Progressive Nutrition Foals First Starter & Creep

Foals First Starter and CreepFoals First Starter & Creep is a highly digestible starter and creep feed for foals. It contains a combination of the highest quality milk ingredients with vitamins and chelated minerals to support optimal growth and development.

 

Features

  • A flexible feed that can be offered free choice to:
    1. Nursing foals who are drinking milk from the mare
    2. Orphaned foals, in addition to FOALS FIRST Milk Replacer
    3. Foals who are orphaned at a later age or early-weaned foals, less than 4 months of age
  • Nutritionally balanced and fortified to meet the specific demands of young growing foals
  • Contains a combination of milk ingredients in an easy-to-feed pellet
  • Foals grow and develop normally without digestive upsets
  • Researched and proven

Directions

Situation 1) Nursing Foals up to 120 Days of Age

  • If the foal is drinking from the mare, provide FOALS FIRST® – Starter & Creep free choice from 7 days of age, until the foal is 120 days old
  • Typically nursing foals will consume about 1 pound of FOALS FIRST® – Starter & Creep per 100 lbs. of body weight daily
  • The amount of Starter & Creep consumed will depend on the amount of milk produced by the nursing mare. Foals nursing mares who are not milking well, will eat more Starter & Creep per day
  • At 120 days of age the foal should be transitioned to a Progressive Nutrition weanling diet

FEEDING PROGRAM FOR NURSING FOALS FROM 7 DAYS OLD TO WEANING

Feeds to Use Days of Age
FOALS FIRST® – Starter & Creep Pellet From 7 – 120 days
Weanling Diet (Prem. Growth or ProAdvantage®) Over 120 days
  Situation 2) Foals Orphaned/Rejected before 14 days of age
  • Step One: Foals orphaned before 14 days of age should be provided FOALS FIRST®– Milk Replacer (liquid) at recommended amounts, up to 60 days of age (Refer to the feeding directions for FOALS FIRST® – Milk Replacer ‘Powder’, for the amounts to feed per day)
  • Step Two: After the foal is 7 days old, provide FOALS FIRST® – Starter & Creep free choice in addition to the FOALS FIRST® – Milk Replacer (liquid). Provide it until the foal is 120 days old
  • At 120 days of age the foal should be transitioned to a Progressive Nutrition weanling diet

FEEDING PROGRAM FOR FOALS ORPHANED/REJECTED BEFORE 14 DAYS OF AGE

Feeds to Use Days of Age
FOALS FIRST® – Milk Replacer Powder (Liquid ) From 1-60 days
FOALS FIRST® – Starter & Creep From 3-120 days
Weanling Diet (Prem. Growth or ProAdvantage®) Over 120 days
  Situation 3) Foals Orphaned/Rejected after the foal is 14 days of age
  • Foals orphaned between 14 and 60 days of age should first be fed FOALS FIRST® – Starter & Creep ‘Pellet’ free choice until 120 days of age.
  • At 120 days of age the foal should be transitioned to a Progressive Nutrition weanling diet

FEEDING PROGRAM FOR FOALS ORPHANED/REJECTED AFTER 14 DAYS OF AGE

Feeds to Use Days of Age
FOALS FIRST® – Starter & Creep From 14-120 days
Weanling Diet (Prem. Growth or ProAdvantage®) Over 120 days

Ingredients

Heat Processed Rolled Oats, Soybean Meal, Dried Whey, Distillers Dried Grains, Heat Processed Soybeans, Wheat Middlings, Yeast Culture, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Soybean Oil, Flaxseed, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Copper Chloride, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, d-Biotin, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Selenite, Aluminum Calcium Silicate and Natural Flavors Added.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein Lysine Crude Fat Crude Fiber Calcium Phosphorus

min min min max min min

21.0% 1.4% 5.0% 3.5% 0.8% 0.7%

max. 1.2%

Copper Zinc Selenium Vitamin A Vitamin D Vitamin E

min min min min min min

30 ppm 140 ppm 0.3 ppm 8,000 IU/lb 800 IU/lb 140 IU/lb

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