Hind Gut Diet (HGD)


Harbison High Gut Diet (HGD) is a low starch, oat free and high fibre pellet designed to meet the nutritional needs of horses in moderate work, pregnant mares and growing horses.

FEATURES

  • Digestion

    Low starch, high fibre composition stabilizes the hindgut digestion.

  • Energy

    Facilitates energy absorption in the large bowel via the volatile fatty acid pathway.

  • Excitability

    Minimizes excitability seen in some grain fed horses.

  • Minerals

    Contains added trace minerals and fat soluble vitamins.

  • Electrolytes

    Contains added electrolytes to replace sweat loss in working horses and promote fluid intake.

  • Endurance

    Proven with endurance horses.

  • Design

    Designed as an ‘all in one’ pellet to simplify good feeding practice economically.

FEEDING GUIDE

Feed 2kg to 4kg per day.*
Feed 3kg to 5kg per day.*
Feed a mixture of 40% HGD, 20% Lucerne Hay/Chaff, 40% Cereal Hay/Chaff by weight.
Feed 6gm to 7gm per kilogram of body weight per day.
Feed 3kg to 5kg per day.

*In conjunction with approximately 2% body weight in roughage daily. To slow growth, or reduce body weight, substitute Balancer pellets for part or all of HGD ration, in the ratio of 1 Balancer to 3 HGD by weight.


Ingredients


Wheat Fibre
Lupins
Triticale
Lucerne
Bentonite
Limestone
Harbison Electrolyte
DCP
Salt
Molasses
Equivit Vitamin
Mineral Premix.

Nutrient Levels


Digestible Energy 11.7MJ
Crude Protein  13.5%
Fibre 9.5%
Fat 3.8%
Starch 17%

Mineral Content


Calcium 1.4%
Phosphorous 0.57%
Sodium 0.68%
Chloride 1.26%
Magnesium 0.36%
Potassium 1.32%
Copper 53 mg/kg
Zinc 166 mg/kg
Iron 263 mg/kg
Manganese 164 mg/kg
Selenium 1 mg/kg
Iodine 1.3 mg/kg

Vitamin Content


Vitamin A 10,500 IU/kg
Vitamin D3 1,050 IU/kg
Vitamin E 123 mg/kg
Vitamin K3 5.5 mg/kg
Vitamin B1 15.6 mg/kg
Vitamin B2 14 mg/kg
Vitamin B4 9.4 mg/kg
Vitamin B12 0.33 mg/kg
Biotin 0.34 mg/kg
Folic Acid 4.24 mg/kg
ADDED ELECTROLYTES 25g/kg