I found a great document that describes all the different hay types Selection and Use of Hay. It's a great read and very helpful in making decisions about what hay to feed your particular horse.
I purchased 10 bales of Brome hay from Rocky Mountain hay up in Franktown. They are nice heavy bales but a little inconsistent. One bale is very green, other is rather brownish and I double check to make sure their is no mold. Also twigs and twine bits seem to end up in these bales. Oh well, Dani doesn't care, she grazes in fields with twigs and bits of other things in them....not like she can't eat around it and she does. I pick out anything I see when I fill her feeder though.
I was thinking of purchasing more of this Brome but then found some awesome bales that a club member had purchased. Nice heavy bales and green, green Brome!! I tried to get a co-op together but I think at this point in the summer everyone who needed hay had already found what they needed. Earlier in late June a group of us were all ready to get a load of hay. Another member of the club was receiving a truck load a couple weeks before our group was to receive ours. The hay dealer was a crook, the hay was BAD. They refused it and so everyone (rightly so) backed out from our deal and we had to start all over.
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