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    Question Low Starch Senior Feed

    Found a feed my Scary Skinny mare is eating in fact gobbling up....it's Seminole Senior Low Starch feed in a Black Bag with and Indian head....it was gifted to me as I left TX last week ....Do you feed Gurus know what it likened to here in MD PA. DE?



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    Unless there's a local feed I don't know of, TC Sr is probably going to be the closest. At under 12% NSC it's pretty low. It's a textured feed, but I don't know how that compares to the Seminole.
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    I do not know the NSC but my 26 year old chows down on his Nutrena Pro Senior. I am not much of a Nutrena fan but the pro line is good stuff.


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    If you want to come to my barn I will give you some of my feed to try Pat.



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    Bag says Defiance Sound Starch Senior...made by Ranch A Way in CO no tag with content break down



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    Thanks Laurie you are a such a Good Horse Prof. I am going to Mill in Belair and give them the bag.....I want to avoid Purina if I can..



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    I am heading there to buy more feed shortly.



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    Second TC Senior
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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    Unless there's a local feed I don't know of, TC Sr is probably going to be the closest. At under 12% NSC it's pretty low. It's a textured feed, but I don't know how that compares to the Seminole.
    Totally agree. TC Senior is the way to go!
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    I went to the feed store..Mill in Whiteford MD and they went to the Company that made this feed out in Ft Collins CO....it has. 28% Fiber content which we were unable to match across the board....the Closest feed in content and % was Nutrena Pro Force Fiber it matched a lot of the ingredients so will give it a go. It is low starch and low sugar.....
    I also grabbed a Bag of What was Hi Fat Black Bag now called Pro Force Fuel.

    The giant square bale of Alfalfa she tucked into and I let her pasture buddy go back out with her. He will get obese but she likes him allot.
    When swapping out turn out sheets we all noticed she has put on weight good weight and while scrawny there is m asked improvement on 9 days of this Defiance feed.



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    If by "Pro Senior" you mean the black bag ProForce, it's 19% NSC
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    Look at Nuzu Stabul 1. Any Tractor Supply Store can order it for you.

    Less than 10% dietary sugar and starch.

    Looks like 25% fiber.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    If by "Pro Senior" you mean the black bag ProForce, it's 19% NSC
    I started feeding it when it was Pro Senior! I knew they change the name but I didn't. Glad to know the NSC, that is a little higher than I would have thought but he is doing well on it.



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    Yeah I wasn't sure which one you meant, since there is a Safechoice Sr, and a Triumph Sr, but the ProForce is the only one with Pro in it.
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    I won't try any of the safe choice stuff since at least in the past it was anything but safe. The seemingly blatant misuse of the word safe made me angry and I am sure horses suffered because of it.


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    Agree - 20% NSC is not "safe" for metabolic horses
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