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  • Dunstan Betabeet Flakes

Dunstan Betabeet Flakes

$50.00

A highly palatable, calorie-dense, ‘super fibre’ for horses.

  • A ‘super fibre’ - more calorie dense than traditional fibre sources
  • Low in starch and sugar
  • ‘cool’ energy source
  • Assists in Maintaining Hindgut Health
  • High in calcium
  • Utilised as a partial forage replacer
  • No added molasses
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Dunstan Betabeet Flakes provides a quality fibre source to the ration of all horses. In doing so it helps to enhance digestive health by optimising the microbial environment of the hindgut.

Low in starch and sugar, Dunstan Betabeet Flakes has a number of applications including:

Suitable for horses prone to laminitis - not only as it is low in starch and sugar, but it provides valuable fibre to the ration of horses that may have limited pasture access.

Provides a ‘cool’ calorie source to the diet and is the ideal feed supplement for horses that get ‘hot’ on grain-based feeds.

Has a similar energy contribution per kg to Oats, therefore making it the ideal substitute for performance horses that require an overall reduction of starch in their diets but still have high energy demands.

Suitable for horses prone to ‘tying-up’ when a portion of grain can be removed from the diet and replaced with Dunstan Betabeet Flakes.

Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is high in Calcium, making it an ideal complement to Oats and Bran, helping to balance the diet.

Provides an additional fibre source that is valuable in preparing rations for horses prone to ulcers Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is very palatable - horses enjoy this highly digestible 'super fibre'.

As a soaked supplement, Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is a valuable addition to the ration for a horse when travelling and away to assist in hydration.

Due to its moist nature at feeding and lack of dust Dunstan BetabeetFlakes is suitable for horses that suffer from respiratory conditions.

Horses require a bare minimum of 1% of their body weight in hay, chaff or pasture daily on a dry matter basis.

NOTE: Always ensure Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is fully soaked prior to feeding.

Easy to use. The only preparation required is the soaking of Dunstan Betabeet Flakes in 5 parts water to 1 part Dunstan Betabeet Flakes (for example 200g of dry Betabeet requires 1L of water to soak)

Dunstan Betabeet fully soaks in 10mins. Warm water ensures faster soaking.

Natural sugarbeet pulp dried, micronised and flaked for faster soaking.

Typical Analysis

(dry matter basis)

Protein 10.0 %
Fibre16.0 %
Sugars5.0 %
Calcium0.65 %
Phosphorus0.07 %
Energy DE12.0 MJ/KG

Amounts per day before soaking:

The recommended feeding rates are guidelines only.

120 - 260kg Body Weight200g - 500g Dry Betabeet
260 - 290kg Body Weight200g - 800g Dry Betabeet
290 - 350kg Body Weight200g - 1.3kg Dry Betabeet
350 - 520kg Body Weight500g - 2kg Dry Betabeet
520 - 725kg Body Weight1kg - 3kg Dry Betabeet

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