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Richard    Posted 07-08-2003 at 05:20:53       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I got my first group of sheep, (4). I have them tamed pretty well, but when you go approach the gate they come a runnin. My question is, What would make a good hand treat when they meet you at the gate? Horses like apples, and I tried a corn shuck, they ignored that.


C Kulig    Posted 07-08-2003 at 12:04:08       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Our goats and sheep love old bread, crackers, cookies,doughnuts, and stuff like that. They like it and that way it doesn't go to waste.


JDK    Posted 07-08-2003 at 07:32:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
I've heard of"Ewe Nuts" sheep pellets.


my guys like    Posted 07-08-2003 at 07:29:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
almost anything they can get in their mouths. But they are very partial to regular horse treats. There are many flavors and they like them all. Only problem is they can be a little pricey.

My sheep (and goats, too) also love the little alfafa cubes you can buy in 50 lb sacks at the feed store. At around $7 a sack, they're a cheap treat. I usually split up the cubes (they sort of flake like a tiny bale of hay) into 3 or 4 pieces and give each sheep a piece...a bag will last a long time. Don't feed too much alfafa, though, as it'll make 'em fat.

Tom A


Lenore    Posted 07-08-2003 at 08:19:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
My roses like alfalfa pellets, too.
Every three or four months I give each one a handful.
I keep the 50# sack in a garbage can with a lid.


roses...like the flowers?    Posted 07-08-2003 at 09:45:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
didn't know they could eat anything much less alfalfa. What'll I learn next?

tom a


Fawteen can probably...    Posted 07-08-2003 at 07:11:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
answer this one, when he gets here. Cindi


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