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    04-17-2009, 11:28 AM
Re complete analysis on your feed... it looks like a forage replacer that is gonn abe lacking in nutrition... healty skin and coat come from the inside out.. and with hair it can take up to 4 to 6 months to see a difference :)
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    04-17-2009, 12:13 PM
Originally Posted by Peggysue    
flax seed ... whole flax is digested and is fairly cheap ... :)

Use ground flax, not whole. The whole seeds come right out in their poop.
    04-17-2009, 01:01 PM
If he's a rescue, he may simply need to grow out of his poor coat and with normal feed and grooming will have a better coat.
    04-17-2009, 08:07 PM
Originally Posted by CloudsMystique    
Use ground flax, not whole. The whole seeds come right out in their poop.

This is not a true statemate at all... horses have no problem with whole flax seed what you are seeing is the hull :) the only time you need to worry about the hull is if you have a horse with bad teeth or that is a senior

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