Manure Pile

How do you or your boarding facility manage manure?
(Check all that apply)

Spread in the fields
It's taken away
Sell it or give it away for fertilizer
Let the chips lie where they fall
I don't know

Total votes cast: 2934

Comments & Write-in Answers

It's picked up and used as fuel.

11/17/2008 11:19:16 PM

I compost our pile by turning on a regular basis. It is then offered to anyone who wants it.

11/17/2008 7:58:57 PM

We rotor some into the field, some goes into our garden compost & some is given away

11/17/2008 7:08:09 PM

we pile it turn it and give it away

11/17/2008 6:55:06 PM

Dry lot is cleaned daily, pastures are harrowed weekly.

11/17/2008 5:29:43 PM

spread on non-hay crop fields(beans,corn, etc) when fallow

11/17/2008 4:33:20 PM

20 horse compost + 1 year = yummy vegies, fruits, flowers for everyone at the barn

11/17/2008 4:23:37 PM

I never have more than a week

11/17/2008 3:41:28 PM

manure with bedding is taken away and composted some is spread on fields

11/17/2008 3:03:56 PM

Not a fan of having it spread close to the barn

11/17/2008 3:01:38 PM

Personally, I prefer composting, but the boarding stable spreads along the property line

11/17/2008 2:41:02 PM

I let them lay for two weeks, then harrow the turnout area

11/17/2008 2:40:25 PM

given away to avid gardeners and kept for use on the farm

11/17/2008 2:34:39 PM

We are spreading it on a 2 km. eventing track to soften footing.

11/17/2008 1:47:41 PM

stalls are cleaned and disposed of. pasture droppings are spread on pasture - but we don't board .

11/17/2008 12:21:32 PM

in a container

11/17/2008 12:07:57 PM

1/2 acre and six horses.I rake & spread it evenly across the other half of our property every week.

11/17/2008 11:59:57 AM

we pile it into large compost piles out in some feilds, and water ans grade it into our X-C course

11/17/2008 11:54:21 AM

a gardening company picks it up for composting gardene

11/17/2008 9:59:14 AM

It's disgusting....

11/17/2008 9:54:02 AM

Mostly leave it to the dung beetles, some is moved to fill in low spots.

11/17/2008 9:09:17 AM

I dump it about 1,000 feet away in a field that has no horses on it. My neighbors use it as needed.

11/17/2008 8:22:54 AM

We have 3 horses and use the waste @ home

11/17/2008 7:52:10 AM

Why don't we use the co2 and the methane gas that is given of a manure pile to heat our buildings?

11/17/2008 1:37:21 AM

80-horse stable collects for truck to haul away in container every 2 weeks.

11/16/2008 11:47:27 PM

I also spread the shavings on my trails around the farm

11/16/2008 10:36:56 PM

piles removed from pasture and mowed with rotary mower on tractor

11/16/2008 7:17:24 PM

Cost to take away just tripled.

11/16/2008 6:54:28 PM

We compost all of our Manure and then sell or give it away Most of the time it takes one to two s

11/16/2008 12:30:49 PM

We pay our neighbor to spread on her 7 acres, so we can keep our fields clean.

11/16/2008 12:28:53 PM

Put it on my garden all winter than plow under.Had best garden in the community this summer

11/16/2008 11:13:25 AM

A new subdivision shows up every spring to take all the composted piles away and pays very well

11/16/2008 10:36:22 AM

We have an manurespreader under a roof, where we put the manure on and a farmer take it all 14 days

11/16/2008 10:14:44 AM

copper deficiency

11/16/2008 10:13:54 AM

It's hard to find anyone to take it for free!

11/16/2008 9:59:45 AM

Each week a waste removal service comes and the collected barn waste and manure.

11/16/2008 7:38:03 AM

The compost we keep is used for various areas of our farm's yard and flower gardens.

