Oatshas been used for2,000 yearsas raw material inhorse feed.The Romanscarriedoats totheir warhorsesforextra energy duringheavycampaigns.The beauty ofoatsis that itis welldigestiblestarch presentfor horses,in contrast to theotherstarchesincereal grains such aswheat,barleyandmaize.Oatscan be'untreated'feddirectly from the land.
Pavousestwodifferenttypes ofoatsin herfeeds:whiteoats andblack oats.Oatsthat only is'purified' has avolumetric weightof 50 kilosper 100liters.It is known thatoathullscan beirritating tothe intestinal wallof the horse.Therefore, theoatsPavouses in the productsareonlypurifiedbut alsostripped of theshroud.What remains isclipped oats. An additional advantage ofclipped oatsis that the weightper unit volumeincreases toabout55-57poundsper100 liters.In addition,it iseasier to digest.
Pavooatscomes fromBelgiumand northern France.Pavosellswhite and blackclipped oatsin the 'Cerealsseries.Whiteoatsis also availableas acrushed oats.
Oatsgivehorsesextraquick energy.We recommendmaximum 1kgof oats permeal andno more than 1-2kg perday.
Be aware thatoatshavean unfavorablecalcium-phosphorus ratiofor horses.Whenthe ration ofa horsecontainsmore than 1 kgof oats perday itisadvisabletobalance the calcium-phosphorusratio by using abalancerlikePavoVital.
TheCereals of Pavo consists offourdifferent products,all top qualitycerealswith a highenergy value. Pavo single Cereals contain no molasses.BesidesPeeled white oats thereare alsothe following products available in theCerealseries of Pavo ( See the base of the bag or the attached label to see which product this bag contains.):