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Or i did when i kept my horse at my house. But sense my old horse died, she was alone.
11/17/2013 10:45:48 PM
I buy for the year, while storing enough for the winter months (to avoid winter driveway disasters)
11/17/2013 3:17:08 PM
I have 4 horses and keep about 8 tons for the winter
11/17/2013 2:03:38 PM
We buy 40 tons a year in one purchase in the fall. We have 8 horses.
11/17/2013 11:55:07 AM
4 horses, colorado
11/17/2013 8:55:06 AM
Working on my business. Working on projections right now for nutritional requirements per horse.
11/17/2013 8:12:05 AM
Stable owner refuses to allow us to store large amounts. Only able to get 12 (100#) bales at a time
11/16/2013 11:01:53 PM
We generally feed 1 bale/day in winter
11/16/2013 12:11:44 PM
Combine making hay on-site with purchased hay, total 8T for 5 horses
11/16/2013 11:24:16 AM
9 hungry horses
11/16/2013 10:40:04 AM
I am a boarder and don't order the hay for the horses.
11/16/2013 10:10:59 AM
over 125 ton
11/16/2013 12:46:52 AM
I keep it dry and under cover.
11/15/2013 11:17:49 PM
We grow and bale our own hay so much of the storage is for sale
11/15/2013 8:37:45 PM
My neighbor hays her field, and I just pay for a bail at a time as I use it.
11/15/2013 8:27:19 PM
I only have two to feed, but I like to be safe with bags of cubes as reserve.
11/15/2013 3:43:35 PM
For two horses. More towards the 5-6 tons
11/15/2013 3:41:55 PM
just go get big rounds as needed
11/15/2013 10:17:20 AM
2000 bails @ 30 # each
11/15/2013 9:13:45 AM
I'm guessing the square bales are 40-50 lbs each.
11/15/2013 9:13:42 AM
we fill the hay loft as full as we can fet it, I would rather have some left over for the next year,
11/15/2013 6:10:57 AM
I have 20 tons of hay all barn stored for my 7 horses. More if a bad winter happens.
11/15/2013 12:44:48 AM
It is a lot of work! Tougher if the weather is not cooperative!
11/14/2013 10:21:26 PM
use about 100 big (1000 lb) round bales feed free choice
11/14/2013 9:36:57 PM
Always buy a tractor-trailer load. But I care for about 20 horses.
11/14/2013 9:01:21 PM
only have 2 horses. they get lots of pasture. but they come in at night & get alfalfa/grass
11/14/2013 8:29:49 PM
i don't have any horses
11/14/2013 8:04:03 PM
I have 2 horses on small acreage and feed grass/alfalfa mix hay.
11/14/2013 6:48:55 PM
I'm at a boarding facility that orders the hay
11/14/2013 6:38:06 PM
I buy 4 tons per horse each July which gets me through until the next haying season.
11/14/2013 5:36:47 PM
We have limited access to quality grass pasture. S we put
11/14/2013 5:09:01 PM
i try to store enough for a year.
11/14/2013 4:41:21 PM
Live in FL. We buy by the week or two.
11/14/2013 4:28:45 PM
I buy by the bale. I got 50 bales of grass mixed hay and 75 bales of alfalfa this year for 2 horses
11/14/2013 2:51:17 PM
Always store enough that you can feed for 2-3 months after the fresh hay arrives next year, giving i
11/14/2013 1:20:43 PM
I don't have the means to do so.
11/14/2013 1:18:33 PM
I buy and store enough for four horses for one year.
11/14/2013 11:51:57 AM
I buy a years supply
11/14/2013 11:47:29 AM
I get 3 tons per horse.
11/14/2013 11:25:27 AM
We have our back 2 1/2 acres to hay by ourselves. This year we got about 400 square bales.
11/14/2013 11:21:56 AM
I always buy and store more than I need. I ran out one winter and learned that lesson the hard way!
11/14/2013 11:06:07 AM
I go through about 40 round bales a winter..not sure how many tons that equals.
