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Icelandic Kelp Meal

Thorvin Kelp

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Pure ocean marine algae seaweed from the world's cleanest and richest sea waters, Icelandic contains over 60 vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.  Icelandic Kelp Meal is 100% organic and complies with the USDA NOP organic feed requirements. Icelandic Kelp Meal is the highest quality kelp available. We have tried and compared Norwegian and Acadian kelp meals and neither contain the high percentages of vitamins, minerals, micro nutrients, and amino acids that Thorvin kelp does.

Icelandic kelp is an excellent source of naturally chelated macro and micro minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. Icelandic kelp provides many health benefits. Promotes shiny coat, supple skin, better growth rates and reproductive performance, purges heavy metals, increases milk yields, more efficient feed utilization, better glandular health, pigmentation, boosts immune system, etc

Icelandic kelp provides terrific health benefits for yards, plants, pasture, trees, and gardens too. Icelandic kelp meal is fabulous in the garden to increase crop yields, drought resistance, frost protection, and stress recovery.

Icelandic kelp is produced in a pristine environment close to the Arctic Circle. Icelandic kelp is geothermically dried under low temperatures that keep the vitamins, minerals, and enzymes intact.

Thorvin kelp is inspected and certified organic by the Icelandic Certification Agency TUN. Thorvin is inspected by QAI (Quality Assurance International), a U.S. reciprocating organization. Thorvin is the ONLY kelp meal currently OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) listed for livestock feed.

Icelandic kelp contains over 60 minerals (calcium, magnesium, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, sulfur, cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, maganese, selenium, etc.); 17 amino acids, including lysine, hystidine, and proline; vitamins A, B1, B6 (Niacin), B12, D, E, and K; carbohydrates; plant growth hormones - auxins, cytokinins, and gibberellins.

Icelandic kelp is an excellent source of naturally chelated macro and micro minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. Icelandic kelp provides many health benefits for pets and livestock. It promotes shiny coat, supple skin, better growth rates and reproductive performance, purges heavy metals, increases milk yields, more efficient feed utilization, better glandular health, pigmentation, boosts immune system, etc. There are numerous health benefits for people, pets, plants, and animals.

Icelandic kelp provides excellent health benefits for yards, plants, pastures, trees, crops, and gardens, too. Icelandic kelp meal is fabulous in the garden to increase crop yields, drought resistance, frost protection, and stress recovery.

Keep companion animals at their healthy best with Icelandic Kelp Meal for Animals, a 100% natural and organic animal supplement for supporting optimal health. Icelandic Kelp Meal is nature's most complete source of bioavailable minerals, vitamins, and beneficial phytonutrients, and delivers a range of stress-relieving benefits to companion animals. The trace minerals in Icelandic Kelp Meal are essential for proper immune and thyroid function. Icelandic Kelp Meal is an excellent supplement in raw, dehydrated, frozen, and dried foods - for skin and coat health, clearer eyes, and immune response. Make Icelandic Kelp Meal part of your wellness program today. The trace minerals in Icelandic Kelp Meal kelp provides many health benefits for pets and livestock. Icelandic Kelp Meal promotes shiny coat, supple skin, better growth rates and reproductive performance, purges heavy metals, increases milk yields, more efficient feed utilization, better glandular health, pigmentation, boosts immune system, supports thyroid function, promotes eye health, etc.

We keep Icelandic Kelp out free choice for all the livestock: goats, llamas, and poultry. Additionally, we keep it in their daily organic herb/grain/seed mix. We feed Icelandic Kelp in our cats and dogs raw food. We also use it extensively on our acreage for fertilizing ALL the trees, plants, herbs, ground covers; when transplanting; and in the compost piles.

