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How to stretch out hay supplies with beet pulp

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The winter of 2008-2009 has been a cold one.

For many area livestock producers, the frigid weather has caused hay supplies to disappear faster than expected.

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Animals exposed to cold weather require more energy to maintain their body reserves and to maintain their body temperatures. But, it's not just the cold.

Both temperature and wind affect the amount of cold stress the animal feels, thus wind chill must be taken into account.

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