Micronised Linseed – High Omega 3

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Micronised linseed is an excellent food for adding bloom to horses.  It is low in starch and sugar, high in protein and it’s gel forming fibre can help smooth the passage of food through the digestive system. However it is the high, health giving omega 3 content of linseed which makes it vital to add to the diets of all horses at a low level in winter or to those horses which are on either a reduced grass diet or no grass at all.  Omega 3 fats are essential in the diet meaning that the horse must get them from the food it eats.

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Grass is a rich source but these fragile compounds are destroyed during the hay process and are not present in winter grass.  A diet low in omega 3 fats has been shown to be pro-inflammatory. Hay and haylage are low in omega 3 but high in omega 6 so supplementing to maintaining the correct ratio between omega 3 and 6 is important.

Micronised full fat linseed can also be used at increased levels to add protein and useful calories to horses diets, particularly those in hard work or needing to gain or maintain body weight. 

Linseed, in its raw state, contains the enzyme Linase, which, in moist conditions, can trigger the release of hydrogen cyanide. This micronised product however not only enhances feed value and palatability, but also destroys Linase, so that the resulting product can be fed directly and safely to horses.

Find out why omega 3 is so important for your horse’s health here

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Analysis

Protein 23% Oil 35% Fibre 7% Ash 5.15%

Contains 100% micronised linseed

Feed Rate

For omega 3 supplementation
42 grams per 220kg of body weight daily.

Improving condition or maintaining body weight on hard keepers.

Up to 500 grams daily (500kg horse) – introduce gradually due to fat content.

1 x 50ml scoop = approx 27 grams Micronised Linseed.

1 x 75ml scoop = approx 42 grams Micronised Linseed.

If feeding for an average 500kg horse for omega 3 supplementation this product should last you 31 days.

If feeding for an average 500kg horse for improving condition or maintaining body weight this product should last you between 6-12 days.

This is only a guide and if you are unsure about what rate to feed your horse then please contact us for feed rate advice. We are always happy to help.

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