Poll

How High for Hay?

How much are you paying for small square bales of hay?

Under $3
10%
163
$3-5.99
47%
741
$6-8.99
21%
325
$9-$10.99
6%
92
More than $11
8%
124
I don't feed small square bales
8%
129

Total votes cast: 1574

Comments & Write-in Answers

i know small bales are selling for $8 and up

1/25/2010 11:49:48 PM

ahhhhhh, iowa life!

1/25/2010 11:03:51 PM

We buy small grass hay (timothy-some alfalfa) to our horses. We pay $2.50 a bale in Western WI.

1/25/2010 10:15:29 PM

local grown and 14% protein

1/25/2010 9:20:45 PM

I am paying $6.50 a bale, delived and stacked alfalfa grass mix

1/25/2010 8:50:38 PM

90 #+@10.50 bermuda 9.50 alfalfa

1/25/2010 7:00:36 PM

prices need to come down so people don't just let their horses go..

1/25/2010 4:05:36 PM

AU $13.50 per bale for Oaten hay

1/25/2010 4:02:39 PM

$14.95 for a rectangular, 70lb bale of T & A.

1/25/2010 3:57:23 PM

These are local 50 lb. bales of Coastel.

1/25/2010 3:36:45 PM

12.95 for 55-65 lb bale of t&a as for o&a (same size) for $13.95

1/25/2010 3:00:30 PM

3.50 to 4.00 in ontario canada for dust free horse hay

1/25/2010 2:43:31 PM

bales are about 40lbs, mixed grass, very clean $5 picked up (40ml round trip or $7 delivered

1/25/2010 2:14:07 PM

Very nice, green, soft, clean orchard grass hay 50 lbs.

1/25/2010 1:59:23 PM

I feed 80lb square bales and the T&A is $21 a bale and the timmothy is $18 a bales. SE FL.

1/25/2010 1:36:11 PM

paying $2.25 Ontario Canada

1/25/2010 1:20:33 PM

I live in Ab canada hay is getting $ I fed more concentraits they are 2.50 a bushel oats

1/25/2010 11:52:17 AM

pretty poor too

1/25/2010 12:16:12 AM

In western Colorado we had a good hay harvest combined w/fewer horses brougt prices down

1/24/2010 11:03:28 PM

feed round bales

1/24/2010 10:57:01 PM

For both good quality orchard grass and timothy

1/24/2010 8:49:21 PM

coastal hay from north texas, straight out of the field when baled

1/24/2010 8:25:27 PM

Grass Hay

1/24/2010 7:53:20 PM

I run into the problem of storing them, so I usually have a covered round bales.

1/24/2010 6:36:59 PM

Coastal Bermuda

1/24/2010 6:09:26 PM

6.50 is average. This is in a small town in Mississippi and hay is getting hard to find.

1/24/2010 4:59:25 PM

I have purchased "bad" hay for two years in a row. I would gladly pay top dollar for good, sweet sme

1/24/2010 4:53:47 PM

Fescue

1/24/2010 4:44:21 PM

I bought orchard grass out of the field for $4.00 per bale. The supplier had labor to load it.

1/24/2010 2:29:57 PM

Only large rectangular bales available $10-15

1/24/2010 2:11:08 PM

$7.25 for coastal and $13.50 for T&A

1/24/2010 12:41:19 PM

15.00 t&a

1/24/2010 12:08:57 PM

40-45 pounds- delivered and stacked

1/24/2010 11:11:58 AM

located in rural Michigan

1/24/2010 9:32:24 AM

timothy/alfalfa or orchard/alfalfa mix, 45-55lb

1/24/2010 8:11:22 AM

hybrid bermuda

1/24/2010 6:39:06 AM

first cutting alfalfa - purchase truck load of 350 bales last spring out of OK - great hay

1/23/2010 11:04:43 PM

i had to buy hay for a feed store and paid 9.99 per bale which i think is highway robbery

1/23/2010 7:39:44 PM

Organic and full of herbs. No alph great no I wont tel where

1/23/2010 6:08:42 PM

i buy truck trailer loads get it delivered farmer pays trucking fees.

1/23/2010 5:41:42 PM

I can bring it in from Quebec Canada cheeper than I can buy it in the U.S.

1/23/2010 5:36:50 PM

We grow our own hay. I'm not sure how much it would be...

