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Food questions

Discussion in 'Feeding Time - Sheep' started by WolfeMomma, Dec 29, 2017.

  1. Dec 29, 2017
    WolfeMomma

    WolfeMomma Ridin' The Range

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    Our ewes get shepard 16, is that OK for pregnant ewes? They get it twice a day and also get 2 flakes a day between the two of them . Also can anyone recommend a good lose mineral for them. Just want to make sure I'm doing the correct thing here lol I'm a sheep newbie
     
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    All that sounds good to me, though personally I'd leave hay out free choice unless they have other forage to access. I can't recommend a good loose mineral because it varies so much by location. I'd find some local farmers who have sheep and start there. I would say NOT to feed Purina Sheep Minerals.
     
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