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  • #21
    27.50 for 120 pound 3 string bales timothy
    14.75 for 70 lb alfalfa

    $55 to have it delivered and stacked

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    • #22
      $230/ton for tested low sugar hay (8%). Mostly Timothy, delivered to my loft.
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      • #23
        I'm in Alberta, Canada. We get a gorgeous alfalfa/timothy mix that is approximately 60% alfalfa. The square bales are over 60+ lbs. each and we pay $7 per bale, which also includes delivery and stacking. I'd have to go out and weight them. They are ridiculously heavy, but have no excess moisture, mold or dust.
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        • #24
          $18.99 for ~100 lb bale of 50/50 alfalfa/grass. Same price for 80/20 alf/grass, alfalfa, or orchard grass. Some places have similar hay at $17.50ish, but the bales aren't as big. Maybe a little cheaper for mountain grass or oat hay (it's just hard to find). Damn near impossible to find timothy, and you'll usually pay $20+ for a nice bale. I'm in way northern CA, about 2 hours from the OR border. None of these prices include delivery.

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          • #25
            $18.99 for Orchard/ Alf. $21.99 for Orchard. $16.99 for alfalfa. Bales are approx 100-110lbs.

            I never pay less than $20 a bag for the various grains I feed.

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            • #26
              DD--Have you tried Walmart? I'm on N. Ca, too. I don't buy hay, but I find I can buy the same grain at Walmart for 4 to $5 cheaper than the feed store. I pay $14 to $15 for a 40 lb. sack of grain there, and $18 for 25 lbs of Calf Manna.

              My sister is in Placerville, and I stop by the feed store off the freeway by the Honda sign near Shingle Springs when I go there, and it's pretty well priced, too.

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              • #27
                Way too much!

                Anywhere from $18-24 for a regular 60-70-ish lb 2-wire bale of timothy, T/A, or O/A.

                $36 for a 125-ish lb 3-wire bale of orchard.

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                • #28
                  Originally posted by candico View Post
                  $18.95 for a bale of alfalfa. $24.50 for orchard. Bermuda is $20.50. These are three string bales, but can't remember exact weight. Guessing 80 - 100 pounds.

                  Feed store just stopped carrying the Timothy mix which was $19.50 for just a two string bale.

                  I'm in So Cal...
                  What she said, I'm only an hour north!

                  I work at a pet store, and I'm tired of people complaining about $50-$60 every 2-3 MONTHS! Try my horse going through two bales a WEEK!

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                  • #29
                    I am in SW Colorado. $10 for a 70# bale of grass/alfalfa mix stacked and delivered. A 900-1000# round bale of mostly grass hay is $145 to $225 delivered. Prices went up a lot last summer due to extreme drought. I am expecting even higher this year as the snow pack is about 50% of normal in my area and we are out of reserve water.
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                    • #30
                      Just found a GREAT supplier of some really pretty Orchard grass bales in Aiken SC. I paid $110/bale for 800lb 4 string hay block. They delivered it and all!

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                      • #31
                        I paid $285 for 4x4x8 squares of orchard grass weighing 1500 pounds ($380/ton).

                        I paid $22 per 100 lb bale of grass/alfalfa mix ($440/ton).

                        Small squares weighing 60 pounds are selling for $13-$14.

                        None of these prices include delivery.

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                        • #32
                          Originally posted by Beentheredonethat View Post
                          DD--Have you tried Walmart? I'm on N. Ca, too. I don't buy hay, but I find I can buy the same grain at Walmart for 4 to $5 cheaper than the feed store. I pay $14 to $15 for a 40 lb. sack of grain there, and $18 for 25 lbs of Calf Manna.

                          My sister is in Placerville, and I stop by the feed store off the freeway by the Honda sign near Shingle Springs when I go there, and it's pretty well priced, too.

                          I worked at that feed store for three years, just quit on Sunday Yes I agree, good prices though! I don't think WalMart carries what I feed (Purina, Nutrena, Star Milling). I haven't been to the local WalMart in a while, but I remember them not having too much of a selection. I will check it out though
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                          • #33
                            Just picked up hay yesterday and it went up to $38.99 for a 125 lb 3-wire bale. Goodbye, money!
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                            • #34
                              In VA - Paying $6/sq bale (40+lbs) for my alfalfa, timothy, 1st cutting and 2nd cutting orchard grass if I just pick up a truck load of 40 bales but was able to get the same for $5.75 when we took the trailer and got 200 bales. Paying $5 for oat hay and $3.75 for a mixed grass/fescue hay.

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                              • #35
                                $6 for delivered, tightly baled, weed and Fescue free, Russell Bermuda square bales.
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                                • #36
                                  Alfalfa is around $22, Orchard, Oat, Bermuda around $24-28, Timothy around $30. These are the 3 string 80-100lb bales. I'm in SoCal.

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                                  • #37
                                    NW WA. I pay $9/bale for gorgeous local/orchard. Works out to roughly just over $200/ton.

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                                    • #38
                                      California Bay Area:

                                      $22.00 for 110-120 pound bales of 80% orchard grass / 20% alfalfa hay.

                                      Alfalfa straight is $18.00 and Timothy is $25.00 for the same sized bales.
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                                      • #39
                                        $6/55-ish lb. bale second cutting orchard grass. AMAZING hay. And no, I won't tell you who I buy it from. It's mine, ALL mine.
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                                        • #40
                                          Being from Florida I should have known better than to look at this thread.

                                          $36 three tie timothy.

                                          $17 for 2 tie T & A

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