Farnam Vita Plus - does it NEED to be fed in 2 feedings?

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    01-19-2012, 04:31 PM
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Farnam Vita Plus - does it NEED to be fed in 2 feedings?

Basically, the title says it all.
According to the feeding instructions, the 2oz dose should be fed 1oz per feeding.

Problem: I only feed Lacey once a day.

I could start feeding her twice daily if it's really necessary but she really doesn't need to be fed twice a day since she free feeds hay (so her gut is never empty or anything bad like that). At her single feeding I just restock the free feeding hay, throw some alfalfa at her, and give her 1 pound of "extras" (ration balancer+supplements).

But anyway, is there some reason that the Vita Plus stuff can't be fed in one feeding?

Also, before anyone asks, she's on a ration balancer AND going on the Vita Plus because I'm trying to keep her rain-rot free by VitA-ing it up. Once we get through into the spring and it's drier, she's going off the Vita Plus (unless I've seen results warranting staying on it for some reason).
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    01-19-2012, 04:35 PM
You may want to ask the manufacturer, they'll be your best bet for finding out the reasoning behind the twice daily feeding.

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