Munga®

Cool low-starch muesli with no added grains for horses in light to medium work.

Munga®

Mitavite® Munga® is an economical, palatable, concentrated, low starch, gluten free muesli with no added grains that provides optimum levels of high quality, easily digested protein, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and electrolytes that provides a balanced ration when fed to suggested levels with adequate roughage. It is ideal for all horses needing more top line and muscle and for sport, show and performance horses that can't tolerate high grain rations. It is an ideal choice for horses and ponies that are good doers that can easily become overweight or are prone to laminitis. If more energy is needed, steam extruded grains, Vitamite® Power-On® or vegetable oil can be added to the ration.

 

Unique Features of Mitavite Munga

• Low starch level of 5.2%

• Palatable, muesli style formulation with a low feeding rate

• Contains Bonafide®, Mitavite’s exclusive Vitamin K supplement that supports bone density and good health

• Contains high levels of Essential Amino Acids

• No added grains

• Munga can be feed alone or added to a base ration to improve the integrity of the diet.

 

Choose Mitavite Munga when

• Your horse is in light to medium work and would benefit from a concentrated source of protein, vitamins and minerals but without the energy of carbohydrates

• Your horse requires a better topline or more lean muscle development for good health and presentation

• Your horse fizzes up on grain based feeds

• Your horse or pony is prone to, or suffering from laminitis and requires a low starch diet.

 

This product contains BONAFIDE®

 

Available in 20kg bags.

Ingredients

Protein meals (including soybean meal), roasted and rolled lupins, faba beans, lucerne meal, sunflower seeds, vegetable oil, (including Omega 3 and Omega 9 oils), salt, molasses, heat stable vitamins, chelated mineral proteinates and quinaquanone (the active constituent of Bonafide)

Daily Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide
Maintenance or Pleasure Riding
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Munga®kg0.7511.25 - 1.51.5 - 1.75
Lucerne hay/chaffkg1.25 - 1.51.5 - 22 - 2.52.5 - 3
Cereal or pasture*kg4 +5.5 +6.75 +8 +
Light Work
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Munga®kg0.7511.25 - 1.51 1/2 - 1.75
Lucerne hay/chaffkg1.75 - 22 - 2.52.25 - 23
Cereal or pasture*kg4.56 +8 +10 +
Medium to Regular Strenuous Work
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Munga®kg11.25 - 1.51.5 - 1.751.75 - 2
Lucerne hay/chaffkg1.75 - 22.25 - 2.52.5 - 33
Cereal or pasture*kg5 +6.5 +8.5 +10 +

Roughage (hay, chaff, pasture etc) should be fed at 1-1.5% of bodyweight. Amounts above are a guide. Total daily feed (concentrate + roughage) should be 2-3% of bodyweight depending on age, workload & climate. Refer to the exercise calculator to determine classification of workload. *Oaten or wheaten chaff or hay or pasture. *Oaten or wheaten chaff or hay or pasture. The feeding guides are for temperate climates. In tropical climates increase the amount of Munga®.

Nutritional Content

ANALYSIS (as fed)
ENERGY DE (MJ/KG)13
PROTEIN %25
OIL %12.5
FIBRE %13.5
STARCH%5.2
ESC%7.2
WSC%8.4
NUTRIENT LEVELS in 1kg
Calcium10g
Phosphorous8g
Magnesium4g
Potassium13g
Sodium10g
Chloride21g
Manganese128mg
Iron114mg
Copper96mg
Iodine1.6mg
Zinc216mg
Selenium0.4mg
Molybdenum2mg
Vitamin A11400iu
Vitamin D1860iu
Vitamin E763iu
Vitamin C1500mg
Quinaquanone®3850ug
Niacin34mg
Thiamin14mg
Vitamin B28mg
Pantothenate13mg
Vitamin B63.5mg
Vitamin B120.03ug
Folate5mg
Biotin600ug
Choline1.8g

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