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MV Balancer Original – Matrix Premium Horse Feeds (Otter Coop)

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MV Balancer Original is a pelleted mineral and vitamin supplement produced by Otter Coop under their Matrix Premium Horse Feeds brand name.
Mad Barn's Feed Bank provides nutritional profiles on +3,400 forages, feeds and supplements used in the equine diet. With our free diet formulation tool, this data can be used by horse owners and nutritionists to design balanced feeding programs for horses in their care.

MV Balancer Original is a concentrated mineral and vitamin supplement providing 20% crude protein, 3% fat and 14% fibre. It is supplied by the Otter Coop in British Columbia.

This mineral and vitamin ration balancer is designed to be added to forage-only equine diets to ensure balanced nutrition. It can also be used for horses not receiving the recommended full amount of a complete feed product.

MV Balancer Original contains 45,500 IU/kg Vitamin A, 4980 IU/kg Vitamin D, 1000 IU/kg Vitamin E and 2.7 mg/kg selenium.


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Cost:
$2.00 / kg
Dry Matter:
99.5%
Digestible Energy:
2.5 Mcal / kg (DM)
Nutritional Analysis
Dry Matter
As Fed
Dry matter measures everything in your feed except for the water or moisture content. Because moisture content varies, nutritionists formulate diets on a dry matter basis.
Feeding rate:
Nutrients Concentration Per 1000 g
Digestible EnergyDigestible energy provides an estimate of the usable calorie content of a feed commonly expressed as megacalories per kilogram or pound (Mcal/kg or lb). 2.5 Mcal / kg 2.49 Mcal
Crude ProteinCrude Protein is an estimate of the total protein content of a feed based on the nitrogen content. 20.1 % DM (min) 200 g
LysineLysine is typically considered the first limiting amino acid in equine diets. It is involved in immune function, metabolism, and making collagen and elastin. 1.01 % DM 10 g
CalciumCalcium is important for maintaining strong bones and teeth. It should be provided in a ratio of approximately 1.5:1 Calcium to Phosphorus. 2.66 % DM (act) 26.5 g
PhosphorusPhosphorus is a macromineral involved in the maintaining the structure and function of bone. It is also a component of ATP and cell membranes. 1.55 % DM (act) 15.4 g
MagnesiumMagnesium acts as a cofactor for over 300 metabolic processes. It is important for muscle and nerve function, bone health, mood regulation and energy production. -- % DM -- g
PotassiumPotassium is an electrolyte that help to maintain fluid volume inside cells and cation-anion balance. Exercised horses and horses in hot weather lose potassium through sweat. -- % DM -- g
SulfurSulfur is a component of the amino acids methionine and cysteine. It is important for hoof health, joint function, coat quality and metabolic health. -- % DM -- g
SodiumSodium is the major electrolyte in the horse's body that regulates fluid levels and nerve transmission. Sodium intake in the form of salt stimulates thirst. 1.21 % DM (act)