How To Identify Moldy Hay

Learning Horses Archive on January 25, 2008, 7:57

I hate moldy hay and we bought 4 tons that has lots of bad spots. Yuck, I hope we don't buy from them again! Since I will occasionally have to give Uriah feeding duty, I showed him some of the sure tell signs that hay is bad. I have to give credit to Pam the owner of R-Way Farm in Eugene for really filling out my tips.

Moldy hay is BAD for horses and can cause them to colic.

1. It poofs mold spores. Did you ever see those puffball mushrooms when you were a kid? The ones that when you break them filter what looks like dust in the air? Well, moldy hay does the same thing if