Category Archives: General

Non GMO Soybeans?

Customer:“Is the soy that is used in Super Weight Gain non GMO (Genetically Modified)?”Answer from Equine Nutritionist, Del Johnson: Thanks for your question. In the US it is difficult to get non-GMO soybeans through conventional suppliers. Below is a statement on non-GMO soybeans from GMO Compass:GM plants are widespread in the world’s leading soybean producing countries. • The United States (85%) and Argentina (98%) produce almost exclusively GM soybeans. In these countries, GM soybeans are …

Insulin Resistance?

Customer:“We moved to San Diego from Bend/Redmond four years ago and brought our, now 24, quarter horse with us. He's always been an easy keeper and for 15 years we have given him Horse Guard. We are now seeing this product on the shelves of some feed stores. However, he has just tested positive for Cushing's (54) and started on meds. We have soaked his Orchard hay to remove sugar, he's lost 50#, looks good. …

Feeding a Foal?

Customer: “Is it okay to feed to three month old foal? If so what amount?” Answer from Equine Nutritionist, Del Johnson: Yes it is OK to feed foals. You will feed by weight as with all horses. Horse Guard is fed at 1 ounce per 500 lbs. So if the foal is on a creep feed to supplement the mare’s milk you will feed by the weight of the foal. If he is 100 lbs you would feed about 1/5th …

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