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Horse Poop – The Facts

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Horse poop has many practical uses. Here are some crazy horse poop facts…

  • Dried horse manure is great for growing roses
  • A horse produces 33-50 pounds (15-23 kg) of feces per day.
  • If a horse is kept in confinded quaters, the owner must muck out up to 8 tons of waste per year.
  • Fresh horse feces can stink a bit, but many people actually favor the unique smell of dried horse manure.
  • Three-quaters of fresh horse poop is water and the last portion is dead bacteria, undegested fiber, fats, dead cells, and phosphates.
  • Horse feces are usually green if green roughages are eaten.  Light-colored hay produces yellowish feces.
  • Horse manure is a clean, natural product used by landscapers and farmers as topsoil and fertilizer.  Special horse-manure composting bins and products are on the market

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