Hay feeding options to stretch short hay supplies
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas’ drought has made hay in short supply and what’s available is expensive, raising the importance of stretching every ounce, said John Jennings, professor-forage for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
“Offers of hay from southeastern states are coming in daily and most of that hay is reasonably priced,” he said. “But transportation cost can more than double the hay cost.”
Jennings, and Shane Gadberry, associate professor-ruminant nutrition, offered some tactics to help stretch what hay is available. READ MORE …