawndart suggested, an aggregate is what has worked best for my drive. An aggregate is a mixture of different sizes that pack down to form a hard, stable surface. Drives that I've seen that have...
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    These are cheap alternatives to replacing the...

    These are cheap alternatives to replacing the entire muzzle:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/Replacement-Rubber-Disc-For-Muzzles/productinfo/529771/

    I know of someone who makes replacement disks for their...
  3. Farnum roll on fly repellent, applied frequently...

    Farnum roll on fly repellent, applied frequently and liberally, has always worked for me.
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    Would something like this work: ...

    Would something like this work:

    http://www.tractorsupply.com/en/store/horse-fence-panel-5-ft-x-16-ft

    Maybe held in place with fence staples?
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    I've taken to naming my cats where I find them: ...

    I've taken to naming my cats where I find them: BARNey, ROADster, PARKer.
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    A local carpenter made the litter box cover/bench...

    A local carpenter made the litter box cover/bench and did a wonderful job. It's sturdy enough to sit and stand on.
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    Yes, I provide litter boxes. (Hopefully) I've...

    Yes, I provide litter boxes. (Hopefully) I've attached a picture of the litter box. It's in a bench that's open on both ends with a hinged lid that can be raised.
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    My barn cats are always locked in a secure area...

    My barn cats are always locked in a secure area at night. Offering canned food in the evening works well at getting them to come in from their patrols. The oldest barn cat that I have now is 16. ...
  9. You might want to talk to a vet to get their...

    You might want to talk to a vet to get their thoughts on moving the "dots" of borium from the heels to the toes.
  10. Thread: Knockout Roses

    by Foxyrab
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    According to a pruning class that was hosted by...

    According to a pruning class that was hosted by the County Extension Office knockout roses should be pruned back "when the forsythia" bloom". They should be pruned no shorter than 12 inches, and all...
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    Mike -- Thank you for taking the time to find...

    Mike --
    Thank you for taking the time to find and share such wonderful images. This one just makes me smile -- a good way to start the day!
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    I had a "point of use" 6 gallon under sink hot...

    I had a "point of use" 6 gallon under sink hot water heater similar to this installed in my tack room last summer:
    ...
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    I do something very similar to what King's Ransom...

    I do something very similar to what King's Ransom does to run a temporary fence line.

    I transfer the electric fence tape to one of these: ...
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    Chase Freedom gives 1% cash back on all...

    Chase Freedom gives 1% cash back on all purchases, plus an additional 5% cash back on selected categories that change quarterly.

    Capital One Quicksilver gives 1.5% cash back on all purchases.
  15. A friend's horse was using a tree to scratch like...

    A friend's horse was using a tree to scratch like the horse in the video, and the tree broke off and impaled him. The horse had to be put down.
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    I had skin testing done at an equine clinic a few...

    I had skin testing done at an equine clinic a few years ago (the vet was not a dermatologist). The cost was approximately $500, which included the 1 or 2 nights the horse had to stay there. The...
  17. I've been very pleased with these replacements...

    I've been very pleased with these replacements disks for muzzles:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/Replacement-Rubber-Disc-For-Muzzles/productinfo/529771/

    I've used these disks on various types of muzzles...
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    Giving him a tap on the nose just encourages him...

    Giving him a tap on the nose just encourages him to bite you again. You're playing the "gelding game" --ever watch two geldings stand opposite each other while they take turns nipping one another?
    ...
  19. I've had good luck using Neutrogena T-gel.

    I've had good luck using Neutrogena T-gel.
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    I had the intradermal skin testing done on a...

    I had the intradermal skin testing done on a horse two years ago and have been pleased with the results. The cost was about $500, which included the testing and staying at the clinic for one or two...
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    If you're trying to hook up your Excursion, you...

    If you're trying to hook up your Excursion, you might want to try having the back hatch/door open as you back up to the horse trailer.

    Line up the locking mechanism on the floor of your SUV (which...
  22. If you Google "sheet metal" plus your location,...

    If you Google "sheet metal" plus your location, you should be able to pull up places that will make angle iron to your exact specifications.

    I've been to places where people use metal electrical...
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    I've had good luck with brushes like this:...

    I've had good luck with brushes like this:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/Brush-Mane-And-Tail/productinfo/46080/#

    It's the "billowy rubber backing" (from the online description) that makes these brushes...
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    This is what my barn cats seem to appreciate -- ...

    This is what my barn cats seem to appreciate --

    I take an insulated ice chest/cooler like this: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Igloo-48-Quart-Breeze-Ice-Chest/23735484

    Using a jig saw, I cut a...
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    I've got springs somewhat similar to these:...

    I've got springs somewhat similar to these:
    http://www.nueratrailerparts.com/p-4544-ramp-spring-right-hand-12.aspx

    What I like about the hinge springs is that the springs are in such a position...
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