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HR Fisken & Sons

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The Fisken’s story – superior horse feed since 1957!

At HR Fisken & Sons, business really is all in the family. Generations of Fiskens have been racing horses, three ...
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Horse Nutrition

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Ultra Low GI Horse Feed

Horses have traditionally been fed grain based feeds but modern science has now allowed us to understand that cereals are ...
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Horsefeed – What Your Sport Horse Needs

Show jumping and cross country riding place strenuous metabolic demands on your horse, requiring it to draw heavily on energy reserves to fuel muscle ...
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Horsefeed – What Your Racehorse Needs

Providing enough energy for your horse to race at his peak is one of the biggest challenges for trainers and ...
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Balance Omega 3 and Omega 6 in your horse’s diet

Only the Best for Your Horse Whether you’re a trainer, competitor or just riding for pleasure you want the best ...
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Calf Nutrition

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Starter Feeds For Calves

Begin offering calf feed when the calf is four days old. The feed should be: Palatable - Calves are no different than humans in that they are likely to eat ...
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Function and Development of the Rumen

Mature cattle belong to a class of mammals known as ruminants – even-toed cud-chewers with four stomachs. In the adult cow the rumen is the first and largest stomach, comprising ...
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Preventing Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis is a parasite-caused disease that can be difficult to identify. In the worst cases coccidiosis will manifest as bloody scours. This is because when they are present at high ...
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Preventing the Post-Weaning Growth Check

The post-weaning growth check refers to a period of slow growth usually lasting about two weeks as the calf transitions from milk to solid rations. It is common but also ...
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What Is The Ideal Calf Feed?

A calf has a small rumen – a capacity of just 1-2 litres in a newborn, as opposed to 25-30 at 3 months of age – that needs quality feed ...
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