Posts Categorized: Oat Hay

Know What Nutrients Your Horse Needs To Pick The Best Hay

July 8th, 2016 - SEOTERIC

To find the right hay for your horse, you should know about their health. A horse’s stomach is small, with a normal sized small intestine and a large hindgut. These body structures enable your horse to graze continuously rather than having one or two large meals a day.

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Nutritional Value Of Oats & Oat Hay

March 8th, 2016 - SEOTERIC

Oats and oat hay are becoming an increasingly popular food for sheep and other livestock due to their high nutritional content. Several types of oat hay including Kelsey, Kanota, and Dal are grown. Each of the many varieties of oat products can be a good choice for your animals, depending on their nutritional needs. Before choosing oats or oat hay, it is important to understand why oats are so nutritious. You should also know how feeding these products to your animals can be done safely and effectively and how harvesting oat hay affects its nutritional value.

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What Is The Best Type Of Hay To Feed Cattle?

February 24th, 2016 - SEOTERIC

During the cold winter months when foraging is limited, most cattle, sheep, goats, and horses subsist on hay. While pasture is the ideal feed for cattle, hay is the next best food source. As this product can vary significantly in variety, quality, and availability, it’s critical to research your options. With proper planning, feeding your cattle hay during the winter is a straightforward, affordable source of food. While there are many different types to choose from, you should always select the best type for your cattle.

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Nutritional Values Of Various Hay Types

December 8th, 2015 - SEOTERIC

When it comes to balancing the diet of your livestock, not just any hay will do. You need to select the type that’s best for your animals and their nutritional needs. In some cases, this may require combining multiple types of hay in order to ensure the maximum amount of nutrition possible. These types of hay include Timothy, bermudagrass, alfalfa, oat, and clover.

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