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Re: [RC] RC: Alfalfa Pellets - jen

Karen...two questions, why don't you want molasses?  Is it too much sugar?  and Why do they put molasses in?
Jen M.
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Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2005 7:26 AM
Subject: Re: [RC] RC: Alfalfa Pellets

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This is the problem with pellets that I have heard. Lower quality hay is used in many instances. Beccy in Ut.
*Couple of thoughts.....for some horses, this may be a good thing...lower protein, they can safely eat more...for
example, who would want alfalfa pellets made out of "dairy quality" alfalfa?
I would be very hesitant to feed alfalfa pellets for the same reasons I feel very little alfalfa (protein too high, mineral imbalances).....however, many feed stores sell a mix of oat hay/alfalfa hay pellets, this seems like a better mix to me, and if I had a good source of reasonably priced beet pulp that didn't have molasses added back into it, I would feed quite a bit of that too....

Re: [RC] RC: Alfalfa Pellets, Ag47xAu49
Re: [RC] RC: Alfalfa Pellets, Karen Sullivan