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    09-15-2010, 10:22 PM
  #21
Green Broke
Lol @ shovel type strainer (sorry) It's a pitchfork.

You don't have to strip the stall of all the sawdust everyday. Just pick out the poop and the wet spots. With a foal his size in a stall that size and him not being in all the time I would say take all the sawdust out and put new sawdust in at least.... twice a month. You want to thoroughly pick his stall out. Some of his poop is going to make it's way to the bottom of the sawdust.
     
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    09-15-2010, 10:23 PM
  #22
Green Broke
Clean out the poop and urine spots. If you think theres not enough shavings in there then add some more. But I would clean out ALL of the shavings about every 2 weeks and replace them with new ones. You might need to do it more or less often depending on how dirty your foal gets his stall.
     
    09-15-2010, 10:26 PM
  #23
Green Broke
Or a pooper scooper. Lol. I like the plastic ones that have a kinda side on them.
     
    09-15-2010, 10:28 PM
  #24
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShutUpJoe    
lol @ shovel type strainer (sorry) It's a pitchfork.

You don't have to strip the stall of all the sawdust everyday. Just pick out the poop and the wet spots. With a foal his size in a stall that size and him not being in all the time I would say take all the sawdust out and put new sawdust in at least.... twice a month. You want to thoroughly pick his stall out. Some of his poop is going to make it's way to the bottom of the sawdust.
lol... I know what a pitchfork is, I'm talking about a red thing that has lines like a strainer does at tractors supply. But anyhow thanks alot
     
    09-15-2010, 10:30 PM
  #25
Foal
I'm not that dumb... My screen name is FARMERJEFF. Lol, just messin around!
     
    09-15-2010, 10:31 PM
  #26
Green Broke
I know you're not. I was laughing at the nickname. Yea the pooper scooper thing will work great. I use a little ol pitchfork : )
     
    09-15-2010, 10:34 PM
  #27
Green Broke
One of these is what I use.

     
    09-15-2010, 10:34 PM
  #28
Foal
Yea, I have one i'll use. What my sn is corny
     
    09-15-2010, 10:35 PM
  #29
Green Broke
Pooper scooper is fun to say, lol.
     
    09-15-2010, 10:35 PM
  #30
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lonestar22    
One of these is what I use.

That's exactly what I was talking about. Thanks
     



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