Standard Hay Mineral Analysis
- Download Submittal Form Below
- Hay Testing Submittal Form
Are you just guessing at your horse’s nutritional needs? This important tool can help horse owners balance their horse's diets better and formulate a least-cost ration. You could be wasting money on supplements your horse doesn’t need - or even making your horse’s mineral imbalances worse. This is because the nutrients in the soil are so variable from one spot to another, therefore the nutritional content of one bale of hay will also vary from another. Factors vary considerably by soil type, organic material, soil treatments applied, level of moisture in the soil, and age and growth phase of the plant.
Please call customer service for more information regarding our ration balancing service.
What is it?
Hay analysis tells you the nutritional value of your hay. A chemical test can identify and provide protein, vitamin and mineral levels, as well as the caloric value, fat, fiber fractions, sugar, and starch levels.
Many nutrient deficiencies and excesses can occur through forage variances. Multiple nutrient levels can contribute to significant imbalances. The goal is to match supplemental nutrients at the amounts indicated to what is specifically lacking in the hay.
Standard analysis includes DM%, CP%, Ca, P, Mg, Na, ADF, DE, Cu, Fe, Zn, Mn
Hay Analysis with Ration Balancing: Includes a recommended supplement program to balance your forage for your specific horse.
Additional Analysis Options:
Include Selenium Analysis
Include Starch Analysis: Includes NFC, NSC, Starch & Sugars
*Note: When sending a hay test in conjunction with a Hair Mineral Analysis, only the Standard Hay Test itself is needed, not the ration balancing
Send the submittal form, sample and payment to:
Uckele Health & Nutrition
Attn: Hay Sample
PO Box 160
Blissfield, MI 49228