Yay, We Have Hay

Discussion in 'Feeding Horses' started by Belinda, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. Belinda

    Belinda Well-known Member

    Always a good feeling to get our annual hay hunt and collection out of the way, and we managed it all on Saturday morning. 120 bales of meadow, only took two trips with the large trailer, plus we got morning tea. Thank god for my Dad! And my friend who was going halves in the hay with me was so grateful that Dad and I did a lot of the lifting (cos her hubby did his back in at 8am that morning!!) that Dad got beer and I got a home made lemon tart. Yummo. Plus, we have also cut the big paddock at our agistment, so we should get 20 bales or so each out of that, so we're laughing this year!!:D
  2. Jazzy

    Jazzy New Member

    Yay! Such a relief to get hay sorted out.
    I just picked up 60 bales on Saturday. Now I'm all set for the summer :)*
  3. sil

    sil Gold Member

    We're so boring... just buy a pallet or 2 each week.
  4. Belinda

    Belinda Well-known Member

    lol Sil, that just takes ALL the fun out of it!! For us its a yearly event to dread, but I actually quite enjoyed myself this year!
  5. RustyRidge Clydesdales

    RustyRidge Clydesdales Well-known Member

    We have nearlly finished picking up and delivering over 4000 of oaten hay! Will be done in the next few days so glad when its over.
  6. Belinda

    Belinda Well-known Member

    Far out, and to think my arms are killing me after only 120!!
  7. sleeknstylish

    sleeknstylish Well-known Member

    LOL, RRC;)

    I feel so sorry for you guys.
    We only have to do the unloading/stacking part- BUT even that is "the worst job ever!"

    How many more do I have unload?..........
  8. RustyRidge Clydesdales

    RustyRidge Clydesdales Well-known Member

    LOL SnS at least it is only small loads now and not 700 at a time!
  9. dirtbug

    dirtbug Gold Member

    I just got 40 odd lovely bales of hay deliverd thanks to a dear friend and im very happy cos that will last quite awhile over summer with my two :)

    bugger 4000 bales LOL I helped collect and stack 80acres of hay once, never again LOL we ended up doing it at night when it was cooler but then the spiders came out hahahahahaha... fantastic doing the spider dance in the dark, on the back of a ute :D
  10. Belinda

    Belinda Well-known Member

    Which reminds me, I was sitting on the toilet yesterday, felt a tickling on my upper bottom, and there was a daddy long legs hanging there waving his legs at me. Must get vacuum cleaner out........ I do try to be spider friendly but that really is pushing the friendship!
  11. uno

    uno Guest

    just got conformation we have 30 large roll:))yay
  12. Tintara

    Tintara Well-known Member

    Well, that would keep me going for at least ............. a MONTH :( !! (mutters well rehearsed admonishment to self 'must get rid of a few')
  13. Remaani

    Remaani Guest

    LOL exactly the same here.... *sigh* :(
  14. Belinda

    Belinda Well-known Member

    lol, sorry guys! 120 bales does us for 2 horses and a pony for a year, at least!
  15. InkibahD

    InkibahD Well-known Member

    meadow hay?????? im so gealous! its impossible to find

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