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Cal-Plus with Biotin: Quick Reference Guide

Species: Horses

Ranges: Bone & Hoof, Nutrition

Cal-Plus with BiotinCAL-PLUS® WITH BIOTIN is a palatable supplement formulated to supply essential calcium, biotin, vitamin A and D to the diet of all horses.

INDICATIONS

As an aid in the prevention and treatment of deficiencies of biotin, calcium, vitamin A and D in the diets of racing, working, pleasure and stud horses.

An aid to the development of strong, resilient hooves and skeletal structure in all horses on deficient diets.

RECOMMENDED FOR USE IN

  • All horses on grain-based diets.
  • Foals and young horses.
  • Pregnant mares.
  • Horses fed on sub-tropical grasses and hays.
  • Horses with hoof problems, such as cracks, brittleness and separation of the white-line.

COMPOSITION

Each 60g dose contains:

Macro-Minerals
Calcium 20.1g Magnesium 300μg
Phosphorus 2.5g Pantothenic acid
(d-cal pantothenate)
20mg
Trace Minerals
Zinc 96mg Manganese 37mg
Iron 66mg Ammonium Chloride 300μg
Vitamins
Biotin 15mg Cholecalciferol
(Vitamin D3)
300μg
Retinol (Vitamin A) 5.4mg  

 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

CAL-PLUS® WITH BIOTIN is to be mixed into the horse’s feed. Mix the recommended dosage well into the ration. One level scoopful contains 30 g of CAL-PLUS® WITH BIOTIN. The following recommended dose rates have been calculated to satisfy the calcium requirements based on common diets and activity:

Type of Horse Dose
Racing Horses
(450 - 500 kg)
Thoroughbred
Standardbred
Quarter Horse
Arabians
60 - 90g
90 - 110g
70 - 90g
60 - 75g
Performance Horses Endurance
Eventers
Showjumpers
Polo Horses
Show/Dressage Horses
60 - 120g
60 - 105g
60g
60 - 90g
60g
Ponies
(225-250 kg)
45 - 60g
Other Horses
(breeding, growing, old horses)
1 scoopful (30 g)
per 200 kg body
weight

 

Note:

  1. Horses in fast/hard work, or on high grain/bran diets should receive the higher recommended dosage.
  2. Horses that sweat heavily should receive the higher recommended dosage.

PRESENTATION

  • 1.2kg BUCKET: Provides 20 daily doses for average horse.*
  • 5kg BUCKET: Provides 83 daily doses for average horse.*
  • 12.5kg BUCKET: Provides 208 daily doses for average horse.*

* Based on 450-500 kg horse in moderate work.

STORAGE

Store below 25ºC (Air conditioning) in a dry place. Reseal container after use.