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Growth TEXTURed SWEET FEED

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein, Min. 16.00%
Lysine, Min. 1.00%
Methionine, Min. 0.25%
Threonine, Min. 0.60%
Crude Fat, Min. 8.00%
Crude Fiber, Max. 13.00%
Acid Detergent Fiber, Max. 16.00%
Neutral Detergent Fiber, Max. 28.00%
*NSC, Max. 24.00%
Calcium, Min. 0.75%
Calcium, Max. 1.25%
Phosphorus, Min. 0.60%
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, Min. 3.80%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Min. 0.60%

*Not recognized by AAFCO as an essential nutrient

Ingredients

Whole Oats, Soybean Hulls, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Wheat Middlings, Cane Molasses, Soybean Oil, Heat Processed Soybeans, Maize Distillers Dried Grains, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Phosphate, Stabilized Milled Flaxseed, Salt, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Magnesium Oxide, L-Lysine, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast Culture, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Selenium Yeast, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate.

Features and Benefits

GROWTH Textured Sweet Feed

For Broodmares:

  • Growth helps to maintain healthy and steady glucose and insulin concentrations in mares during pregnancy and lactation
  • Growth aids in supporting proper metabolism in nursing foals with controlled starch and sugar

 

For Growing Horses:

  • Growth helps promote steady growth using a combination of fat and carbohydrates for calories
  • Growth aides in supporting a healthy metabolism in growing horses
  • Growth 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 Textured Sweet to feed in lb per day, showing minimum and maximum amounts to be fed with free-choice hay, typically at a minimum of 1.5% of the horse's body weight.

Mare's Status   Weight of Mare (lb)
  440    660 880 1,100 1,320
Hay (lb) 7-11 12-15 13-18 16-22 20-26
Idle/Open 1.5-2.0  2.0-3.0  3.0-4.0 4.5-6.0   5.0-6.0
Gestation (1-5 mo) 1.5-2.0  2.0-3.0  3.0-5.0  4.5-6.0  5.0-6.0
Gestation (6-9 mo) 2.0-2.5 3.0-3.5 3.0-5.0 5.0-7.0 6.0-80
Gestation (9-11 mo) 2.5-3.0 3.5-4.0 4.0-6.0 5.0-7.5 6.0-9.0
Lactation (1-3 mo) 5.5-6.5  7.0-10.0 10.0-13.0  11.0-14.0 16.0-18.0
Lactation (4-6 mo)  4.5-6.0 6.0-8.0 8.0-10.0 11.0-12.0  12.0-16.0 

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 at a minimum of 1.5% of the horse's body weight.

Growth Stage   Weight at Maturity (lb)
  Age (mo) 440  660 880 1,100 1,320
Sucklings < 3 Feed Foal Starter by BUCKEYE Nutrition
Weanlings 4-6 3.0-4.0 4.5-5.5 5.5-6.5 7.0-8.0 8.0-9.0
Yearlings 7-12 3.5-4.5 4.0-6.0 6.0-7.0 7.0-9.0 8.5-10.5
Yearlings 12-18 4.0-5.0 5.5-6.5 6.5-8.0 9.0-10.0 10.5-12.0
Long Yearlings 18-24 4.5-5.5 5.5-6.5 6.5-8.0 9.0-10.0 10.5-12.0
Two-year-olds to Mature > 24 4.5-5.5 3.5-5.0 6.0-7.0 7.0-9.0 7.0-10.0

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

If high-quality forage is fed and the recommended minimum feeding rate cannot be met, subtract 3 lb of Growth and add 1 lb of GRO 'N WIN or GRO 'N WIN Alfa per day, depending on forage type.