Hay analysis results.

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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by 1982vett » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:04 am

True Grit Farms wrote:
M-5 wrote:I would say you will be ok with what your doing. You know dam well that is not how you pull samples to get accurate results. I would think if it was done right your protein and tdn would be a little higher.

With the Christmas holidays it was better than 5 weeks to get the hay sample back. We knew something wasn't right so I just grabbed a bag full and sent it off. Then the worm and fluke deal happened about week or two later. Everything takes forever in the cow business, but stuff can really sneak up one you when you don't stay on top of it.

If you just pulled off the top tdn is probably better than indicated. :2cents:


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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by SDM » Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:59 am

kenny thomas wrote:
sstterry wrote:
kenny thomas wrote:Move north, grow fescue with 19% protein. Forget feeding hay.


I assume it is Kentucky 31 you are growing and not some other type?

Yes, it's easier to manage what grows wild than to change it so something else.

Don't tell Extension or NRCS that secret.

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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by kenny thomas » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:23 pm

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kenny thomas wrote:
sstterry wrote:
I assume it is Kentucky 31 you are growing and not some other type?

Yes, it's easier to manage what grows wild than to change it so something else.

Don't tell Extension or NRCS that secret.

Oh after several thousand dollars of trying I decided that I can have more by not fighting what grows easy. I spray bushes, fertilize fescue and crabgrass and spend a little instead of a lot.
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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by snoopdog » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:48 pm

Man, I'm glad I didn't buy that load of hay from Georgia, probably why they lost the game.
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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by True Grit Farms » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:01 pm

snoopdog wrote:Man, I'm glad I didn't buy that load of hay from Georgia, probably why they lost the game.

The hay was cut at 29 days and was excellent quality. But it took 8 days to get it baled after being rained on a few times. The stuff we ship to Oklahoma gets sprayed with green food coloring and the Okies think their getting top quality horse hay.
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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by ddd75 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:34 am

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
kenny thomas wrote:I have 3-4 weeks of grass yet. But I fed part of November and 2 weeks of December.


I think I'll follow your model next year Kenny, right after I sell off 80-100 head.




brag...brag...brag...


:roll: :roll:

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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:52 am

ddd75 wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
kenny thomas wrote:I have 3-4 weeks of grass yet. But I fed part of November and 2 weeks of December.


I think I'll follow your model next year Kenny, right after I sell off 80-100 head.




brag...brag...brag...


:roll: :roll:


That was an inside joke amongst friends.
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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by ez14. » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:46 am

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
ddd75 wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
I think I'll follow your model next year Kenny, right after I sell off 80-100 head.




brag...brag...brag...


:roll: :roll:


That was an inside joke amongst friends.
you have friends?


:lol: :hide:

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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:58 pm

ez14. wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
ddd75 wrote:


brag...brag...brag...


:roll: :roll:


That was an inside joke amongst friends.
you have friends?


:lol: :hide:


Just you Butterbean.
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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by ez14. » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:11 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
ez14. wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
That was an inside joke amongst friends.
you have friends?


:lol: :hide:


Just you Butterbean.

Imaginary friends don't count :hide: :lol:

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Re: Hay analysis results.

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:31 pm

ez14. wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
ez14. wrote:you have friends?


:lol: :hide:


Just you Butterbean.

Imaginary friends don't count :hide: :lol:


I'm sorry you think you're imaginary.
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