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post #5 of (permalink) Old 12-25-2008, 07:43 PM
Jennicat
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Do you see her chewing her sides? She probably has mites -- a parasite, not any sort of deficiency. They're extremely common and easy to treat. Hay doesn't provide protein, it provides fiber, btw.

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