Grober FoalGro milk replacer is formulated to be a complete milk replacement or supplement to mare’s milk. FoalGro milk replacer closely matches nutrient composition of mare’s milk to meet the needs of the growing foal.

Producer Objectives

  • Hand rearing newborn foals
  • Supplementing and enhancing mares milk
  • Raising convalescing, comprised, and orphaned foals

Features & Benefits

  • Optimal concentration – formulated to match nutritional profile of mare’s milk
  • Readily digested by young foal
  • Formulated to improve gastro-intestinal health
  • Antioxidants to promote health and immune function

Mixing Directions

  1. Weigh 125g/L of powder
  2. Mix with 0.5 litre warm water (60˚C) using a whisk, for 3 minutes
  3. Add 0.45 litre cold water and mix again (total 1 litre)
  4. Feed milk replacer solution at body temperature (approx. 40˚C) (A thermometer and scale provides the best precision)

Feeding Schedule

Age of Foal
Solution ml/feed
Feeding interval (hrs)
# feeds per day
Av. Milk/ Day (L)
Vol./day % BW
Day 1 (after colostrum)
200
1
24
5
10
Day 2
250
1 (2 night)
16-18
5
10
Day 3-5*
400
1 (2 night)
16-18
8
15
Day 6-8*
550
1.5 (2 night)
18
10
18
Day 9-11*
667
1.5 (2 night)
18
12
20
Day 12-14*
1000-1200
2
12
12
20
Day 15-21*
1500-2000
3
8
14
20
Day 22-35*
2000-2500
4
6
15
20
Week 5-8
3000-3500
4 (6 night)
5
18
20
Week 8-12
Weaning process may start if eating sufficient concentrates