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Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting, Moving,

2020-7-1  Large round bale packaging systems allow one person to harvest, store and feed large quantities of hay for small as well as large acreages. Proper management is required to maximize effectiveness because losses during baling, transport and storage of large round bales can far exceed the losses with rectangular bale systems.

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"G88-874 Management Tips for Round Bale Hay

This NebGuide discusses management of hay harvesting with a large round baler. Specific management practices are necessary to maintain hay quality and minimize hay loss during harvest, transportation and storage of large round bales. Large round bale packaging systems allow one person to harvest, store and feed large quantities of hay for small as well as large

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MF2834 Management Tips for Round Hay Bales: System ...

Management Tips for Round Hay Bales: System Selection, Harvesting, Moving and Storing Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service H arvesting hay with a large round baler requires specific management practices to maintain hay quality and minimize loss during harvest, transportation, and storage.

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G88-874 Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting ...

G88-874 Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting, Moving, and Storage . By John A. Smith, Robert D. Grisso, Kenneth Von Bargen and Bruce Anderson. Abstract. This NebGuide discusses management of hay harvesting with a large round baler. Specific management practices are necessary to maintain hay quality and minimize hay loss during harvest ...

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publication 442-454 Management Tips for Round Bale

2019-10-25  involved in quality hay production. Generally, harvest-ing hay during early stages of maturity produces bales that have lower storage losses than late-cut material. Fol-lowing are management tips to reduce losses and improve quality for the large round bale systems: Cutting - Hay is usually cut with a sickle-type or disc-type mower, a windrower ...

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G88-874 Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting ...

G88-874 Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting ...

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Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting, Moving, and Storage Hay production and feeding is one of the most expensive components of forage-livestock systems. Specific management practices are necessary to maintain hay quality and minimize hay loss during harvest, transportation and storage of large round bales.

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Forage KSUBeef Animal Sciences and Industry ...

2018-10-31  Large Round Bale Safety Management Tips for Round Hay Bales: System Selection, Harvesting, Moving and Storing Native Hay Meadow Management Silage . Livestock Water Systems. Estimating Water Requirements for Mature Beef Cows How Water Quality and Source Affect Animal Performance - 2005 Waterers and Watering Systems: A Handbook for

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How To Store Hay To Make It Last - Hobby Farms

2012-6-8  Large round bales: Ranging between 500 and 1,800 pounds, these bales are the most economical type for farmers to bale, but they have several drawbacks. They’re designed to be fed whole, in the field, with or without a hay

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Safety Recommendations When Baling and Handling

2019-5-17  The recommended practice for moving bales with a front-end loader is to remove the bucket and use an attachment designed to handle round bales, such as a grapple hook or bale spear. Using a grapple hook or spear on your front

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Harvesting and Storing Large Bale Haylage

2021-2-13  For example, harvesting haylage at 55% moisture as opposed to dry hay at 18% can cut field and storage losses approximately in half (Figure 1 ). Figure 1. Field and storage losses. Use only top quality forage for large bale

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4 Best Tips for Storing Hay myFarmLife

According to university studies, dry matter losses in hay bales stored outdoors can reach 50% or more, depending on bale type, bale quality, storage conditions and length in storage. Even 2 inches of weathered hay on a round bale can

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publication 442-105 Hay Fire Prevention and Control

2020-10-12  See Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting, Moving, and Storage, VCE publication 442-454, for more information on hay preparation. Hay preservatives can reduce the risk of hay fires because they inhibit or reduce the growth of bacteria in moist hay. Propionic acid is a liquid that is applied to hay during baling and is the most effective ...

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How To Store Hay To Make It Last - Hobby Farms

2012-6-8  Large round bales: Ranging between 500 and 1,800 pounds, these bales are the most economical type for farmers to bale, but they have several drawbacks. They’re designed to be fed whole, in the field, with or without a hay

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Expert Tips For Storing and Sorting Hay myFarmLife

Expert Tips For Storing and Sorting Hay. ... round bales no more than 18%, and small square bales no more than 22%. If, he says, large square bales are put “at 20 or 22% moisture, then we will have microbial growth, and the microbes are

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How to make good-quality, plastic-wrapped, round bale ...

