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AKPaintLover 05-06-2008 12:07 AM

foals eating hay
 
Our six day colt is eating hay...quite a lot. Should we keep it out of his reach? Is it okay to just let him? He is nursing fine also, but he has just started mowing down on the stuff tonight, and I don't want him to cause himself to be sick (he has no teeth to chew it!).

mell 05-06-2008 01:32 AM

id say he's fine. Cruz started doing that at about four days, and he was fine with it. Just keep an eye on him.

Vidaloco 05-06-2008 07:57 AM

Wait till he starts eatting poo :lol: Ours did that for about a day till they figured out hay was better.

AKPaintLover 05-06-2008 12:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vidaloco
Wait till he starts eatting poo :lol: Ours did that for about a day till they figured out hay was better.

He did that already :)

Thanks guys...worried first time mom :) I am so happy to have the forum!

PoptartShop 05-06-2008 03:20 PM

I say just let 'em eat it! :D He should be fine.
LOL @ the poop!


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