11/14/2013 10:58:49 AM
11/14/2013 10:58:33 AM
I buy as much as I can afford. prices are high and times are tough.
11/14/2013 10:54:24 AM
11/14/2013 10:52:19 AM
over 300 bales for my 2 horses. That lasts until June when we get fresh hay cut again.
11/14/2013 10:15:05 AM
90 tons feeds 50 horses here for the year
11/14/2013 10:03:36 AM
Make sure it's kept dry.
11/14/2013 9:36:55 AM
We feed 14 horses hay year around
11/14/2013 9:17:45 AM
about 600 small bales for 3 horses & 1Llama
11/14/2013 8:02:21 AM
regular delivery from good hay grower is a big help evenif it costs a bit more.
11/14/2013 7:53:32 AM
I don't measure hay by the ton but by the amount of round or square (large or small) bales.
11/13/2013 10:23:18 PM
I am in Fl winter is mild and No storage for Hay!
11/13/2013 7:33:00 PM
12.5 T for all of 4 horses
11/13/2013 6:56:50 PM
I need local which is hard to get late and have no barn of my own to store in.
11/13/2013 6:35:59 PM
A years worth.
11/13/2013 5:48:27 PM
I'm only feeding two donkeys. My senior horse eats a bagged chopped hay forage.
11/13/2013 3:56:57 PM
Always get plenty in case there is a drought the following year.
11/13/2013 3:45:31 PM
11/13/2013 3:18:46 PM
Depends on how many we are feeding but we get more than enough in case of poor weather.
11/13/2013 2:06:15 PM
35 horse boarding farm. We order and store over 100 tons of hay. About 3 tons per horse.
11/13/2013 1:52:25 PM
I WISH I could "order" hay. It's first come, first served around here. I get what I can.
11/13/2013 1:38:04 PM
I have no room to store large quantities of hay. We get our hay locally from a farmer who stores it
11/13/2013 12:43:47 PM
We buy our hay in small square bales so the tonage is just a rough estimate.
11/13/2013 12:43:46 PM
takes about 10 large square bales per horse in Ohio
11/13/2013 12:22:44 PM
Not sure about tons, fill loft with as many bales as will fit & then order 100 extra for late winter
11/13/2013 11:59:49 AM
My pastures are cut for hay during low-NSC hours and hay fed year round.
11/13/2013 11:31:25 AM
Since my easy keepers are in pasture all day I only use about 1 ton each/year.
11/13/2013 10:35:22 AM
I use it up in 4 months...and it beats picking it up in bad weather.I get it from a reliable source!
11/13/2013 10:33:53 AM
I keep it for winter
11/13/2013 10:30:15 AM
We dont order becuase we bale our own hay in the summer. We get about 1500 bales for the year.
11/13/2013 9:58:08 AM
I have no storage so I buy 24 bales at a time
11/13/2013 9:40:56 AM
I board my horse so am at the mercy of where i board. Hay quality that is fed to my horse is poor.
11/13/2013 9:15:22 AM
I buy my hay as needed about every 2 weeks as I have little space for storage. Also I can keep this
11/13/2013 9:06:32 AM
Very little storage space, can only fit 2 large round bales and approx. 25 square bales at a time.
11/13/2013 8:52:31 AM
We have our own hay.
11/13/2013 8:36:56 AM
1/2 bale/day per horse, 2small flakes/day per pony/mini
11/13/2013 8:24:12 AM
Round bales for the pastured horses, squares for the stabled ones. Miniatures...
11/13/2013 8:07:21 AM
I order a year's worth at one time for my only horse
11/13/2013 7:45:38 AM
500 bales delivered and stacked to last at least until next summer.
11/13/2013 7:18:30 AM
Use 150 square bales in winter & pick it up myself-don't know the weight. No hay needed in summer.
11/13/2013 7:13:02 AM
2 horses, 10 months coverage
11/13/2013 3:21:37 AM
Have 1 horse, and he has access to decent pasture.
11/13/2013 1:31:14 AM
This is my last winter though. I am in the process of setting up a Hydro Hay system.
