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# If your horse needs 2.2 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body weight per day how much hay does a 900 pound horse need in a day?

Updated: 8/11/2023 Wiki User

15y ago

when you buy a hay bale, give the horse 4 flakes per day. i don't know that 2.2 lbs of hay per 100 lbs of body weight though... that would mean it gets 1980 lbs of hay a day and that is definitely wrong! Wiki User

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14y ago

If a horse needs 2.2 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body weight, and you need to find a 900 pound horse's amount of hay, you have to multiply 2.2 by nine. The answer of 2.2 x 9 is 19.8 pounds of hay.   Wiki User

15y ago

100 lbs/ 2.2 lbs = 45.454545... 900/x= 45.454545... 900/45.454545... =19.8 lbs of hay   Wiki User

11y ago

A horse should eat between 1.5% and up to 3% of it's own body weight a day in food, so there is no real average number.   Wiki User

13y ago

19.8 on howrse   Wiki User

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Q: If your horse needs 2.2 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body weight per day how much hay does a 900 pound horse need in a day?
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### If a horse needs 2.2 pounds of hey per 100 pounds of body weight per day than how much hay does a 900 pound horse need?

19.8 pounds of hay

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### If a horse needs 2.2 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body weight per day how much hay does a 900 pound horse need?

You multiply 2.2 by 9 to get 19.8lbs, or about 20lbs.

### If a horse needs 2.2 pounds of hay per hundred pounds of body weight per day how much does a 900 pound horse need in a day?

It would be 2.2 x 9, so the answer would be 19.8 pounds of hay per day!

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### If a horse needs 2.2 pounds of hay 100 pounds of her body weight per day how much hay does a 900 pound horse need in a day?

If a horse needs 2.2lbs of hay per 100lbs of body weight per day, a 900lb horse needs 19.8lbs of hay per day. 2.2 times the value of (900 divided by 100)=19.8 900 divided by 100 is equal to 9 2.2 times 9 is equal to 19.8

### What are the answers to these questions 1 - If a horse needs 2.2 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body weight per day how much hay does a 900 pound horse need in a day?

howrse: 19.8 poundsIt depends on how much work the horse is doing and how much other food its getting.

### How much food can a horse eat in a day?

this depends on how much the horse weighs and what kind of work it's doing. A horse needs 1.5% to3.0% of it's body weight in food daily. That would be roughly 15 to 30 pounds of food for a 1,000 pound horse.

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### If a horse eats 2.2 pounds of feed per 100 pound body weight how much should a 900 pound horse eat?

for howrse ... 19.8 Answer 2: Horses require anywhere from 1% to3% of their body-weight in feed a day. Going by a strict number such as 2.2 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body-weight can cause problems if the horse is an easy or hard keeper as it may be too much or too little. However at 2.2 pounds per 100 pounds of body-weight for a 900 pound horse that would equal out to 19.8 pounds of hay a day. ( 2.2 x9=19.8).

### How much does a 3000 pound draft horse eat?

Well this would depend on the horses weight. A horse should be fed 1 % up to 3% of it's body weight. Since a Belgian typically weighs between 1800 and 2200 pounds that means the horse could be fed anything from 18 pounds to 66 pounds of feed. With a draft horse it's best to try and start at about 2.5% of the body weight in feed and then adjust up or down from there as needed.

### How pounds of hay can a horse eat?

A overweight horse would eat about 20 pounds a day. A normal horse would eat 13 to 17 pounds a day. A under weight horse eat 5 to10 pounds a day.