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Gro 'n Win® Alfa

Not all forage is created equal. That's why GRO 'N WIN® Alfa is the perfect ration balancer to complement your horse's legume forage. Created to be fed as a stand-alone feed or a supplement to your horse's daily grain diet, it is formulated with a precise balance of amino acids, vitamins and minerals for easy digestion and absorption. GRO 'N WIN® Alfa is highly concentrated, so you feed less of it, allowing your horse to eat more naturally. See for yourself how much you can save with our GRO 'N WIN® cost calculator. Ideal for growth, reproduction, performance, and maintenance horses, GRO 'N WIN® Alfa along with forage will supply your horse with all the essential nutrients it needs without excess calories or use of additional supplements.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein, Minimum 12.00%
Lysine, Minimum 1.30%
Threonine, Minimum 0.40%
Methionine, Minimum 0.30%
Crude Fat, Minimum 5.00%
Crude Fiber, Maximum 20.00%
NSC (Starch plus Sugar)*, Maximum 16.00%
Calcium, Minimum 1.00%
Calcium, Maximum 1.50%
Phosphorus, Minimum 1.50%
Salt, Minimum 1.00%
Salt, Maximum 1.50%
Potassium, Minimum 0.60%
Magnesium, Minimum 0.40%
Manganese, Minimum 240 ppm
Iron, Minumum 600 pm
Copper, Minimum 200 ppm
Zinc, Minimum 400 ppm
Iodine, Minimum 4 ppm
Cobalt, Minimum 4 ppm
Selenium, Minimum 1.50 ppm
Vitamin A, Minimum 22,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D, Minimum 2,200 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Minimum 500 IU/lb
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Minimum 100 IU/lb
Biotin, Minimum 2.90 mg/lb
Thiamine (Vitamin B-1), Minimum 30 mg/lb
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, Minimum 2.60%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Minimum 0.40%

* Not recognized by AAFCO as an essential nutrient.

Ingredients

Soy Hulls, Wheat Middlings, Heat Processed Soybeans, Ground Corn, Maize Distillers Dried Grains, L-Lysine, DL-Methionine, Flaxseed, Soybean Oil, Calcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Magnesium Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Chloride, Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Artificial Flavor.

Features and Benefits
FeatureBenefit
Low starch and sugar University proven low glycemic and low insulinemic formula
Can help lessen hyperactivity and negative metabolic effects
Veterinarian recommended for use with animals suffering from starch sensitive conditions such as laminitis and insulin resistance
Low calories Ideal for ponies, miniature horses and easy-keepers
Easy regulation of calories to keep your horse from getting obese
Bioavailable minerals and vitamins Provides essential nutrients not adequately supplied by forage
Supports growth and maintenance of both bone and muscle
Added flaxseed Added source of omega-3 fatty acids which supports a healthy and brilliant hair coat
Elevated levels of biotin Supports optimum hoof health
Increased vitamins C & E Extremely effective antioxidants at levels to support your horse's immunity and metabolic function
Specifically balanced
amino acids
Maintains and builds top-line and overall muscle condition
Feeding Directions

GRO 'N WIN® Alfa is a scientifically formulated ration balancer. GRO 'N WIN® Alfa will deliver essential nutrients commonly deficient in legume or legume mixed forage (hay or pasture). Feed the recommended amount as listed in the table below.

WITH LEGUME OR LEGUME MIXED HAY (16 - 24% PROTEIN)

Mature Animal Feed Guide - Work Load
Pounds of GRO 'N WIN® Alfa per head per day
Animal Body
Weight (lbs)
*Hay (lbs) IdleLightModerateIntense
  100 - 200 1.5 - 4.0 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.75
  200 - 400 3.0 - 8.0 0.3 0.5 0.75 1.5
 400 - 600 6.0 - 12 0.5 0.75 1.0 2.0
 600 - 800 9.0 - 16 0.75 1.25 1.5 2.5
  800 - 1100 12 - 22 1.25 1.5 2.0 2.75
1100 - 1300 16 - 25 1.5 1.75 2.5 3.0
1300 - 1500 19 - 30 1.75 2.0 3.0 3.5
1500 - 1700 22 - 35 2.0 2.5 3.5 4.0
1700 - 2000 25 - 40 2.25 2.75 3.75 4.25

