Originally Posted by White Foot
Probably because he wasn't use to it, and was missing something from his diet. My horses have always had one and at first they were like that but gradually they licked less and less.
No, I don't think that's quite it. Caleb eats anything
that's in a bucket, or tries to at least. I parked him beside a bucket full nasty ice with hay in it and he ate that too. He's also tried to eat milk cartons, cigarettes, bailing twine, rocks...anything that has even a slight appeal is food.