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Feeding Treats To Horses

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Wild Forage Soy

Diatomaceous earth is the fossilized stays of tiny aquatic organisms known as diatoms harvested from the underside of oceans across the globe. Diatoms are the grass of the oceans and lakes and are the food of water grazers simply as grass is the staple food of many land dwelling animals. The diatom skeleton is made of a natural substance known as silica. More than a dozen nations have detected horse flesh in processed products such as manufacturing unit-made burger patties, lasagnas, meat pies and meat-stuffed pastas. The investigations have been complicated by elaborate supply chains involving multiple cross-border middlemen.

Food grade Diatomaceous earth products are purified and even allowed by the USDA on organic food labels. Food grade DE is used as anticaking supplies in feed, and as clarifiers for wine and beer.

When added to feed your horse will get the advantage of useful trace minerals that make up Diatomaceous Earth. DE is roughly 3% magnesium, 33% silicon, 19% calcium, 5% sodium, 2% iron and many different hint minerals corresponding to titanium, boron, manganese, copper and zirconium.

It can be used as a mineral additive, for detoxing, and as an effective insecticide. This picture of the DE, magnified 7000 times, looks like spiny honeycombs that resemble bits of damaged glass. There are numerous products containing Diatomaceous earth which are used for pesticide purposes. You’d be shocked on the number of non-pesticide products that contain Diatomaceous earth including skin care products, toothpastes, foods, drinks, medicines, paints, and … Read More