1/23/2010 5:15:04 PM

Central NJ, from a neighbor

1/23/2010 5:13:23 PM

I grow my own

1/23/2010 4:47:03 PM

basic bermuda grass hay

1/23/2010 3:42:20 PM

timothy grass mix

1/23/2010 3:03:06 PM

great hay, horses love it

1/23/2010 2:10:08 PM

I feed large round bales 5x4 $30 each

1/23/2010 1:05:32 PM

12 for coastal and 14 for timothy

1/23/2010 9:38:56 AM

and the quality is not the best

1/23/2010 8:20:16 AM

40# sq bales mix grass

1/23/2010 6:41:08 AM

$AUD17.50 last delivery, $AUD21.50 the time before in Australia. We are in drought though.

1/23/2010 5:44:55 AM

around 3 sometimes more or less depending on quality and quantity

1/23/2010 12:47:21 AM

We raise our own, but we're currently selling for $3-$4

1/22/2010 11:51:59 PM

but it is very hig quality hay that I buy for $5 an 80 pound bale

1/22/2010 11:44:21 PM

Orchard and alfalfa mix from brought from DE to NC

1/22/2010 10:43:12 PM

Rochester, NY area.

1/22/2010 10:01:55 PM

We grow our own. That's what it sells for.

1/22/2010 9:11:59 PM

coastal..central florida

1/22/2010 6:51:51 PM

feed big round bales, $25/big bale of mixed grass, 2nd cutting

1/22/2010 4:46:57 PM

high moisture hay, wrapped and grown here for my 9 horses

1/22/2010 3:35:30 PM

We grow our own

1/22/2010 3:28:52 PM

orchard/alfalfa mix 70lb

1/22/2010 3:22:05 PM

We use large (800lb) bales in the pasture but square bales in the barn T & A = $18.00 in the barn

1/22/2010 2:56:52 PM

These bales average 50# each, and are of good quality alfalfa/orchardgrass mix. Virginia

1/22/2010 2:44:50 PM

I buy compressed alfalfa and grass mix or timothy

1/22/2010 2:32:39 PM

good quality grass hay, coastal bermuda

1/22/2010 2:20:34 PM

orchard grass

1/22/2010 2:18:54 PM

Bales here are 110-140# bales; alfalfa is $8.50-14; orchard $14-18, bermuda $11-13; timothy $18-23

1/22/2010 2:05:24 PM

Last year was $2.00 a bale, we baled our own for $0.15 a bale

1/22/2010 1:50:13 PM

coastal 45 lbs

1/22/2010 1:11:01 PM

I pay about $4 for alfalfa

1/22/2010 1:09:03 PM

great hay; mixed alfalfa

1/22/2010 12:32:16 PM

i pay 1.75 for a large square bale here in NY

1/22/2010 12:16:39 PM

I am paying this for perfect grass hay. Now if you are talking about horse quality alfalfa......

1/22/2010 12:12:46 PM

We live in New Mexico and the hay grown locally has caused hundreds of deaths in this area.

1/22/2010 12:12:39 PM

Can only get large squares from my supplier, but small in this area is around $3-$4

1/22/2010 10:15:55 AM

$3 for tim/grass mix $6 alfalfa in PA

1/22/2010 10:08:00 AM

that includes delivery of grass hay

1/22/2010 9:25:35 AM

$3-$4

1/22/2010 9:17:11 AM

With the drought in Central Alberta hay has become very expensive. The market is flooded with horses

1/22/2010 1:34:04 AM

We bale our own hay

1/21/2010 11:36:21 PM

Actually, I just grow it but hat is the going rate for my 120lb bales.

1/21/2010 11:23:41 PM

tifton bermuda

1/21/2010 10:58:28 PM

we make round bales as well as square bales

1/21/2010 10:22:21 PM

Pick it up put of the field myself, saves money!

1/21/2010 8:45:33 PM

FL baby - O/A is $20 T/A is $17

1/21/2010 8:39:08 PM

4.50 out of the stack, 6.50 delivered

1/21/2010 7:27:59 PM

I rarely buy square bales anymore but buy round bales and give them portions from that

1/21/2010 7:14:50 PM

still to damn much

1/21/2010 6:52:14 PM

Australian hay is always expensive compared to overseas purely dueto our smaller population

1/21/2010 6:42:11 PM

i pay 2.50 & the hay is wonderful but next year prices are going to 5$ i live in maniwaki quebec

1/21/2010 5:15:27 PM

bale our own on the ranch.Most paid small sq's 75 lb is $4.00. Usually less.

1/21/2010 5:12:09 PM

I have a farm so no cost to me but sells in my area for 3 - 6, bales are 40#

1/21/2010 4:40:44 PM

Nice alfalfha hay about 60 lb bales

1/21/2010 4:33:32 PM

horse can only have pellets

1/21/2010 4:01:07 PM

4x6 round Brome $65 silgle, cheaper if buy load, but don't have a tractor to move'em.

