Sunday, October 04, 2015

The Connection Between Moldy Hay and Heaves - Full Article

By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment
Sep 27, 2015

Horse owners know you can’t underestimate the power of being prepared. As such, most of us start to stock our winter hay supply in the summer, which is also the time when producers are harvesting and putting up new hay.

According to the National Weather Service, Central Kentucky experienced higher-than-average rainfall in the early summer months of 2015 (especially in April, May, and June). While that amount of rain, combined with warm spring and summer temperatures, allowed for green pastures, it also posed a significant challenge for hay producers...

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