fly spray in stalls?

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    09-01-2012, 09:39 PM
fly spray in stalls?

Is it okay that I sprayed fly spray (ultra shield red) in my horses bedding and lower walls? Or will she get it in her mouth when eating? There are so many flies in there!
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    09-01-2012, 09:45 PM
Is she by herself in a shed or a large barn with others. Regardless, the darked you can make the building the flies will pretty much stay out. I hang heavy tarps over the doorway and cover the window on the outside.
    09-01-2012, 09:47 PM
She is in a stall by herself. I already sprayed it and that's why I was asking if it was okay.
    09-01-2012, 09:52 PM
I am mostly interested in finding out if it is bad that I did this and if it will bother more horse than what to do to keep flies out! Thanks :)
    09-01-2012, 10:00 PM
It will be fine. Just don't spray it on their food source
    09-01-2012, 10:04 PM
Okay thanks for your info! I didnt spray it on her hay or anything, she didnt even have hay yet :p!
    09-01-2012, 10:20 PM
She did get hay in there a few minutes after I sprayed though. Is that okay?
    09-01-2012, 10:35 PM
Originally Posted by Poneigh    
she did get hay in there a few minutes after I sprayed though. Is that okay?
I wouldn't stress over it at all. But next time I wouldn't spray where you usually throw her hay or near her bowl. I have fly sprayers in the back of all my stalls....I feed in the front of the stalls. The sprayers spray every 15 mins
    09-01-2012, 10:44 PM
I wouldn't worry. I've sprayed them in their stalls plenty of times with no ill effects.
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