1/21/2010 3:36:49 PM

local grass hay

1/21/2010 3:34:30 PM

Most of the bales we get average only around 40lbs-- half the weight of 7 or 8 years ago.

1/21/2010 3:29:28 PM

3.00 from the same farmer..hasn't changed in 7 years

1/21/2010 3:02:39 PM

What is small - our bales are 80 to 100 pounds?

1/21/2010 2:51:14 PM

We make our own

1/21/2010 2:48:50 PM

That is our standard bale in AZ. I pay $10.50 for bermuda. Alfalfa is $9.50 but I don't feed it

1/21/2010 2:42:01 PM

3.50 per bale delivered

1/21/2010 2:39:13 PM

$4/bale for mediocre quality grass hay. Not much else available.

1/21/2010 1:21:44 PM

To high , farmers are taking advantage of the high prices of everything else.

1/21/2010 1:20:19 PM

local grown coastal hay, ocala , florida

1/21/2010 12:51:39 PM

4.50

1/21/2010 12:41:29 PM

I use Dengie Totally Timothy 50 lbs $12.99

1/21/2010 12:00:28 PM

very good quality timothy and clover, baled very well

1/21/2010 11:58:44 AM

i make my own

1/21/2010 11:43:15 AM

feed store is much higher, but in the field its from 4 to 7

1/21/2010 11:32:57 AM

too much. Hay went up during drought years and never came down again.

1/21/2010 11:22:45 AM

I use local grass hay

1/21/2010 10:57:10 AM

Good quality hay costs $11.50 to $17 per bale

1/21/2010 10:55:57 AM

$2 for grass and $3 - 4 for alfalfa

1/21/2010 10:33:47 AM

local grass hay in WA State

1/21/2010 9:32:18 AM

more expensive but better quality

1/21/2010 9:32:15 AM

Burmuda grass hay

1/21/2010 8:42:50 AM

We bale our own, but charge our friends $2

1/21/2010 8:40:38 AM

3.50-4.00 & wasn't the highest quality out there but it's what I could get

1/21/2010 8:32:18 AM

2 string bale, 27 bales to a ton

1/20/2010 11:36:24 PM

We only pay 4$ for really nice alfalfa grass mix

1/20/2010 10:45:50 PM

$5.50 which is too much

1/20/2010 10:34:30 PM

Timothy-Red Clover-Other grass mix.

1/20/2010 9:58:35 PM

I have used the same supplier for years and get to choose the pick of the field;has excellent hay

1/20/2010 9:44:24 PM

big bales

1/20/2010 9:41:27 PM

2.50 per bale. My hay guy treats me really well because he sells to me below market price.

1/20/2010 9:38:44 PM

A good bale is about 65-90lbs

1/20/2010 9:18:48 PM

Harder to find each year. I paid 5.00 per bale for 1st cutting alfalfa put into my loft.

1/20/2010 8:50:04 PM

excellent peanut hay

1/20/2010 7:56:51 PM

I NOW BUY MINE IN BIG ROLLS, EVERY OTHER ONE BEING PEANUT HAY.

1/20/2010 7:39:16 PM

I grow my own

1/20/2010 6:50:37 PM

hay in arizona is high for grass but is alot cheeper for alfalfa

1/20/2010 6:43:02 PM

Orchard grass and a little alfalfa in hay

1/20/2010 6:37:20 PM

certified weed free grass hay

1/20/2010 6:28:27 PM

that is for grass mix about 90lb bale

1/20/2010 5:38:43 PM

It is good quality coastal hay from a local farmer.He did go up in price but worth buying.

1/20/2010 5:36:25 PM

Good quality alfalfa hay

1/20/2010 5:20:38 PM

Cost of delivery is extremely high so driving great distances for pick up is added to the cost

1/20/2010 4:57:44 PM

I feed 3 horses on round bales it is more cost effective. $5 for sq bales when needed

1/20/2010 4:49:31 PM

In SE Arizona 94# bales of bermuda cost $13.50 + tax per bale, down from $18.00 early 2009.

1/20/2010 4:42:16 PM

4.00 grass ahy

1/20/2010 4:36:20 PM

$3.50 for 60-70# bales of beautiful grass/alfalfa 2nd crop

1/20/2010 4:34:34 PM

I buy and peel round bales - much cheaper - around here sq. are $8/bale

1/20/2010 4:25:53 PM

hay and feed prices keep going up but the gas prices went down. when r we going to feel it.

1/20/2010 4:11:06 PM

I get small square bales and 10 bales every week

1/20/2010 3:45:09 PM

#.50 bale of grass Timothy mix hay, 65 pound weight bales.

