Proteq Equine Wood Pellet Bedding 15kg
NB: Proteq is only available for local pick-up from our warehouse, 62 Corporation Ave. Bathurst NSW
Cath McDowell uses & recommends Proteq Equine Bedding.
Proteq Equine Bedding is a premium wood based product manufactured in Australia from untreated softwood shavings and sawdust, which are by-products of the sustainably managed Australian softwood timber industry.
Proteq is heat processed to ensure the highest quality clean bedding is delivered to your stables. Specifically developed for the Equine industry, Proteq has superior benefits in comparison to traditional bedding. Its ease of use, super absorbency and health benefits to horses means that you and your stabled mates will be very happy using Proteq.
The wood pellets are made from softwood sourced from well-managed FSC accredited sustainably managed plantations, which makes Proteq environmentally friendly.
Proteq is an all-natural product that is hygienically clean and super absorbent ensuring a healthy long-lasting alternative to shavings, rice, paper or straw bedding.
How to use Proteq Equine Bedding:
Initial Stable Setup: Using Proteq Equine Bedding is easy and takes only about 30 minutes and it's ready for use.
Just follow these simple steps.
Place approximately 16 bags of pellet bedding in a clean 4m x 4m stable with a cement or dirt floor. For rubber flooring you can set up a patch with approximately 6 bags.
Line up the bags along the wall, rip one corner open and follow along the seam. Add 9 litres of water per bag or fill bag with the hose until water drips out of the upper air holes. This will cause the pellets to activate (swell and fluff up).
After 20 minutes, the pellets will have absorbed all the water and expanded to around 3 times there original size. (Note: some pellets will not have broken down and this is normal)
Empty the pellets out of the bags onto the floor. The bed will transform to a soft, fluffy but dense surface.
Using a fork spread the bedding out evenly into the desired area on the floor and make up any banks if required.
Lightly water the bed for 30 seconds to help break down remaining pellets. After 10 minutes, run your fork through the bedding again to fluff it up. Total expansion of bedding can take up to 48 hours.
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