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post #1 of 4 Old 04-20-2011, 12:52 AM Thread Starter
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Dolomite as a feed

It might be an australian thing, but has anyone fed dolomite? It was recomended to me but I'm wondering what it does?
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-20-2011, 08:22 AM
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Yes, but its used as a supplement not a entire feed .
It supplements calcium mostly .
Very good if your horse is on bad pasture that has an uneven balance of calcium and phosphorus and even then you would only feed 1-2 table spoons.

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post #3 of 4 Old 04-20-2011, 07:07 PM Thread Starter
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ok, thankyou. it amazing what you can learn just by asking a simple question...
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post #4 of 4 Old 04-24-2011, 04:04 AM
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hmmm im sure dolomite is what i usally feed to calves with scours...never heard of feeding it to horses....haha id ask a vet first...
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