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  • #41
    Originally posted by Calvincrowe View Post
    Beethoven--sorry, your feed regime includes high fructose corn syrup (Twizzlers) so, your horses will be crippled and on stall rest. Sorry. Maybe cupcakes instead?
    O darn good point! I will make that switch right away! You know what the starburst also have corn syrup! I am going to have to rethink their diet now for sure.
    I love cats, I love every single cat....
    So anyway I am a cat lover
    And I love to run.

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    • #42
      Oats, peas, beans, and barley grow,
      Oats, peas, beans, and barley grow,
      Can you or I or anyone know
      How oats, peas, beans, and barley grow?
      I'm not arguing, I'm just explaining why I'm right
      Violence doesn't end violence. It extends it. Break the cycle.

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      • #43
        Mairzy doats and dozy doats and liddle lamzy divey.
        Flickr

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        • #44
          Akiddleedyvey too, wouldn't you?
          Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
          W. C. Fields

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          • #45
            Originally posted by furlong47 View Post
            Mairzy doats and dozy doats and liddle lamzy divey.


            and all this time I thought it was :

            mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat ivy

            kids'll eat ivy too, wouldn't you? ( as in baby goats?)

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            • #46
              Uphill--me too! I think Eye and Furlong were writing in a language that the OP could understand, perhaps? Gibberish-eeze123!
              Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!

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              • #47
                Hey diddle diddle, Ray Rice up the middle? What time is it?
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                • #48
                  Ohhh... I understand now. You are an animal owner that thinks the companies that make animal feeds / food are the root of all evil toooo..day. I remember you.

                  You don't by chance have 80 cats, do you?

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                  • #49
                    it was the little blue stars that did me this morning...thank you for that...
                    Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
                    I am one of the last 210,000 remaining full time farmers in America.We feed the others.

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                    • #50
                      Originally posted by Eye in the Sky View Post
                      I'm going to start wearing my tinfoil hat again. The martians are clearly in control. This was like reading a chapter in Hitchhiker's. Except this made no sense at all.

                      Eye, you made me smile
                      "In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people angry and has widely been considered as a bad move." -Douglas Adams

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                      • #51
                        Originally posted by Beethoven View Post
                        Twizzlers, starburst, and m&ms! Corn free!
                        NYET! Made with CORNsyrup. I think.
                        Feed candy corn. It's not real corn.

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                        • #52
                          Op, i for one understood what you were trying to ask and I do see where you are coming from. Years ago, prior to all the extruded feeds we have today, people fed corn and oats. Thats pretty much all there was. Now we have so many different feeds to choose from its hard to know what is right.
                          I will say this, just as in humans, how do we know what actually ends up in food or feed through pollution of chemicals and other contaminates. I often wonder what is the contributing factor to increase cancer and other ailments.
                          A lot of factors go into whether or not your horse ends up on stall rest and needs x-rays, not just what they eat. Bad breeding has a part in it, as does how horses are used.
                          The best thing to do is read up on as much info as you can get, knowledge is the key. Talk to your feed supplier, they might be able to help with your questions. There is nothing you can do about the environment, so all you can
                          do is select the feed you think is right.
                          I am sorry people are so mean, it really does show their true selves.
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                          My other home.

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                          • #53
                            Originally posted by nasalberry View Post
                            NYET! Made with CORNsyrup. I think.
                            Feed candy corn. It's not real corn.
                            Horrors...candy corn? Only if it's organic candy corn made with unrefined honey!

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                            • #54
                              Originally posted by LauraKY View Post
                              Horrors...candy corn? Only if it's organic candy corn made with unrefined honey!
                              You silly! Of course I meant only the finest organic grown, pesticide-free, made with RAW honey from only free-roaming bees floating around purposely in virgin forests, candy corn.

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                              • #55
                                Originally posted by texan View Post
                                ... I am sorry people are so mean, it really does show their true selves.
                                Probably not-so-much mean, as winter-crazed who will seize any opportunity to alleviate boredom. Nothing personal, really.

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                                • #56
                                  Originally posted by texan View Post
                                  Op, i for one understood what you were trying to ask and I do see where you are coming from. Years ago, prior to all the extruded feeds we have today, people fed corn and oats. Thats pretty much all there was. Now we have so many different feeds to choose from its hard to know what is right.
                                  I will say this, just as in humans, how do we know what actually ends up in food or feed through pollution of chemicals and other contaminates. I often wonder what is the contributing factor to increase cancer and other ailments.
                                  A lot of factors go into whether or not your horse ends up on stall rest and needs x-rays, not just what they eat. Bad breeding has a part in it, as does how horses are used.
                                  The best thing to do is read up on as much info as you can get, knowledge is the key. Talk to your feed supplier, they might be able to help with your questions. There is nothing you can do about the environment, so all you can
                                  do is select the feed you think is right.
                                  I am sorry people are so mean, it really does show their true selves.
                                  Most normal people who do not like, or suspect, what is in processed animal feed simply stop using it and feed other more "natural" stuff without creating a scene in "public".

                                  Then there are those for which anything they disagree with becomes a damn crusade........

                                  Know what I mean Vern?

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                                  • #57
                                    Texan, I get what you're saying. Growing up our horses were out 24/7, ate grass in the summer and hay, oats with salt blocks in the winter. Basic feeding. They also were ridden a lot. I think todays horses have much the same problems as people. Too much food, too much of the wrong foods and not enough work.
                                    Hillary Rodham Clinton - the peoples choice for president.

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                                    • #58
                                      I think someone's horse got to their computer and is requesting a change in diet and to get off stall rest.
                                      “Pray, hope, and don't worry.”

                                      St. Padre Pio

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                                      • #59
                                        I only let my horse use my computer if he's mud-free.

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                                        • #60
                                          Oh SNAP!!!!!!!!! I forgot the GOLDFISH!!!!!!! Love the translations
                                          Somewhere in the world, Jason Miraz is Goodling himself and wondering why "the chronicle of the horse" is a top hit. CaitlinAndTheBay

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