11/12/2013 11:11:26 PM
I feed coastal to four horses @ 15 - 20 lbs per day per horse and buy to last until May/June.
11/12/2013 10:58:20 PM
No storage space for more.
11/12/2013 10:55:44 PM
I board my horses but I do buy hay to supplement during harshest weeks of winter.
11/12/2013 9:50:20 PM
Grow our own - 12 Tons a year
11/12/2013 9:43:18 PM
My boading barn does and they fill a good size two story hay barn.
11/12/2013 8:53:07 PM
I only have 2 minis
11/12/2013 8:52:17 PM
Most people order per bale now vs. per ton in my experience selling hay
11/12/2013 8:32:15 PM
Always 15% more than I need - drought as bad as snow
11/12/2013 8:17:23 PM
I have to restock the barn two to three times each year.
11/12/2013 8:10:33 PM
It's always quite a scramble to find good second cut hay for my older horses. Craigs list has helped
11/12/2013 8:04:27 PM
my barn manager takes care of this
11/12/2013 7:55:22 PM
I board my horse at a small private stable who makes their own hay.
11/12/2013 7:54:23 PM
Two throughbreds that like their hay
11/12/2013 7:21:05 PM
11/12/2013 7:04:47 PM
buy 2.5 ton at a time twice a year
11/12/2013 6:57:45 PM
hay is purchased by bale so this is approx. weight
11/12/2013 6:34:53 PM
I usually get 3 tons per horse
11/12/2013 6:26:45 PM
In FL we get hay delivered weekly or every other week
11/12/2013 6:26:09 PM
We don't order hay as we bale our own.
11/12/2013 6:18:51 PM
110 lb bales, 4 horses, 1 bale per day
11/12/2013 6:09:00 PM
I don't have a lot of room, so I can only pick up a half ton at a time.
11/12/2013 5:52:19 PM
We feed 14 horses year round as we don't have much pasture so buy a year's supply 3-6 ton
11/12/2013 5:21:46 PM
10 tons, which will carry me for a year. This year only 8 1/2 tons so far due to flooding in CO
11/12/2013 5:13:30 PM
15 tons; hay analysis actually works when I'm not buying it every 2 months
11/12/2013 3:58:22 PM
I grow hay and store 80 for 15 horses
11/12/2013 3:25:41 PM
I save all year long to buy hay only once a year. Hopefully by doing that I can get a better price.
11/12/2013 3:10:15 PM
My Shetland doesn't eat that much, so we kind of buy on a bale by bale basis.
11/12/2013 2:51:30 PM
Hay supplier stores hay but delivers a month's supply monthly.
11/12/2013 2:19:18 PM
4 tons Timothy purchased +2-3 tons of my home grown grass hay
11/12/2013 2:12:24 PM
We contract hay for the whole year, but can only store 3-6 tons at home. Our grower stores the rest
11/12/2013 1:31:06 PM
Store more than a year's supply, because, once in a while, it has been hard to get all the hay I nee
11/12/2013 1:17:39 PM
I live in Hawaii, graze year around and supplement with alfalfa cubes
11/12/2013 1:05:06 PM
We feed 18-20 head a winter.
11/12/2013 11:37:25 AM
I do not order hay,bale it myself and put it up,usually around 12-15 tons.
11/12/2013 10:04:06 AM
Buy now or pay above premium prices this winter
11/12/2013 9:46:37 AM
I figure a bale per day thru the winter months
11/12/2013 9:40:51 AM
Hay supplies in AZ are pretty consistant, buy two weeks worth at a time (8 bales)
11/12/2013 9:23:31 AM
Approx 1.5 tons per horse plus pasture (standing hay) all winter. Ration balancer supplements diet.
11/12/2013 8:53:29 AM
My boarding barn houses about 30 horses, so we need lots of hay for the winter.
11/12/2013 8:00:42 AM
I buy small quantities as needed.
11/12/2013 6:18:35 AM
I buy hay from farm only 1 mile from home so don't
11/12/2013 5:23:48 AM
I order a years supply and get a huge discount
11/12/2013 5:01:51 AM
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