Re: Hay sampling and Maximum acceptable starch levels

Kirsten Rasmussen

Hi Cheryl,

I would not purchase a hay with more than about 2% starch for a sensitive horse (even 2% would be pushing it for me) .  4% starch has the same effect as 8% ESC, and starch cannot be soaked out.  And of course you still have the effect from the ESC in the hay added to the starch.

Kirsten and Shaku (IR) - 2019
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