HayCare - Quick Soaking Hay Replacer

HayCare

Premium high fibre quick-soaking Timothy grass for horses and ponies unable to eat hay.

  • Superior high fibre
  • Quick-soaking 12mm nuts
  • Very palatable
  • Naturally low in sugar & starch

Suitable For

  • All equine species
  • Dust-sensitive equines
  • Dentally challenged equines
  • Aiding hydration
  • Post surgery & dental work

Size Price
 20kg £14.00

Feeding Instructions

Hay Care is fed soaked as below:
1. Replace hay weight with same weight of dry HayCare.
2. Add 2.5 times its volume of water.
3. Allow all water to be absorbed and use within 12 hours.

This replaces hay – offer your usual complementary feeds as well.

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

 


A level Stubbs bowl scoop = 1.3kg (dry weight) approximately


Blends & Balancer Measure holds = 0.5kg (dry weight) approximately

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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 %
Oil % 2-4
Ash % 7-10
Crude Protein % 7-11
Crude Fibre % 25-35
Sugar % <7
Starch % <2
 
MJ/kg
Digestible Energy Low 8 - 10

Vitamins & Minerals

We do not add vitamins as the forages themselves have them naturally occurring, often in their precursor form, so the packaging of each forage product details average vitamin & mineral figures produced by the British Association of Green Crop Driers to give an indication of the levels found within Lucerne or Grass. However, Simple System undertakes mineral analysis every two years or when/if the source of the product is changed. Below are the most up to date figures specific to this product.

Major Minerals
Calcium % 0.48
Phosphorus % 0.14
Sodium % 0.03
Potassium % 1.56
Magnesium % 0.09
Chloride % 0.85
Sulphur % 0.14
 
Minor Minerals
Copper mg/kg 4.21
Manganese mg/kg 14
Zinc mg/kg 15
Iron mg/kg 268
Selenium mg/kg 0.35
 

Composition

Dried grass

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