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    Thanks! I've come to the conclusion that each...

    Thanks! I've come to the conclusion that each horse is very different. One does great on shavings...I take out the really wet stuff and leave in the semi wet then cover with cleaner shavings...then...
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    Jingles! If thyroid meds donth work..goto a...

    Jingles! If thyroid meds donth work..goto a specialist for an ultrasound and possible ultrasound guided aspirate of the thyroid! If it's normal hyperthyroidism meds should help though :)
  3. Put yours wherever I don't put mine. ...

    Put yours wherever I don't put mine. Garr...moved it three times now and the boys still don't use it!
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    Yes the one culprit is a rescue and not used to...

    Yes the one culprit is a rescue and not used to being stalled. He must circle lots throughout the night. Ill try a slow feed net (although I do want him to eat as much as possible!) And will do dry...
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    I pick my stalls daily too. One horse particular...

    I pick my stalls daily too. One horse particular tosses all his bedding to the sides and pees in the middle where there is less bedding.

    I had 6 bags in there yesterday...this morning was...
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    Thanks for the tips. There's about 4-5 inches of...

    Thanks for the tips. There's about 4-5 inches of bedding but by morning mostof it is up on the walls and the middle is all the stuff that needs to come out. I just added 4 more bags of shavings to...
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    I have about 5 bags of fine shavings in the...

    I have about 5 bags of fine shavings in the stalls and 4 bags of pellets (watered). It looks enough but obviously is not.

    I can't afford 6 new bags of bedding each week..that would with 3 horses...
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    bedding cement floor help

    My barn has cement floors. I do have stall mats. I used flax and loved it but it's no linger avail. I'm doing two stalls with fine shavings and one with pellets. Ive found them to get wet very...
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    I just have a 60x 200 foot paddock for the three...

    I just have a 60x 200 foot paddock for the three gelding. I didn't scrape topsoil but there is gravel at the gate and water trough.

    It froze well this year nice and flat...but I'm sure in the...
  10. Sorry that your kitty isn't doing well :( have...

    Sorry that your kitty isn't doing well :( have you gone to see an internist at all? We had a cat with similar symptoms not too long ago...this particular cat had a form of leukemia that was...
  11. I use a hay hut and net. I just drape the net...

    I use a hay hut and net.

    I just drape the net over so it only takes a minute then out the hayhut over top.

    If you are using a net without a hayhut you have to tie it up and it's a pain...but...
  12. Hated them...until now. I had two brown plaid...

    Hated them...until now.

    I had two brown plaid ones about 7 years ago...they were both destroyed within a year and never truly waterproof.

    This years model is excellent. Fits great with the...
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    It was recommended by my vet to give HALF dose of...

    It was recommended by my vet to give HALF dose of dewormwr to a rescue horse I got with likely a heavy worm load and to give the other half in one week? She felt there was a significantcchance of...
  14. Can you not use pla or nacl instead? If it's just...

    Can you not use pla or nacl instead? If it's just for sq fluids these are very suitable replacements. Lactate ringers for sq fluids therapy is fairly "old school"...not wrong but there are lots of...
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    Love it. Cheap , super absorbent, no dust and...

    Love it. Cheap , super absorbent, no dust and easy to pick. Unfortunately flaxbed (the brand I used) is no longer operating :(
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    He could easily have a piece of hay stuck in the...

    He could easily have a piece of hay stuck in the turbinates. Hopefully he can get it out on his own without the need for a scope!
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    The flax bedding is gone too :( plant closed Down...

    The flax bedding is gone too :( plant closed Down with no warning
    If I knew I would have bought 10000000 bags. Zero dust and super absorbent.
  18. Not getting into the food debate. I think your...

    Not getting into the food debate.

    I think your cat should have a ct or mri of the inner ears. Chronic ear infections that are in the inner ear can eat through the small bone that separates it...
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    I have one like yours. She eats anything edible...

    I have one like yours. She eats anything edible she can get her grubby paws on. She's a 15 year old lab mix...sorry...it doesn't get better with age! She has food bloated many times...she will...
  20. Infrared shouldn't turn on^off so it should be a...

    Infrared shouldn't turn on^off so it should be a steady heat. I have an infrared bulb for the rabbits which is on all the time.

    I also have the heaters above the stalls...I turn them on when the...
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    Does your cat have a murmur? Your vet should...

    Does your cat have a murmur? Your vet should refer you tks a hospital with a neurologist for a detailed Neuro exam.
  22. Thanks all. I can move it around and do a bit but...

    Thanks all. I can move it around and do a bit but generally it's in the same area. It will be covered in three feet of snow soon so daily picking just isn't going to happen. Good to hear a bushhog...
  23. poop and hay around roundbale feeder

    Do most people leave the poop/wasted hay around the roundtable feeders in the wet/snow season or clean it up weekly?

    I work from early morning and don't get home until it's very dark so can't pick...
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    She's also on an alfalfa mix hay...unfortunately...

    She's also on an alfalfa mix hay...unfortunately it's the only type available however she was alsoon a similar mix of hay before so I'm hoping it's the corn
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    I'm thinking prob the corn as well...she is so...

    I'm thinking prob the corn as well...she is so much more sane on a different diet!
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