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    Pellets Estimation

    I've posted this back in 2013. I've decided to copy it here. I think it would be useful when someone wants to calculate how much pellets to order.

    Based on the measurements and weight below,
    1 cup of KMS pellets is 5.2oz.
    10lbs (4.5kg) of pellets would be about 30.7 cups.
    10lbs (4.5kg) of pellets would feed two pigs approximately 123 days.

    1 cup of Oxbow pellets is 5.6oz.
    10lbs (4.5kg) of pellets would be about 28.6 cups.
    10lbs (4.5kg) of pellets would feed two pigs approximately 114 days.

    I weighed the measuring cup and hit tare. This is a 1/4 cup.
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    KMS pellets weigh 1.3 ounces.
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    Also weighed in grams.
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    Oxbow pellets weigh 1.4 ounces.
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    40 grams
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    *** Please note that this estimation was done in 2013. The weight of the pellets might be slightly different now, based on new formula. ***
    *** The estimation doesn't account for pellets that your pigs spill ***
    Last edited by lissie; 11-29-15 at 12:34 am.

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