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How much hay?
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Dave White    Posted 04-05-2001 at 15:19:43       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Per cutting, how much hay can be produced from each acre of ground? Also, what weight per bale would be considered average?

Bayou Dave    Posted 04-08-2001 at 14:23:48       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Here is an interesting link.

TomH    Posted 04-05-2001 at 17:19:04       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Depends on too many things. A first cutting of heavy grass that's had a lot of water and fertilizer could be over 3 tons per acre. Third cutting in August could be a half ton per acre or a lot less (like dry and brown...).

Weight per bale? Small square bales anywhere from forty to seventy pounds when first baled, a little less when fully dry. Round bales or big square bales can be four hundred to fifteen hundred pounds apiece. Probably could get them even bigger.

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