Low starch, low NSC, high protein, extruded complete feed for broodmares.

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.

Low starch, high protein feeds may also be suitable for use in aged horses and those prone to digestive upsets or Laminitis.

The brochure can be downloaded here

Energy 13 MJ Magnesium 0.4% Vitamin B1 – Thiamine 22 mg
Crude Protein 20 % Iron 425mg Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin   3.9mg
Lysine 1.8 % Zinc 280mg Vitamin B3 – Niacin 200mg
Methionine 0.3% Copper 80mg B5 – Pantothenic Acid 13 mg
Starch 14% Manganese 345mg Biotin 480mcg
NSC 21% Sulphur 9.0 g Folic Acid 825mcg
Crude Fat 9.2% Cobalt 2.1 mg Choline 630mg
Crude Fibre 8.8% Selenium 1.3 mg Iodine 1.0mg
Calcium 1.6% Vitamin A 13,120IU Zeolite 1.0 %
Phosphorus 0.8% Vitamin D3 1000 IU
Potassium 0.9% Vitamin E 130 mg
Sodium 0.5%

Ingredients: Millrun, Lucerne meal, micronized lupin, lime, DCP, salt, vegetable oil, Molophos, zeolite, Vitamin E premix, Horsepower trace element & vitamin premix.

Feeding Rate:

  • 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.

Note. Starch & NSC may vary due to variable levels in raw materials.

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