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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.

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Harvest Update - Alfalfa, Timothy, Straw 1 June 2016

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