Nutrena SafeChoice Mare & Foal Pellet

Nutrena SafeChoice Mare & Foal Pellet Horse Feed

Nutrena SafeChoice Mare & Foal Pellet Horse Feed is a controlled starch pelleted formula for pregnant or lactating mares, weanlings, and yearlings.

SafeChoice Mare & Foal helps ensure your new addition gets off to a strong start, and is designed with those key first years in mind.

  • Balanced calcium, phosphorus, copper, and zinc help support healthy bone growth
  • Mare and Foal
    Multi-use formula is ideal for growing horses through the second year of life and for pregnant or lactating mares
  • Highly Palatable
    Highly palatable to encourage consumption and smooth the transition during weaning
  • Topline Balance
    Including Topline Balance, the Nutrena brand’s unique approach to topline health
  • Balanced Sources
    Guaranteed maximums of starch and sugar levels
  • Prebiotics Probiotics
    Added prebiotics and probiotics support the intestinal microbes to help your horse achieve more efficient absorption of nutrients.

Be sure to stop into either one of our locations to browse our full stock of equine feed & supplies including Nutrena SafeChoice Mare & Foal Pellet Horse Feed. Have questions? Be sure to contact us with any questions you may have. Our knowledgeable staff is eager to help you find the best solutions for your equine.


 

Guaranteed Analysis

Smart Grain Formulation®

What makes some feeds better than others? What nutrients really make a difference in your horse's health? And how do we deliver the right combination for your animal? Those were our questions. Smart Grain Formulation® is our answer.

Nutrient Level
Crude Protein 16.0%
Lysine 0.90%
Methionine 0.35%
Threonine 0.60%
Crude Fat 7.0%
Crude Fiber max. 15.0%
Dietary Starch* max. 17.0%
Sugar* max. 5.0%
Calcium 0.90 - 1.20%
Phosphorus 0.70%
Copper 60 ppm
Zinc 180 ppm
Selenium 0.50 ppm
Vitamin A 5,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D 500 IU/lb
Vitamin E 150 IU/lb
Biotin 0.45 mg/lb
Lactobacillus acidophilus 5.1M CFU/lb
Lactobacillus casei 5.1M CFU/lb
Bifidobacterium thermophilum 5.1M CFU/lb
Enterococcus faecium 5.1M CFU/lb

* NSC (Non-structural Carbohydrates) = Dietary Starch + Sugar

Feeding

Life Stage/Activity Level Lb Feed per 100lbs Bodyweight
Early Gestation/Maintenance 0.25 to 0.5
Late Gestation/Light Exercise/Breeding Stallions 0.5 to 0.75
Lactating Mares (Late Lactation, 3 Months to Weaning)/Moderate Exercise 0.75 to 1.0
Lactating Mares (Early Lactation, Foaling to 3 months)/Heavy Exercise 1.0 to 1.5
Foals Creep Feed
Weanlings 1.5 to1.75
Yearlings 0.75 to 1.5
Feeding Tips:
  • Use the feeding table as a guide for feeding SafeChoice Mare & Foal Horse Feed. Be sure to monitor your horse's body condition closely and adjust the feeding rate as necessary for the desired body condition and activity level.
  • Feed clean, good quality hay at the rate of 1.0 to 1.75 lb (kg) of hay per 100 lb (kg) of bodyweight per day or the pasture equivalent.
  • Divide the recommended feeding level into two or more equally spaced feedings per day.
  • Fresh, clean water should be available at all times, except to hot and tired horses. Always cool down your horse properly before providing free access to water.
  • Horses should be maintained at a body condition score of 5 or above. Broodmares should have a body condition score of 6 or above prior to foaling.
  • Salt should be available free choice at all times.
Tips for a Healthy Horse:
  • All dietary changes should be made gradually over a period of 7-14 days until recommended feeding rates are achieved.
  • Make certain that horses have adequate forage or pasture available.
  • Make certain that all horses are on regular parasite control, dental examination and vaccination programs.
  • Monitor body condition regularly and adjust feed intake as needed.
  • Store feed properly to prevent exposure to moisture or contamination by insects or other pests.
  • Never offer moldy hay or feed to horses.

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