11/16/2008 7:28:58 AM

a local farm from me takes it, and uses it for fertilizer, I don't have shavings in it, just hay, an

11/16/2008 3:59:57 AM

I spread it in one of my pasture. Then I mow it with my riding lawn mower and then let it dry before

11/16/2008 1:47:37 AM

IIf it's a grain mix he's on then the birds/ducks help to break it down! this is when it's spread

11/16/2008 1:43:57 AM

spread in the arena, actually

11/16/2008 1:06:20 AM

With the high cost of fertilizer, we will be spreading more. We dump manure in field before plowing.

11/15/2008 8:26:05 PM

horses are in big winter lots, and what piles up around mangers gets scraped & piled away

11/15/2008 7:52:58 PM

I am a boarder, the manure is composted then every boarder has access for gardens at home, also loca

11/15/2008 5:50:36 PM

We compost it first, then use it in the garden.

11/15/2008 2:46:30 PM

I have 20 ac so I compost on my property then use/give away

11/15/2008 1:08:17 PM

I spread it over the vast amount of desert dirt i have in my arena. it works great! $ soft landings

11/15/2008 8:44:34 AM

It is thrown over a bank and then after time shovled out from the bottom by neighbors and self.

11/15/2008 8:10:03 AM

The barn owner takes it to a near by farmer and they use it on their crops.

11/14/2008 11:34:55 PM

All manure from the barn is spread in fields. Manuare in pastures stays where it falls.

11/14/2008 9:16:17 PM

Our manure is taken and turned into topsoil by our landfill.

11/14/2008 9:09:11 PM

I spread it on pasture that won't be used until next year. Don't clean manure in fields used now.

11/14/2008 8:55:18 PM

We pick clean the area the horses concentrate in twice daily and compost and spread some in pasture.

11/14/2008 8:09:36 PM

We compost, then either spread in fields or used in the garden(s).

11/14/2008 1:37:55 PM


11/14/2008 1:33:08 PM

I put manure directly into a dump trailer

11/14/2008 1:12:37 PM

most is piled and later spread in the garden or given away, left overs are spread in the pastures

11/14/2008 10:14:25 AM

Manure is spread on resting fields while horses are turned out on other fields to graze.

11/14/2008 10:14:09 AM

WE will start using fly predators this coming spring.

11/14/2008 9:59:29 AM

I have a bogg land at the bottom of my paddock I have created asmall square muck heap on acorner of

11/14/2008 9:39:54 AM

It's spread in the woods, we have unused woodlands

11/14/2008 9:24:02 AM

manure is piled for 1 yr minimum then spread on fields as fertilizer

11/14/2008 8:33:38 AM

Don't use stalls. Manure is spread at intervals by using a spike tooth harrow. Pastures are rotated.

11/14/2008 7:42:15 AM

I compost and spread in the fields as well as running a rake over whats already in the field.

11/14/2008 7:38:29 AM

I clean the dry lot every day and spread it on the pasture that's not being used.

11/14/2008 7:37:35 AM

local farmers use it

11/14/2008 12:46:39 AM

Taken offsite to farmer's field every day-no manure piles-fewer flies

11/13/2008 11:58:31 PM

spread over worn out ground as mulch

11/13/2008 11:52:51 PM

I also have a huge garbage can of "poop soup". it's great for fertilizing plants and bushes.

11/13/2008 11:03:27 PM

on small acreage, and part of the year I spread it, the other part it's hauled off

11/13/2008 9:57:13 PM

I compost what comes from the barn, drag the harrow in the field.

11/13/2008 7:59:39 PM

2 horses, 3 acres, slight slope with creek on bottom. Heavy rain is like a big flush-all is clean an

11/13/2008 7:19:07 PM

Our disposal company picks up the manure from a special container and hauls it away

11/13/2008 7:18:32 PM

We haul our manure and pay to dump it at a lawn and garden compost company.

11/13/2008 5:48:52 PM

Facility with 45 horses where the manure is taken away to a company who composts it.

11/13/2008 5:28:30 PM

We are fortunate to have farmers who get our manure pile and then compost it for their ground.

11/13/2008 4:59:47 PM

Local organic farmers love it!

