Feeding Senior Llamas

Suggestions from llama owners for feeding senior animals that have
 a hard time maintaining weight or for those who have few teeth left.

 

 

     "Rabbit pellets are somewhat easier to chew, so I use them as part of the mix I feed those who need weight gain, along with beet pulp, rice bran, senior horse, and llama pellets. Most pellets are alfalfa based, the differences being in mineral and additive content. The rice bran does seem to make a difference.
 


     "Blue Seal makes an equine senior supplement called "sentinel senior" (used to be called "vintage senior) that works by itself without any other supplements.  It's easy to chew, even for animals with no teeth (extruded).  It's like cheese curls in texture".

 


     "Cracked corn adds calories and heat, shredded beet pulp adds calories".
 

 


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