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        11-05-2013, 03:05 AM
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    Foal
    Speed of weight gain

    Hi there!
    Ok so my question to all you lovely folk is what is a good rate for a horse to regain weight.
    When we picked my gelding up from his previous neglectful owners he looked like this
    Http://s1329.photobucket.com/user/Kace202/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps5f228f5f.jpg.html?sort=3&o=1
    This is 4 weeks later
    Http://s1329.photobucket.com/user/Kace202/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps90ac260a.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
    Images are a little grainy but you get the basic idea
    Anyways I'm aware he still has a while to go but I guess I'm just wondering whether the progress he's made in that time frame is good? Or otherwise comments ?
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        11-05-2013, 04:07 AM
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    Foal
    Links didn't load argh
    Before

    Rocco Before Photo by Kace202 | Photobucket

    Now

    image_zps90ac260a.jpg Photo by Kace202 | Photobucket
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        11-05-2013, 06:41 AM
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    He looks good. I've fattened a few skinnies in my time and they all gained a little different. Most of them that last 100 lbs seems to take forever. When they are that skinny they have lost a lot of muscle mass. Pretty much the body starts consuming itself in an attempt to stay alive.

    Whatever you are doing it's working.
         
        11-05-2013, 06:46 AM
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    Foal
    Thankyou.
    Good to get reassurance he's on track!! :):)
    It's hard to tell when I see him daily I forget how bad he was to start with!!!
    Thanks
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