11/13/2008 4:31:36 PM

Spread it on the trails and roads

11/13/2008 4:25:41 PM

only 4 horses, we burn it but we're looking for a better way

11/13/2008 4:12:23 PM

It composts until fine and black and then it is spread on the fields.

11/13/2008 4:03:56 PM

I put it in a pail about 200 feet from the barn and use it the next year for the garden

11/13/2008 3:25:06 PM

We truck our manure monthly to a local farmer who adds it to his manure pile & spreads it on fields

11/13/2008 3:12:38 PM

I lease a 15 yd. manure bin that is emptied by a company once or twice a month.

11/13/2008 2:33:57 PM

Healthy colony of red wigglers

11/13/2008 2:27:26 PM

bag for gardeners in exchange for veggies

11/13/2008 1:27:09 PM

I mulch it with my mower

11/13/2008 12:09:34 PM

we usually just put in the garden for fertilizer but sometimes we break it up with a special tool.

11/13/2008 12:00:23 PM

We compost all the manure for a large vegetable garden

11/13/2008 11:32:49 AM

I would like to compost, package and sell, but due to limited space having it hauled away is answer.

11/13/2008 11:20:39 AM

Where I board they let the compost build up and then spread it in the pastures and give it away.

11/13/2008 11:05:07 AM

spread in field to dry; have tilled into soil twice/year

11/13/2008 10:58:50 AM

I have 22 acres adjoining 15 acre horse pasture where I haul it, then compost.

11/13/2008 10:18:40 AM

By City Sanitation

11/13/2008 9:28:51 AM

would love to know more about managing manure

11/13/2008 9:16:39 AM

neighbors fight over it for gardens, rose bushes, flowers and even their yards in the spring

11/13/2008 8:47:44 AM

I know someone who is a worm farmer that takes the manure. He sells red worms and their castings.

11/13/2008 8:36:50 AM

Manure & sawdust are composted in covered bins, moved once, then spread on pastures not in use

11/13/2008 2:02:08 AM

pasture's really green and the horses are really parasitized! next summer, it's going in one spot.

11/13/2008 12:43:50 AM

Horses at home, clean twice daily, husband loads dumpster w/tractor, & manure is hauled off weekly.

11/12/2008 11:40:19 PM

we keep them on large pastures

11/12/2008 11:06:27 PM

spread manure perimeter of a 2 acre parcel made a track to pony babies on

11/12/2008 10:56:51 PM

We use it as compost and we spread it in the fields.

11/12/2008 10:53:22 PM

cover dirt around the orchard, good for preventing frost bite

11/12/2008 10:28:56 PM

Spread to help dry. We also put it in the arena dirt to work as a way to keep the clay from forming

11/12/2008 10:26:27 PM

Rototill it in garden (best gardens!) & bank it around base of trees along property edge.

11/12/2008 10:15:41 PM

We have a large dumpster. We have three horses, so it gets dumped approx once a month.

11/12/2008 10:15:06 PM

My horses are always on pasture. They have their roughs.

11/12/2008 9:41:41 PM

It's spread out through the hay fields.

11/12/2008 9:33:42 PM

We use paper shavings which compost very quickly, whether in a pile or spead immediatly.

11/12/2008 9:09:08 PM

I make a fresh pile every month, allow it to compost. then spread it on the pasture or give it away

11/12/2008 9:03:53 PM

We spread on our own land or a neighbor's land who wants as much manure as we can provide

11/12/2008 8:31:45 PM

when living in subburbs had to haul away, now in county and az heat and wind does the job

11/12/2008 8:01:32 PM

I spread poop thinly in pastures and use the wet (sawdust) part for trails and riding areas

11/12/2008 7:56:40 PM

I can't sell enough to meet demand

11/12/2008 7:53:03 PM

We use a combination of spreading and stock piling during winter.

11/12/2008 7:47:23 PM

put in arena to improve the HARD clay footing

11/12/2008 7:35:11 PM

Spread after composted

11/12/2008 7:32:41 PM

use as fertilizer on garden after a year of composting

11/12/2008 7:32:34 PM

compost then use it in gardens and spread over the fields as well as my yard

11/12/2008 7:24:42 PM

I would like to think we are composting but do not know for sure.

