Dunstan Sweet Mix



A oat-free, lighlty molassed, complete textured feed

  • Oat-free
  • Quality protein ingredients
  • Added vegetable oil
  • Organic trace minerals
  • Selenium yeast
  • Natural Vitamin E

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Dunstan Sweet Mix
  • Dunstan Sweet Mix is a highly palatable, lightly molassed, Oat free textured feed.

    A medium-energy feed suitable for working horses and those requiring additional calories for weight gain.

    When appropriate levels of fibre are added Dunstan Sweet Mix provides a complete feed.

    Energy is derived from a combination of cereal grains (starch) and added Vegetable Oil (fat). The addition of Vegetable Oil also assists to enhance skin and coat condition.

    Dunstan Sweet Mix is balanced with Vitamins and Minerals. Minerals are provided as glycinate organic trace minerals resulting in improved bioavailability. This ensures maximum feed and nutrient utilisation, also aiding the development of the natural immune system.

    Organic Selenium as Selenium Yeast is included to provide a highly available and safe form of Selenium.

    Dunstan Sweet Mix includes highly bio-available Natural Vitamin E.
    Equine Safe
    Dunstan Horsefeeds are produced in Equine-Safe manufacturing plants, ensuring a product of premium quality, safety and performance.

    Professionally formulated for New Zealand Horses performing under New Zealand conditions
  • Barley, Extruded Wheat by-products, Maize, Peas, Linseed Flake, Soyabean Oil, Sunflower Seeds, Soyabean Meal, Limestone (for Calcium), Salt, Magnesium Oxide, Organic Glycinate Trace Minerals, Selenium Yeast, Amino Acids, Vitamins, Molasses.

    Heat stable Vitamins added at the time of manufacture.
  • Typical Analysis (dry matter basis)

    Crude Protein 12.5 %
    Fat 7.5%
    Fibre 5.0%
    Salt 1.5%
    Energy DE 14.5 MJ/Kg

    Nutrient Composition - per kilo of Dunstan Sweet Mix (as fed)

    Crude Protein 110g
    Calcium 10.0g
    Potassium 9.0g
    Iron 140mg
    Zinc (Organic) 140mg
    Manganese 65mg
    Copper (Organic) 50mg
    Iodine 1.2mg
    Selenium (Organic) 0.35mg
    Vitamin A 10,000i.u
    Vitamin D 1,000i.u
    Vitamin E 135mg
    Vitamin K 2.0mg
    Thiamine B1 6.0mg
    Riboflavin B2 6.0mg
    Pyridoxine B6 5.0mg
    Vitamin B12 50ug
    Niacin 20mg
    Pantothenate 5.0mg
    Biotin 100ug
    Folic Acid 1.5mg
    Choline 150mg
    Lysine 6.5g

    Heat stable Vitamins added at the time of manufacture

  • Amounts per horse per day when offered as the full feed:
    The recommended feeding rates are based on a 500kg horse and are guidelines only.

    Spelling 2kg
    Light Work 2kg – 3kg
    Moderate Work 3kg – 4kg
    Heavy Work 4kg – 6kg
    • The recommended feeding rates for Dunstan Sweet Mix are based on a 500kg horse and are guidelines only. Daily feed amounts will vary depending on pasture availability and body condition. Horses are very much individuals with different metabolic efficiencies, some require a little more, others a little less, for the same level of activity.
    • Ensure adequate fibre intakes by providing 1 % - 1 .5% per day of the horse's body weight as chaff, hay, Dunstan Betabeet/Sugarbeet or pasture (on a Dry Matter basis).
    • It is advisable to split the daily hard-feed into at least two feeds, preferably 3-4, but feed no more than 2.0 kg of Dunstan Sweet Mix per meal.
    • Always introduce a new feed gradually over a period of 7 – 10 days, working up to the desired feed intake taking into consideration body condition and work level.
    General Notes
    Always ensure the Horse has access to clean drinking water.

    High Copper levels in Dunstan Sweet Mix make it unsuitable for feeding to sheep.

    Dunstan Horsefeeds are best used within four months from the time of purchase.
    This ensures the vitamins included in Dunstan Horsefeeds remains efficacious to ensure optimum equine health.
    However, as is the case with human foods, “fresh is best”. So always aim to feed Dunstan products as fresh as you are able.

    A Hint on Storage of Dunstan Horsefeeds:
    When storing Dunstan Horsefeeds, it is important that it is kept in a clean, dry, cool and rodent-proof area to avoid potential moulds and/or contaminants.