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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul. 14, 2004
    Virginia. We Do Ponies!

    Default Birth to Two - How to Feed

    Great article from Equinews!

    I thought after seeing so many questions on this very topic it would be a good idea to post this here!
    Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC ( Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver Equine Insurance Specialist

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec. 13, 1999
    Greensboro, NC


    One thing I don't like is they talk about the old standard of 1lb of concentrate per month of age, starting at 3 months. I think a great many youngsters do not *at all* need 8lb of feed by 8 months. I daresay that may be a reason there are weight issues - people have heard that recommendation for years and think that's how they must feed, then they have a fat baby and the problems that come with that

    I LOVE that they talk about the high glycemic index and its correlation to DOD issues
    The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances. - ET

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