Reducing Hay Losses In Winter

The retaining wall provides a backstop for their hay.  They usually fling it out of the troughs and scatter it around, eating the leafy material first.

Moving the troughs to the rear of the shelter, shredding the flakes and feeding smaller amounts more frequently has reduced the amount that ends up in the mud.

Colt, in center of photo, was nine months old on January 1.

Reducing Hay Losses in Winter 01-10-21

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