Hay Analysis Question



I just uploaded a hay analysis to my case history folder.  This batch of hay belongs to my mom who orders her hay from the same provider I do.  I sampled her batch to find out if I should request hay from the same lot as this one when I reorder hay for my own horses next week.  This is my first ever hay analysis so I am not very familiar with all of the values yet.  At first glance, it looks like this lot of hay would be appropriate for my IR horse, Finnur, since the ESC is 4.1% and the starch is .7%, for a total of 4.8%.  Am I figuring this correctly?  I would really appreciate your opinions on if this looks like acceptable hay or if you see any "red flags".  If it looks OK, I will request that my next batch come from this lot.  I will then be testing the new batch to make sure the sugar/starch is truly at a safe level and to balance minerals.

Thanks so much for your input!
August 2018, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Finnur's Case History: https://ecir.groups.io/g/CaseHistory/files/Jenna%20and%20Finnur
Finnur's Photo Album: https://ecir.groups.io/g/CaseHistory/album?id=68833


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