Herbivore Pellets

Herbivore Pellets are a high-fibre supplement, designed for exotic herbivores including antelope, deer, bison, camelids, rabbits, cavies & land tortoises.

Key Features

  • High fibre & low starch for good digestive function.
  • Essential nutrients – based on NRC guidelines for captive herbivores.
  • Low in oxalates – to assist with mineral absorption.
  • Balances hay & pasture diets.
  • Highly palatable plant-based formula.

 

Ingredients

Grass, clover, plant fibre, cereal meal, soy protein, lysine, methionine, mannan oligosaccharides, β-glucans, canola & linseed oils, omega-3 & 6 fatty acids, vitamins A, B1,B2,B3,B5,B6,B9,B12,C, D3,E,K, biotin, folic acid, choline, inositol, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper, iodine, selenium.

Analysis

Protein 14%      
Fat 4%      
Crude Fibre 22%
Neutral Detergent Fibre (NDF) 40%
Starch (max)          10%
Calcium  1.0%     
Phosphorus 0.5%    
Vitamin E 250mg/kg
Total Oxalate 750mg/kg
Metabolisable Energy (ruminant) 8.5MJ/kg

Pack Sizes

5kg & 20kg.

Directions

Feed Herbivore Pellets as a supplement to pasture, hay and browse. Feed rate will depend on species, size, energy requirements and quality of other foods consumed. Introduce pellets gradually into the diet to avoid sudden digestive upset. Water intake may increase when feeding pellets, so always ensure that fresh water is available.

Feeding Guide

1 metric cup = approx. 150 grams of pellets

Body Weight
(kg)
 Pellets
(g/day)
Body Weight
(kg)
 Pellets
(g/day)
0.5 10 40 200
1 15 50 250
2 25 70 300
3 30 100 400
4 35  200  700
5 40   300  900
7 55  400  1200
10 70  500  1400
20 120  700  1800
30 170  1000  2300

Note: feed rates are based on pellets making up 20% of total energy intake.