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My son fed my horse for me last night. . .

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by horsewishr, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. horsewishr

    horsewishr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and asked this morning, "Mom, what color is horse food?"

    When I told him it was green, he said, "Oh, I then I fed Jay chicken food last night." [​IMG]

    Jay seems fine this morning. And there wasn't so much as a crumble left in his feed bin. [​IMG]
     
  2. M.J

    M.J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your horse should be fine if he didn't have a hole lot but be careful with the feeds for if your horse gets medicated chick feed it could die as well as any other kind of animal like dogs, cats, or even adult birds for the medication to them is toxic.
    My pony will some times escape from her pen so i keep the feed shed locked up
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    If Jay starts wanting to climb into the barn rafters to roost at night, you've got trouble.
     
  4. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

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  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I am imagining a roosting horse dropping a "horse egg" from 10-12ft height. [​IMG]
     
  6. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Quote:I am imagining a roosting horse dropping a "horse egg" from 10-12ft height. [​IMG]

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    I see enough horse eggs... I wish they would stop! [​IMG]
     
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Seems like a good place to ask a question.

    How come for every POUND of food/hay my horse eats she produces 2 pounds of POOP?
     
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Quote:[​IMG] Wish I knew the answer to that one. My question is, Why do they want to knock over the barrel when I'm picking it up?
     
  9. horsewishr

    horsewishr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You know, I used to think horses pooped a lot. Until I got chickens.

    Edited to add:
    He did get medicated chick food. I called the vet, and he said he couldn't find any info on amprolium and horses. He said to call the feed company. The feed company said I'd have to feed Jay 5#/day for a month before I saw any effects--and even then, the medication wasn't "known" to be toxic to horses. He got a total of one pound.
     
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  10. M.J

    M.J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as long as you horse is fine
    different than the chick feed but thats in Maryland alot of horse are coming down with colic and one friend had to put her horse down last week
     

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