Although some are wary about feeding round bales to their horses, there is a way to manage them well and keep them safe for horses.
There often is a stigma attached to feeding round bales to horses, but managed well they can be a safe and economical option. When baled and stored properly, round bales are no more prone to growing bacteria or mold than square bales. If you decide to feed round bales to your horses, be sure to purchase them from a reputable dealer who has cut and stored the hay properly
Follow these tips to keep your horses safe when feeding round bales:
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If you really want to get serious about warming your horse up on a cold winter night, feed him or her additional hay. Just five extra pounds of hay will raise your horse’s body temperature a little above 1 degree F for four hours.
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