1/20/2010 3:35:20 PM

Good grass hay, $4.25

1/20/2010 3:22:09 PM

Only $2.00/bale delivered because a local farmer is generous.

1/20/2010 3:08:02 PM

We get small bales of Oat hay from a neighbor to supplement our Meadow Grass Hay.

1/20/2010 2:46:12 PM

$8.95 for coastal at the feed store or $7 from hay growers if you pick up

1/20/2010 2:27:04 PM

5-6 a bale. 2nd cut

1/20/2010 2:13:46 PM

I'm paying $200-265 for large 3-wire bales of Tim or Alfalfa

1/20/2010 2:13:01 PM

We don't have small bales in AZ. Bermuda &Alfalfa are the only choices. $13 Bermuda, $11 Alfalfa.

1/20/2010 1:24:14 PM

$6.00 per bale for timothy/alfalfa mix in central KY

1/20/2010 1:23:53 PM

I pay $35 for a 4X5 round bale

1/20/2010 1:12:15 PM

I pay this price range, however, I have to travel a 1/2 hour to get it. Close to home is $10-12

1/20/2010 1:09:13 PM

70# bales, guaranteed quality and from the same field/cutting for consistency of content, love it!

1/20/2010 1:01:18 PM

$5 per bale, when I pick it up myself in the field. I get it from Foley, AL.

1/20/2010 12:55:29 PM

3.00 right now

1/20/2010 12:38:53 PM

it is orchard grass very good smells good

1/20/2010 12:36:53 PM

Ouch

1/20/2010 12:34:40 PM

$5.50 WITH THE DISCOUNT OF $1 BAIL

1/20/2010 11:50:35 AM

$9 for 100# three string bales, alflafa and bermuda in So. Arizona

1/20/2010 11:15:02 AM

Crazy prices here in California. We feed Oat or forage and alfalfa. The bales are big-average 100#

1/20/2010 11:05:19 AM

$5 delivered and stacked

1/20/2010 11:01:53 AM

Small bales running $4.75-$5.50 in SE Mi

1/20/2010 10:46:05 AM

$4.50 a bale delivered and put in barn.

1/20/2010 10:37:24 AM

Rochester, NY area $3

1/20/2010 10:31:48 AM

2 wire are $7.50 in NM while 3 string bales are 14.00

1/20/2010 10:06:15 AM

$4.50/bale grass hay

1/20/2010 9:30:30 AM

$4 2nd cut alfalfa mix (not too much alfalfa) 60+lb bales, horses look great all winter

1/20/2010 9:28:12 AM

top quality 2nd cutting mixed with alfafa

1/20/2010 9:25:44 AM

In central WI the price is pretty reasonable, with 5 horses to feed that is good.

1/20/2010 8:57:59 AM

Colorado premium irrigated grass hay...$170 ton delivered in 5 ton stack direct from field into barn

1/20/2010 8:52:17 AM

Still too much

1/20/2010 8:42:22 AM

they say there is a shortage but the guy selling it always seems to have a barn full !!

1/20/2010 8:33:46 AM

Two wire bales

1/20/2010 8:10:59 AM

plain grass hays

1/20/2010 8:08:46 AM

$3.50 out of the field and $5.00 out of the barn

1/20/2010 8:07:40 AM

Be careful how you answer this question. We were asked this on gas prices and we know how that went

1/20/2010 8:02:47 AM

georgia coastal;I'm in Fl

1/20/2010 7:48:25 AM

Good Burmuda Hay

1/20/2010 7:48:04 AM

the least that i've paid is 4.50 a bale

1/20/2010 7:34:42 AM

depends on the type; fescue around $4/ bale, bermuda around $5/ bale, alfalfa around $12/ bale in GA

1/20/2010 7:14:48 AM

The price of hay has gone up in western PA and I'm happy if I can find 4-5.00 a bale!

1/20/2010 6:43:56 AM

6 dollars includes delivery

1/20/2010 3:52:12 AM

Here in WA it's $290 foper ton for timothy hay-good stuff from Eastern WA and nothing left over.

1/20/2010 2:32:19 AM

By small, do you mean 100 lb bales or 60 lb bales? This is an important measure.

1/20/2010 2:04:44 AM

We bale the hay on our own farm.

1/20/2010 12:45:43 AM

last year I spent $13.99 for a small square bale! Highway Robbery!

1/20/2010 12:43:27 AM

Paying up to $22 per 80-100lb bale

1/20/2010 12:06:10 AM

Hit the mother lode this year, $3.75 delivered & stacked in the barn, excellent brome hay

1/19/2010 11:59:30 PM

tifton 44

1/19/2010 11:51:13 PM

average in FL is 19.00

1/19/2010 11:29:11 PM

we don't see small square bales here in no.calif.

