How Much Grain Should Donkeys Eat

Answer: The ideal amount of grain to feed a donkey per day is 0.

What is the ideal amount of grain to feed a donkey per day?

Answer: The ideal amount of grain to feed a donkey per day is 0.

5 to 1 percent of their body weight.

How many pounds of grain should a 700-pound donkey eat per day?

Answer: A 700-pound donkey should eat 3.

5 to 7 pounds of grain per day.

What is the ideal amount of hay to feed a donkey per day?

Answer: The ideal amount of hay to feed a donkey per day is 1.

5 to 2 percent of their body weight.

How many pounds of hay should a 700-pound donkey eat per day?

Answer: A 700-pound donkey should eat 10.

5 to 14 pounds of hay per day.

What are some signs that a donkey is not getting enough grain?

Answer: Some signs that a donkey is not getting enough grain are weight loss poor coat condition and lack of energy.

What are some signs that a donkey is not getting enough hay?

Answer: Some signs that a donkey is not getting enough hay are weight loss poor coat condition and lack of energy.

Can donkeys eat too much grain?

Answer: Yes donkeys can eat too much grain which can lead to health problems such as colic laminitis and founder.

Can donkeys eat too much hay?

Answer: Yes donkeys can eat too much hay which can lead to health problems such as obesity and founder.

What is the difference between grain and hay?

Answer: Grain is a concentrated source of nutrients while hay is a more fibrous and less calorie-dense food.

Why do donkeys need hay in addition to grain?

Answer: Donkeys need hay in addition to grain because hay provides them with essential nutrients and fiber that they need for proper digestion.

What are some common types of grain fed to donkeys?

Answer: Some common types of grain fed to donkeys are oats barley and bran.

What are some common types of hay fed to donkeys?

Answer: Some common types of hay fed to donkeys are alfalfa Timothy and Bermuda.

How can you tell if a donkey is overweight?

Answer: You can tell if a donkey is overweight if they have a crease in their neck bulges around their tailhead and/or difficulty carrying out normal activities.

How can you tell if a donkey is underweight?

Answer: You can tell if a donkey is underweight if they have ribs and hip bones that are easily visible and/or their coat is dull and sparse.

What are some health problems that can be caused by an overweight donkey?

Answer: Some health problems that can be caused by an overweight donkey are Founder Laminitis and Colic.

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John.E Nelson

J.E Nelson has written about foxes on occassions more than one, and the works are being enjoyed by many readers over the world. He was formerly of the Zoology Department, University of Queensland Australia, and now at the Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology, Monach University, Victoria.

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