EQUIPMENT NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Dec 18, 2012 02:57 PM CST

Recently we hired a person with a truck/trailer-mounted hay grinder to come to the farm and grind about 80 round hay bales from the last couple of growing seasons. This equaled about 47 tons of hay piled high, which will feed our beef cows the majority of this winter.

While this marked the first time we have hired a hay grinder in six years, in the past we have hired tub grinders to come to the farm various times and mix different types of hay together. Most of the time it was alfalfa hay, but I know there also has ...

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