Re: New Hay To high ESC + Starch

Lavinia Fiscaletti

Hi Corinne,

The sugar (ESC) is fine but that starch is pretty high and starch converts 100% to glucose while ESC only converts 50% to glucose. Starch also isn't lowered by soaking. If feeding this hay it would definitely need soaking for Jasper so at least the sugar is lowered.

Hard to say, but I think you are correct that it is a combination of the two factors that is making him more uncomfortable.

Lavinia, Dante, George Too and Peanut
Jan 05, RI
EC Support Team


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