Shop here Click Here for Pricing and to Order Icelandic Kelp Meal ~ US

2 lbs. (1 Quart 4 Mil Ziploc Bag) ~ $20.99              *FREE SHIPPING*
5 lbs. (1 Gallon 4 Mil Ziploc Bag) ~ $34.99             *FREE SHIPPING*
12.5 lbs. (2 Gallon 4 Mil Ziploc Bag) ~ $55.99         *FREE SHIPPING*
25 lbs. (2 - 2 Gallon 4 Mil Ziploc Bags) ~ $85.99     *FREE SHIPPING*
50 lbs. (Double Lined Paper Bag) ~ $105.99            
200 lbs. (4 - 50 lb. Double Lined Paper Bags) ~ $399.99  

**Please note U.S. Orders can take 3-9 business days (depending on shipping option; unless otherwise noted, these shipping times and rates apply to United States orders only. Orders shipping to addresses outside the US using the USPS Priority Mail button will ship First Class International and can take up to 30 days to receive. The USPS Express shipping option will take approximately 5 business days via USPS Express Mail International to receive in countries outside the US and are not "guaranteed".

Shop here Click Here for Pricing and to Order Icelandic Kelp Meal ~ Canada & Mexico

2 lbs. (1 Quart 4 Mil Ziploc Bag) $15.99        
5 lbs. (1 Gallon 4 Mil Ziploc Bag) $31.99       
12.5 lbs. (2 Gallon 4 Mil Ziploc Bag) $45.99  

**Please note U.S. Orders can take 3-9 business days (depending on shipping option; unless otherwise noted, these shipping times and rates apply to United States orders only. Orders shipping to addresses outside the US using the USPS Priority Mail button will ship First Class International and can take up to 30 days to receive. The USPS Express shipping option will take approximately 5 business days via USPS Express Mail International to receive in countries outside the US and are not "guaranteed".

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Product Information

Ingredients

Icelandic kelp contains over 60 minerals (calcium, magnesium, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, sulfur, cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, maganese, selenium, etc.); 17 amino acids, including lysine, hystidine, and proline; vitamins A, B1, B6 (Niacin), B12, D, E, and K; carbohydrates; plant growth hormones - auxins, cytokinins, and gibberellins.

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Feeding Rates for People, Pets & Livestock

Suggested Feeding Rates Per Day

ICELANDIC KELP FOR DOGS

Animal Weight Feed Rate Top Dress
Less than 25 lbs. 1/4 tsp. Yes
25 to 50 lbs. 1/4 tsp. Yes
50 to 75 lbs. 1/2 tsp. Yes
75 to 100 lbs. 3/4 tsp. Yes
Over 100 lbs. 1 tsp. Yes

Sprinkle kelp on or mix into food daily at rate of 1/4 tsp. per 25 lbs. body weight. Icelandic Kelp Meal is not required for puppies when the mother is already on kelp.

ICELANDIC FOR CATS

Animal Weight Feed Rate Top Dress
Less than 5 lbs. 1/32 tsp. Yes
10 lbs. 1/16 tsp. Yes

Sprinkle a pinch of kelp on food daily, at a rate of 1/16 tsp. per 10 lbs. body weight. Icelandic Kelp is not required for kittens when the mother is already on kelp. Reduce rates if your feed or feed supplement already meets iodine requirements.


ICELANDIC KELP MEAL FOR HORSES

Stage of Production Oz./Head/Day*
Mature Horses 1/4 - 1/2 oz.
Foals 1/8 - 1/4 oz.
Performance / Race Horse 1/4 - 1/2 oz.
Work Horse 1/4 - 3/4 oz.

*1/8 oz.=3/4 tsp. 1/4 oz.=1 1/2 tsp. 1/2 oz.=1 Tbsp.
** Generally, mix no more than 1/2 oz. with the amount of grain eaten per horse per day.

Directions: Feed 1/4 oz. of Icelandic Kelp per 500 lbs of body weight, generally not to exceed 1/2 oz. per head per day.

Mix Thorvin into grain ration or apply as top-dressing. Reduce rates if your feed or feed supplement already meets iodine requirements.

If you have questions about your horse's health or nutritional status, consult your veterinarian or nutritionist.


ICELANIC KELP MEAL FOR LIVESTOCK

Livestock % of Grain Ration Oz. / Head / Day* By Animal Weight Free Choice
Dairy & Beef Cattle 2% 1 - 4 oz. 1/2 oz. per 250 lb. Yes
Heifers & Calves 2% 1/2 - 2 oz. 1/2 oz. per 250 lb. Yes
Goats 2% 1/4 - 1/2 oz. 1/4 oz. per 50 lb. Yes
Sheep 2% 1/4 - 1/2 oz. 1/4 oz. per 50 lb. Yes
Poultry 1% - - Top Dress
Swine 1% - - Top Dress

Mix in feed at 1 to 2% of grain ration depending on the species. Icelandic Kelp Meal can also be fed free choice, alone or with salt, or top dressed.

