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cheapest place to buy cocosoya oil online?

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  • cheapest place to buy cocosoya oil online? has 5 gallons for $54.50 and shipping is $24 (flat rate $8 + $16 freight) for a total of $78.50

    Uckele is $54.50 + $29 shipping = $83.50

    Anyone found cheaper?
    Nowhere around me sells it, nor can my feed store get it!

  • #2
    did you try KVVet?
    Appy Trails,
    Kathy, Cadet & CCS Silinde
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    • Original Poster

      Yes, they are about $78 per 5 gall, plus freight. Not the cheapest.


      • #4
        I always order mine directly from Uckele (sp). It is their product, so might be cheaper from them. It's $54.95 for a 5 gallon and if I remember correctly, their shipping is crazy cheap. I will never order a 5 gallon again. It was kind of a pain in the butt.

        Woops! I completely missed that you had posted Uckele the first time I read this. I know I did not pay $29 the for freight on mine. Maybe it was a special or you can find a shipping code or something?
        Rhode Islands are red;
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        • Original Poster

          I called Uckele - that was their price quote!


          • #6
            Does Uckele have a list of dealers, either on their website or available if you call? You might find someone closer so shipping would be cheaper. Maybe.

            I have just stocked up when I had a free/reduced shipping offer from Uckele and KV Vet. But you never know when those are going to happen, so not much help for you now.


            • Original Poster

              I already tried that - nearest places are 2-3 hours away


              • #8

                I always ordered from Big D....but I don't know what the shipping charge currently is.


                • Original Poster

                  Looks like their shipping is over $43!


                  • #10
                    Yep, shipping heavy items is expensive!! That's why I stopped using Cocosoya many years ago - shipping was almost the same as the product!

                    I believe Smart Pack carries the powdered Cocosoya, if that's an option for you
                    The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances. - ET


                    • Original Poster

                      Yeah it's only 38% fat though :/


                      • #12
                        Could you get a local tack or feedstore to get it for you????


                        • Original Poster

                          Per my OP, no


                          • #14
                            These ideas are a little out of the box, but....

                            Call Uckele and ask for their convention/conference appearance schedule. If you live near something like Equine Affaire or World Equestrian Games, you can buy a ton of the product locally and store it until you need it. The shelf life on Cocosoya is at least one year, I think maybe even two.

                            If you are *really* motivated, you could concoct your own Cocosoya. It's nothing more than unrefined soybean oil and refined coconut oil with a little citric acid and flavoring for good measure. The "natural vitamin E" on the label suggests that Cocosoya may add additional vitamin E, but Vitamin E is a naturally occurring part of unrefined soybean oil. So if you really mean business, contact your nearest restaurant supply store and ask what it'll take to get your hands on unrefined (sometimes also called "crude") soybean oil and refined coconut oil.
                            Head Geek at The Saddle Geek Blog


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                              • #16
                                If he doesn't approve, I've heard of people pouring a bit of coconut milk and/or coconut oil into a flavorless oil like refined canola or soybean. But with any luck, the molasses will work!
                                Head Geek at The Saddle Geek Blog


                                • #17
                                  If your horse prefers cocosoya over other oils, so it is kind of a flavor thing you are after, you might try what I was doing when I had to feed a large amount of fat -- I mixed cocosoya with another cheap, locally purchased oil (corn or safflower or whatever worked). My horse was still in love with it enough to eat it, but it helped a great deal with the cost. You still have to get the cocosoya, of course, but once you do, it would last longer!