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RE: [RC] [RC] Shavings in the Trailer/Peeing - Mary Sutliff

The solution to shavings flying around in the trailer is to wet them down.  A sprinkle with the hose works well.
Mary S. 

> Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 12:11:59 -0400
> From: tprevatt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: 6mules@xxxxxxxxx
> CC: ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [RC] [RC] Shavings in the Trailer/Peeing
> Marirose Six wrote:
> > Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but if you are smelling that much
> > ammonia, I'd check into what you are feeding. Too much protien is the
> > main cause of that ammonia smell. I avoid feeding too much of it
> > (unless a specific horse needs it, fo a specific reason) & I don't
> > have that problem---even in the trailer.
> >
> Yep if you feed too much protein, the digestive system rips off the
> amine radical and eliminates it through the urine. That forms the
> ammonia. I have not ammonia smell in my trailer or my barn. As far as
> shaving in the trailer, I use the "large" shavings - the local tack
> stores has two sizes. The small are like sawdust and would blow around
> in the trailer. The large don't have that problem.
> Truman
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[RC] Shavings in the Trailer/Peeing, sherman
Re: [RC] [RC] Shavings in the Trailer/Peeing, Marirose Six
Re: [RC] [RC] Shavings in the Trailer/Peeing, Truman Prevatt