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4 reasons you should choose Omega Feeds products

Friday, March 17, 2017


Why choose Omega Feeds?

Why is the Omega Feeds range different to other premium feeds? 

Here are the top 4 reasons why feeding Omega Feeds is the better choice for your horse:

  1. Our products are based on sunflower seeds not grain (like most others on the market). Because the equine digestive system is poorly designed to digest large quantities of grain, there's a limit to how much grain you can feed without risking dangerous conditions like colic and laminitis or causing a ‘hot’ temperament. Omega Feeds is a cooling and calming product.
  2. Sunflowers are a known Superfood. And what makes our products even more special is that we dehull the sunflower seed and separate the hull (the fibre) from the kernel (the fat). By dehulling the seed, we make the seed more digestible (started breaking the seed down for the horse). Feeding whole seeds can be fruitless as they can pass through undigested.
  3. Sunflowers are full of rich Omega fats. Fat is a safe and excellent energy/calorie source for horses. Fat contains more than twice the energy content of starch, and horses digest and utilise fat well. Supplementing fat into the diet can increase calorie intake without greatly increasing the quantity of feed, so it can be more economical to use Omega Feeds.
  4. A quality fibre source is essential in a horse’s diet for proper digestive function.The horse’s digestive system has been designed to digest fibre NOT grain, which is why our 3 complete feeds are based on the fibrous hull of the sunflower.

Sunflowers are packed with nutritional benefits and by separating the fibre and fat components we are able to manufacture and 
range of products suitable for a variety of horses from easy keepers to hard doers. 

Here at Omega Feeds we want to ensure you horse gets the most out of every seed and feed.

MaxiCoat now contains added Biotin & Organic minerals!!

Monday, January 21, 2013
Are you looking for the ultimate coat and hoof supplement but are unsure which product to choose?? MaxiCoat is an ideal choice because it actually works and it is economical!!

The results speak for themselves....

Omega Feeds has added biotin and organic (chelated) minerals into the MaxiCoat to ensure horses owners are seeing the best results possible! So your probably wondering what are the benefits of  organic (chelated) minerals?? The reason for adding organic minerals into the product is because scientific studies have shown that organic copper and zinc are more bioavailable to the horse and have a higher rate of absorption, which means the horse can better absorb and utilise these minerals. 

MaxiCoat Features:

  • MaxiCoat is based on sunflower kernel which is high in Omega Oils and naturally occurring methionine (essential amino acid for hoof growth) for excellent coat shine and hoof condition.
  • Contains organic copper for glowing coats, healthy skin and strong bone formation 
  • Contains organic zinc & biotin for optimal hoof growth and strength
  • Includes a balanced blend of vitamins and trace minerals for optimum health and vitality 
To give your horse the best & to get the best from your horse - Try an Omega Feeds diet today!