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Anderson Hay Company Timothy Hay for Cows

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 - 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

Harvest Update - Alfalfa, Timothy, and Straw 22 July 2015

In the Pacific Southwest (PSW) Utah and New Mexico have been experiencing a mixed bag of hot and windy weather followed by storms and showers for the last couple of weeks. This has created a variety...Read more

Harvest Update - Alfalfa, Timothy, and Straw 8 July 2015

The Pacific Southwest (PSW) has experienced rain fall in the last week as scattered storms move through most of the area. A large number of growers have completed their 5th cutting of Alfalfa, with...Read more

Harvest Update - Alfalfa and Timothy 1 July 2015

Across the Western United States, growers are hard at work cutting and baling their fields. In addition to wide-spread drought conditions, growers have also struggled to find good cutting windows....Read more