03-21-2010, 07:52 PM
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There are two feasible reasons for "Coprophagia" otherwise known as "poop eating", lol.
MICROBIAL IMBALANCE: He may be low on probiotics - a naturally occuring bacteria that aids in digestion, horses can't produce enough of it if they eat primarily grains and grass. You can look on any yogurt container and see that it contains these "live cultures". You can buy probiotics as a supplement in any feed store.
VITAMIN/MINERAL DEFICIENCY: Does he have a mineral and salt block?