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Author Topic: Sheep not eating?  (Read 7829 times)

SteveHants

  • Joined Aug 2011
Re: Sheep not eating?
« Reply #15 on: February 28, 2014, 11:54:30 pm »
Grass is growing, isn't it?  :innocent:


Less and less of mine are coming in for hay - I'll probably  stop soon.


I've never known a hungry sheep turn down hay - they will eat straw if they are hungry.


I only feed my sheep on awful hay that nobody wants so they give it to me as opposed to burning it (note: by "awful" I do not mean "wet") and they do just fine.
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