TITLE

Cheap hay still costly when it lacks quality

AUTHOR(S)
Fears, Robert
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Dakota Farmer;May2011, pBP2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on buying and harvesting high quality hay and hay quality maintenance by proper storage and feeding. David Bade and Sim Reeves Jr. of Texas AgriLife Extension Service believe that harvesting hay in a high-quality stage is the first step in obtaining good quality. It states that proper timing in harvesting should be observed to ensure good quality hay. Bade and Reeves mentions several factors that affect feeding losses such as leaf shatter and fecal contamination.
ACCESSION #
61834558

 

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