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Poll: Readers mostly feed hay on ground

Published on 30 November 2018

Most of the time, Progressive Cattleman readers feed hay on the ground.

In a recent online poll, Progressive Cattleman asked, “How do you feed hay? (Mark all that apply.)”

Readers could select several methods. Feedbunks received about 15.7 percent of the vote. Feeders in the pasture are used 35.5 percent of the time. But most of the time, readers simply feed hay on the ground – 43.2 percent of the vote. Other methods were used only 5.6 percent of the time.

How do you feed hay? (Mark all that apply.)

  • Feedbunks: 15.7%

  • Feeders in a pasture: 35.5%

  • On the ground: 43.2%

  • Other: 5.6%