Growth Pelleted Feed by Buckeye Nutrition


Highly fortified GROWTH Pelleted Feed by BUCKEYE™ Nutrition is scientifically formulated for broodmares and growing horses to support healthy growth, development and metabolism.

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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein, Min. 16.00%
Lysine, Min. 1.00%
Methionine, Min. 0.30%
Threonine, Min. 0.70%
Crude Fat, Min. 8.00%
Crude Fiber, Max. 13.00%
NSC*, Max. 25.00%
Acid Detergent Fiber, Max. 10.50%
Neutral Detergent Fiber, Max. 22.50%
Calcium, Min. 0.75%
Calcium, Max. 1.25%
Phosphorus, Min. 0.60%
Potassium, Min. 0.90%
Copper, Min. 65 ppm
Zinc, Min. 165 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, Minimum 4.10%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Minimum 0.47%

* Not recognized by AAFCO as an essential nutrient


Wheat Middlings, Heat-Processed Soybeans, Ground Corn, Soybean Hulls, Maize Distillers Dried Grains, Dried Beet Pulp, Calcium Carbonate, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Phosphate, Soybean Oil, Salt, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Magnesium Oxide, Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast Culture, Lignin Sulfonate, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, Vitamin A Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Potassium Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, DL-Methionine, Flaxseed, L-Threonine, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Choline Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Sulfate, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Manganese Sulfate.

Features and Benefits

For Broodmares:

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


For Growing Horses:

  • Growth helps to promote steady growth using a combination of fat and carbohydrates for calories
  • Growth supports blood glucose and insulin levels, helping to support healthy metabolism
  • Growth includes ideal concentrations of the amino acids lysine, methionine and threonine to aid in supporting a healthy growth rate

Feeding Directions

Feeding Broodmares:  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 a minimum of 1% of the horse’s body weight.

Mare's Status Weight of Mare (lb)
Time (mo) 660 880 1,100 1,320
Idle/Open 2.5-4.0 3.0-5.0 4.0-6.0 5.0-7.0
Gestation 3.0-4.5 4.0-5.5 5.0-7.0 6.0-8.5
Early Lactation 1-3 6.0-8.5 8.0-11.5 10.0-14.0 12.0-17.0
Mid-Late Lactation 4-6 3.5-5.0 4.5-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5


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 a minimum of 1% of the horse’s body weight.

Growth Stage Weight At Maturity (lb)
Age (mo) 660 880 1,100 1,320
Sucklings < 3 Feed FOAL STARTER
Weanlings 4-12 3.5-5.0 5.0-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5
Yearlings 12-18 3.5-5.0 5.0-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5
Long Yearlings 18-24 3.5-5.0 5.0-6.5 6.0-8.0 7.0-9.5
Two-year-old to Mature > 24 2.5-4.0 3.0-5.0 4.0-6.0 4.5-7.5

Provide clean, fresh water at all times and free-choice Harvest Salt by BUCKEYE™ Nutrition.

If high quality forage is fed and the recommended minimum feeding rate cannot be met, either:

1.  Add 1 lb of GRO 'N WIN or GRO 'N WIN Alfa per day for every 3 lb of GROWTH underfed, depending on forage type

2.  Supply GRASS PLUS Mineral & Vitamin Mix (with grass or mixed forage) or ALFA PLUS Mineral & Vitamin Mix (with legume forage)

Additional information

Weight 50 lbs
Dimensions 32 × 16 × 6 in


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