Join Date: May 2012
Location: CT USA an English transplant
You can see a big improvement in her actually especially with all her worm problems to deal with - not just underweight.
Its a shame you can't afford to keep up with one of the complete feeds - I know they're expensive but they are balanced & with all the vitamins and minerals too. Also a shame that sugar beet can't be an option as its high fibre, calcium, has moisture content from soaking and not going to cause any sugar rush/insulin problems. Combined with some rice bran, chaff and maybe grass pellets you might make it work but you would have to see how the nutritional balance works out re. Ratios. Can you not buy a small lidded bucket to keep it in and if its in a cool place you can do enough for a whole day.
Turn out daily on some good clean grazing would do her the world of good
You've taken on a real challenge, Good luck and keep us up to date with progress