Feeding eggs? - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health > Horse Nutrition

Feeding eggs?

This is a discussion on Feeding eggs? within the Horse Nutrition forums, part of the Horse Health category
  • Feeding horses cooked eggs

Like Tree2Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-27-2012, 05:41 PM
  #11
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Casey02    
I used to feed my dog one every now and then, same reason to help with the coat
I think the major issue people would have is dogs are carnivores and would possibly naturally eat a bird egg, while horses would not. I can't say if there would be any long-term ill effects to giving a horse eggs, but it's a little gross to me XD
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-27-2012, 08:38 PM
  #12
Started
^^ Oh I completely understand, but if the horse eats it he must not be to picky lol. My friends horse snatched her ham sandwich right off the bed of her truck when she went in the cab to get her water bottle, ate every morsel too. :)
     
    11-30-2012, 11:12 PM
  #13
Foal
Thanks, the pony loves them, so I don't see much problem with it, was just wondering what everyone else thought :) I also thought it seemed a bit unnatural at first, but then again so's making them wear shoes and rugs!
     
    12-01-2012, 12:46 AM
  #14
Foal
I don't see why there would be a problem with feeding eggs to horses. I know that on cattle farms that have laying hens, they like to feed the newborn calves the eggs. The eggs that are farm grown are immune to certain diseases and that is why they feed them. It helps prevent sickness at the young age. So I don't think that feeding your horse an egg would be a set back with everything that it helps out with.
     
    12-01-2012, 01:33 AM
  #15
Green Broke
The problem I could see would be salmonela.
I had a horse that liked Bologna and ketchup sandwiches.
He did not get them all the time, just got to share once in a while.
     
    12-01-2012, 01:47 AM
  #16
Started
Been doing a bit more research - egg white inhibits biotin absorption. Tbh there are healthier and less risky sources of omega-3 and protein than eggs...
Posted via Mobile Device
stevenson likes this.
     
    12-01-2012, 02:16 AM
  #17
Weanling
Subbing because I'd like to see what others find. Interesting. I used to feed eggs to my dogs because it made their coats shiny and I had lots of chickens and lots of eggs. But horses? I don't know. I'd like to learn more before dismissing it entirely.
     
    12-01-2012, 04:40 AM
  #18
Started
Katie, where abouts in NZ are you? Maybe you could go into the srvs website (Southern Rangitikei Vet Service) and email one of their equine vets and see what they say, their vets are really cool. I would be interested to hear the answer from a trained professional as I was wondering about salmonella also.
     
    12-01-2012, 05:51 AM
  #19
Foal
Wairarapa, thanks I shall do that! About the biotin absorbtion, apparently if they're cooked whatever inhibits this goes away, so I may have to try cooking them, which should also get rid of the risk of salmonella. Oh and the eggs are from our free range chickens
EvilHorseOfDoom likes this.
     
    12-02-2012, 04:42 AM
  #20
Foal
The email is sent, and I'll post the reply on here when I get it so everyone can see :)
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
eggs KatRocks Horse Health 12 10-15-2012 04:21 PM
feeding eggs Dead Rabbit Horse Nutrition 5 09-24-2012 03:54 PM
Yay for bot eggs! TuckerAndFinn Horse Health 9 09-21-2012 01:31 PM
Bot Eggs animallove Horse Health 3 09-12-2012 07:54 PM
Bot fly eggs paintluver Horse Health 9 09-15-2010 12:16 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0