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Growth Pelleted

Highly fortified Growth Pellet by BUCKEYE® Nutrition is scientifically formulated for broodmares and growing horses by supporting healthy growth, development and metabolism.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein, Min. 16.00%
Lysine, Min. 0.92%
Methionine, Min. 0.25%
Threonine, Min. 0.62%
Crude Fat, Min. 8.00%
Crude Fiber, Max. 13.00%
NSC*, Max. 23.50%
Calcium, Min. 0.70%
Calcium, Max. 1.20%
Phosphorus, Min. 0.65%
Potassium, Min. 0.90%
Copper, Min. 60 ppm
Zinc, Min. 150 ppm
Selenium, Min. 0.60 ppm
Vitamin A, Min. 7,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D, Min. 700 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min. 250 IU/lb
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, Minimum 4.10%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Minimum 0.60%

* Not recognized by AAFCO as an essential nutrient

Ingredients

Wheat Middlings, Heat Processed Soybeans, Ground Corn, Soybean Hulls, Maize Distillers Dried Grains, Dried Beet Pulp, Calcium Carbonate, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Phosphate, Soybean Oil, Salt, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Magnesium Oxide, Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast Culture, Lignin Sulfonate, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, Vitamin A Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Potassium Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, DL-Methionine, Flaxseed, L-Threonine, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Choline Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Sulfate, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Manganese Sulfate.

Features and Benefits

For Broodmares:

  • Growth maintains healthy and steady glucose and insulin levels in mares during pregnancy and lactation
  • Growth decreases the risk of metabolic disorders in nursing foals with reduced starch and sugar

 

For Growing Horses:

  • Growth promotes steady growth using a combination of fat and carbohydrates for calories
  • Growth support consistent glucose and insulin levels, reducing a foal's risk for insulin dysregulation
  • Growth includes ideal levels of the amino acids lysine, methionine and threonine to support a healthy growth rate
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)