2015-4-30  Bale a tight dense bale to reduce air (oxygen) inside the bale. 6. Wrap bales in plastic within two hours to exclude oxygen and reduce heat damage. 7. Wrap bales with at least a 6-mil thickness of plastic (8-mil is better), using 50

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AG Industrial Worksaver Bale Spin-Off

Worksaver Bale Spin-Off. Designed as an efficient hay management tool for moving and feeding round bales, the RW Spin Off hydraulically rotates the bale, unwinding the hay into a windrow. Rotates in both directions for easy feeding and allows the operator to unroll what the cattle will clean up, eliminating wasted hay.

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The Whys and Hows of Baleage - W.K. Kellogg Farm

2019-11-15  Tips. Finally, here are a few simple tips for harvesting baleage. Don’t worry about the exact moisture content at harvest; 50% is ideal, but baleage can be preserved from 25% – 70% moisture. Avoid dirt in the hay or on the edge of the bales, which can decrease quality.

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Baleage is different than all other forage making ...

2019-6-18  Baleage is made in round-bale and big-square hay packages so some people assume it is very similar to making dry hay. Others assume because the end product of baleage is a fermented wet silage that it is just like making haylage.

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Harvesting and Storage of Quality Hay and Silage

2021-10-14  Round Bale Silage. Harvesting silage in round bales can be an economical means of reducing losses when faced with uncertain weather. Benefits include being able to use existing round-bale equipment, and lower field and feeding losses than with dry hay.

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Safely Making and Handling Large Package Hay Bales

2014-12-12  Large package hay bales may weigh 500 - 2500 pounds. Safe harvest practices must be followed through safe handling and storage procedures. This fact sheet addresses recommended practices to assure a safe harvest and use of large package hay balers. Round Baler. A round baler involves multiple moving parts and the potential for an entanglement ...

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How To Bale and Store Hay • New Life On A Homestead

2018-8-3  A round bale is lifted into a hay ring in a field by a tractor, and provides feed for several days or longer depending upon the type and number of livestock. These types of hay bales can be stored outdoors without much concern about them drawing moisture which would make them unsafe to eat by horses.

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How To Store Hay To Make It Last - Hobby Farms

2012-6-8  Large round bales: Ranging between 500 and 1,800 pounds, these bales are the most economical type for farmers to bale, but they have several drawbacks. They’re designed to be fed whole, in the field, with or without a hay

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How to make good-quality, plastic-wrapped, round bale ...

2015-4-30  Bale a tight dense bale to reduce air (oxygen) inside the bale. 6. Wrap bales in plastic within two hours to exclude oxygen and reduce heat damage. 7. Wrap bales with at least a 6-mil thickness of plastic (8-mil is better), using 50

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What Is Baled Silage? The Fermentation Process

2018-5-6  Harvest Management The first hay cut is usually a priority for making baled silage. Using the first cut for baled silage allows the season’s hay harvest to begin on time since there is no need to wait for ideal weather for the first crop to dry. As a result, there is a better chance subsequent harvests will be on time and quality can be improved.

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The Whys and Hows of Baleage - W.K. Kellogg Farm

2019-11-15  Tips. Finally, here are a few simple tips for harvesting baleage. Don’t worry about the exact moisture content at harvest; 50% is ideal, but baleage can be preserved from 25% – 70% moisture. Avoid dirt in the hay or on the edge of the bales, which can decrease quality.

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5 things to know about round bale feeding Beef Magazine

2016-8-16  Round bales are often priced by the bale but the amount of hay in a bale depends on bale size and density. For example, assume a 5x6 round bale (5 feet wide and 6 feet in diameter or height) is priced at $52.50 per bale. If the bale weighs 1,500 pounds, the price is equivalent to $70 per ton. A comparable 5x5 bale with equal density would weigh ...

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Can you afford to own hay equipment? - Progressive Forage

2014-11-12  Scenario 3 involves hay production with custom-harvesting at $25 per bale or $18,750 per year. Fuel for moving hay bales off the field amounted to $207 per year, and the required extra labor cost was estimated at $900 per year.

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Baleage is different than all other forage making ...

2019-6-18  Baleage is made in round-bale and big-square hay packages so some people assume it is very similar to making dry hay. Others assume because the end product of baleage is a fermented wet silage that it is just like making haylage.

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