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Equis Teff Natural

Teff Natural

Equis Teff Natural harnesses the unique qualities of teff grass, which is recognized as an excellent forage for horses at risk or suffering from laminitis. It’s also a good choice for easy keepers with metabolic, sugar-starch sensitivities or allergies, or muscle problems. A grass hay-based pelleted feed, Teff Natural contains no fat or molasses and can be fed as a fiber supplement or as a complete diet.

Benefits

  • Equis® Natural Teff takes advantage of the unique traits of teff hay, a warm season grass hay, which tends to be relatively low in NSC and calories. No molasses or added fat.
  • Equis Natural Teff can replace all or part of the horse’s forage and concentrate diet. Talk to your veterinarian or a nutritionist before substituting more than 50% of the diet with any complete, pelleted feed.
  • Includes Alltech® BioMOS® and Diamond V Yeast Culture® at manufacturer’s recommended levels for your horse’s digestive wellness and immune balance through nutritional excellence.
  • Equis Complete features SelPlex® from Alltech® as a natural yeast derived selenium source due to the low availability of this trace mineral in northwest forages.
  • Includes Zinpro® Performance Minerals®. Equis Feeds contain complexed trace minerals including zinc, manganese and copper. These minerals may only be required in small amounts each day, but they play a critical role in numerous metabolic functions that affect the health of the horse.
  • Manufactured in the Northwest for the northwest equine. Enjoy the benefits of a premium feed at an affordable cost.

Ingredients

Teff Grass Hay, Canola Meal, Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles, Dried Beet Pulp, Soybean Hulls, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Yeast Culture, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Basic Copper Chloride, Biotin, Mineral Oil, Choline Chloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Selenium Yeast, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Natural and Artificial Flavors Added,.
*Contains Bio-Mos®. Bio-Mos® is a registered trademark of Alltech, Inc.

Guaranteed analysis

Crude Protein minimum 11%
Lysine minimum 0.6%
Methionine minimum 0.2%
Crude Fat minimum 2%
Crude Fiber maximum 22%
Calcium minimum 0.75%
Calcium maximum 1.25%
Phosphorus minimum 0.4%
Copper minimum 60 ppm
Selenium minimum 0.4 ppm
Zinc minimum 225 ppm
Vitamin A minimum 5,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D minimum 500 IU/lb
Vitamin E minimum 65 IU/lb
Biotin minimum 0.4 mg/lb

Feeding directions

Activity Feeding recommendationrecomm. as a percentage of body weight (%) Pounds of feed per 500 lbs of body weight (lb)
Maintenance mostly hay based diet < 0.4 + Ultramin or Daily 35% *** 1
When fed with hay 0.4 - 0.8 2 - 4
When fed without hay 1.4 - 1.8 7 - 9

*Work closely with your veterinarian and nutritionist when balancing diets for horses with sugar-starch sensitivities and/or disease (i.e. Equine Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance, Cushings Syndrome, ect.)
***When feeding less than recommended feeding amount of Equis Teff Natural add Equis Ultramin or Equis Daily 35% Supplement to complete your horse’s vitamin and mineral requirement (see tags for further recommendations).

  • Feeding rates depend heavily on the quality of forage, activity level, age, breed, temperament and special needs of each horse.
  • Changes in feed type or rate should be made gradually.
  • Feeding a minimum of 1% of body weight in roughage is highly recommended.
  • Fresh, clean water should be available at all times.
  • Feed horses regularly, preferably two or more times daily.
  • Do not feed old, moldy, or insect-infested feeds as they may cause illness, abortions or death.
  • Store in a dry place.