11/12/2008 6:36:44 PM

Some we give away for gardners, spread some on pastures and use for compost in spring, gardening.

11/12/2008 6:17:01 PM

cleaned daily and hauled away weekly

11/12/2008 6:11:37 PM

This is the chepest fert. you can get along with cond. the feilds

11/12/2008 6:09:43 PM

Barn takes manure from barn area & moves it 100 ft away & it stays until landscaper uses it.

11/12/2008 6:01:41 PM

We spread it twice a year on neighboring farmland.

11/12/2008 5:48:30 PM

some years we spread it and some years our neighbor uses it for his truck garden.

11/12/2008 5:38:08 PM

pasture manure stays put; barn/paddock pile gets shared by me and neighbors for organic gardens

11/12/2008 5:19:56 PM


11/12/2008 5:16:10 PM

Our compost pile dates to the 40s. Our barn manager will load our p/u trucks for garden use!

11/12/2008 3:50:53 PM

I also compost some in a sunny spot and in the spring plant a couple of tomato plants on it!

11/12/2008 3:32:02 PM

we also rotate pastures, and let the "chips" decompose naturally

11/12/2008 3:24:36 PM

Ours is removed to a worm farm.

11/12/2008 3:08:14 PM

This stable's approach is to hide the manure in low areas between hillocks---not eco-friendly.

11/12/2008 2:58:21 PM

compost it then spread the compost on the pastues

11/12/2008 2:46:06 PM

we have a walker and we put the manure around it and the horses walk it down.

11/12/2008 2:43:11 PM

gardeners love the old stuff from my herbivours!

11/12/2008 2:34:13 PM

Recycled for organic gardening

11/12/2008 2:11:08 PM

Trade with crop farmer for bobcat work.

11/12/2008 2:08:41 PM

have dumpster drop and haul to landfill

11/12/2008 1:59:24 PM

we also spread it on the trails leading into the woods.

11/12/2008 1:30:05 PM

Load it in cart and take it to the woods to dump

11/12/2008 1:14:41 PM

Also spread some on my dirt road to my barn

11/12/2008 1:03:44 PM

burn it and then spread it

11/12/2008 12:58:57 PM

my boarding place spreads on the fields horses are on every day. not the best thing

11/12/2008 12:48:06 PM

As the pile composts, it grows smaller. I add some to my vegetable gardens for the best tomatoes!

11/12/2008 12:37:36 PM

Horses out 27/7 I do pooper scooper patrol every morning out in the fields and compost it for my veg

11/12/2008 12:31:25 PM

We let it dry, then spread using a newer spreader what a great product

11/12/2008 12:08:02 PM

Couldn't give it away a couple of years ago, now organic farmers take what I don't use myself

11/12/2008 11:54:37 AM

Neighbor uses all I provide

11/12/2008 11:21:35 AM

daily removal and spreading. All horses MUST be on a dewormer program.

11/12/2008 11:17:59 AM

I spread the paddocks and remove from run ins

11/12/2008 11:12:14 AM

A lot of it is spread on dirt farm roads for good footing.

11/12/2008 11:12:02 AM

I dislike this method of manure management; but I'm a boarder and can do nothing about it.

11/12/2008 11:07:20 AM

have a dumpster

11/12/2008 11:04:35 AM

We have a dumpster with a home made ram and the manure is taken away weekly

11/12/2008 10:52:49 AM

we have unlimited green bins and for now we use four each week.

11/12/2008 10:51:19 AM

run in cleaned up and composted, but piles in field stay there

11/12/2008 10:46:26 AM

LAEC composts it for fertilizer. It's a rather large pile

11/12/2008 10:41:29 AM

We left 6 feet around the outside of our pasture just for spreading

11/12/2008 10:33:19 AM

We compost the barn manure and then spread it. We drag the pastures regularly to break down chips.