1/19/2010 11:28:02 PM

Down here in South Florida it's outragious... we pay around $17

1/19/2010 11:21:38 PM

#60 - #65 bales of Coastal Bermuda

1/19/2010 11:19:06 PM

I'm lucky, they grow premium timothy in the mountain valley where my horses and I live.

1/19/2010 11:17:08 PM

I pay $3.25 for Orchard grass. Then its delivered and stacked in the barn for a total of $5.00

1/19/2010 11:14:56 PM

Nothing- we grow our own!

1/19/2010 10:46:20 PM

Expensive but high quality and firmly packed.

1/19/2010 10:45:55 PM

also feed small rounds @75 and haylege@60

1/19/2010 10:39:36 PM

hay is awfully high but is cheaper than gas here in oklahoma

1/19/2010 10:29:12 PM

I have a very generous dairy farmer that does some grass hay for me and a few other horse people.

1/19/2010 9:57:01 PM

I feed round bales that are so scarce, it isn't funny. It has gone from $30/bale to $65 and up.

1/19/2010 9:50:22 PM

3.65 for 2nd cutting grass alfalfa mix

1/19/2010 9:25:19 PM

45 pound, off the field, 4.25

1/19/2010 9:24:03 PM

Was $7 summer of '09, then $7.50 fall of '09, now $8.25 winter '10

1/19/2010 9:20:17 PM

this is for coastal. marion county florida and area.

1/19/2010 9:18:21 PM

too much!

1/19/2010 9:10:41 PM

12% protein

1/19/2010 9:10:15 PM

Nice grass mix

1/19/2010 9:10:02 PM

Can find some under 3.00 but very poor quality.Hard to find any decent hay right now.

1/19/2010 9:05:56 PM

HUGE round bales, 95$

1/19/2010 8:52:26 PM

I buy brome and sometimes coastal bermuda

1/19/2010 8:41:08 PM

$4.25 delivered Alfalfa & Grass Hay

1/19/2010 8:37:41 PM

$13.00 for alfala and $9.25 for Coastal

1/19/2010 8:14:35 PM

I feed medium sqs

1/19/2010 8:09:52 PM

4-5 for 100 bales picked up at the barn

1/19/2010 8:07:01 PM

alfalfa orchard grass mix

1/19/2010 8:01:00 PM

Tift Bermuda grass

1/19/2010 7:58:56 PM

alfalfa and alfalfa/grass mix, costs more than $11 here

1/19/2010 7:55:39 PM

We live in New Mexico and this has been the price for the past couple of years.

1/19/2010 7:54:45 PM

$15.50 a bale for grass hay have paid s high as $19.50

1/19/2010 7:46:55 PM

I buy field grass hay from a local farmer, and have been very pleased. My horses mostly rescues.

1/19/2010 7:39:52 PM

I paid $1.00 per bale if I took it directly from the field. Decent grass hay at a wonderful price!

1/19/2010 7:38:20 PM

My 26 yr old TB eats a Timothy/Alfalfa mix at $15/bale here in SC. Fescue/Coastal means colic. Ugh.

1/19/2010 7:38:09 PM

around $7 bought this summer, not sure how much they are now

1/19/2010 7:32:56 PM

$2.50 + .50 per bales delivery

1/19/2010 7:32:47 PM

Around here small bales are $3.50 to $4.00

1/19/2010 7:31:51 PM

It's a good meadow grass & timothy mix that my horses really like. My hayman delivers all for $2.75

1/19/2010 7:27:17 PM

its grassy with a littel alfafa 1st cutting is a litte coarse but 2nd and 3rd usually are finer

1/19/2010 7:17:48 PM

This is the only kind available here

1/19/2010 7:17:10 PM

60 lb sm rectangles=$6.50/bale

1/19/2010 7:13:38 PM

we paid $2.00-3.50 this past fall

1/19/2010 7:11:00 PM

65 lb bales

1/19/2010 7:08:53 PM

coastal hay

1/19/2010 7:07:04 PM

$3.50 for grass, mix, and 2nd crop alfalfa, $3.75 for 3rd crop alfalfa

1/19/2010 7:06:36 PM

Coastal Hay - Central Florida

1/19/2010 7:03:47 PM

about $8 per 65 pound bale, you pick up and haul in WY. Big bales are taking over! HELP!

1/19/2010 7:00:00 PM

Depends on what you consider small?????

