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kayleighjennifer
10-12-2010, 01:14 PM
I currently feed all of my buns excel timothy hay im not on a budget for the hay so i always get loads in but it must be boring for them all of the time so what other hay is good for them and what other buns like? :D
Lola is super fussy so im lucky she eats the excel hay so anything fussy buns like too :D

MilosMummy
10-12-2010, 01:17 PM
I started Milo on P&H Timothy Hay which he won't touch now. Then lately he has been having Excel hay but was getting bored of that so today got him so meadow hay. He seems to like it.

I ordered some samples from THE yesterday so will have to see what he likes from there.

Stephy
10-12-2010, 01:17 PM
I get a bale of hay from the local farm - 8 buns & 2 piggies get through quite a lot! :wave:

*Spider*
10-12-2010, 01:18 PM
Farm hay all the way :)


*Oooo just did a little rhyme.. get me!*

kayleighjennifer
10-12-2010, 01:21 PM
Is there any difference from own brands like, tesco's sainburys and asda's hay compared to excel hay. Obviously i dont want them to have bad teeth but everyone says timothy hay, charlie and delilah will eat anything but lola only likes the excel im totally up to giving them a change though they must get a bit sick of the same taste every day:roll::D

kayleighjennifer
10-12-2010, 01:22 PM
Farm hay all the way :)


*Oooo just did a little rhyme.. get me!*

:lol::lol::lol:
i think theres a couple of farms about 5minutes away from here, not too sure as i dont go out much:oops::lol:

louise and Gus
10-12-2010, 01:54 PM
Oh you should try Orchard Grass https://www.thehayexperts.co.uk/Hays,+Grasses+%252526+Herbs.4/Select+by+Hay+Type.130/Grass+Hay.19/Orchard+Grass+:+1.1kg.122.html?osCsid=ju5m09ea8bt6 pv58jket5oje43

It is really green and bladey...my buns love it, when I can afford it!

But this has to be their favourite, it looks and smells great

https://www.thehayexperts.co.uk/Hays,+Grasses+%252526+Herbs.4/Select+by+Hay+Type.130/Herbal+Hay.34/Bunny+Nature+Alpine+Meadow+Hay+:+750g.383.html?osC sid=ju5m09ea8bt6pv58jket5oje43

kayleighjennifer
10-12-2010, 02:05 PM
Oh you should try Orchard Grass https://www.thehayexperts.co.uk/Hays,+Grasses+%252526+Herbs.4/Select+by+Hay+Type.130/Grass+Hay.19/Orchard+Grass+:+1.1kg.122.html?osCsid=ju5m09ea8bt6 pv58jket5oje43

It is really green and bladey...my buns love it, when I can afford it!

But this has to be their favourite, it looks and smells great

https://www.thehayexperts.co.uk/Hays,+Grasses+%252526+Herbs.4/Select+by+Hay+Type.130/Herbal+Hay.34/Bunny+Nature+Alpine+Meadow+Hay+:+750g.383.html?osC sid=ju5m09ea8bt6pv58jket5oje43

thank you very much i will get some ordered up:D:wave:

Alfagirl
10-12-2010, 02:05 PM
I'm almost ashamed to admit that, although I buy lots of lovely beautiful farm hay - my four actually prefer the Tesco Value Meadow Hay. :oops:
I only bought it last week as emergency hay because of the snow!

Seriously, they are enthusiastic about the farm hay - but go MENTAL for the Tesco stuff. :roll: :lol::lol::lol:

chelle
10-12-2010, 02:11 PM
Mine adore any fresh hay generally...they love meadow hay - as each bale generally is lsightly different that does them ok - But adore the Excel timothy & chamomile hay , excel forage with dandelions - but have to rashen as messy bums, fresh grass, went mad for the oat hay also from THE.
I want to try the mixed oat hay bags from THE but they alwasy seem out of stock...:?

Mine go mental for dried herbs - especiallly apple leaves & twigs, rose petals & leaves, strawberry leaves and lemon balm. They love them fresh obviously but have dry at the moment as I dried them in the summer.Just an extra thought for you!:D

Rachel89
10-12-2010, 02:15 PM
farm hay :wave:

FudgeTort
10-12-2010, 02:17 PM
Farm hay is the cheapest and their favourite so everyone is happy :D

loppy ears
10-12-2010, 02:18 PM
I give mine a variety I give them some of each every day, they have Western timothy hay, oxbow orchard grass hay, oxbow wheat hay, wheat and barley hay, burns meadow hay, burns oat hay, readigrass and I mix in lots of different dried herbs, for their litter trays I use pure pastures.

chelle
10-12-2010, 02:19 PM
I give mine a variety I give them some of each every day, they have Western timothy hay, oxbow orchard grass hay, oxbow wheat hay, wheat and barley hay, burns meadow hay, burns oat hay, readigrass and I mix in lots of different dried herbs, for their litter trays I use pure pastures.

oooh I think my girls will be coming over to yours for some dinner with aLL THOSE YUMMY TYPE HAYS!:wave:

Fran
10-12-2010, 03:03 PM
Timothy hay from the farm shop, also get softer hay from there for bedding but they prefer the timothy

LionheadLuver
10-12-2010, 04:11 PM
Farm hay as bedding and feed, with several handfuls of Oxbow Timothy hay per day.

Jaysmonkey
10-12-2010, 04:44 PM
Oxbow Western Timothy; 36 for 4kg. :shock:
Burns Green Oat, easily go through 2 bags a week.
A meadow hay farm bale (has dried herbs and everything in)
Readigrass

lildebs
10-12-2010, 04:47 PM
I get a bale of lush green far hay for mine but I currently also have hay from morrisons for their litter trays, bag of excel forage, bag of excel with birch, bag of burns green oat hay, a very large sack of another type of farm hay, not as green but smells lovely and sweet...I like to offer them variation :roll:

RampantRabbits
10-12-2010, 05:09 PM
Mine have bales from my old livery yard, they prefer that to the bagged timothy hay i used to get, and its better for their teeth. I also buy different bags of "treat hay/grasses" now. They like the excel herbage with dandelion and now they have some readigrass from THE. Went down pretty well :)

Elena
10-12-2010, 05:24 PM
Farm bales. Just got a new one today actually so I'm stocked up a bit. It's gone up again - now 6.50. Apparently they are having to import them from France.

Mischief and Tinker's Mum
10-12-2010, 05:56 PM
I just buy bin bags full of hay from my local pet shop, I think it's farm hay. :)

Jenson
11-12-2010, 06:46 PM
Oh, reading this thinking I'm doing something wrong?
Jenson eats Excel Herbage (with dandelion and marigold) with some Fresh Forage thrown in to give him some variety.

Should I not be giving him just this?

He munches it so well. I was getting hay from a local farm (breeder actually) but the last lot was rank (smelt so awful I think it was off). I don't have the space for a bale and the P@H stuff is the same price as the Excel so I haven't been bothered.

*lily*
11-12-2010, 06:46 PM
Farm hay, it's the cheapest!

tiger_lily
11-12-2010, 06:51 PM
Oscar gets the animal magic sample packs of orchard grass, botanical, western timothy and oat hay. I wanted to buy quite a few different ones, so sample packs seemed like the easiest option rather than 4 massive bags!
At the moment also has excel forage (ran out of all hay and had to go to P@H for it) and a sample pack of hay from willow warren