*1/2 oz. = 1 Tbsp. and 2 oz. = 1/4 cup
Under certain stress conditions, higher rates may be appropriate, upon consultation with your veterinarian or nutritionist.

Free-choice Feeding:
Cattle, sheep and goats tend to self-regulate free-choice consumption of Icelandic kelp meal to levels consistent with recommended rates. In some cases, animals will consume larger than normal quantities, but this binge typically only lasts 30-60 days, depending on the animal's mineral status. If higher consumption continues beyond 60 days, mix kelp with salt, one-to-one, to reduce intake, and consult your nutritionist. When feeding kelp free-choice, provide one covered mineral feeder for every 25-30 cows and every 40-50 sheep or goats. Also make sure animals have access to salt and clean water.


Kelp for Plants & Crops
KELP AS FERTILIZER

As our soil erodes and is washed into the sea, kelp feeds on the dissolved minerals. Worked into the soil, dried kelp returns depleted minerals to the land, improving texture and fertility. Icelandic 100% natural organic fertilizer is a non-burning mineralizer. Applied year round to vegetables, ornamentals, and trees it provides excellent vital nutrients our plants need. We use it mixed in water when transplanting as well. The fertilizer ratio of Icelandic Kelp Meal is 1-0-2.

NEW PLANTING

Vegetables: 2-3 cups/100 sq. ft. or 1 to 1.5 cups per 50 ft. row. Feed at planting.

Flowering Annual Perennials: 2 cups per 100 sq. ft. or 1 cup per 50 ft. row. Feed at planting.Ornamental Flowers, Shrubs, & Foliage Plants: 1/2 to 1 cup per 25 sq. ft.

Fruit Trees: 1/2 to 3/4 cup per 25 sq. ft.

Container Plants: Mix 1 to 3 tablespoons per gallon pot. 1 tsp. per 6 inch pot. Feed at planting, then monthly.

CROP APPLICATION RATES

Broadcast - 300 to 400 lbs. per acre

In the row - 200 to 400 lbs. per acre


ESTABLISHED PLANTS

Vegetables: 1.5 to 2 cups per 100 sq. ft. or 3/4 cup per 50 ft. row. Feed once a month until end of harvest.

Flowering Annual Perennials: 1.5 to 2 cups per 100 sq. ft. Feed in Spring at sign of new growth, then monthly through growing season.

Ornamental Flowers, Shrubs, Foliage Plants: 1/2 cup per 3 ft. of height (Mix into soil under drip zone of the leaves). Feed in Spring, when flush of growth begins, then monthly through growing season.

Fruit Trees: 1 cup per 3 ft. of height (Incorporate into soil under drip zone of leaves). Or 10 lbs. per 100 sq. ft. Feed at first sign of flush of Spring growth, then monthly through the growing season. Container Plants: 1-2 tablespoons per gallon pot.
Feed monthly.

TRANSPLANTS, BULBS, NEW SEEDLINGS

Kelp improves seed generation and root development (mitosis). Before planting or seeding, gently work kelp into the soil surface. For transplants and bulbs, sprinkle bottom of hole with a small amount of kelp and work into the soil prior to planting.

HOUSE PLANTS & CONTAINER BOXES

Use 1 heaping teaspoon per inch of pot diameter. Gently work  kelp into the soil surface being careful not to disturb the feeder roots. For large containers, use 2 heaping tablespoons per 100 square inches of soil surface.


SOIL AMENDMENT:
  • Biologically Active or Vigorous Soil ~ Use 1 lb. per 100-120 sq. ft.
  • Medium Fertility Soil ~ Use 1 lb. per 75-90 sq. ft.
  • Poor Soil or Low Fertility Soil ~ Use 1 lb. per 50-60 sq. ft.

Spread evenly on the surface of the soil under drip line of leaves. Gently work into the soil surface being careful not to disturb the feeder roots. Make application in early Spring when flush of new growth appears. Reapply midway through the growing season. Then again in the Fall. Gardens in warm climates may require more frequent applications.