1/19/2010 6:53:53 PM

$5.00 is the going rate, $50.00 round bales. Thank God for the rye field

1/19/2010 6:46:42 PM

I purchased 4th cutting alfalfa last fall for $4/bale!

1/19/2010 6:41:59 PM

bales vary in size and quality. regular bermuda hay, nothing fancy

1/19/2010 6:40:11 PM

I feed bales of compressed grass hay--with alfalfa and timothy mixed in--it averages to about $10.00

1/19/2010 6:30:25 PM

This $9.00 is half of what it was last year. I feed 6 horses 2 tons per month.

1/19/2010 6:29:51 PM

alfalfa/orchard grass mix 60 lb bales

1/19/2010 6:27:04 PM

Make our own & that's what I've determined they cost.

1/19/2010 6:22:08 PM

alfalfa orchard grass mix in VA

1/19/2010 6:16:43 PM

With abundance available most hay is rotting in the fields. Why do farmers do this?

1/19/2010 6:14:51 PM

It sucks - I remember when hay was $2.10 a bale.

1/19/2010 6:14:07 PM

They are not that small but we hbe a horse that can only have pony hay.

1/19/2010 6:13:57 PM

orchard grass/alfalfa mix

1/19/2010 6:11:50 PM

Out of the field, Grass/alfalfa Mix hay

1/19/2010 6:05:56 PM

excellent quality Bermuda

1/19/2010 6:04:37 PM

I'm feeding alfalfa hay at $17 per square bale.

1/19/2010 6:03:02 PM

timothy

1/19/2010 6:00:36 PM

I feed 50lb-80lb rectangular bales 50alf/50grass and they go for $14-18 in Northern Calif

1/19/2010 5:56:05 PM

I don't feed Coastal Bermuda, so I pay high prices for shipped hay from up north here in NC!

1/19/2010 5:54:54 PM

we feed only pellets

1/19/2010 5:54:47 PM

Feed 124lb+ alfalfa bales

1/19/2010 5:45:54 PM

$5.50 for coastal.Bales are heavy and weed free.Did pay $9/bale during drought prior yr.in SC

1/19/2010 5:42:48 PM

$6 fescue; $12 timothy/alfalfa

1/19/2010 5:42:21 PM

Whatever it takes to get my horses the hay they need.

1/19/2010 5:40:15 PM

we make our own, so our production costs are lower than buying. Shipping cots make up the difference

1/19/2010 5:22:39 PM

$3.50 delivered and unloaded - $2.50 I picked up

1/19/2010 5:22:39 PM

$125.00/ton this year for grass hay, down from $150.00/ton in 2008.

1/19/2010 5:20:42 PM

In Australia we pay anywhere from $15-$20 per small bale of lucerne hay!

1/19/2010 5:19:25 PM

Coastal - $6.00 per bale

1/19/2010 5:17:30 PM

Buy out of the field for the best price.

1/19/2010 5:16:31 PM

I am paying 3.50 a bale

1/19/2010 5:14:35 PM

Do you mean rectangular bales?

1/19/2010 5:13:13 PM

I buy extra hay for my thoroughbred because the barn owner is stingy with hay

1/19/2010 5:10:20 PM

4.50, delivered weekly as I have limited storage

1/19/2010 5:10:01 PM

$6.50 currently;

1/19/2010 5:06:06 PM

$13.95 a bale for straight grass, barn-stored, in Northern Nevada

1/19/2010 5:00:49 PM

For $50 a round bale goes much further when we hand feed it.

1/19/2010 5:00:27 PM

depends on the type...fescue @$4 orchard/alfalfa @$8.50

1/19/2010 4:53:44 PM

about $15 for 110# bales orchard grass

1/19/2010 4:52:43 PM

$3.50 a bale and they put it away for me too

1/19/2010 4:49:37 PM

$3.00 delivered and stacked is good deal and good hay

1/19/2010 4:47:48 PM

100# delivered and stacked

1/19/2010 4:45:43 PM

Seems like way too much!

1/19/2010 4:41:42 PM

125lb bales of alfalfa I soted up during the summer

1/19/2010 4:40:17 PM

Arizona, lg rec bales 100 lbs, Bermuda $11, alfalfa $8

1/19/2010 4:39:01 PM

for alfalfa or alfalfa/mix

1/19/2010 4:34:10 PM

I pay $10-11/3 wire Bermuda

1/19/2010 4:33:48 PM

$4.00 alfalfa mixed

1/19/2010 4:29:01 PM

Western Oregon local timothy and local grass.

1/19/2010 4:28:51 PM

I live in an economically recessed area (Appalachia) so prices haven't gotten too far out of hand.

1/19/2010 4:26:20 PM

It's first cut grass w/straw chaff in it...Not my choice!

