Mars Buckeye™ Foal Starter Milk-Based Pellet (50 Lbs)

Mars Buckeye Nutrition

  • Creep feed specifically designed for all foals under three months of age
  • Easily digestible and palatable
  • Contains prebiotics to support a healthy hindgut microflora


Ingredient Amount
Crude Protein, Min. 20.00%
Lysine, Min. 1.25%
Methionine, Min. 0.35%
Threonine, Min. 0.80%
Crude Fat, Min. 6.00%
Crude Fiber, Max. 6.40%
Acid Detergent Fiber, Max. 8.00%
Neutral Detergent Fiber, Max. 15.50%
*Starch, Max. 22.50%
*Sugar, Max. 13.50%
Calcium, Min. 1.00%
Calcium, Max. 1.50%
Phosphorus, Min. 0.75%
Potassium, Min. 1.10%
Copper, Min. 65 ppm
Zinc, Min. 230 ppm
Selenium, Min. 0.70 ppm
Vitamin A, Min. 8,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D, Min. 800 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min. 250 IU/lb
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, Min. 2.60%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Min. 0.40%
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Min. 2.00 Billion CFU/lb

*Starch + Sugar = NSC


Steam Rolled Oats, Soybean Meal, Dried Whey, Wheat Middlings, Dried Beet Pulp. Calcium Carbonate, Soybean Oil, Stabilized Milled Flaxseed, Salt, L-Lysine, Active Dried Yeast, Magnesium Oxide, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Selenium Yeast, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate.


Foal Starter Milk-Based Pellet

  • A free-choice creep feed for all foals transitioning from nursing or MARE'S MILK PLUS™ milk replacer
  • Aids in compensating for the natural decrease in production and quality of milk during lactation
  • Provides essential vitamins and trace minerals to help support healthy growth and development and aids in minimizing the occurrence of DODs (developmental orthopedic diseases)
  • Contains higher levels of vitamins E and C and selenium to help optimize the foal's natural immune defenses
  • Milk-based protein is easy for foals to digest



Foal Type Age Feeding Rate Average Daily Consumption
All nursing, orphaned or rejected foals consuming Mare's Milk Plus™ Nursing to 3-4 months* Free choice 1 lb per 100 lb body weight
Orphaned or rejected foals (as sole diet) Up to 3-4 months* Free choice 2 lb per 100 lb body weight


*Transition to BUCKEYE™ Nutrition Growth or GRO 'N WIN™ at 3-4 months of age. 

Provide clean, fresh water and free choice salt at all times. Contact BUCKEYE(TM) Nutrition for additional feeding recommendations.

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