Q:The hay you toss onto the stall floor today you’ll eventually pick up again as manure. Do you know how long it takes for that transformation to occur? a. less than 24 hours b. between 35 and 50 hours c. between 51 and 72 hours d. more than 72 hours
b. Studies have shown that the typical gut transit time of horses is between 35 and 50 hours. So a meal fed to your horse Friday morning is most likely the target of Sunday afternoon’s mucking efforts.