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Re: [RC] Feeding grass clippings - Truman Prevatt

I think the bottom line is if the horse is accustomed to eating the same grass then the clippings will do no harm. If the horse lives on a dry lot and fed hay then too much of the grass clippings can cause a problem. However, if the horse is used to eating the same grass, they will probably have no interest in the clippings.

When I mow my pastures, I never see the horses eating the clippings. They'd much rather get the newer grass shoots which are more tender. Of course if my neighbor brough over his clipping from the paster next to mine, they would probably love 'em.


Mike & Kathy Kelly wrote:

I've also heard of horses foundering after eating grass clippings - I think
once its cut the starches quickly convert to sugars or something like

Kathy Kelly

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Re: [RC] Feeding grass clippings, Heidi Smith
Re: [RC] Feeding grass clippings, Mike & Kathy Kelly