Efficiently managing manure is an important aspect of caring for horses. Storing fecal matter is unsightly, malodorous, attracts flies, takes up valuable space, can pollute nearby stream and ponds, and is typically costly to remove from the farm. Composting is a viable option for virtually any equine operation, regardless of size.
- Going Green: Are Equine Diets Environmentally Friendly?
- Biosecurity for Horse Farms: Stall Disinfection and Other Management Techniques
- Fly Spray Effects Vary by Insect, Application
- Flies Show Horse Color Preferences
- Horse Vets Say: Hold the Persimmons, Please (AAEP 2009)
- Composting: A Viable Alternative for Mortality Disposal
- Watch for Poisonous Weeds in Hay
- Study: Horse Manure Storage Conditions Impact Fecal Egg Counts
- Controlling Ammonia in Horse Stalls
- Study Shows Stall Cleaning Impacts Stable Air Quality