High-energy, liquid sugar feed
Molasses is a naturally sweet liquid feed product from the sugar production. It can be used in animal feeds to increase energy levels and to sweeten the feed.
Energy and taste
Molasses is an ingredient in most ready-mixed feed products and is used because of its taste, energy content and its ability to bind the different components in the feed mixture together. Molasses contains a high level of digestible energy and, in moderate amounts, a beneficial dietary effect. - Mixing molasses with drinking water makes the water taste better. It can also be used to negate differences in taste between drinking water from different sources. This can be an advantage for a horse needing to drink between strenuous exercises.