Hay Storage

Hay Storage

A majority of beef producers in Tennessee are feeding hay stored as large round bales. Although the large round bales reduce the labor required when handling hay, there is a problem. Hay stored outside can have significant storage losses.

Most research and demonstrations show that the method of storage has a major influence on the amount of forage that is lost. Data from a hay storage demonstration in Moore County, Tennessee is presented in Table 1. Bales were weighed and stored in June with reweighing being done in January.


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