COMPOST:

10 lbs. Icelandic Kelp meal per ton.

PLANTING TEA:

Mix one tablespoon Icelandic kelp per gallon of water, allow to sit overnight and water plants the next day.


Health Benefits
KELP HEALTH BENEFITS FOR ANIMALS & PLANTS SUMMARY:

Better digestion
Promotes healthy skin and coat
Increases appetite
Decreases nervous habits/ticks
Promotes healing from injuries
Increased glandular health
Purges heavy metals
More weight gain on less feed
Young animals grow faster
Increases milk and butterfat
Better health
Less disease = lower vet bills
Higher resistance to infection
Fewer parasites
Lower mortality
Reduces pinkeye, mastitis, and milk fever in cows

Reduces coccidiosis in poultry
Reduces white muscle disease in lambs
Reduces cracked hooves in horses
Improves fertility
Higher conception rates
More regular breeding cycles
Easier birthing
Larger litters
Superior stock
Better quality milk, meat, eggs, and wool
Better skin tone and brighter eyes
Re-mineralizes soils
Stimulates earthworms
Increases soil microbial action
More efficient feed conversion
Speeds humus production

Produces stronger roots
Vibrant crops
Improves water penetration in heavy textured soil
Improves moisture retention in sand and light textured soils
Helps transplant stress
Encourages better aerification of soil
Helps normalize soil pH
Improves soil structure and tilth
Better nutrient uptake
Higher mineral content
Longer storage life
Drought tolerance
Resistance to insects and disease
Helps reduce transplanting stress


Additional Information
WHERE DOES ICELANDIC KELP COME FROM & HOW IS IT HARVESTED?

Icelandic kelp is produced in a pristine environment close to the Arctic Circle. Icelandic kelp is geothermically dried under low temperatures that keep the vitamins, minerals, and enzymes intact.

Icelandic Kelp is  carefully selected and harvested from the finest sea vegetation from around the world. Icelandic Kelp is harvested from Northwest Iceland on the edge of the Artic Circle. These kelps beds were chosen for their nutrient content, clean growing site and sustainability of harvest. The cold, clean waters of this area offer the perfect conditions for growing. Icelandic Kelp is dried near the harvest site, so the kelp does not lose any of the nutrients in transport. The kelp is geothermically dried at low temperatures to protect the minerals, vitamins and beneficial phytonutrients.

Icelandic Kelp is deeply committed to being environmentally, economically, and socially responsible - for nearly three decades Thorvin has implemented harvesting practices to promote sustainability and protect the aquatic biodiversity of the kelp fields where they harvest.

Pure ocean marine algae seaweed from the world's cleanest and richest sea waters, Icelandic kelp contains 60 minerals, natural vitamins and other health factors. Icelandic kelp is 100% organic and complies with the USDA NOP organic feed requirements. Icelandic Kelp is the highest quality kelp available. We have tried and compared Norwegian and Acadian kelp meals and neither contain the high percentages of vitamins, minerals, micro nutrients, and amino acid that Icelandic kelp does.

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Reviews

The testimonials and reviews below are presented for informational purposes only and are not intended as an endorsement of any product. The information is not intended to be a substitute for visits to your doctor or local veterinarian.

My goats and sheep love it. --- Partricia M. McIntosh, NM

Good Afternoon, Today, I ordered the Thorvin Kelp Product, which I have been using and really appreciate the results on my horses, both pregnant mares and my studs. I want to thank you so much for your quick service, as I was just notified the product is on its way. You guys are fast! Your sites are terrific with so much information to help all of us animal owners and lovers of these creatures. Caring for them the natural way, as I do myself, is such a blessing. Thank you again. Gerri L., Love this Kelp! --- Linda W. Soldotna, AK

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*These statements have not been evaluated by Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information on this Web site or in emails is designed for educational purposes only. The information on this web site is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a physician or veterinarian. This information is not intended as a substitute for the reader's independent judgment and personal responsibility. Health issues are far too important to delegate to anyone else. It is highly recommended you research and seek information and counsel from as wide a variety of sources as possible, so you can make well informed educated decisions about you, your child's, or your pet's health, as in the end YOU make the decisions.


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