1/19/2010 4:25:39 PM

$4 to $4.50 per bale

1/19/2010 4:24:13 PM

Pacific Northwest from feed stores

1/19/2010 4:22:57 PM

Good quality coastal hay...weight about 50-55 lbs ea.

1/19/2010 4:19:45 PM

We feed alfalfa hay and still pay only $5 for square bales

1/19/2010 4:18:25 PM

Here, near Winston-Salem, NC, I paid $5.50 per bale for hay (fescue/orchard) delivered and stacked.

1/19/2010 4:13:41 PM

100lbs

1/19/2010 4:12:36 PM

We grow our own.

1/19/2010 4:12:29 PM

grass hay

1/19/2010 4:10:18 PM

My horses' hay is paid for by helping the farmer; sweat equity!

1/19/2010 4:09:59 PM

$4 per bales for just mixed grass, down from $5 for the past 2 years (in my barn)

1/19/2010 4:09:01 PM

currently paying $13-$14 per 120# bale of bermuda, alfalfa is just a bit less, Tucson, AZ

1/19/2010 4:08:10 PM

It is getting to expensive to feed horses. I cut back in other areas of my life to feed my horses.

1/19/2010 4:06:34 PM

its a sellers market here

1/19/2010 4:03:15 PM

Depends on type of hay and weight; if it's Timothy or Orchard and over 100 lbs.

1/19/2010 4:03:02 PM

I've never seen these ever in So. CA

1/19/2010 4:01:54 PM

grass hay is in the $3 to $4 range depending on the type of hay it is. Alfalfa is in the $4.50 to $

1/19/2010 4:00:41 PM

$4 in bulk for farm, $7.50 from feed store

1/19/2010 4:00:37 PM

We don't buy hay, we sell it, but we rarely charge more than $3 for a small square bale.

1/19/2010 4:00:19 PM

I board so I don't pay out for hay but the barn owner pays $4/bale for fantastic 1st cut grass hay.

1/19/2010 3:57:29 PM

That's todays current price but I expect it to go up because of the drought and too little hay avail

1/19/2010 3:57:17 PM

I pay #.75 a good bale of green grass hay andhe delivers as I need it.

1/19/2010 3:48:35 PM

Oregon - $4-$5/50 lb. grass

1/19/2010 3:48:27 PM

$5.50, last year $7.50 found different source, local Va. hay

1/19/2010 3:48:24 PM

$14!!!

1/19/2010 3:43:17 PM

I buy from the local farmer during hay season.

1/19/2010 3:43:00 PM

$8.50 delivered, for grass/alfalfa mix in NM

1/19/2010 3:41:27 PM

Here in GA I am able to buy good quality hay for $4.75 per bale.

1/19/2010 3:41:23 PM

Buy in summer.

1/19/2010 3:40:14 PM

I've bought too much rotten hay this year. They are baling too soon ( even w'o rain )

1/19/2010 3:39:32 PM

We pay $6/bale for Teff hay. The horses love it!

1/19/2010 3:38:27 PM

This is mixed grass, no alfalfa in Ohio

1/19/2010 3:38:01 PM

38 pound bales (grass hay)

1/19/2010 3:37:44 PM

North Alabama bermuda

1/19/2010 3:34:31 PM

I grow, cut and bale my own small square bales of coastal hay so I only pay for fertilizer.

1/19/2010 3:32:18 PM

West Central VA orchardgrass and orchard/alfalfa mix, not delivered

1/19/2010 3:32:12 PM

the bales are about 100 to 110 lbs.

1/19/2010 3:31:50 PM

Bermuda is basically the only decent hay in Az and it's expensive

1/19/2010 3:28:18 PM

Round bales $50

1/19/2010 3:26:05 PM

Grass or grass mix

1/19/2010 3:25:00 PM

great quality orchard grass in Lancaster, PA.

1/19/2010 3:24:27 PM

bermuda

1/19/2010 3:22:08 PM

Nothing, we bale our own.

1/19/2010 3:16:47 PM

100 bales or more $7 to $9. Feed Stores normally 9 - 10.5 (coastal)

1/19/2010 3:16:01 PM

We've paid up to $14 in the Mojave for alfalfa or bermuda.

1/19/2010 3:14:41 PM

80%grass/20%alfalfa MIX

1/19/2010 3:13:58 PM

Don't buy hay often because of the high cost here in Hawai'i.

1/19/2010 3:13:48 PM

$3/bale for orchard grass, which I offer free-choice. I feed alfalfa cubes (soaked) in the mornings.

