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We have wethers and my husband bought Alfalfa rather than timothy hay this time around. Something tells me we are not supposed to give them Alfalfa. What are your thoughts
 

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What is their entire diet? There are people who feed alfalfa hay. But their entire diet should be 2-2.5:1 calcium to phosphorus.
 

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I'm not sure what the numbers are. Limited grains because one appears to have founders. He is getting shots every day. They get apples and raisins and some freeze dried vegetables.
 

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You could eliminate grain all together from their life and just feed Timothy Hay with a portion of alfalfa hay or pellets each day. Wethers don't really need grain since they're not breeding and expending a lot of energy or losing weight. Especially with one having foundered, I would consider getting rid of grain all together.
 

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You could eliminate grain all together from their life and just feed Timothy Hay with a portion of alfalfa hay or pellets each day. Wethers don't really need grain since they're not breeding and expending a lot of energy or losing weight. Especially with one having foundered, I would consider getting rid of grain all together.
Thank you so much.
 
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