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Alfalfa: Do Not Feed?

Discussion in 'Tortoise Diet and Food' started by Wolfpackin, Jul 7, 2018.

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  1. Wolfpackin

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    Orchard grass hay is way better!
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    I agree. But why is it harder to find orchard hay? Even the prebagged stuff, I know not the greatest, that pet stores sell. They always have a lot more Timothy, and usually even more alfalfa then they will have of orchard.
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    But why does Tortoise Table list it as Do Not Feed?
    It seems the benefits outweigh the high protein content stated as the reason for not feeding.
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