Sacate Pellet Mills (pronounced SA-COT-TAY) has produced
premium horse and cattle feed since 1985. Our commitment to providing
uncompromising quality insures that we use only the best, locally grown sun
cured alfalfa hay and bermuda in our products. We use all natural ingredients,
no artificial fillers or additives.
We are located southwest of Phoenix, Arizona in the small rural town of Laveen,
but we can arrange for delivery nationwide. We invite you to come see us and take a tour of our
Our affiliate companies include Northside Hay
Company, Pinal Feeding Company,
and Red River Cattle Company.
Pelleted feeds have been around for more than a half century. Our
commitment to quality has earned Sacate the trust of the horse
community and has firmly established its products as the best in the industry.
Why should you feed pellets?
Here are just a few of the reasons that make pellets a nutritious
Each bite is balanced. There is no sorting or choosing, thus, performance from
pellets is better because a balanced ration is a more efficient ration.
Pellets eliminate waste in feeding. There is probably a ten percent savings on
feed that would normally be pulled and scattered outside the feed box or
Pellets eliminate dustiness and lessen the incidence of heaves, which can occur
in horses on low quality hay rations.
There can be more roughage and less concentrate in a complete pellet and still
perform the same amount of work. A ration of half grain and half hay for
working horses can be replaced with a pellet that contains no more than
one-third grain and two-thirds hay.
Pellets are less bulky to handle, store and ship, and it is easier to gauge the
amount being fed. A 1,000 lb. mature horse can usually stay in condition with
15 or 16 lbs. a day depending on the work it performs and the energy level of
*Lester B. Waymack & Albert M. Lane “Feeding The Arizona Horse College of
Agriculture, University of Arizona, Dec. 1975, p.7.