Hay’s Here 2015 – Investment Banking


204 Bales of Hay on the Landing, 204 Bales of hay…

…Take one down, pass it around, 203 bales of hay on the landing…

Yes, pigs eat hay. About 100 to 150 tons a year pass through our pigs. This is one way that we import nutrients to our farm’s soil. The soil is like a bank, you need to make deposits if you are going to make withdrawals (pork). We buy in hay which lets us use our pastures for grazing during the warm seasons – ending soon. Then over the winter we feed hay to replace the pasture. Hay is pasture, saved up for winter. Fresh pasture is more nutritious and digestible than the dry hay but the hay will get use through the winter.
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