Meat rabbits gaining to slowly

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Lurch1, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. Lurch1

    Lurch1 Out Of The Brooder

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    What can I add to my 16% pellets to make them gain quicker? I can't get any higher protien in the pellets around here.
     
  2. Tinted

    Tinted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    16% is just not going to cut it for the big breeds. You need to find a way to get in at least 18%. Try adding oats for calorie content and Alfalfa for now.
     
  3. Sachasmom

    Sachasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed all my commercial breeds 16% and they usually gain just fine.

    You can mix in some Calf Manna to speed along weight gains though, I didn't really see a difference when I fed it though.
     

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