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Cjnewton82

  • Joined Nov 2012
lambs eating pig food
« on: May 27, 2013, 12:56:21 pm »
Hello all when  i feed my pigs my lambs run the electric fence and start to eat the pigs food is this a problem im sure i read somewhere that that pig food cant be eaten my sheep something to do with the copper content

shep53

  • Joined Jan 2011
  • Dumfries & Galloway
Re: lambs eating pig food
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2013, 01:09:16 pm »
Yes pig food normally contains high levels of copper and can kill some breeds of sheep, also pig muck should not be spread on ground grazed by sheep :sheep:

 

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