Feeding Broodmares: Free Guidelines from KERBy Kentucky Equine Research Staff · October 23, 2014
Broodmare nutrition is important for two reasons: keeping the mare in good health and producing a vigorous foal that is prepared to grow well.
Knowledge about how to feed pregnant mares has increased and changed in the last few years, and this free eight-page report prepared by Kentucky Equine Research explains the updated information for owners and breeders. Stages of gestation, fescue facts, importance of omega-3 fatty acids, and nutrition of pregnant and lactating mares are all included, as well as tips for feeding the growing foal and ways to keep older broodmares in good body condition.
Register to download the free guide to broodmare nutrition here.