Honeychop Herb Chaff
Honeychop Plus Herbs is a lightly molassed oat straw chaff with a wonderful aroma and is highly nutritious and extremely palatable, perfect for your fussy feeder.
Packed in 12.5kg recyclable bags and made with only the finest Conservation Grade oat straw it contains Thyme, Oregano, Mint and Basil which are all herbs known for their therapeutic properties to horses and ponies.
Thyme is an anti-spasmodic and can help inflammation or infection of the respiratory tract, ideal for coughs, cramps and chest infections due to its antiseptic properties. It stimulates circulation, digestion, nervous responses and secretion of hormones aiding metabolism. Whilst being an insecticide it keeps away insects, pests and can be effectively used to deter parasites such as fleas, lice and flies.
Oregano contains elements that help with digestion and stimulates the immune system, it also aids in the smooth running of the cardiovascular system which helps in fighting diseases, stabilise body temperature and maintains PH balance.
Mint is germicidal and a breath freshener. It takes care of oral health by inhibiting harmful bacterial growth inside the mouth by cleaning the tongue and teeth. Mint is a good appetiser and promotes digestion.
Basil is a natural antiseptic and known for being an antioxidant that aids digestion.
Please note that the herbs are only added in small quantities and to achieve maximum benefit you may need to provide extra herbal supplements to your horse or pony.
Honeychop Plus Herbs also contains salt and limestone flour for added minerals.
Limestone Flour is a calcium supplement for horses, which is vital for healthy growth, strong bones, teeth and hooves.
Salt is an essential mineral required by a horse to function normally; a lack of salt can cause loss of performance. Honeychop contains salt at a rate of 25 grams per Kg which is the recommended amount for an average horse in light work in a moderate climate.
Composition: Oat Straw, Molasses, Limestone Flour, Salt, Herbal Supplement, Natural Preservative
Nutrient Analysis: Crude Fibre 24%, Crude Protein 5%
Crude Ash 14%, Total Sugars (as sucrose) 11%, Sodium 0.1%
Digestible Energy 8 MJ/kg