11/12/2008 10:17:26 AM

City picks it up for composting

11/12/2008 10:07:50 AM

4 words: Big, Ugly, Manure pile. Add Mountainous and Smelly to that too.

11/12/2008 10:04:11 AM

Spread in fallow fields leaving 6 mos to break down.

11/12/2008 10:03:49 AM

My horse is on an acre and a half but we own six so we just fling the manure all over the 6 acres.

11/12/2008 9:48:18 AM

wild turkeys prove to be the best 'spreaders' in my pasture

11/12/2008 9:47:03 AM

My old barn used to spread it in the fields. It was awful for the horses.

11/12/2008 9:45:16 AM

I dump manure off an out of the way ledge and have added 10,000 red worms to help compost it.

11/12/2008 9:33:44 AM


11/12/2008 9:29:09 AM

We compost, then have it taken away to spread on hay fields.

11/12/2008 9:19:58 AM

We make a large compost pile for us, give away rest to friends for same.

11/12/2008 9:08:58 AM

Once a year I have someone haul it off

11/12/2008 9:02:02 AM

we spread 2x a year in neighbors fields, people come get it for gardens also

11/12/2008 9:00:15 AM

draging your field is the most easiest and efficient way to mannage such an up-keep.

11/12/2008 8:34:33 AM

Organic farmer plants carrots eaten by the horses, producing more manure for growing carrots.

11/12/2008 8:30:41 AM

after 2 years compost is spread in the fields

11/12/2008 8:15:10 AM

no clearing of pastures, but front paddock/run in cleared daily

11/12/2008 7:20:41 AM

Composted and then used in the garden, blueberry, strawberry and raspberry patches.

11/12/2008 6:09:34 AM

everyday i use my new spreader to spread all the manure.

11/12/2008 5:11:11 AM

We use a paddock cleaner, and then give it away to whoever wants it.

11/12/2008 4:22:17 AM

When the horses dig holes we fill the holes with manure, and they never dig in that spot again.

11/12/2008 3:43:14 AM

My gardening friends come to get it

11/12/2008 3:16:01 AM

I use compost worms, Eisenia Foetida, that recuces the amount of manure.

11/12/2008 3:00:15 AM

It has become a sucessful second business for the stable!

11/12/2008 2:19:55 AM

I rent a manure spreader from the local conservation district...very handy

11/12/2008 1:31:39 AM

WE have 5 acres so we spead in on th elast acre,1 horse and a mini ,its manageable.

11/12/2008 1:29:11 AM

it stays in the pastures, removed from the barn and composted

11/12/2008 1:18:11 AM

We turn waste into something useful.

11/12/2008 12:54:53 AM

We collect manure daily, put it in a covered bin and finally spread on fields with a manure spreader

11/12/2008 12:45:12 AM

the chips in the field are periodically raked over to break up and spread

11/12/2008 12:05:10 AM

the facility where I board mainly leaves the manure in the pastures which end up very muddy

11/12/2008 12:04:33 AM

use it to turn into Bocacci, an organic fertilizer.

11/11/2008 11:12:08 PM

Landscape company takes away container full of manure monthly and brings an empty one to fill up.

11/11/2008 10:50:17 PM

use as compost and give away

11/11/2008 10:49:30 PM

corrals are cleaned every day and every thing is piled for later spreading, fields fields are not.

11/11/2008 10:49:29 PM

Manure is placed in a concrete floored bin with roof; turned with a tractor every 2 weeks or so.

11/11/2008 10:47:23 PM

pile it till the fall of each year

11/11/2008 10:36:48 PM

We have a wagon/spreader to dump in the neighboring orchards/properties

11/11/2008 10:33:21 PM

the manure is composted then spread in the blueberry fields.

11/11/2008 10:33:03 PM

My horses live at home. I spread and also compost the manure

11/11/2008 10:30:45 PM

No "other" box available; we spread it on the trails around 150 acre farm.

11/11/2008 10:23:10 PM

We have 2 acres set aside to spread it.

11/11/2008 10:14:01 PM

I spread it by hand in an unused pasture.

