MolliChaff Alfalfa Oil
Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil is made from pure alfalfa with a dressing of soya oil. A rich source of digestible fibre and high quality protein.
High in digestible fibre
Controlled, ‘slow-release’ energy
Naturally low in both starch and sugar
Suitable for horses & ponies prone to laminitis
No added molasses
Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil contains an energy level that is similar to that of a medium energy hard feed and is ideal for horses and ponies that require increased condition or energy. It is high in fibre and ‘slow-release’ energy. As the energy comes from fibre, it offers a far more natural feed to replace cereals in the diet and will not cause the fizziness or excitability associated with grains.
Suitable for all types or horses and ponies, including those prone to laminitis.
Alfalfa (lucerne) is a legume and is a rich source of highly digestible fibre. Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil is made from UK-grown pure alfalfa, including the nutrient-rich leaf as well as the stalk of the plant and is dust extracted.
Alfalfa is a great source of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants including vitamin E and selenium. The high palatability of Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil makes it a fantastic fibre source, even for fussy feeders.
Alfalfa is suitable to feed to horses and ponies prone to laminitis as it contains a sugar level considerably lower than grass.
Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil is available in 15kg bags.Find a stockist
- Nutritional Information
Typical Nutritional Analysis:
- Protein 14%
- Oil 9%
- Ash 6.5%
- Fibre 33%
- Sodium 0.07%
- Energy 10.5 MJ/kg
- Starch 2.8%
Alfalfa, Soya oil
Frequently Asked Questions
Alfalfa is a rich source of digestible fibre, but it has a higher protein level than straw. This makes it a great alternative to replace concentrate in the diet as it can offer a desired slow release energy level without causing fizziness or excitability associated with grain feed. Alfalfa is also naturally low in sugar and starch. Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil doesn’t contain any molasses like many straw-based chaffs.
Yes, Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil can be fed to a laminitic horse and those with cushings as Alfalfa is naturally low in sugar. However it should be fed in small quantities as the added oil could make it too calorific for an overweight horse or pony.
Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil is an ideal product for horses with ulcers. Alfalfa is naturally low in starch, and high in protein and calcium which has an increased buffering effect against the stomach acid. It also encourages prolonged chewing and saliva production. It can be used as a high fibre natural replacement for concentrate in the diet as it can offer a desired slow release energy without the high levels of starch often found in grain feeds.
No, Mollichaff Alfalfa Oil does not contain any molasses.