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Sainfoin Fibre Pellets

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A premium forage alternative to lucerne and grass. High in fibre, low in calories and rich in natural minerals and trace elements.

  • Exceptionally high fibre

Suitable For

  • Good doers & natives
  • Metabolic issues
  • Light work & box rest
  • Partial hay replacer
  • Lucerne allergies
£18.50

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Sainfoin is a premium forage alternative to lucerne and grass. Known as 'healthy hay', Sainfoin has long been recognised for its many benefits.

Our Sainfoin is rich in natural minerals and trace elements. They are a good source of condensed tannins, which aid digestion of protein. Sainfoin is suitable for all horses, and can be very beneficial when fed with hay and grass as a nutritious alternative and to add a variety of flavour.

Feeding Instructions

As with any new feed, introduce gradually over a week.

Sainfoin Fibre Pellets are ideally fed soaked. Alternatively, mix with soaked PuraBeet or a Simple System chop and dampen well. For foals, greedy, elderly or dentally challenged horses, Sainfoin Fibre Pellets should be soaked.

Start with 100g per 100kg of bodyweight per day, increase as required up to a maximum of 5kg per day. For example, for a 500kg horse start with 500g per day (dry weight, before soaking) and increase as required.

Feed according to requirement & condition.


A level Stubbs bowl scoop = 1.5kg (dry weight) approximately

Composition

100% pure sainfoin

Nutrients

All products are natural and seasonal variations can occur, the packaging of each product will detail the typical analysis which is relevant to the batch/cut within the bag. Below are this product�s specification ranges to give an indication of the seasonal variations that can occur for this product.

Specification Ranges

Crude Fat (Oil) % 2-4 %
Crude Ash % 5-7 %
Crude Protein % 7-9 %
Crude Fibre % 30-35 %
Sugar % <4 %
Starch % <5 %
Digestible Energy Low 8-9 MJ/kg

Vitamins & Minerals

All products are natural and seasonal variations can occur, the packaging of each product will detail the typical analysis which is relevant to the batch/cut within the bag. Below are this product's specification ranges to give an indication of the seasonal variations that can occur for this product.

Major Minerals

Calcium % 0.97
Phosphorus % 0.21
Sodium % 0.02
Potassium % 1.64
Magnesium % 0.15
Chloride % 0.44
Sulphur % 0.14

Minor Minerals

Copper mg/kg 3
Manganese mg/kg 46
Zinc mg/kg 16
Iron mg/kg 556
Selenium mg/kg <0.1

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