11/11/2008 9:57:15 PM

People line up for free manure, organic farming/neighbor also hauls away for his pasture

11/11/2008 9:55:08 PM

we fertilize our hay field with composted manure.

11/11/2008 9:51:13 PM

I have a service that comes about every 3 weeks and takes the horse manure away to a dump that proce

11/11/2008 9:31:49 PM

I have one horse on 8 acres and pick the manure out of his pasture at least once per week

11/11/2008 9:24:11 PM

harow in large fields and clean small paddocks

11/11/2008 9:10:55 PM

We compost manure/hay WITHOUT bedding (pine shavings), turn 5-6 times w/tractor. Excellent product!

11/11/2008 9:10:45 PM

The nice people from Waste Management empty my dumpster every week and take it away.

11/11/2008 9:08:47 PM

it gets thrown in the dumpster

11/11/2008 9:04:16 PM

By State law, manure mgmt act requires proper disposal of manure. Business plan updated every 2 yrs

11/11/2008 9:01:22 PM

Twice daily manure pick up and contained composting pile removed twice yearly.

11/11/2008 8:57:58 PM

Compost it for a two weeks and then spread in the pastures

11/11/2008 8:49:01 PM

Every fall my neighbors put on their gardens

11/11/2008 8:46:26 PM


11/11/2008 8:44:06 PM

I don't board

11/11/2008 8:42:53 PM

manure collected from stalls are composted, manure in pasture is spread either by harrow or manualy

11/11/2008 8:39:04 PM

Neighbor takes away full wagon, brings it back empty. I don't ask any questions.

11/11/2008 8:32:04 PM

We put our manure in a dump trailer which is hauled to a nearby nursery & dumped

11/11/2008 8:30:40 PM

we have a newer spreader that we use on our fields

11/11/2008 8:24:53 PM


11/11/2008 8:24:21 PM

W use a manure spreader. It works great!

11/11/2008 8:22:49 PM

Trash company pick up; supposed to recycle, but I doubt it does.

11/11/2008 8:18:28 PM

I spread my manure over the arena, we have very sandy soil, it disappears in no time.

11/11/2008 8:13:00 PM

Turned over and produces billons of worms,

11/11/2008 8:08:40 PM

The manauer we compost is used on our own garden for fertilizer as well

11/11/2008 8:07:37 PM

We have an organic Avocado ranch and need to let the manure sit for 6 months before spreading.

11/11/2008 7:56:31 PM

we stack it in a cememt box near a roadway for people to use for gardens

11/11/2008 7:54:00 PM

I have 2 donkies and compost all the manure. I'll offer it to community gardens.

11/11/2008 7:51:54 PM

we remove manure from pastures, put it in a pile behind the barn then move it to a pile in the woods

11/11/2008 7:51:52 PM

I compost for two horses and two ponies. We make more than enough for our gardens and neighbors.

11/11/2008 7:51:37 PM

I used to spread it but I am going to try composting and see if I can sell it to landscapers and nur

11/11/2008 7:50:36 PM

no room NOT to compost - it's best for the fields and water, etc...

11/11/2008 7:44:40 PM

I load the manure into large tubs and haul it to the dump.

11/11/2008 7:38:37 PM

we use manure on our gardens in the fall and give some to neighbors

11/11/2008 7:37:03 PM

We throw our in the garbage, since no one in our neigborhood wants it for their garden.

11/11/2008 7:29:18 PM

Spread around out hay fields to make a super galloping path!

11/11/2008 7:28:09 PM

I use the newer spreader and it takes care of any manure pile in no time flat.

11/11/2008 7:24:06 PM

The facility I boarded at put it in the riding arena. Over the years it got too deep.

11/11/2008 7:18:35 PM

manure sure beats unhealthy chemical cost

11/11/2008 6:56:09 PM

I fill in the holes in the paddocks that the horses dig then flatten down then the grass grows over.

