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#6904129 - 09/30/17 10:58 AM Axis and Blackbuck supplement feeding question
doggit Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/29/10
Posts: 266
Loc: tx san marcos
Just got a few BB and axis and turned out on the ranch. Question, is there anything special I need to do for them as far as feed or supplements like mineral blocks or salt licks? I know BB don't do well in cold weather especially if wet. But any tips would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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#6925427 - 10/18/17 10:14 PM Re: Axis and Blackbuck supplement feeding question [Re: doggit]
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Woodsman

Registered: 04/18/10
Posts: 177
Loc: Cushing,Tx,
I don't do anything special for my Red deer, Axis or Blackbucks. They use the same ground mineral sites I have for the WTs. I feed a 18% cattle commodity mix with calcium and vitamins added, fed out of free choice gravity feeders.

The summer mix is 65% corn gluten pellets, 30% soybean hull pellets and 5% distillers grain.

The winter mix is 35% corn gluten pellets, 30% soybean hull pellets, 30% rolled corn and 5% distillers grain.
The corn is for added carbs, biggest WT 265#, Axis 298#, Stag 580# so it works. Have BBs 21-23" on same feed.

It costs about half of "deer" pellets.

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