Mouse-proof grain storage: Just file it!
July 11, 2011
I spent weeks trying to find affordable individual grain storage solutions for our stable feed room, which suffered from several problems.
- We were plagued with spilled grain and other supplements luring mice, which in turn left their disgusting poop “signatures”.
- Our horse owners loved, almost more than anything else, I think, to tinker with their horse’s grain ration, and constantly changed plans, resulting in confusion.
- Various buckets of supplements lined our feed room shelves, labeled with faded felt-tip ink horse names, and cryptic feed instructions decorated a dry-erase board above the shelves. It was hard for me to figure out, and find, who got what at feeding time, let alone other people. My gut said horses were not actually getting what was intended.
I knew other stables did this, and I wanted everybody to start providing their own pre-
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