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Sweet feed | The Horse Forum

Mar 22, 2018 · Sweet feed is a dump of sugar and energy where say a pelleted feed is a longer, steady release of nutrients. Quality feed when fed in appropriate amounts for the horses weight should meet or exceed all the daily nutritional needs for your horse. I myself am not a fan of sweet feed.

Sweet Feed | The Horse Forum

Oct 05, 2008 · The extra energy provided by sweet feed during the early stages of training made the horses in MSU's study more disobedient and fearful than horses that only ate hay, said Jan Bowman, MS, PhD, an animal nutritionist at MSU.

Sweet Feed | The Horse Forum

Feb 25, 2012 · Joined Jul 23, 2008. ·. 10,837 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Feb 12, 2012. I was spending money at the locally owned feed store Saturday and perused the list of feeds on the wall while waiting my check out turn. "12% Sweet feed" $9.85/50lb. "15% Sweet feed" $15-something/50 lb.

Sweet feed? | The Horse Forum

Sep 29, 2012 · mmm.. Ive read some threads on here.. some good mostly bad posts about sweet feed. my dad used to buy sweet feed all them time.. and we still do ( for our cows) why do people say its not good for horses? Id appreciate the answers thanks:) Is it because of the molases.. or something?:D:lol...

Horse sweet feed - Carp Anglers Group Forums

Dec 16, 2020 · The horse sweet feed you speak of is similar to what I've boght labeleed goat feed. Molasses infused pellets, cracked maize and seeds. Mix it with powdered milk, corn, and liquid it is great for the pult or method. Add more powdered milk for a tighter bind.

Will Deer Eat Sweet Feed Horse Feed? - Hunting Forums

Nov 30, 2019 · Deer will eat sweet feed like horse a mule feed. But don't put it in a feeder that uses a timer and spinner to throw the feed out. Horse and mule is sweetened with mollasses, when the temp warms up, the feed will get real sticky and gum up your timer and spinner. Use a trough feeder instead it would works alot better. Quote.

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Oct 11, 2010 · From: The Rooster. 09-Oct-10. If I'm going to use corn I usually go buy it by the bushel at the grain elevator for market price, somewhere around $3 a bushel. A bushel of shelled corn is 56lbs. I was just curious about the "sweet feed" marketed towards horses with a picture of a horse on the front.

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Apr 06, 2011 · 04-01-2011, 17:10. Yes I use Sweet COB. I also throw in a 2# bag of confection sugar and a large cheep jug of maple syrup. Black bears love it and the browns will eat it, but they don't seem to camp on it as much as they do if it was dog food. Just my experiences.

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Apr 02, 2011 · So a 1,000 lb horse should be fed 5-7.5 lbs per day. It's literally impossible to have consistent hay type and quality (meaning caloric value or even mineral content). Most people determine the amount of grain to feed by looking at the horse's body condition. If your horse is starts to get fat, the first thing you do is cut back on the grain.

Everything About Sweet Feed For Horses - Best Horse Rider

Sweet feed is kind of like the “hot dog” of horse feed, meaning that it is kind of a mix of everything. Traditionally, sweet feed is a mixture of oats, corn, barley, soybean meal, molasses, sugars, loose vitamins and minerals, starch, and other mixed textured feed particles. Some of these ingredients are similar to other feeds.

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Apr 27, 2010 · * 5 gallon bucket all grain horse feed (we use MannaPro Hi Grain sweet feed) * one package of yeast (using bread yeast now--others will increase quality and ferment time) * 5 pounds sugar * water Put enough feed to cover bottom of 5 gallon bucket a good 4 inches deep Add 5 pounds of sugar. Fill 1/2 full with warm water--warm enough to melt ...

Pellet sweet feed | GON Forum

Aug 23, 2015 · Ok, thanks for the info. I haven't bought any and just seeing it in the feed store made me wonder. Don't people give sweet feed to horses? Horses are notorious for their sensitivity to certain feeds. I plant plots plus throw out corn/pears and I am going to stick with that anyway.