1/19/2010 3:11:43 PM

In So. CA the bales are 80-100 lbs. for about $13-$30.

1/19/2010 3:10:56 PM

I buy the 100# bales when available or the 60#.

1/19/2010 3:10:37 PM

cheyenne, wy

1/19/2010 3:10:03 PM

68# bales, delivered to our barn

1/19/2010 3:08:37 PM

I bought during cutting last summer

1/19/2010 3:08:29 PM

Good brome grass hay was $2.50 when I purchased it. Alfalfa was $3.50. This is in Nebraska.

1/19/2010 3:08:27 PM

I use compressed bales that run 10-11.00 per bale

1/19/2010 3:07:53 PM

coastal SC:$6.25 bermuda, $15 alfalfa

1/19/2010 3:06:14 PM

Thanks to my sister, my hay has been free for my draft and five donkeys.

1/19/2010 3:05:38 PM

that is for a combination grass hay and alfalfa

1/19/2010 3:03:51 PM

I can usually find small squares at $2.50 or $2.75 but will pay $3 to $3.25 if I have to.

1/19/2010 3:01:48 PM

6.00 for excellent 3rd cutting soft mix hay

1/19/2010 3:01:44 PM

I don't pay for my hay - but we sell it to others.

1/19/2010 3:01:12 PM

$5.00 for good size Bermuda Coastal

1/19/2010 3:01:05 PM

I live in CA and small bales are about the only kind of hay we have..was paying $17 per bale last yr

1/19/2010 2:59:53 PM

I buy 2 wire bales direct from a local grower

1/19/2010 2:57:30 PM

Tucson, AZ 11-12 per bale

1/19/2010 2:55:00 PM

We buy from a nearby farmer; good quality but the bales seem smaller every year (but not cheaper!)

1/19/2010 2:53:29 PM

$3.50

1/19/2010 2:53:06 PM

high end cost for low end hay- can't afford the "better" stuff at more than 2X the price

1/19/2010 2:52:04 PM

price depends on cut 1st, 2nd or 3rd, and quality

1/19/2010 2:51:50 PM

this is terrible because i am caring for 7 abused horses out of my pocket.

1/19/2010 2:50:56 PM

Small bales are not available her

1/19/2010 2:50:54 PM

Georgia Coastal

1/19/2010 2:50:40 PM

Timothy/alf mix

1/19/2010 2:47:45 PM

It's painful, but necessary.

1/19/2010 2:47:45 PM

Prices are always going up, never down! In NH I have a great honest private supplier.

1/19/2010 2:47:43 PM

Our small bales of Bermuda grass usually weigh #110 - #120 and are $13/blae.

1/19/2010 2:46:54 PM

In Minnesota good grass hay starts at 4.50 alfalfa mixes much more

1/19/2010 2:46:11 PM

I pay 2.50 for small squares, but I pick them up right from the field, do most of the work unloading

1/19/2010 2:40:56 PM

1st cut small grass bales at $3, large alfalfa/grass mix @ $4.50

1/19/2010 2:37:45 PM

$4.35

1/19/2010 2:35:24 PM

3.75 for fertilized bermuda, high quality

1/19/2010 2:30:33 PM

Hay fields are irrigated here in OR - it's expensive!

1/19/2010 2:28:19 PM

$4 in central IN

1/19/2010 2:25:17 PM

good quality second cut

1/19/2010 2:22:08 PM

I pay $5.25 delivered and stacked

1/19/2010 2:20:57 PM

There's plenty of hay to be found in MN.

1/19/2010 2:18:47 PM

$25 Tim and $17 Oat in southern CA

1/19/2010 2:14:49 PM

for grass hay

1/19/2010 2:13:18 PM

lucky ~ we bale our own horse hay

1/19/2010 1:55:21 PM

Buy the best quality possible thereby can feed less with no waste. They eat it all!

1/19/2010 1:34:55 PM

I'm paying a back breaking 10.95. it is great hay, since i have NO grass i pay the extra fine. :)

1/19/2010 1:32:17 PM

price depending on quality & cut

1/19/2010 12:36:16 PM

yikes here in south florida 11.00 would be a steal!!!!!!!

1/19/2010 12:20:49 PM

Virginia orchard grass

1/19/2010 12:07:23 PM

$4.40 for locally grown hay, picked up at the field

1/19/2010 11:11:42 AM

good quality grass hay

1/19/2010 10:36:26 AM

Depends on the type

1/19/2010 10:04:53 AM

I have a farmer near me that he and his wife put up alot of hay each season and it is a grass mix.

1/19/2010 8:48:29 AM

My hay is superior quality so i don't mind paying for it!

1/19/2010 8:17:19 AM