There are many benefits in providing a low starch, low NSC diet to broodmares. In this article Why studs should feed less starch respected veterinarian Dr David Wood BVSc, MRCVS explains those benefits and also looks at the potential issues that high starch diets can cause.
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|Energy||13 MJ||Magnesium||0.8%||Vitamin B1||22 mg|
|Crude Protein||20 %||Iron||425mg||Vitamin B2||3.9mg|
|Lysine||0.8 %||Zinc||280mg||Vitamin B3||200mg|
|Methionine||0.14%||Copper||80mg||Vitamin B5||13 mg|
|Phosphorus||0.8%||Vitamin D3||1000 IU|
- Empty Mares 2-3kg per day
- Pregnant Mares (up to 9 month gestation) 3-4kg per day
- Pregnant Mares (9 months to term) 4kg per day
- Lactating Mares 5-6kg per day
Adjust intake according to body condition.
Do not allow mares to become over fat prior too foaling.