On Thu, 4 Dec 1997 14:08:13 +0700, email@example.com (Teresa Van
> The correct calculation would be:
> [(1000 lb horse * 1.5% DM feed per lb of horse) / 23% DM content) =
> a whopping 65.2 lbs of pasture.
> >>The water in the grass will
> quickly be absorbed by the small intestine (1/2 hour or so after
> ingesting), so in turn, Sugar Lips will take fewer trips to the watering
> hole. >>
> and since water weighs something like 7 lbs per gallon, this just means
> 65*77%/7 or 7 gallons less water the horse
> has to drink.