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Aug 07, 2009 · Well I found this stuff at a local (TSC) Tractor Supply Company, the stuff smells like a big bag of molasses candy and it's called sweet feed, its for horses and cow's and it's only $7 for a 50lb bag, I bought 500lbs and hope that this mixed with corn, About 2-1 corn to this sweet feed mix. If anyone is looking this might be a good way to go.

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Oct 18, 2014 · I used a mare/foal feed (16% protein) for them, but it got really expensive. Right now my bucks get a horse feed in the morning with their minerals (coarse sweet feed) and a pelleted cattle feed at night (calcium/phos ratio of 3:1) I guess you will have to weigh the pros and cons of your feed options and chose from that. Price is a huge issue ...

Sweet Feed question - Home Distiller

Jul 24, 2013 · OK, I went up on the TSC website and found 3 different Producer's Pride sweet feeds. In the brown bag is "All Stock Sweet Feed" which is all pellets. In the lavender bag labeled "12% Sweet Feed" is a mix of grain and pellets. In the lavender bag labeled "10% All Grain" is Corn, oats, barley and molasses - NO pellets. The "10%" and "12%" seem to be an indication of the minimum percentage of ...

Sweet Feed - The Chronicle of the Horse

As a child, drawn to motion, I studied the way Mom's thin hand gripped a rag, gliding over glass until all of the windows were streak-free. That meant she was nervous. At the dinner table, when Dad raised his brows, glancing right, he wanted salt. Wh...

Anyone use sweet feed for chickens? | Homesteading Forum

May 25, 2013 · 14,012 Posts. #4 · May 13, 2013. I have seen sweet feed from 10% to 14% protein, usually it is 10-12%. Layer mash is around 16-18% protein. You would also have to add the calcium which is missing from the sweet feed to the hen's diet. So to me, it is better to buy layer feed that is specially formulated for laying hens versus 4-legged animals ...

The Scoop On Feed – The Horse

Feb 01, 2006 · Sweet feed–also known as textured feed, textured concentrate, and concentrate mix–is a grain-based horse feed, sold by the bag and formulated

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Oct 08, 2021 · All aspects of feeding horses. Includes the horse digestive tract, basic digestion, types of feedstuffs, hay, haylage, rules of feeding, food preparation, use of haynets, how much to feed, sample feed charts for different types of horse or pony.

Sweet Feed for Deer - Pros n Cons | Page 2 | GON Forum

Sep 07, 2020 · Yet his points above are valid; you should not feed sweet feed to deer. The molasses & sugars are much more likely to induce rumen acidosis than corn, & very quick to mold, which can be directly toxic. It's 12% protein, not an improvement over good, native forage, much less a food plot.

What's 'Sweet' in Sweet Feed? – The Horse

Aug 01, 2007 · Many knowledgeable equine nutrition experts work with feed companies to formulate the variety of products you find at the feed store and carry home in 50-pound sacks to your eager horse.

Feeding horsefeed to goats | The Goat Spot Forum

Sep 12, 2012 · There is no way to make like a 'creep feed area' for the goat. With the horse being her pen buddy I dont think it would be that hard to do. If you have old boards or poles, any thing you can set them up in a corner of the pen where the goat can walk under and the horse can not.

Pigs eating horse feed - The Accidental Smallholder

Sep 04, 2010 · Fowgill Farm. Agree Shetland paul, don't give horse mix to pigs. It hasn't got the right protein in it to make your pigs fatten and as he says horse feed is more expensive. Here in N Yorks you can buy good quality pig feed from the local ag merchant for around £6.50/bag (25kg) 16% protein sow/weaner nuts.

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Nov 18, 2011 · i tried a some sweet feed and the deer didn't like it. Some say that sweet feed can harm deer. It can cause something called lactic acidosis. They claim an excess of corn can cause the same condition. Was at our Atwood's store the other day. They were selling sweet feed that was bagged in 2007: i wouldn' feed that stuff to any animal.

