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FDA Animal & Veterinary Recalls

Posted by Sarah Meni Weaver on April 3, 2013 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (52)

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Recalls – of which there are three types – are actions taken by a firm to remove a product from the market. Recalls may be conducted on a firm's own initiative, by FDA request, or by FDA order under statutory authority.

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Poulin Grain Feed Carbohydrate Contents

Posted by Sarah Meni Weaver on May 27, 2010 at 12:14 PM Comments comments (0)

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OMEGA -3 V.S. OMEGA-6 FATTY ACIDS

Posted by Sarah Meni Weaver on May 27, 2010 at 12:02 PM Comments comments (1)

Dr. Tania Cubitt


Recent advertisements have focused on the use of Omega-3 supplements for horses, usually containing flaxseed meal, vegetable oil, or fish oil. Studies in humans have found many health benefits with supplementation of Omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. While research benefits for horses have not been as numerous, Omega-3 supplementation shows potential to provide some healthy results.


Dietary fats serve as carriers for fat-soluble vitam...

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The Low Down on Fat?

Posted by Sarah Meni Weaver on May 27, 2010 at 11:56 AM Comments comments (3)

 

 

 

 


Dr. Stephen Duren


Fats and oils are commonly used in horse feeds to increase the calorie content of the feed or to replace the calories supplied by carbohydrates. Fat supplementation has many benefits including, providing calories for weight gain and providing essential fatty acids to improve skin and coat condition. Feeding fat has also been reported to decrease excitability in nervous horses. Both anima...

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Feeding the Senior Horse

Posted by Sarah Meni Weaver on May 27, 2010 at 11:52 AM Comments comments (0)

Dr. Tania Cubitt


The nutritional management of the senior horse is challenging as there are not set criteria that define “old age” or the “senior” horse. The nutrient requirements of senior horses differ from other classes of horses because of the changes in metabolic and digestive efficiency that accompany the aging process. The first step to good nutrition for the senior horse is determining if it is “senior”. Rather than rely st...

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