Is the emerging super star of the horse bale world. Orchard Grass is a highly palatable grass with a high nutrient content. Orchard Grass is higher in protein (10-12%), higher in calorie content and contains the same balanced levels of calcium and phosphorus as Timothy grass. The higher calorie content of Orchard Grass is a result of higher fiber digestibility compared to Timothy Grass.
The high nutrient intake delivered by Orchard Grass translates into potentially less grain the horse would need to eat to satisfy energy and protein requirements. Compared to Timothy Grass, Orchard Grass grows better in moderate drought conditions and provides a solid three hay cuttings per year. With three cuttings instead of two cuttings, Orchard Grass produces consistent soft texture hay that horses readily consume with minimal or no waste.
Standlee Premium Products produces both Timothy Grass and Orchard Grass forage products. This helps ensure your horses always have a high quality grass forage option to utilize. ORCHARD GRASS HAY
Aromatic, high-fiber Orchard Grass from Oxbow is hand-selected to deliver a sweet smell and soft texture that rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, and other small pets love. The fragrant aroma of Orchard Grass Hay will stimulate your pet’s appetite and encourage consumption. Your pet should have unlimited grass hay every day.
- – Orchard Grass is a green, fruity-smelling grass hay which many small animals enjoy. To the untrained eye, it looks identical to timothy grass, but the seed heads have a different shape
- Timothy grass usually yields just two cuttings per year and requires a significant amount of water to grow. These two factors along with its traditional popularity limit the supply of Timothy Grass hay.
40 lb 3rd cut small square grass hay. Clean primarily orchar grass with some mix of other grasses. baled dry no rain. nice and green.