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Can anyone recommend Disinfectant Spray to use at shows on stalls?

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  • Can anyone recommend Disinfectant Spray to use at shows on stalls?

    Can anyone recommend Disinfectant Spray to use at shows on the stalls? I worry about Bleach Water mix staining my clothes and being to strong of an odor. Stall Safe Spray maybe? Lysol?

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    Lysol is always a safe bet, I think.
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    • #3
      You can mix Nolvasan solution in a new garden type sprayer and spray down the entire stall inside and out - let dry before bedding. Has a pleasant odor, will not stain and will kill just about everything that might be living in that stall.

      Use to use it at the vets clinic in between patients.

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        • #5
          But if the stalls are wood and the floor is anything but concrete, you're just p***ing in the wind...

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          • #6
            I can recommend, nothing. I have never sprayed down a show stall in my life.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Char0308 View Post
              Can anyone recommend Disinfectant Spray to use at shows on the stalls? I worry about Bleach Water mix staining my clothes and being to strong of an odor. Stall Safe Spray maybe? Lysol?
              Ask your vet for the best option, and follow the directions. Many disinfectants need to saturate the surface for at least 10 minutes.
              Tek-trol is good
              http://www.jefferspet.com/tek-trol-d...ctant/p/16265/
              Disclaimer: Just a beginner who knows nothing about nothing

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              • #8
                There is a product called Stall Safe that is quite good. A chlorhexidine solution (dilute per mfr's instructions) is also a good option.
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                • #9
                  Originally posted by coloredhorse View Post
                  There is a product called Stall Safe that is quite good. A chlorhexidine solution (dilute per mfr's instructions) is also a good option.
                  Nolvasan is the brand name for chlorhexidine and can be used on any type of surfaces, not just concrete.

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                  • #10
                    How about a gallon that makes 50 gallons of Chlorhexidine Solution for $10.80 plus shipping?

                    AND it kills rain rot, scratches, thrush, athletes foot, takes the "hoof smell" of your hands . . .

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                    • #11
                      In light of the EHV-1 outbreaks; I would say that the very best disinfectant spray is called "stay at home".

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                      • #12
                        http://www.biocareanimalproducts.com...eld/stall.html

                        Haven't used the stall product but their wound treatment is amazing and far surpasses anything else we have used. Barn has been calling it the "wonder stuff"! See https://www.facebook.com/dacvitamins.../photos_stream
                        for pics.

                        Anyway I would totally trust their stall product too.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by KnKShowmom View Post
                          You can mix Nolvasan solution in a new garden type sprayer and spray down the entire stall inside and out - let dry before bedding. Has a pleasant odor, will not stain and will kill just about everything that might be living in that stall.

                          Use to use it at the vets clinic in between patients.
                          Seconded.

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                          • #14
                            Virkon S--

                            http://www.amazon.com/Neogen-Virkon-.../dp/B008N031XM

                            Also goes by the name "Trifectant"

                            http://www.jefferspet.com/trifectant/p/T6-T1/

                            It oxidizes quickly and does not need to be rinsed before putting animals in the stalls!
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                            • #15
                              I asked this question a while ago & was jumped all over. This is not being germ-phobic, it is practical.

                              We were taught this as standard practice in animal health. There are certain disinfectants that will reduce the load, and the risk, as others have mentioned. The stalls at our local show grounds have some shady groups come through there, and I fully intend to disinfect when I use them.

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                              • #16
                                Bugs can llive up to six days in the snot in a stall - right or wrong?
                                Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique

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                                • #17
                                  Bleach. Cheap, entirely safe, and kills everything. Everything. And it evaporates into molecules which already exist in the environment. Best, cheapest, safest, most effective choice.
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                                  • #18
                                    Has anyone ever considered tacking up some kind of cheap impervious drape inside a stall, like a shower curtain? Figure that if you are mistrustful of a wood stall's cleanability, putting something between horse and stall wall could be one solution.... (yes, I know, some horses destroy everything in their path..)
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                                    I've found that I don't tolerate people idiosyncrasies as well. - Casey09

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                                    • #19
                                      I am going to check on the spray we use at work...kills parvo so should kill lots of things?

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Ambitious Kate View Post
                                        Bleach. Cheap, entirely safe, and kills everything. Everything. And it evaporates into molecules which already exist in the environment. Best, cheapest, safest, most effective choice.
                                        Bleach is inactivated by organic material, ie wood stall walls.
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