Everyday Molassed Chaff is a high quality, dust extracted, soft straw feed with a molasses coating and tasty aniseed spice flavouring.
By adding Dengie Everyday Molassed Chaff to your horse’s bucket feed it will increase chew time, helping your horse to digest and utilise their feed more efficiently.
Typical analysis (%) ‘as fed’
Oat straw, molasses, aniseed spice flavouring
The visual appearance of the actual product may vary due to environmental conditions during growth and time of harvest.
Everyday Molassed Chaff comes in a 12.5kg bale.
Small Pony (eg: Shetland, Welsh A)
9 – 13
500g or 2 scoops
Large POny (eg: Connemara, Welsh D)
13.1 – 14.2
750g or 3 scoops
Small Horse (eg: Arab, Small TB)
14.3 – 15.2
1.0kg or 4 scoops
Medium Horse (eg: TB, ID cross)
15.3 – 16.2
1.25kg or 5 scoops
Large Horse (eg: Warmblood)
1.5kg or 6 scoops
One large Stubbs scoop = 250g
The amount and kind of work your horse or pony is doing is an important factor when calculating the quantity and type of feed to give. Try to use a fibre based diet to promote a healthy digestive system and only use cereal based feeds if absolutely necessary.
Everyday Molassed Chaff is a straight feed. It should be fed alongside an additional source of vitamins and minerals at the recommended quantity in the form of a supplement, balancer or mixes and cubes to provide a balanced diet. Dengie Everyday Molassed Chaff can be fed dry or dampened.
Enquiries to the Dengie feedline about Equine Faecal Water Syndrome (EFSW) are increasing but very little is known about this interesting phenomenon.
Symptoms including itchiness, over-excitable or irritable behaviour and loose droppings are often described as allergies by horse owners and are attributed to various different ingredients including molasses and alfalfa. But can horses have allergies? Are they truly allergic reactions and if so, how do we best manage them?