Information and guidance on a range of feed related topics
Here at Dengie we understand that feeding your horse or pony can sometimes be confusing and getting the balance right can be tricky! We’re here to help you with articles and information from our nutrition experts to keep you up to date with the latest information.
Should you have a particular query or a more complicated feeding issue call our friendly Feedline on 01621 841188. Or why not chat on-line to one of our nutritionists? Alternatively click here to fill out a form to send to our nutrition team, who will in return put together a personalised feeding plan for your horse or pony.
Keeping chickens as pets has grown in popularity, with a rise in chicken ownership over the last few months in particular. Here are some helpful management tips for new chicken owners or those thinking of getting and keeping chickens.
Are you unsure what the best feed for your laminitic horse is? Here, we’re taking a look at advice for feeding horses with laminitis. Read more here.
Grazing, while natural, can be a trigger for the painful disease laminitis. Here, we’re discussing how to monitor and manage grazing for laminitis prone horses.
With a range of high fibre and oil feeds, Dengie has a feed to meet the requirements of every ER sufferer.
With Halloween only a short time away there are many posts and videos appearing on Social Media about feeding pumpkins to horses. How safe is it to feed pumpkin to horses and what do you need to consider before offering pumpkin as a treat to your horse?
Forage provides at least half of your horse’s diet, so it’s a good idea to know the facts –and fiction- about forage.
Our horse feed nutrition experts discuss feeding the older horse or pony over the winter months, a time when they may need a little extra support.
Although most horse owners appreciate that overweight horses and ponies have an increased risk of laminitis, many find it difficult to manage their horse's diet effectively.
We explain protein in your horse's diet and how alfalfa is one of the most commonly used sources of protein in horse feeds.
Our horse nutrition experts provide advice for feeding horses with allergy or intolerance.
The main aim is to use feeds that are easy to chew, highly digestible and palatable to the horse. Ideally, a diet high in energy and protein should be supplied to try and restore the weight and condition that is inevitably lost.
The need to confine a horse to the stable for recovery or repair usually occurs with very little notive and needs to take immediate effect. This has many repercussions for the horse's health and welfare and the following factors need to be considered when box rest is required.