11/11/2008 6:55:57 PM

advertise in local paper "free"

11/11/2008 6:55:22 PM

with a 10 stall barn, we empty the manure spreader 2x/week

11/11/2008 6:52:41 PM

Use for erosion control

11/11/2008 6:49:41 PM

use mill sawdust (oak/pine)with the recycled hay it makes awesome compost/fertilizer

11/11/2008 6:44:40 PM

We take it to a farmer/landscaper who composts it

11/11/2008 6:42:02 PM

I live in the suburbs which provide "green" cans that is hauled away weekly.

11/11/2008 6:41:41 PM

drag pastures to break up

11/11/2008 6:38:16 PM

we spread, it dries, then we drag over it. It turns into powder and blows nutrients into the soil

11/11/2008 6:34:23 PM

3 geldings on 5 acres, no real problem except around hay feeder. Kick it around to spred it out.

11/11/2008 6:33:28 PM

Dump it in a big pile , compost and put on our garden .

11/11/2008 6:29:05 PM

we compost all we can. What is taken away is composted and used on blueberries. We spread our compos

11/11/2008 6:26:38 PM

We compost piles monthly, then spread the oldest in unused paddocks

11/11/2008 6:25:01 PM

city ordinance requires weekly removal

11/11/2008 6:23:20 PM

The community comes and gets it for their gardens/orchards

11/11/2008 6:22:45 PM

Local dump happy to take it for the mulch pile

11/11/2008 6:17:19 PM

It is put in a dumpster and hauled off once a week. This really cuts down on the flies.

11/11/2008 5:59:07 PM

Occasionally burn it.

11/11/2008 5:58:16 PM

this way my muck is turned into beautiful sterile fertilizer for my fields.

11/11/2008 5:51:35 PM

It is getting out of hand. The owners need to move the pile before it takes over.

11/11/2008 5:50:27 PM

spread it on the trails surrounding the property

11/11/2008 5:36:40 PM

My neighbor come and get the manure for the flowers and gardens

11/11/2008 5:33:54 PM

spread in the spring, summer & fall, compost in winter

11/11/2008 5:22:49 PM

We live in an area that is VERY sandy and the soil quality is poor. We spread the manure in the gard

11/11/2008 5:17:09 PM

All the manure from the stall is recycled by a large garden in the area

11/11/2008 5:13:57 PM

The barn man spreads it daily. weather permitting.

11/11/2008 5:08:29 PM

Compost pile for 2 years then spread on pastures

11/11/2008 5:03:43 PM

Muck the paddock and move manure to a pile in another field

11/11/2008 5:02:29 PM

We try to compost manure for a year, then spread it.

11/11/2008 5:02:09 PM

We have a field just for the manure. It gets leveled out periodically.

11/11/2008 4:56:00 PM

From or around barn, put in burn pile otherwise leave it in the field

11/11/2008 4:55:37 PM

I use a manure spreader pulled by my tractor mower and spreak it in my 30 acres of pasture.

11/11/2008 4:55:21 PM

We put the manure around our trees, shrubs and driveway. I

11/11/2008 4:53:58 PM

trucked away for composting. but they don't take ALL leading to fly prob. No leftovers=few flies.

11/11/2008 4:52:42 PM

Manually clean up pasture and then spread in back unusable pasture.

11/11/2008 4:45:59 PM

Keep multiple compost piles going so can spread when fully decomposed.

11/11/2008 4:29:24 PM

would love to compost but don't have the time to do it right

11/11/2008 4:28:23 PM

During the winter we also spread in the garden to be plowed under in the spring and on our "lawn".

11/11/2008 4:23:26 PM

piled,turned,composted,spread on pastures

11/11/2008 4:21:48 PM

6 stalls so we compost & sell it by the truckload once it's been "aged"

11/11/2008 4:20:42 PM

use a section of land to drop it then go over it on a regular basis with a tiller to compost it

11/11/2008 4:18:49 PM

use it on my garden of flowers and veggie garden

11/11/2008 4:18:43 PM

not fields they're in.

11/11/2008 4:15:36 PM

paddocck & pastures are rakes, stall bedding is spread, most piles composted to give away

11/11/2008 4:12:39 PM

Spred and harrowed to dry and scatter

11/11/2008 4:09:19 PM

pay a manure hauling company that comes in 3 or 4 times a year.

