Please note that I cannot change their current diet. That includes the hay that they eat or the grain that they're given. I have to work AROUND that and add to it.
I have four young miniatures that need some more protein in their diet and I've decided to add these in to help with the lack of nutritional hay.
I don't want to replace the hay that I have (1st cutting grass hay) as they'll be fed it twice a day along with their grain. Morning & night.
I am wondering how much to feed them though.
I measured each young horses' heart girth & length to figure their weights.
Pete (yearling) 170lbs
Connor (yearling) 85lbs
Sweetheart (yearling) 105lbs
Ale (3 month old) 101lbs
How much should each horse get to eat daily?
Should I start the 3 month old now to prepare her for weaning or wait to add the beet pulp/alfalfa pellets during weaning?
Please note that I measure feed in pounds, not cups. Bad things happen when you measure in cups.
Thanks! I would really appreciate the help as I am beyond confused.