ALL LIVESTOCK FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS

The tables below provide feeding instructions for forage and beet pulp products across several animal species. Please note that these are general instructions that may not apply to animals with special needs. Contact the nutritionist at Standlee Premium Western Forage®, or consult with your nutritionist or veterinarian for more specific information.

More detailed feeding instructions for horses can be found on each individual product page.

Feeding Instructions for Forage Products

Animal Target Feeding Rate
(% of body weight to feed per day)
Forage Format Feeding Change Timeframe
(Duration to transition to feeding change)
Horse 2.00% Bale, Pellets, Cubes, Chopped 7-10 days
Alpaca 2.00% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days
Bison Minimum of 2.25% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days
Camel 0.65 to 1.00% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days
Cattle Up to 3.00% Bale, Pellets, Cubes, Chopped 14 days
Deer 1.50 to 2.00% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days
Elk 2.00 to 3.00% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days
Goat Up to 2.00% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days
Llama 2.00% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days
Pigs Maximum of 1.00% Pellets 14 days
Sheep Up to 4.00% Bale, Pellets, Chopped 14 days

Calculation Example: 1,000 (HorseWeight) X .02 (2% Target Feeding Rate) = 20 lbs.per day

Feeding Instructions for Beet Pulp Products

Animal Target Feeding Rate
(% of body weight to feed per day)
Forage Format Feeding Change Timeframe
(Duration to transition to feeding change)
Horse 0.05 to 0.2% Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding
Bison 0.15% of total forage intake Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding
Camel 0.15% of total forage intake Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding
Cattle 0.15% of total forage intake Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding
Deer 0.15% of total forage intake Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding
Elk 0.15% of total forage intake Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding
Goat 0.15% of total forage intake Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding
Sheep 0.15% of total forage intake Pellets, Shreds Soak in water for 15-30 minutes prior to feeding

Calculation Example: 1,000 (Cattle Weight) X .0015 (0.15% Target Feeding Rate) = 1.5 lbs. per day

Standlee Premium Western Forage® recommends consulting with your veterinarian or nutritionist when making changes to your feeding program