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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 - Alfalfa and Timothy 16 September 2015

In the Pacific Southwest (PSW), monsoon season continues to challenge growers as they complete 6th cutting Alfalfa harvest. Export quality continues to be somewhat limited as a result. Cutting is...Read more

Harvest Update - Timothy and Alfalfa 9 September 2015

  In the Pacific Northwest (PNW), cooler weather in the last week has somewhat slowed harvest efforts. Growers in Washington State are continuing with 4th cutting Alfalfa harvest, and have...Read more

Harvest Update - Timothy and Alfalfa 2 September 2015

Monsoon season is nearing its end, and growers are looking forward to more stable weather in the Pacific Southwest (PSW) this week. In New Mexico, many farmers dealt with intermittent storms last...Read more

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