The Mundubbera area is looking great at the moment. Thanks to the recent rain, and if you believe the long rang weather forecasts it’s not over yet. It is great to see people smiling at the prospect of going into winter with a decent amount of feed. Because of the recent rain events pasture is now growing faster than normal. Your pasture is more than likely to be producing more fibre and lignin than usual as it matures into both stages 3 & 4 plants, limiting intake.
Nicholas Markwell has been looking for a self-limiting program for his brood mares, spelling horses and working horses for some time now and is extremely happy with the Top EQ feeding program that he recently introduced to his Mundubbera property.
The key nutrients required by ruminants are water, metabolisable energy, protein, phosphorus, sulphur, sodium, calcium, vitamins, and trace minerals. The order in which these nutrients are listed is respective to their relative importance to the ruminant.