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Forage Extender Mini Bites


Formulated to provide essential quality fiber in diet. May be used to replace up to half the forage in an animal's diet on a pound for pound basis. Suitable for equines, sheep, cattle and goats, camelids and rabbits. - Available in Forage Extender Mini Bites (standard pellet), or Forage Extender Super Bites (large pellet).

Specially Formulated For:

Life Stages

Mature Sheep
Analysis & Ingredients
Feeding Instructions

Forage Extender Mini Bites Advantages

  • Features sources of highly digestible fiber - Soy Hulls, and Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal

  • No molasses

  • 80% digestible fiber vs. a maximum of 50% digestible fiber in hay

  • 12% protein vs. hay protein of 5-8% (depending on crop). Provides consistent nutritional content vs. the variability seen in hay.

  • Reduces dust and mold exposure of animals with only poor quality hay sources available.

  • Balanced Ca:P ratio

  • Yeast Culture is added to aid in the proper digestion of the fiber, allowing the animal to get the most out of the ration

  • Flavor to enhance palatability

  • Meet the animal's energy requirements with less lbs of concentrate in the diet

  • Economical and available: Average 35% cost savings over other hay replacement products

  • Available in Forage Extender Mini Bites (standard pellet), or Forage Extender Super Bites (large pellet)

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude ProteinMin12.00 %
Crude FatMin2.00 %
Crude FiberMin24.00 %
Crude FiberMax28.00 %
Acid Detergent FiberMax38.00%
Neutral Detergent FiberMax57.00%
Dietary StarchMax5.7 %
SugarsMax3.6 %
CalciumMin0.70 %
CalciumMax0.90 %
PhosphorusMin0.30 %


Soy Hulls, Wheat Middlings, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Yeast Culture, Artificial & Natural Flavoring.

Feeding Amounts & Instructions

Feed pound for pound to replace or extend your hay supply at up to 50% of total daily forage consumption.

Introduce gradually over 10-14 days.

Always supply fresh, clean water.

Sheep Feeding Guidelines

Day 1: Feed high quality colostrum at a minimum of 5-10% of the lamb’s body weight. Ex: A 10 lb lamb needs 8-16 oz colostrum total. Feed 50% within 2-4 hours of birth, and the other 50% within 12 hours of birth.

Day 2, Onward: Offer free choice, fresh, clean water at all times. Offer free choice Lamb N’ Kid Pellet (contains Ammonium Chloride and Decoquinate), beginning with small amounts, until 100 lbs body wt. Can be fed right through to slaughter.

Day 2-35: Feed Exceed Lamb Milk Replacer. See product page for feeding schedule and tips.

Day 28- Onward: Introduce good quality 2nd cut hay, starting with a small handful daily (ideally 5-10% of total dry feed).

Maintenance: Switch from starter to Sheep Complete Pellets OR Stock NCA Sweet 16% fed free choice with limited amounts of high quality forage. If grain consumption exceeds 2-2.5% of body weight per day, supplement with a high quality forage.

Pasture or forage only diets: Feed Sheep 1:1 Mineral free choice. Optimal intake is 1-2 oz/head/day.

Poor Quality or Lack of Forage: Feed Forage Extender Mini Bites to replace up to half of the forage in the diet, pound for pound.

Forage Testing & Customized Feed Plans

Your animal is unique – let us tailor a feeding recommendation to their needs.

Forage is the foundation for any high performing nutrition program, but do you know what nutrients your forage is providing or lacking?

Our unique forage testing program allows a high level of precision when it comes to your animal’s diet. That means more complete nutrition, less guessing, healthier animals and happier owners.

Poulin Grain offers complimentary forage analysis, and personalized feeding recommendations for your animals. Contact us today for a free one-on-one consult with our feed experts.

Group 9 Contact for Forage Testing or Nutrition Consult

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