11/11/2008 4:02:24 PM

I shovel it daily into my spreader and spead it on the pastures about once a month

11/11/2008 3:54:26 PM

We compost some but most is taken away

11/11/2008 3:50:12 PM

Harrow our field twice per year, pickup under shelters, give away free (load themselves)

11/11/2008 3:48:16 PM

my boarding facility has it's own place to dump manure.. :)

11/11/2008 3:48:08 PM

It's taken away and used for compost.

11/11/2008 3:45:49 PM

where ever they land in the pasture. :)

11/11/2008 3:39:39 PM


11/11/2008 3:39:01 PM

Spread in fields unless it's too wet to drive tractor. Free compost to anyone.

11/11/2008 3:38:05 PM

Lots of Compost and free loading

11/11/2008 3:36:28 PM

In the high desert we're spreading it on an arena-sized sandy area for a better riding surface.

11/11/2008 3:30:01 PM

A bit stays for use. Have an agreement with nearby ag biz. They use it for compost. win/win

11/11/2008 3:29:46 PM

Makes nice black dirt for our own use.

11/11/2008 3:28:11 PM

Compost manure from stalls, leave pasture droppings alone, then run grader over once or twice a year

11/11/2008 3:25:34 PM

The owners of our barn do a terrific job of composting & us gardeners get to reap the benefits

11/11/2008 3:21:08 PM

My neighbor with no horses actually wants it for compost, yeh!

11/11/2008 3:19:19 PM

We rotate and drag unused fields and barn manure is taken away about once a week.

11/11/2008 3:14:35 PM

We sell it - $ 150 per load to mushroom growers. Straw only, one load a month.

11/11/2008 3:14:02 PM

dumped in the woods

11/11/2008 3:13:36 PM

Spread the piles with a rake.

11/11/2008 3:12:48 PM

Pay to have it hauled away

11/11/2008 3:12:05 PM

We let it lay in pastures and compost what comes out of stalls.

11/11/2008 3:09:00 PM

Placed in piles and burned

11/11/2008 3:05:44 PM

piled low in woods away from barn & mixed w/leaves from property clearing & fly preditors - awesome!

11/11/2008 3:04:39 PM

very poor manure management. huge piles of steaming manure sit infront of the barn. ugly.

11/11/2008 3:02:37 PM

I compost it and put in flower beds.

11/11/2008 3:00:43 PM

i need a spreader!!

11/11/2008 3:00:34 PM

We have 2 horses, pile manure 1-2 weeks and spread with small spreader in field

11/11/2008 2:53:56 PM

Our barn owners spreads the manure on riding paths. It keeps them from pitting and softer to ride on

11/11/2008 2:52:23 PM

I use some in compost pile and the rest goes in the dumpster & picked up every week

11/11/2008 2:51:55 PM

first we compost then we spread

11/11/2008 2:51:35 PM

compost in rows 4ft deep and 6ft wide for one year then use as fertilizer.

11/11/2008 2:51:10 PM

Farm owner composts it and gives it to organic gardeners.

11/11/2008 2:47:27 PM

on site composting & spread on fields

11/11/2008 2:46:58 PM

spread in the arena...very dry in AZ

11/11/2008 2:43:53 PM

Local farmer picks it up.

11/11/2008 2:43:38 PM

The Master Gardners organization is happpy to use it for public gardens

11/11/2008 2:42:34 PM

Actually I spread it with a Newer Spreader in my personal yard

11/11/2008 2:34:15 PM

nice site

11/11/2008 1:20:25 PM

from stalls - spread in cow pasture, from horse pasture - it's left there

11/11/2008 11:14:11 AM

my compost is a pot of gold for my gardens!

11/11/2008 10:52:46 AM

Manure is piled; spread in sun; disked and spread in pasture.

11/11/2008 10:17:31 AM

we use straw and it decomposes quickly in the pile

11/11/2008 9:42:21 AM