Analysis

Typical Analysis Charts

HorseHage

Typical Nutrient Analysis (dry matter basis)

Ryegrass High Fibre Timothy Alfalfa Hay
Energy MJ/kg 9 – 11.5 7 – 10 8 – 10 8.5 – 11 7 – 10
Protein % 9 – 12 7 – 10 8 – 9 12 – 15 6 – 12
MAD Fibre % 32 – 36 34 – 40 35 – 37 38 – 42 30 – 42
Calcium % 0.4 – 0.6 0.4 – 0.6 0.4 – 0.6 0.8 – 1.0 0.25 – 0.6
Phosphorus g/kg 2 – 3 2 – 3 2 – 3 2 – 4 1.7 – 3
Beta Carotene mg/kg 100 50 50 150 *
Vitamin E mg/kg 10 10 10 12 *
Vitamin B1 mg/kg 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 *
Vitamin B2 mg/kg 3.0 3.0 3.0 4.0 *
Vitamin B6 mg/kg 6.0 6.0 6.0 7.0 *
Niacin mg/kg 20 20 20 25 *
Pantothenic Acid mg/kg 15 15 15 30 *
Folic Acid mg/kg 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 *
Biotin mg/kg 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.075 *
Dry Matter % 55 60 60 55 85 – 92
Sugar % <5 <5 <5 <5 <10
Starch % 1 – 2 1 – 2 1 – 2 1 – 2 1

The figures represent typical samples. Individual analyses must be undertaken on particular samples for complete accuracy.
* After six months storage, most hay samples have negligible levels of vitamins.

Mollichaff Complete Range

Typical Nutrient Analysis

HoofKind Condition Calmer Donkey
Energy MJ/kg 9.0 10.5 9.8 7.3 – 8
Protein % 5.5-6.5 10.0-12.0 7.5-8.5 5.5-6.5
Crude Fibre % 28 19 25 27
Oil % 7.5 6.0 5.7 3.5
Ash % 8.5 9.5 8.0 9.0
Starch % 2.7 8.0 4.2 2.5
Sugar % 6-8 8.5-9.5 7-8 6.3-7.2
Calcium % 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0
Phosphorus % 0.3 0.4 0.35 0.17
Sodium % 0.15 0.30 0.30 0.45
Potassium % 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.3
Magnesium g/kg 3.2 3.7 3.3 3.0
Vitamin A iu/kg 11,250 12,500 10,000 10,000
Vitamin D iu/kg 1,150 1,500 1,200 1,200
Vitamin E mg/kg 100 250 200 200
Biotin mg/kg 6.0 0.6  0.5 0.5
Vitamin B1 mg/kg 15 125 100 100
Vitamin B2 mg/kg 10 37.5 30 30
Vitamin B6 mg/kg Background
levels from
forage
37.5 30 30
Vitamin B12 mg/kg 0.25 0.20 0.20
Folic Acid mg/kg 25  20 20
Niacin mg/kg 25  20 20
Pantothenic Acid mg/kg 25  20 20
Choline Chloride mg/kg 125 100 100
Copper mg/kg 35 40 30 35
Zinc mg/kg 100 150 100 120
Manganese mg/kg 100 150 100 120
Selenium mg/kg 0.35 0.50 0.36 0.35
Iron mg/kg 100 150 80 80
Cobalt mg/kg 0.20 0.25 0.20 0.20
Iodine mg/kg 1.00 0.625 0.70 0.60
Dry Matter % 84 85 84 84

The Mollichaff Chaff Range

Typical Nutrient Analysis

Original Extra Herbal AppleChaff ShowShine Veteran AlfalfaOil
Energy MJ/kg 7.5 8.0 7.5 7.5 9.5 9.0 10.5
Protein % 4.0-6.5 4.0-6.5 4.0-6.5 4.0-6.5 4.0-5.5 7.8-9.0 14.0
Crude Fibre % 24 22 24 24 23 23 33
Oil % 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 9.0 4.5 9.0
Ash % 10.5 12.5 9.5 10.5 9.0 10.0 7.0
Starch % 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.5 2.8
Sugar % 16-21 16-21 15-19 17-22 12-15 10.5-15 4.6
Calcium % 1.2 1.8 1.0 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.1
Phosphorus % 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.35
Sodium % 0.20 0.46 0.20 0.20 0.15 0.25 0.10
Potassium % 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.5 1.8 2.2
Magnesium g/kg 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.7 2.0 2.5 2.4
Vitamin A iu/kg None Added 7,000 None Added None Added None Added 5,600 Background
levels from forage
Vitamin D iu/kg 1,000 575
Vitamin E mg/kg 200 50
Biotin mg/kg 0.06 3.0
Vitamin B1 mg/kg 10 7.5
Vitamin B2 mg/kg 5 5
Vitamin B6 mg/kg 5 Back-ground
levels
from
forage
Vitamin B12 mg/kg 0.005
Folic Acid mg/kg 1
Niacin mg/kg 5
Pantothenic Acid mg/kg 5
Choline Chloride mg/kg 60
Copper mg/kg 36 20 5.0
Zinc mg/kg 100 50 15
Manganese mg/kg 115 50 30
Selenium mg/kg 0.25 0.20 0.05
Iron mg/kg 100 50 45
Cobalt mg/kg NoneAdded 0.10 0.10
Iodine mg/kg 1.00 0.50 0.10
Dry Matter % 76 76 76 76 78 84 88