Monday, March 03, 2014

Hay: To Soak or Not to Soak? - Full Article

By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment
Feb 21, 2014

In areas or seasons where pasture is unavailable, horse owners turn to hay to make up for their horses' loss of grazing time. But choosing the right hay for a particular horse can present challenges. When feeding hay to horses, many questions arise: What kind, how much, should I buy processed hay, and finally, should I soak the hay for my horse? Soaking hay provides owners with the ability to alter some physical characteristics as well as the nutrient content of their hay if purchasing the ideal hay is not a feasible option...

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