How much Hay to put up for winter?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Dorothy1324, May 16, 2009.

  1. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are new to goats and we now have 4 2 nig dwarf weathers 1 alpine cross doe and 1 oberhasi cross Doe we are wondering how much hay we should be putting up for the winter? also we live in Maine.
     
  2. kygal

    kygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have an exact number to give you, but I'll tell you how I calculate it. I see how much they eat in a week, figure out about how many weeks I'll be feeding hay and multiply. Then I add about an extra bale or two per week just in case.....(we always have just in cases around here) I've done pretty well doing it this way.
     

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