Muscle Matters: The Right Protein for Weanlings

Protein, made up of individual amino acids, is essential for muscle, ligament and tissue development and maintenance, especially in young, growing horses. Limiting certain amino acids such as lysine will inhibit this process, but what other amino acids may be limiting in the growing horse? Researchers at the University of Kentucky set out to answer this question.

Take a look at what they found

Welcome to the New BUCKEYE® Nutrition Blog

First off, let me introduce myself. My name is Kristen Janicki and I serve on the Marketing Team here at BUCKEYE® Nutrition. My job title is nutritional services coordinator and technical marketing. You are probably asking yourself “what does that mean exactly”? It means that I am responsible for answering our nutrition-related questions from customers and I provide the technical nutrition information on marketing materials.    

My job needs me to be on top of all the latest and greatest equine nutrition information: the research, the trends in the industry, truths and myths, troubleshooting and much more. In this blog, I will share this information and some of my own personal experiences. I would love to know what you want to hear-topics that interest you, personal stories of your own horses, questions you may have about nutrition. 

So, what’s got you perplexed about your horse’s feeding program? Or nutrition in general?