Growth Pelleted Feed

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

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Guaranteed Analysis

Ingredient Amount
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. 10.00%
*Starch 27.00%
*Sugar 5.00%
Acid Detergent Fiber, Max. 13.00%
Neutral Detergent Fiber, Max. 26.00%
Calcium, Min. 0.90%
Calcium, Max. 1.40%
Phosphorus, Min. 0.50%
Potassium, Min. 0.90%
Copper, Min. 65 ppm
Zinc, Min. 230 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 3.40%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Minimum


*Starch + Sugar = NSC


Wheat Middlings, Ground Corn, Soybean Meal, Stabilized Milled Flaxseed, Soy Hulls, Soybean Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Beet Pulp, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Soybean Oil, Calcium Phosphate, Salt, L-Lysine, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Selenium Yeast, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate.

Features & Benefits

Growth Pelleted Feed

For Broodmares:

  • A combination of fat and carbohydrates helps maintain optimal metabolism during pregnancy and lactation
  • Provides scientifically balanced nutrients to support optimal milk production for nourishment of nursing foals

For Growing Horses:

  • Formulated with minerals and vitamins balanced specifically for growing horses
  • Supports consistent glucose and insulin levels utilizing fat and carbohydrates for energy
  • Includes scientifically proven concentrations 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 Pelleted 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. One quart of Growth Pelleted weighs approximately 1.2 lb.


Feeding Directions - Mature Broodmares
Body Weight (lb) Hay (lb) Idle/open Gestation 1-5 mo. Gestation 6-8 mo. Gestation 9-11 mo. Lactation 1-3 mo. Lactation 4-6 mo.
440 7-11 1.5-2.0 1.5-2.0 2.0-2.5 2.5-3.0 5.5-6.5 4.5-6.0


2.0-3.0 2.0-3.0 3.0-35 3.5-4.0 7.0-10.0 6.0-8.0
880 13-18 3.0-4.0 3.0-4.0 3.0-5.0 4.0-6.0 10.0-13.0 8.0-10.0
1,100 16-22 4.5-6.0 4.5-6.0 5.0-7.0 5.0-7.5 11.0-14.0 11.0-12.0
1,320 20-26 5.0-6.0  5.0-6.0 6.0-8.0 6.0-9.0 16.0-18.0 12.0-16.0

Feeding Growing Horses:  The following chart is the amount of Growth Pelleted 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 by BUCKEYE Nutrition
Weanlings 4-12 4.5-5.5 5.5-6.5 7.0-8.0 8.0-9.0
Yearlings 7-12 4.0-6.0 6.0-7.0 7.0-9.0 8.5-10.5
Yearlings 12-18 5.5-6.5 6.5-8.0 9.0-10.0 10.5-12.0
Long Yearlings 18-24 5.5-6.5 6.5-8.0 9.0-10.0 10.5-12.5
Two-year-old to Mature > 24 3.5-5.0 6.0-7.0 7.0-9.0 7.0-10.0

Provide clean, fresh water and free-choice salt at all times.

If high quality forage is fed and the recommended minimum feeding rate cannot be met 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. Contact BUCKEYE Nutrition for additional feeding recommendations. 


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