Whether it is hay or horses, when it comes to livestock, there is no doubting the fact that you will need a towing vehicle. However, with so many brands, and options to choose from, how do you know which vehicle will fit your needs? This article provides insight into what to look for in your […]
The only things I knew about hay when we started were that horses ate it and it made me sneeze like crazy (did I mention I was a city girl with lots of allergies?!) Over the years, I have had a love/hate relationship with hay. It is an exhilarating feeling to be caught up in […]
I wish we had luscious green grass for our cow year round, but like most places, we only have green grass for short periods. In winter, we don’t get much rain at all, and our sub-tropical grass species die off with the cooler weather. This is when we need to feed our house cow extra […]
When recently speaking to some new farmers, it was brought to our attention that not everyone knows all the tips and tricks to feeding round bales by hand. Here are some tricks to help make this task easier and save you some frustration.
It’s time to start thinking about putting up hay for your livestock this winter. There are pro’s and con’s to small and large bales, as well as round verses rectangle. Do you know which size is right for you?
I’m not sure if it’s a coined phrase or not but I’ve never heard it anywhere else so I’m going to tentatively claim it as mine. So what exactly is a haybarrow? Before I can answer that question let me take a step back and tell you what my problem was that led to making […]