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Vetch Makes Excellent Stock Feed Whether Used As Hay Or As Pasturage

Categories: Feeding Farm Animals

Vetch falls to the ground so badly that it is very difficult to cut hay

from it unless some grain is planted to hold it up. Oats make an

excellent hold-up crop and is more generally used. A half a bushel of

vetch seed is mixed with a bushel of oats and this is enough to plant an

acre. Some growers, however, prefer a bushel of vetch as that makes the

stand much heavier.