During colder seasons, or where local pastures contain scant forage due to high temperatures, types of animal feed available can be restricted. In extremes of environments particularly, hay is the preferredalternative diet for farming livestock, or animal feed.
Of course, there are significant differences in the varieties of hay, in terms of quality and availability. Lack of knowledge of health impacts, how to prepare animal feed, animal feeding equipment used and any particular animal’s requirements, for instance can make feeding your livestock problematic. We understand that the farmers we supply directly and those served by our far-flung distribution network have hugely diverse needs. We want to make your lives easier.
With some good forward planning feeding hay wherever you are and whatever the local weather can be a simple and efficient animal feedalternative while waiting on pastures returning, or if feeding nomadic animals.
Types of animal feeds available to our farmers and distributors include hay and grain.
Hay can be broken down into the following categories: Grass, Legume, Mixed hay (grass and legume), Cereal grain straw (e.g. oat hay).