Proteins . By : Jessie Colombrito And Rebecca Smith. What is the the Makeup of Proteins? . Proteins are compounds made up of substances called amino acids that contain: carbon hydrogen oxygen Nitrogen Iron Phosphorous sulfur . How is Protein digested and excreted?.
By : Jessie Colombrito
And Rebecca Smith
Protein to be absorbed and used well with minimal waste, you need a combination of essential amino acids so that all the protein in the feed ration is utilized by the horse’s body.
Protein the main muscle building material in the horse’s diet. Without protein horse’s will not have proper muscle , bone, tendon, hoof and ligament development.
18% or more of protein in a horses diet is considered unhealthy and will result in numerous health issues.