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In Defense of Wheat Bran

Wheat bran has gone from a darling of caretakers everywhere to one of the most widely criticized feeds.  The ensuing impression that bran is somehow “bad” is unwarranted.  In fact, bran has some very desirable characteristics. Bran’s high phosphorus content … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Bran Mash

Warm bran mashes have a very long history of use in equine feeding, especially in winter, but lately have come under attack.  Is this the yummy comfort food it has been claimed to be, or actually potentially harmful?  As is … Continue reading

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