Formulated for mares in gestation, lactation and growing youngsters. Packed with protein and full of the balanced vitamins and minerals.

Breeding is an ideal feed for brood mares in all stages of gestation, lactation and all the way through weaning as well as foals from creep feeding through yearlings. Breeding is formulated and balanced with the precise balance of vitamins and minerals needed to carry a mare through pregnancy and for a growing foal. We have included Natural Source Vitamin E, Organic Selenium, Organic Chromium (for stress management & insulin support), as well as CalSea, a fast acting marine based calcium that buffers stomach acid, aids in the prevention and relief of gastric ulcers and aids the development of bone density. This is the perfect feed for any breeding program from the home bred to the professional breeding farm.

Breeding - Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein, Min16%
Lysine, Min0.95%
Methionine, Min0.28%
Crude Fat, Min6%
Crude Fiber, Max10%
Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF), Max14%
Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF), Max25%
Calcium, Min2.10%
Calcium, Max2.40%
Phosphorus, Min0.75%
Magnesium, Min0.28%
Potassium, Min1.10%
Copper, Min70 ppm
Selenium, Min0.70 ppm
Selenium, Max0.90 ppm
Zinc, Min190 ppm
Manganese, Min190 ppm
Vitamin A, Min5,500 IU/lb
Vitamin D, Min550 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min120 IU/lb
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae, Min5,500 Million CFU/lb

Oats, Soybean Meal, Wheat Middlings, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Cane Molasses, Soybean Hulls, Soybean Oil, Calcite, Calcium Carbonate, Mono-Dicalcium Phosphate, Monosodium Phosphate, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Fermentation Product, Lignin Sulfonate, Salt, Natural & Artificial Flavors, L-Lysine, Yeast Culture, d-Alpha Tocopherol (Source of Natural Vitamin E), Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, DL-Methionine, Selenium Yeast, Choline Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin K Supplement, Chromium Propionate, Biotin Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Vitamin D 3 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Sulfate.

Feeding Directions

Feed the BREEDING according to the chart below (based on 1000 lb horse) along with good quality hay (1.5-2% of body weight), free-choice salt, and fresh, clean water.

ActivityPounds per day
Light Exercise4-6
Moderate Exercise5-7
Breeding Stallion3-4
Early Pregnancy3-4
Late Pregnancy4-6
Lactation, Foaling - 4 Months6-10
Lactation, 1 Month - Weaning5-7
Weanling1lb/Mo. of Age
  • Make feed changes gradually over 10-14 days.
  • Never feed more than 5 lbs / 1000 lbs Body Weight in a single meal.
  • If your horse has difficulty swallowing, teeth issues, is an aggressive eater or naïve to pellets, this feed should be soaked in a small amount of water.
  • Reminder: Feed is perishable. Store this product in a cool, dry area away from insects. Do not feed moldy or insect–infested feed.
  • Warning: Do not feed to sheep. This products contains added copper at levels that may be toxic to sheep.

Where to Buy

Banks Mill Feeds are available at select retailers and at the mill.