How Sweet is Your Sweet Feed? – The Horse

Oct 24, 2015 · Commercially manufactured concentrates are available either in a pelleted form or as a sweet feed. Some horse owners have been moving away from sweet feeds (textured feeds) because of a perception ...

feeding hogs 10% sweet feed, will it ... - Homesteading Forum

Sep 12, 2013 · Really, not much. So assume you have to feed only 650 lbs of hog feed to the hogs to get them to butcher weight 650x0.23=$149.5 Then assume another 100 lbs of the sweet. 750x0.195=$146.25. So in the end you save a whopping total of $3.25!

All grain sweet feed mash recipe - Home Distiller

May 23, 2018 · I'm looking at doing an AG of sweet feed. For anyone who has done one, good or bad let us know. Equipment: 10 gallon igloo cooler. 3 6 gallon ( run 3x 5 gallon batches) 8 gallon boiler with a 3" 48" column 24" liebig condenser. (pot still) Questions:

Pigs eating horse feed - The Accidental Smallholder

Sep 04, 2010 · Fowgill Farm. Agree Shetland paul, don't give horse mix to pigs. It hasn't got the right protein in it to make your pigs fatten and as he says horse feed is more expensive. Here in N Yorks you can buy good quality pig feed from the local ag merchant for around £6.50/bag (25kg) 16% protein sow/weaner nuts.

How to Treat Sweet Itch in Horses: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

Apr 27, 2019 · Give the horse apple cider vinegar or garlic. You might also be able to help prevent sweet itch by feeding your horse certain foods. The idea is to change the smell of the horse’s sweat so that midges aren’t attracted – and won’t bite. You might try mixing adding apple cider vinegar to the horse’s feed, for instance.

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May 04, 2020 · She advises owners to feed their at-risk or laminitic horses according to the animals’ energy requirements and use without overfeeding. Most importantly, avoid diets high in nonstructural ...

Can Goats eat Horse Feed? | BackYard Chickens - Learn How ...

Jun 09, 2010 · I have a 50lb bag of Purina Strategy Healthy Edge Horse Feed and I was wondering can goats eat horse feed? The ingredients are listed below: Is there anything that goats should NOT eat? Crude Protein - 12.5% Lysine - 0.9% Crude Fat - 8.0% Crude Fiber - 18.0% Calcium - 2.24% Phosphorus

Producer's Pride All Grain Feed, 50 lb. at Tractor Supply Co.

Featuring a blend of wholesome grains for many species, this low-protein feed has everything your animal needs to stay happy and healthy. with added molasses for taste this delicious hay supplement makes feeding your low-activity level animals simple and economical. Additional Product Information.

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Feb 09, 2011 · A horse in a stall eating 15 pounds of hay and between 3 and 10 pounds of grain a day typically chews 30,000 times per day. The more a horse chews, the more saliva that is produced and moved through the digestive tract. Since saliva is an important buffer in the horse’s stomach, more chews = more saliva = better buffering.

Micronized lupins | Stockyard Horse Discussion Forums

Nov 25, 2010 · Nov 25, 2010. #3. I've got a couple of reasons for thinking of swapping from rolled lupins to micronized. The rolled lupins are quite hard and I would prefer to have something softer in the mares feeds, particularly for when bubs comes along and is sharing it. I can of course soak them a little but that brings about my second concern.

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of feed in the morning and the other half in the evening. During particularly hot weather, cattle may not feel like eating much during the day. The daily feed allotment can be changed to approximately 40% of the feed fed in the morning and 60% in the evening if daytime feed intake is a problem.

How to Treat Sweet Itch in Horses | Vetericyn

Mar 01, 2021 · What is Sweet Itch? Culicoides. Biting gnats. Midges. No-see-ums. The tiny predators that cause sweet itch in horses go by many names, but all lead back to the same horrible result: a rash your horse can’t shake. 1. Sweet itch is an intense allergic reaction stemming from one of

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