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Harvest 2016

Harvest 2016 will be remembered as a tedious one thanks to the weather. On reflection we have not done too badly, harvesting all of our crops in relatively good order. Some of the ryegrass was cut later than it should have been and I think that racing spec product will be in short supply […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sponsorship Opportunity!

We are looking for a rider to sponsor for the 2015 season! Please see the details on the poster below for more details! The entry form is located a bit further down the page!

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By |October 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How haylage is made

 

We often get asked what is involved with making haylage so we thought we would put together some photos as a bit of a ‘step by step’ guide to what we do!

The first step is to mow the grass that is destined for haylage. The timing of this is quite critical, as […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mullacott Event Centre Opening Day

Last weekend we took our haylage to Mullacott Event Centre to their opening show.

We took along hay and haylage samples and had a great time chatting to some existing customers as well as meeting potential new customers.

We wish Mullacott Event Centre the best of luck with their new venture and look forward to supporting them in the future!

Their website […]

By |September 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Common hay, haylage and straw bale sizes

There is a lot of confusion about bale sizes amongst horse owners. In this blog post, we will try to explain some of the common bales sizes and formats.
Square Bale Sizes
Square bales can be broadly broken down into two groups – those that have 6 strings around them, and those with 4 […]

By |September 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What does good haylage look and smell like?

Many horse owners are not really sure what good haylage should look like. In this post we will attempt to explain some of the common attributes and markers of good haylage.

Before you open the bale

First things first, before opening the bale, inspect the plastic wrap. The wrap should be in good condition, […]

By |May 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are the requirements for making good haylage?

Haylage, is simple grass that has been sealed to exclude any oxygen from getting to it. Grass naturally has a range of bacteria in it, and some of these bacteria are known as lactobacilli, or bacteria that produce lactic acid. They do this by converting the soluble carbohydrates (such as starch and sugar) into […]

By |March 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments