Re: Vinnie and Invokana update 8/2022
Do you know any fiber that preferentially creates butyrate in the gut of rumens?
In humans kiwi pectin boosts
butyrate production and the bacteria that create it.
I can feel a bug difference in my joints when I eat kiwi.
Also green banana flour is good for humans as a resistant starch, I can't imagine green banana flour would be a resistant starch in a horse but if it is...
From: main@ECIR.groups.io <main@ECIR.groups.io> on behalf of Eleanor Kellon, VMD <drkellon@...>
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Subject: Re: [ECIR] Vinnie and Invokana update 8/2022
Even dry it would be an improvement because the particle size is much smaller - "prechewed" as it were. You could also add Absorb-All https://www.uckele.com/absorb-all-4.html for both digestive enzymes and probiotics to support getting those VFAs out of fiber digestion.
Eleanor in PA
Sophie Case History 7/2022