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Runninghot88 08-04-2013 06:37 AM

Keeping a Dry Lot dry
 
I will be building a barn soon and I am located in a wetter area (marshy). I want to put in dry lots but don't want them muddy. What are some different ways and ideas to prevent the dry lots from becoming muddy.
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PaintHorseMares 08-04-2013 07:19 AM

The only way to make it last is to dig it up and install a good drainage system.
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GhostwindAppaloosa 08-04-2013 08:47 AM

yup.. dig down to clay.. put down geotextile fabric.. than fill with 57s.. than top with 4-6" of fines.. we just did this to a pretty large part of our property

GhostwindAppaloosa 08-04-2013 08:49 AM



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