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SuzyJ

  • Joined Dec 2009
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Re: Clover
« Reply #15 on: July 26, 2010, 02:11:45 pm »
Lazybee we get 3 cuts a year from lucerne here in Bulgaria. The weather this year ruined the first cut though and half of our hay. We've looked at the price of lucerne seed here and it's quite expensive to be honest. Still debating what to do with most of our land, some the animals graze, I grow veg on another part and the rest has been left for at least 5 years.

The horses will eat the clover when out grazing but do tend to gorge on it and sometimes have a small allergice reaction and come out in hives, plus they can get gas colic off eating too much.......a horse belching loudly in your ear is not a great sound!

The wet weather this year has meant we have more grazing than usual but cutting hay/lucerne has been very risky and fingers crossed we'll get another cut at least otherwise we'll have to try and buy in some winter feed.
British Expat trying to live a better life in Bulgaria

 

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