Growth Pelleted Feed Horse Feed Buckeye

Buckeye Growth - 50LB

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Highly fortified GROWTH Pelleted Feed by BUCKEYE™ Nutrition is scientifically formulated for broodmares and growing horses to support healthy growth, development and metabolism.

Features and Benefits

For Broodmares:

  • Growth helps to maintain healthy and steady glucose and insulin levels in mares during pregnancy and lactation
  • Growth aids in supporting proper metabolism in nursing foals with reduced starch and sugar

For Growing Horses:

  • Growth helps to promote steady growth using a combination of fat and carbohydrates for calories
  • Growth supports blood glucose and insulin levels, helping to support healthy metabolism
  • Growth includes ideal concentrations of the amino acids lysine, methionine and threonine to aid in supporting a healthy growth rate
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein, Min. 16.00%
Lysine, Min. 1.00%
Methionine, Min. 0.30%
Threonine, Min. 0.70%
Crude Fat, Min. 8.00%
Crude Fiber, Max. 13.00%
NSC*, Max. 25.00%
Acid Detergent Fiber, Max. 10.50%
Neutral Detergent Fiber, Max. 22.50%
Calcium, Min. 0.75%
Calcium, Max. 1.25%
Phosphorus, Min. 0.60%
Potassium, Min. 0.90%
Copper, Min. 65 ppm
Zinc, Min. 165 ppm
Selenium, Min. 0.70 ppm
Vitamin A, Min. 8,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D, Min. 800 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min. 250 IU/lb
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, Minimum 4.10%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Minimum 0.47%

* Not recognized by AAFCO as an essential nutrient

Feeding Directions

Feeding Broodmares:  The following chart is the amount of GROWTH to feed in lb per day, showing minimum and maximum amounts to be fed with free-choice hay, typically a minimum of 1% of the horse’s body weight.

Mare's Status   Weight of Mare (lb)
  Time (mo) 660 880 1,100 1,320
Idle/Open   2.5-4.0 3.0-5.0 4.0-6.0 5.0-7.0
Gestation   3.0-4.5 4.0-5.5 5.0-7.0 6.0-8.5
Early Lactation 1-3 6.0-8.5 8.0-11.5 10.0-14.0 12.0-17.0
Mid-Late Lactation 4-6 3.5-5.0 4.5-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5

 

Feeding Growing Horses:  The following chart is the amount of GROWTH to feed in lb per day, showing minimum and maximum amounts to be fed with free-choice hay, typically a minimum of 1% of the horse’s body weight.

Growth Stage   Weight At Maturity (lb)
  Age (mo) 660 880 1,100 1,320
Sucklings < 3 Feed FOAL STARTER
Weanlings 4-12 3.5-5.0 5.0-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5
Yearlings 12-18 3.5-5.0 5.0-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5
Long Yearlings 18-24 3.5-5.0 5.0-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5
Two-year-old to Mature > 24 2.5-4.0 3.0-5.0 4.0-6.0 4.5-7.5

Provide clean, fresh water at all times and free-choice Harvest Salt by BUCKEYE™ Nutrition.

If high quality forage is fed and the recommended minimum feeding rate cannot be met, either:

1.  Add 1 lb of GRO 'N WIN or GRO 'N WIN Alfa per day for every 3 lb of GROWTH underfed, depending on forage type

2.  Supply GRASS PLUS Mineral & Vitamin Mix (with grass or mixed forage) or ALFA PLUS Mineral & Vitamin Mix (with legume forage)

 


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