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Which flax if better for weight gain? Flax seed , flax see oil or just the plain old flax mash.

Which flax if better for weight gain? Flax seed , flax see oil or just the plain old flax mash.
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I love Flax, I always feed it to my horses, but I haven't ever seen it add weight. It has amazing fatty acids which are super essential in the horse's diet so I would definitely feed it either way (I've always fed ground flax seed, I imagine oil would get expensive).
For weight gain I've had the best success with Amplify, I would recommend researching and talking to your vet about adding that in to your horse's diet.

Side note- someone below recommended vegetable oil, while that used to be the standard thing to feed to add weight, it's actually got an bad ratio of Omega-3's to Omega-6's for the diet and will do more harm than good. Flax has the best ratio, so definitely a much better choice.
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I don't use flex but what I do use is vegetable oil (about four capfuls) into feed daily
I would probably use the oil.
What's that?
I don't use any of those but I use bean meal
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