Hay Carters Corner

Straw bales for building

The best straw bales for building are those that are packed tightly into nice rectangles that allow for solid walls to be built. The straw needs to be clean with no weeds or seeds as they may grow when wetted in the building process.Straw bales are need to be very strong and robust to allow for the render to be applied and to be stacked many bales high. If the bales have been poorly made the strings can be loose and may slide of when being packed into the wall. It also important that the straw has been stored inside...

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What hay is best for rabbits?

Oaten hay is best for rabbits aged seven months or older, it provides a great source of fiber to maintain a healthy gut and avoid dental problems. Oat hay should be light green in color and the seed heads soft enough to squeeze open with your fingers. 80% of every rabbit's diet should be oaten hay and fresh grass. A high fibre diet, with some veggies for variety, is the single most important thing in maintaining good dental and intestinal health. Without fibre, the digestive system cannot move food through the gut and your rabbit's teeth could grow painfully long. Rabbits...

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Is oaten hay good for rabbits?

Yes, oaten hay is great for rabbits to eat! Rabbits can safely be fed oaten hay in unlimited quantities. The RSPCA recommends that hay "should be the main source of fibre in a rabbit or guinea pig's diet as it helps to regulate the gut flora and prevents dental disease as well". Overall, they diet should consist of at least 80% hay with the remainder made up of leafy greens and some treats. Rabbits can be fussy eaters, so make sure your oaten hay is of high quality, fresh and not dusty or moldy as this will reduce the palatability to your...

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Hay for sale in Bendigo

We have a huge range of hay for sale and are located only 40 minutes or so from Bendigo. You can see our location on google maps or on our contact page. We have been selling hay in Bendigo for over 50 years and have many happy customers in the central Victoria region. 

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Are hay nets and hay feeders worth it?

Are hay nets and hay feeders worth it?

How much hay do hay nets save you? Lots is the answer, check out this post for more detailed analysis and suggestions on where to get the best hay feeders and nets.

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