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Milking Stats For Dairy Goat Breeds

There are many factors in deciding on a dairy goat breed for your small farm or operation- size, temperament, life span etc. But perhaps the most important factor for a dairy goat owner ...

 

The San Clemente Island Goat’s History

The San Clemente Island (60 miles off the coast of San Diego, CA) goat is one of rarest breeds today. While the exact origin of this rare breed is a little hazy, the most widely accepted...

 

Hold The Sugar

Like many people, horses can have issues with too much sugar. With too much sugar, a whole host of metabolic issues can come about. One of the more prevalent is laminitis. Like diabetes ...

 

Preventing Toxoplasmosis in Your Goats

What is Toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis is a disease that causes abortion in sheep and goats. Cats are the main carriers of this protozoan known as Toxoplasma gondii. Cats, pass the oocy...

 

Diatomaceous Earth for Goats

With so many harsh de-wormers on the market, many goat owners have begun looking for alternative methods to deworm their animals. One of the most popular and effective methods for natura...

 

Study Shows Fermented Alfalfa Increases Digestibility of Secondary Feeds in the Diet

Most horse owners that feed Chaffhaye are well aware of the benefits for their animals when it comes to increased digestibility of their forage. But did you know Chaffhaye also helps the...

 

5 Reasons We LOVE Goat Soap

Goat’s are so thoughtful.. after all, what other animal can get you dirty and then produce a substance for you to wash off with? Not quite following? We’re talking goat soap, it smells g...

 

Don’t complicate things… Feed Chaffhaye for B-complex vitamins

Did you know? The Chaffhaye process retains a majority of the B-complex vitamins found in alfalfa? A standard dry-bale loses these vitamins after only a few months of storage. B complex ...

 

Nigerian Dwarf Goats

These days miniature is in. From tiny phones to compact cars, everyone seems to love the convenience of small! Maybe that’s why the Nigerian Dwarf is such a popular breed. Not only are t...

 

Spotlight: Star Bright Farm

I’ve been feeding Chaffhaye to my goats for 3 years now and I’m very very satisfied with the results. My distributor is Cathy Phaneuf, and she’s such a wonderful lady. I’ve attached a pi...

 

Timing Is Key to Exceptional Alfalfa Quality

Harvesting forage at the optimal stage of plant maturity is the most important factor in achieving exceptional forage quality. Unfortunately, many growers can become overly concerned wit...

 

Spotlight: TLC Farms- Lithia, FL

Tanya Cook is the owner of TLC Farms in Lithia, Florida. TLC Farms raises ADGA registered Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats and has been a loyal Chaffhaye user since 2013. Last week we spoke wi...

 

How to Make Alfalfa Tea With a Chaffhaye Bag

As a fertilizer, alfalfa tea provides a good source of nitrogen, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, vitamins (A, D, B1, B6, E, K and U) and triacontanol, which is a fatty acid g...

 

5 Benefits Of Fermented Feed For Your Goats

Most of us have seen the countless yogurt commercials touting the benefits of fermented foods for people, but, did you know that fermented foods are equally as beneficial to your goats? ...

 

How much is in a bag of Chaffhaye?

Chaffhaye Alfalfa is offered in 50 and 20 ounce bags. A 50# Bag of Chaffhaye Alfalfa will feed an average 1100 pound pleasure horse for 3 days. For smaller animals, such as foals, goats ...

 

Is the feed value for Chaffhaye higher than dry hay?

Yes. Chaffhaye’s feed value arises from a number of key factors, including its superior harvesting and packaging method; improved digestibility due to beneficial enzymes, yeast and micro...

 

I have a horse that is prone to founder. Is Chaffhaye OK to feed?

Horses that are prone to founder must reduce their starch and sugars. Since Chaffhaye undergoes a fermentation, the sugars and starches are partially used as a food source by the benefic...

 

Is Chaffhaye too expensive?

Absolutely not. Chaffhaye is nearly twice as nutritious as “good quality” hay, and therefore, the amount of grain and expensive supplements can be significantly reduced. Chaffhaye is con...

 

Chaffhaye contains molasses. Is this OK for my horse?

Molasses is added to Chaffhaye for the sole purpose of providing a readily available food source for the beneficial bacteria that ferment the forage. Therefore, the molasses is a “pre-bi...

 

What is the shelf life of Chaffhaye in unopened bag? Once opened?

Unopened in it’s air-tight package, Chaffhaye will remain preserved and fresh for at least 16 months. The nutritional value of Chaffhaye does not decrease with time. We have tested 5 yea...

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