Other fertilisers are quite another matter. Have had a full analysis done on the soil and my levels were ok, but I need a bit of lime. may be advisable to remove horses for 1 to 3 days from a pasture treated with herbicides. See the label for restrictions on manure applications from livestock fed herbicide treated forage and for mulch or compost applied to sensitive crops (i.e. post #5 of 6 Old 03-10-2013, 10:01 AM Thread Starter. Do not spill fertilizer in horse areas. 2. Grazing restrictions for lactating dairy are also provided and may be used as a guide for the maximum level of horse safety. So, the grazing restriction is 14 days (or whatever your specific label states) for Curtail applied to your horse pasture. Keep horses off limed pasture until after a rain. Following application, it will be necessary to restrict horse access to the fertilized pasture to prevent horses from inadvertently consuming the fertilizer.

Liming horse pastures is one big way you can help most horse pastures become more productive.

It’s spring and our pastures are finally growing and we want to help them get healthier. Thanks for the input. Also note that Curtail has additional precautions regarding manure and compost.

Lime - how soon to return to grazing after liming? Lime dust inhalation may cause respiratory problems. This work is supported by New Technologies for Agriculture Extension grant no. but i would leave it 2 to 3 days depending on your rain fall before turning out again! For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Posts: 17 • Horses: 4. Clayton Taffy. Thread starter myhorsefred; Start date 3 April 2010; 3 April 2010 #1. How long should I keep the horses off that field ? Once the fertilizer is no longer visible, it is safe to resume grazing The Curtail (active ingredients clopyralid and 2,4-D) label found online (which might be different from your specific label) states “Do not graze lactating dairy cattle in treated areas for 14 days after application”. 2015-41595-24254 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. When horses are not included, we recommend following the guidelines for dairy cattle. wait till after a rain at least ? When the rain stops (!) I'm going to lime my field. If it were me I would apply that much lime over 3 or so applications, trying to time it before a medium rain. I'm going to lime my field. ordinary lime is basicly groundup chalk. lime is a natural source so no resticted time as such! JavaScript is disabled. Do liming in the absence of horses.

Join Date: May 2011. Clayton Taffy is offline Quote Quick Reply. lime wont do them any harm but might stop them grazing! M. myhorsefred Well-Known Member.

When the rain stops (!) Other precautions in pasture fertilization are: 1. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The herbicide label will specifically outline all grazing and harvest restrictions. lime is best applied in autumn so i am told! ETA I'm sure that once you've applied it, you would at least have to wait until after it's rained. I left mine for 7 days, but we had at least 2 days of rain and it was dissolved.

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Hopefully someone will know more specifically. Join Date: May 2012. Foal. It is common that horses are not specifically included on herbicide labels; most labels focus on lactating or meat animals. OH would know - but he's asleep on his recliner, he's on call this weekend and had to go out last night, so don't really want to wake him in case the phone rings. If you do, thoroughly clean it up and till if necessary. Special Note: Nitrate accumulating plants, as they dry out after a herbicide application, should be mowed before allowing any animals to graze (if you have any grass yet!!)

A day or two for the dew to wash the worst of it off the leaves. ... Once its not on the blades of grass its good for grazing. Papa51. Agree with the others - normally they say wait til the rain washes it off the grass blades and into the soil. User; Horses .

You must log in or register to reply here. 3 April 2010 #1. Restrict horse access until at least a half-inch of rainfall has fallen, for 2‐3 weeks in the absence of rainfall, or until the fertilizer is no longer visible on the soil surface. Joined 2 June 2008 Messages 1,118. Have had a full analysis done on the soil and my levels were ok, but I need a bit of lime. Posts: 6,345 • Horses: 0 I have always waited till after a good rain, for lime and fertilizer. Trained. It is not harmfull,but if a lot has been applied,it might be better to wait for some rain. User; Horses . If 100 pounds of nitrogen per acre is applied, horses should be kept from grazing until after a rain. post #3 of 8 Old 03-04-2013, 09:30 AM. Location: Central Louisiana. The herbicide label will specifically outline all grazing and harvest restrictions. soybeans and other broadleaf crops).