Designing good winter feeding programs for ruminant livestock requires an understanding of both animal nutritional requirements and hay quality. The longevity of hay quality retention is dependent on factors determined on the day of hay harvest and the days following in storage. In this episode of Forage Focus, Christine Gelley- ANR Educator in Noble County, reviews factors to consider when prioritizing what hay to feed and when.

Christine Gelley, M.S.

Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Noble County Extension

740-732-5681 Office

gelley.2@osu.edu

noble.osu.edu