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Nutrition Nuggets-How To Use PERFORM 'N WIN

August 15, 2018

Tags: Nutrition, horse, equine, equine nutrition, pony, single mill, horse nutrition, nutrition nuggets, med free, equine dedicated, summer, hydration, electrolytes, performnwin,

In this episode of Nutrition Nuggets, Dr. Nettie explains how to use PERFORM 'N WIN electrolytes to help keep your horses hydrated in the summer.

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Nutrition Nuggets-Cost Per Day

June 30, 2018

Tags: Nutrition, horse, equine, horse feed, equine nutrition, equine feed, pony, single mill, horse nutrition, nutrition nuggets, med free,

Nutrition Nuggets is back! In this episode, Dr. Nettie explains how you can calculate how much you are spending per day on your horse's feed and why cost per day is more important than cost per bag.

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Nutrition Nuggets-100% Med-Free Mill

March 31, 2018

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, equine, horses, horse feed, equine nutrition, pony, med-free, single mill, horse nutrition, ionophores, safe feed,

Dr. Nettie Liburt brings us great information with her Nutrition Nuggets. In this episode, Dr. Nettie talks about our single mill in Dalton, Ohio and why being 100% medication-free (including ionophores) and is so important to us, as well as the health and well-being of your horse or pony.

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The Facts About Protein

August 18, 2017

Tags: Feed, horse, buckeye nutrition, equine, horse feed, equine feed, protein, amino acids,

Protein is important for more than just muscle building. Protein is a component of most tissues in the body, and is essential for cell structure, the immune system, transport of oxygen and minerals in the blood, enzyme activity and many other biological functions.

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New research confirms that diet can help manage gastric ulcer syndrome

August 10, 2017

Tags: spillers, buckeye nutrition, gastric ulcers, feed, horse feed, equine nutrition, equine,

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) can affect any horse. It can cause discomfort and may have a detrimental effect on behaviour and performance but new research has confirmed that a suitable diet can help to manage the condition, especially after veterinary treatment is stopped.

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How Does Breed, Diet & Obesity Affect Insulin Sensitivity?

July 18, 2017

Tags: buckeye nutrition, insulin sensitivity, breeds, obesity, nutrition,

Insulin dysregulation and obesity can increase the risk of horses and ponies developing pasture-associated laminitis, but this can also occur in non-obese animals. Therefore, researchers in Australia in collaboration with WALTHAM® examined if diet, obesity and breed may play a role in a horse or pony’s insulin sensitivity.

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Nettie Liburt Named Senior Equine Nutrition Manager

May 1, 2017

Tags: Nutrition, horse, buckeye nutrition, equine,

BUCKEYE® Nutrition and Mars Horsecare US, Inc. have named Nettie Liburt, MS, PhD, PAS, Senior Equine Nutrition Manager. Liburt will oversee the development of training materials and contribute to new product development and research.

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BUCKEYE® Nutrition partners with the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center

January 31, 2017

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, equine, research, WALTHAM, horses, horse feed, gluck center,

BUCKEYE® Nutrition has partnered with the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, an internationally recognized equine research facility, to continue support of research dedicated to advancing the science of horse nutrition, specifically in the areas of obesity, laminitis and the senior horse.  By collaborating with key research institutes and universities around the world, BUCKEYE® Nutrition continues to set the bar for nutritional innovation and science-based solutions.

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Risk Factors For Fecal Water Syndrome

October 10, 2016

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, research, WALTHAM, horses, horse feed,

Fecal water syndrome (FWS) is characterized by normal feces with the addition of fecal water running out of the anus before, during or after defecation. Although the exact reason is unknown, horse owners continue to express concern for the health and well-being of animals affected by FWS.

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Proper Fitting & Use of Grazing Muzzles

July 5, 2016

Tags: buckeye nutrition, grazing muzzles, pasture, obesity, horse, laminitis,

Limiting pasture intake is recommended for obese horses and ponies and those at risk for laminitis.  This can be difficult to do if horses have access to pasture full-time or when, for example, stabling is not an option.  Grazing muzzles are a valuable tool to limit pasture intake in horses and ponies and, when properly used, can help to limit pasture intake in those that are obese or prone to obesity with access to pasture.

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