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Timothy Hay for Dairy and Beef Cows

timothy-hay-for-cattleMany who raise dairy cattle find Timothy hay to be a key ingredient in an overall feed program. Timothy hay is noted for being high in fiber and energy content, while also being noted for being relatively low in protein content. It is a great ingredient for the overall health and conditioning of the dairy cow, and combining timothy with other higher protein ingredients can be a great way to balance the cows energy and protein needs. 

Timothy hay is recommended by many experts due to its ease on various animals digestive system as well as promotion of bowel regularity. Additionally, there have been scientific studies done that show Timothy hay is an ideal feed for pregnant or lactating cows. Another advantage is that it is relatively low in moisture content, preventing mold and rot.

Timothy Hay on our blog

Harvest Update - Timothy and Alfalfa 26 August 2015

Weather across the Pacific Southwest (PSW) continues to challenge growers. Storms, high moisture, and unpredictable weather continue to pose a challenge to farmers in Arizona and Nevada. Farmers are...Read more

Harvest Update - Timothy and Alfalfa 19 August 2015

In the Pacific Southwest (PSW), the rainy weather has finally cleared in New Mexico and Utah. The forecast for the upcoming week is favorable with dry weather conditions expected. Growers are...Read more

Harvest Update - Alfalfa and Timothy 12 August 2015

Growers across the Pacific Southwest (PSW) continue to work around monsoon season, which typically peaks in the middle of August. Growers are about 50% through the 6th cutting of Alfalfa, and a small...Read more

Harvest Update - Alfalfa and Timothy 29 July 2015

In the Pacific Northwest (PNW), 3rd cutting Alfalfa in Washington State is approximately 75% complete and we are seeing mostly good color and quality.  The early summer and periods of high...Read more