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  1. #1
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    Default Progressive Feed Alternatives

    I love Progressive Grass Balancer for my 2 year old and was also using their Envision product for added fat.

    But as you know it is really expensive so am looking for a more economical alternative. Something like Progressive Grass Balancer that I can just add things to as I need to. Like I do now.

    What are my options?

    Thanks!
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    I had to give up the Progessive when the feedstore quit carrying it. I went with Purina's Enrich 32 and their Amplify fat supplement. They appear to be pretty comparable when you look at the labels. I do like the ration balancer feeding.

    Good luck.



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    Are you looking to totally replace the PN? As in, you're looking to make your own ration balancer at a lower cost?

    My "ration balancer" is a vit/min supplement by Dynamite (a mix of their 2 vit/min products actually) and added Tri-Amino from Uckele. That gets added to however many extra calories each horse needs. For the boys, there is no need, so I use a cup or beet pulp or a-pellets or oats or whatever I'm feeding the mare at the moment, as their mixer.
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    I use the Balancer too...and will continue to use it...if it works, I don't want to mess with success. It's a pain it's up to $32 or so (ow)...but, quality pays in the long run.
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  5. #5
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    I like and trust the Purina brands so I would feel fine switching over. I will check on what dealers have the Enrich 32.
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