Many horse-owners are successful using unscented kitty litter as a means of drying out the stall. A pound of generic clay-based litter can cost as little as twenty cents a day, and can be mixed with barn or garden lime to help eliminate odors simultaneously.
Can you use kitty litter for horses?
Only put bedding down on a completely dry horse stall floor. The short answer is yes, cat litter will quickly absorb moisture, water and even oil, gasoline and paint. Generally speaking cat litter does a good job at soaking up any type of liquid and moisture.
Can you use cat litter for anything else?
Pour a generous amount of litter down mole tunnels, into mouse holes, and along basement walls to deter these common pests from taking up permanent residence in your abode. Kitty litter can also help alleviate the odor of small rodents that may have gotten into—or worse, died—inside your walls.
What do you put on a horse stall floor?
Some commonly used flooring materials include clay, sand/ clay mixture, limestone dust, wood, concrete, asphalt, and rubber floor mats. Topsoil should be removed before starting to build the stall floors to minimize settling. Hard packed clay flooring is used widely and requires relatively high maintenance.
Are pellets better than litter?
Are pellets better than litter? Pine pellets are better for your cat’s health, better for the environment, better at neutralizing odors, and are less messy than clay litter. But your cat’s preference is an important and often overlooked consideration.
What is the cheapest bedding for horses?
Sorbeo is the most cost-effective, high-quality pellet bedding around and will probably cost you less than any cheap horse bedding on the market. Why? Because Sorbeo is highly absorbent, 100% natural, and you get more for your money.
Can you use cat litter for sandbags?
For the filling:
Gravel/small rocks. Kitty litter. Dirt. Heavy items such as blankets and old clothing or rags.
What do you do with used clumping cat litter?
When it comes to getting rid of old cat litter, it’s best to keep it simple: Throw it away. Composting or flushing it can cause more harm than good. By scooping it out regularly and disposing of it properly, you can keep your home clean and your kitty happy.
Is it OK for horses to walk on gravel?
Gravel paddocks make life easier in the wet Northwest, but horses should never be fed on gravel as they can ingest it leading to colic or tooth damage. Also, if your horse hasn’t been on gravel and is suddenly barefoot and put in gravel, they can become quite foot sore until their feet toughen up.