Sunday, January 04, 2015

Small Square Bale Feeder Economics, Hay Waste Evaluated - Full Article

By Casie Bazay, NBCAAM
Dec 19, 2014

Some owners prefer their horses from small square hay bales over round bales for a variety of reasons, one being that horses seem to waste less of it. But if you’re feeding hay from small bales on the ground, your horses might be wasting more than you think. Fortunately, there's a fix: Researchers from the University of Minnesota (UM) recently determined that using a feeder designed for hay from small square bales produces less waste and will save horse owners money in the long run compared to feeding on the ground...

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