*Min (lbs/day) and Max (lbs/day)

Mature Feed Guide - Reproduction
Pounds of GRO 'N WIN® Alfa per head per day
Body Weight (lbs)*Hay (lbs)OpenPregnantNursing 1st 3 monthsNursing 2nd 3 monthsBreeding Stallion
 100 - 200 1.5 - 4.0 0.2 0.5 1.0 0.75 0.3
 200 - 400 3.0 - 8.0 0.3 0.75 1.5 1.0 0.4
 400 - 600 6.0 - 12 0.5 1.0 2.25 1.75 0.5
 600 - 800 9.0 - 16 0.75 1.5 3.0 2.5 0.75
  800 - 1100 12 - 22 1.25 2.0 4.5 3.0 1.25
1100 - 1300 16 - 25 1.25 2.5 5.0 3.5 1.75
1300 - 1500 19 - 30 1.5 3.0 6.0 4.25 2.0
1500 - 1700 22 - 35 1.75 3.5 7.0 5.0 2.5
1700 - 2000 25 - 40 2.0 4.0 8.0 5.75 2.75

*Min (lbs/day) and Max (lbs/day)

Growing Animal Feeding Guide
(1,100 lbs mature weight)
Age (months)Body Weight (lbs)*Hay (lbs)Pounds of GRO 'N WIN® Alfa per day
4 410 1.5 - 4.0 2.0 - 3.0
5 460 3.0 - 8.0 2.5 - 3.5
6 500 6.0 - 12 3.0 - 4.0
12 700 9.0 - 14 2.5 - 3.5
18 800 12 - 16 2.0 - 3.0
24 1000 15 - 20 1.5 - 2.5

*Min (lbs/day) and Max (lbs/day)


Forage values are suggested intakes based on good quality forage. The quality and digestibility of the forage is variable and dependent on the maturity of the plant at harvest. Horses older than 6 months should be fed at least 1% of the bodyweight as forage to maintain gut health.

When possible, have your forage analyzed to estimate quality and digestibility.

If additional calories are needed do the following:

  1. Add ULTIMATE FINISH® by BUCKEYE® Nutrition.
  2. Incorporate the recommended amount of specially designed feeds by BUCKEYE® Nutrition to meet the unique energy demands of your horse.

Always maintain a clean, fresh water supply.

Make salt available free choice.

Testimonials

GRO 'N WIN® Testimonials

"Perfect balancer for my forage. Feed just a small amount to get the necessary nutrients."
Kerrie, OH:  "My Mare always had problems with weight putting her at risk for many health problems. Since switching her to GRO 'N WIN® she has lost over 100 lbs. She is in such great shape. Her coat shines and glistens. So happy"
Linda, MO:  "my vet recommend GRO 'N WIN® for my Fjord Pony. She loves it and doesnt get fat. Shes been eating this for the last 6yrs. Shes only weighs 800lbs. she gets 1/2 cup twice a day. Sometimes a little more in the winter. I live in Mo. Gets pretty cold here. A 50 lb bag lasts a long time. Its pelleted for easy digestion. I would recommend this to everyone"
Betsy, OH:  "This is been my go to ration balancer for all of my horses and all classes from aged to weanling. Low carb/low starch, it provides the basics with a consistent ration. I have never found things pieces of corn, oats, bad pellets, floor sweepings in any Buckeye product as I have with other companies feeds."
"I purchased the GRO 'N WIN® for our mini to help supplement him for jumping and to develop more strength overall. He has improved in his overall appearance after he started taking it. Definitely recommend it."
"I have successfully fed GRO 'N WIN® to a large range of horses from a young mini to a senior Arab. Proven product from a company you can trust. The low Nsc non-structural carbohydrates makes it a great balancer for a horse with dietary issues PPID,IR,DSLD,etc."
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