Average 1,000-lb. Horse Produces 9 Tons Manure per Year

smellshorsey Archive on March 25, 2008, 20:44


For spring break, we're doing all kinds of fun things. Today is stall stripping day. Fortunately, my sister-in-law (Saintly Brother's wife) likes to garden so she came over to haul off a truckload of it. (This photo has nothing to do with us but looks better than we did.)

Stall stripping isn't my favorite thing, but there's something about good, hard work like shoveling manure that's good for cleaning the soul. My back hurts but my heart is happy.

And, in case you ever wondered just why you have so much manure, did you know that the average 1,000-lb. horse produces 9 tons of


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