FORAGE FEEDING CALCULATOR

Welcome to the Trickle Net Forage Feeding calculator.
Fill in the boxes to calculate how much forage your horse requires and find out if you could save money.
You can also access a wealth of information about laminitis prevention, weight management and nutrition.

Current Horse's Weight (kg)
Input your horse's current weight in Kilograms (kg)
Ideal Horse's Weight (kg)

See chart for guidance

Input your horse's ideal weight. See horse weight chart for guidance.
Are you feeding for weightloss, maintenance or weight gain?
Select your feeding goal
How much forage you currently feed per day (kg)
Input how much forage you currently feed in a 24 hour period
What is the dry matter content percentage of your forage?
(Leave at 100% to calculate on 'as fed' basis)
Input the dry matter content percentage of your forage. Leave at 100% to calculate on an 'as fed' basis. This means calculating on 100% weight of forage without subtracting moisture content.

Dry Matter Content: %

How many hours turnout does your horse have per day?
If your horse has no access to grazing leave at 0. Input how many hours your horse has access to grazing per day. If your horse has no access to grazing leave at 0
Is the grazing poor, average or lush?
Select if the grazing is poor, average or lush.

Forage Cost

Forage cost can only be calculated for hay (Not haylage)
Do you buy hay in standard small or large round bales?
Select whether you buy your hay in small or large round bales. We assume that an average UK small bale weighs 22kg and an average UK round bale weighs 300kg
How much do you pay for the bale?(£)
CALCULATE REFRESH
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