LMF Equine Feeds

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  1. Moth

    Moth Senior Member+

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    Does anyone have experience with LMF? Opinions?

    My two are on Purina Strategy. I dislike the feed as a whole, and was planning on going the Triple Crown route. However, that particular feed is looking like it's impossible to get around here. Sigh.

    I was recommended LMF, and Omolene by a knowledgeable person. But Omolene is nothing more than glorified sweet feed?

    For the record, they are both in moderate work, and on grass hay. The one who needs a RB most is my 13 year-old gelding. He also gets 1 cup of whole flax and MSM. He needs as little sugar as possible!
    I have phased out rice bran for the moment but will re-introduce it if necessary...atm, they are boarded and I am trying to simplify the feed plan, while still making sure he gets what he needs, and nothing more, so as not to be wasteful.
     






  2. lover

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    LMF is a very wonderful feed but it is a bit pricier than I like to pay for my horses who are maintenance. Around here, it costs about $30 a bag...however it is a very good feed. I used LMF Super Supplement G. It is a forumla that is packed with vitamins and minerals and is for easy keepers or just fed like a mineral/vitamin supplement would be fed, not counting as a grain. They only require you to feed 1 cup a day and so it lasts me about one and a half months....however, there is another LMF product called Show Time that probably would be for more athletic horses and my friend uses that and she likes it a lot. Here is a link to Super Supplement http://lmffeeds.com/cart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=22&products_id=10


    Here is something you might want to try....http://lmffeeds.com/cart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=22&products_id=13

    However, if you can get your hands on Triple Crown you might want to try that. It works equally well (my mom uses it on her horse) and it is about 10 bucks cheaper...at least here it is.
     
  3. firegurl979

    firegurl979 Senior Member+

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    I love LMF, have had great results on it. and ^^^ The Super Supplement is 1 pound a day, not 1 cup. :)
     
  4. lover

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    Woops! That's what I meant!:p
     
  5. srpaint

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    I was in the same boat as you. Don't like any of the "grain" type feeds I could get around here. I have gone with a good vitamin and mineral supplement, flax seed, and then alfalfa pellets for the extra calories they need. So far I am happy with this. Much better then feeding something I don't like.
     
  6. Moth

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    Which vit and min supp do you use? And would you also mind telling me how much of the alfalfa pellets you feed according to each horse?

    I'll also have to check to see how expensive the LMF is around here...$30 isn't THAT bad, though. I like the sound of the super supp.

    Thanks guys. I'd really, really like to use TC but it's disappeared off the face the of the earth around these parts. :frown:
     
  7. srpaint

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    I really like Triple Crown too but couldn't get it around here. Then I finally found a Buckeye dealer but then their place got hit badly by a tornado.

    I use Dynamite, you have to order it over the internet. JBandRio ( memeber from here ) suggested it too me.

    I have an older gelding I just bought that needs weight so he gets more. So he gets 1 cup in the morning which is about 10 oz. At night he gets half a a cup of flax, the dynamite vit/min supplement, and then a cup and a half of alfalfa pellets. Sometimes I will give him 2 cups of alfalfa at night. He is doing good and gaining weight. He is really looking nice.

    My long yearling gets half a cup of alfalfa pellets in the morning. At night she gets half a cup of flax, the dynamite supplement, and 1 cup of alfalfa pellets.

    Around here alfalfa pellets are 9.99 for a 40 pound bag.

    I am very happy with this mix. It has really helped the older gelding and I know I am not filling them up with **** feed.
     
  8. srpaint

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    Also, I board my horses too, so I make up their night time feed and put it into containers. Then all the have to do is give the container.

    For hay my horses get a mostly grass mix.
     
  9. firegurl979

    firegurl979 Senior Member+

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    I like LMF because its formulated for these areas (selenium deficiency, etc.).

    I pay $25 for the Super Supplement (ration balancer) g formula. (g for grass, a for alfalfa) and its a 50 lb bag, 1 lb a day, lasts 50 days. I feed that to my endurance horse who's a easy keeper along with his probiotics, flax, and ugard.

    For my other horse who's healing off an injury he gets the senior for calories (has a lot of beet pulp and other fiber) $16-17 a bag here. It makes a great mash! In addition to Maxum Crumbles which is a vit/min supp, flax, and probiotics. He looks great so im scared to change it lol.

    I also have used and like the Showtime.
     
  10. srpaint

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    I do need to add Tri-Amino due to insufficient lysine and methionine in the vit/min supplement.
     






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