How much hay a day does a horse need to eat?



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    A horse needs about 2 – 2.2 pounds of feed per 100 lbs of its weight.  So a 1000 lb. horse would need between 20 and 22 pounds of feed per day, most of which should be hay.  Check out the citation for FAQs about horse care.

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    Typically a 450 kilogram horse wil eat 7 to 11 kilograms of food per day and under normal use, drink 38 liters of water. Horses have smaller stomachs in terms of relative size compared to other livestock. This makes the passge of feed through the stomach relatively fast. Overfeeding and rapid rates of intake are

    thsua potential problem. bar graph of digestive tracts

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