Buckeye Growth Textured Sweet Feed

Highly fortified Buckeye Growth Textured Sweet Feed is scientifically formulated for broodmares and growing horses to help support healthy growth, development and metabolism.

Feeding Broodmares:  The following chart is the amount of GROWTH to feed in lb per day, showing a minimum and maximum amounts to be fed with free-choice hay, typically at 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 at 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-olds to Mature > 24 2.4-4.0 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).



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 levels of starch and sugar
  For Growing Horses:
  • Growth helps promote steady growth using a combination of fat and carbohydrates for calories
  • Growth supports consistent glucose and insulin levels, helping to support healthy metabolism
  • Growth includes ideal concentrations of the amino acids lysine, methionine and threonine necessary to support a healthy growth rate


Whole Oats, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Soybean Hulls, Heat-Processed Soybeans, Wheat Middlings, Cane Molasses, Soybean Oil, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Ground Corn, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Phosphate, Salt, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Yeast Culture), Magnesium Oxide, L-Lysine, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Flaxseed, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, L-Threonine, Choline Chloride, Zinc Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, Potassium Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Maize Distillers Dried Grains, Zinc Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Copper Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Artificial Flavor, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Calcium Iodate.

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. 11.00%
Acid Detergent Fiber, Max. 14.00%
Neutral Detergent Fiber, Max. 26.50%
*NSC, Max. 24.50%
Calcium, Min. 0.75%
Calcium, Max. 1.25%
Phosphorus, Min. 0.60%
Potassium, Min. 0.90%
Copper, Min. 70 ppm
Zinc, Min. 175 ppm
Selenium, Min. 0.80 ppm
Vitamin A, Min. 8,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D, Min. 800 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min. 250 IU/lb
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, Min. 4.00%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Min. 0.47%

*Not recognized by AAFCO as an essential nutrient

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