Hay Tested, Results I have no idea what this means. Could use any help. We are now soaking her hay before feeding.


mel7198@...
 

% Moisture % Dry Matter As Sampled Dry Matter Lab Desc: Analyzed for: Visit our website www.equi-analytical.com for information on interpreting and using your results. 802 07/23/2021 07/29/2021 7/19 TOOK SAMPLES FROM 3 DIFFERENT HAY BALES FROM 1ST CUT HAY MELANIE LEMOINE 45 AIMORY LANE UNIT 302 VERGENNES, VT 05491 16.2 83.8 Results Digestible Energy (DE), Mcal/lb .80 .96 % g/lb. % g/lb. Crude Protein 7.4 33.7 8.9 40.2 Estimated Lysine .29 1.3 .34 1.6 Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF) 30.6 138.7 36.5 165.5 Neutral Detergent Fiber (aNDF) 51.2 232.1 61.1 277.0 WSC (Water Sol. Carbs.) 11.5 52.2 13.7 62.3 ESC (Simple Sugars) 5.0 22.6 5.9 27.0 Starch .5 2.2 .6 2.6 Non Fiber Carb. (NFC) 16.8 76.3 20.1 91.1 % g/lb. % g/lb. Calcium .43 1.94 .51 2.31 Phosphorus .15 .66 .17 .79 Magnesium .17 .75 .20 .90 Potassium 1.56 7.07 1.86 8.43 Sodium .033 .149 .039 .178 ppm mg/lb. ppm mg/lb. Iron 136 62 162 74 Zinc 16 7 19 9 Copper 5 2 6 3 Manganese 36 16 43 19 Molybdenum 1.2 .5 1.4 .6 As Fed 100% Dry RFV 
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Melanie Lemoine VT 2021  
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Eleanor Kellon, VMD
 

If this is unsoaked, you can stop soaking. Get it balanced.
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Eleanor in PA

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mel7198@...
 

Dr.Kellon, 
Thanks for the info. ? What did you mean when you said to get it balanced,?
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Melanie Lemoine VT 2021  
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Lavinia Fiscaletti
 

Hi Melanie,

Not Dr. Kellon here, but that means to have it mineral balanced based on the analysis. For a list of people who can help you with that, please see here:

https://ecir.groups.io/g/main/files/6%20Diet%20Balancing/HAY%20BALANCING-1.pdf

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