Spreading Dried Horse Manure

       The Horse Forum > Barns, Boarding, and Farms > Farm Forum > Farm Equipment

Spreading Dried Horse Manure

This is a discussion on Spreading Dried Horse Manure within the Farm Equipment forums, part of the Farm Forum category
  • Spreading horse manure forums

LinkBack Thread Tools
    09-02-2013, 01:33 PM
Spreading Dried Horse Manure

Has anyone ever used a 3pt fertilize / seed spreader behind their tractor to spread very dry horse manure?

This manure has been composting for about 3 months and is turned regularly. The consistency is anything from dust to very small "chunks".

I have 5 acres that needs some organic material and plenty of horse poop on hand.

All comments/suggestions welcomed.

Sponsored Links
    09-13-2013, 01:27 PM
All you can do is try but more than likely it will clog the chute. Open it as far as it will go. If it's too dry it won't feed down.

I've spread tons by hand. Load up the pick up and put a kid in the back and drive around. Not the best but better than just having it sit until spring. You can also check with a neighbor. You might find someone that has a spreader to rent or can do it for you for a beer or 3. You can put down as much as 2 T per acre but 2-3 fine layers will breakdown and melt into the soil faster.

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dried Herbs for Arthritis Used with NSAID rascalboy Horse Health 3 11-17-2012 12:15 PM
Can damp oats be dried? pjboat Horse Talk 2 09-27-2012 11:15 PM
Who doesn't clean stalls so manure piles up then feeds on the manure to prevent colic delynn Horse Health 95 01-03-2011 03:25 AM
Dried mud jemmamalone Horse Grooming 12 02-11-2009 06:28 PM
Spreading Holiday Cheer-PICS! ArabianAmor Horse Pictures 5 12-22-2008 10:10 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:07 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0