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Old Aug 27th 2017, 09:36 AM   #1
 
  Jul 2017
  Ky
HONEY for Fawns

OK, another question about feeding my fawns? I have two bottle babies and we are trying to wean them. One of them is eating good, and the other one does not want eat her feed. I decided to spice up her feed with some of my local honey. Now she is cleaning her food tray. Just wondering if this is a mistake or not.
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Old Aug 27th 2017, 08:12 PM   #2
 
  Jan 2010
I don't think I would feed mine honey, get some feed with molasses and mix with your feed
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Old Aug 30th 2017, 07:27 PM   #3
 
  Jul 2017
  Ky
Thank you weber for your response. I have been trying the feed with molasses but she does not care for that. She does not like the calf manna either.
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Old Aug 30th 2017, 09:06 PM   #4
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I have fed honey with no problem to add energy. My opinion is both honey or molasses will add energy. As long as she eats it I would keep on doing it till she responds and is healthier. I would not feed it forever.
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