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        03-15-2010, 04:44 PM
      #31
    Weanling
    Loosie- I will for sure check out that site, I have backed him up in grain, and I am now feeding 3x a day in smaller portions, probably more grain than he needs via your nutritionist but he gets about 9 cups a day, 3 per meal. 1/2 cup beet pulp (which after talking to my vet he agreed that a high fiber diet would be beneficial.) 1 1/2 cup purina senior, for easy digestion, and 1/2 cup safechoice.

    I had no idea the grain only stayed in a horses stomach for such a short period of time. So a grain that is easier to digest, like the senior feed, is an easier feed to break down? And a quart is about 1 cup, give or take, at least from my measuring.

    Tealamutt- see my boy did not show ANY of those signs, and still is not.


    Vet ran the bloodwork and found nothing. So we will just keep an eye on him and see if anything else changes, vet says that maybe he just likes laying down? Not sure but for now we have done what we can and come up with nothing.
         
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        03-15-2010, 05:48 PM
      #32
    Yearling
    Well, at least you know nothing is very wrong with him, that counts for something!
         
        03-15-2010, 09:11 PM
      #33
    Weanling
    For sure! Guess we'll just see, I haven't caught him down in about 2 days now so maybe it was just a small upset somewhere in his gut.

    After having to put my Clyde mare down in July '09 and my TB Gelding down end of Feb this year, I was not ready to lose another horse so we took all precautions.
         
        03-16-2010, 01:43 AM
      #34
    Weanling
    Loosie & Audra
    32 ounces is 4 cups which is 2 pints which is 1 quart
         
        03-16-2010, 02:52 AM
      #35
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Maverick101    
    Loosie & Audra
    32 ounces is 4 cups which is 2 pints which is 1 quart
    Thanks for that Maverick! Quarter of a gallon is it? Was surprised to hear it was 1 cup, as I thought it was more than a pint.

    Another tip re feeding, it's a good idea to weigh food & measure it in weight, not volume, as that's too subjective with a lot of ingredients.
         
        03-16-2010, 05:14 PM
      #36
    Weanling
    Hm well then the little scoopy thing I use is more than a cup... think I need to re check that again, dang dog scoops.
         

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