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hay

dried green grass (meadow hay) or cereal crop (wheat, oats or barley hay) or legume crop (lucerne, alfalfa) used as feed for housed animals in the winter time and for supplementary feeding of pastured animals when there is need.

hay itch
see glycyphagusdestructor.
hay net
a wide-mesh string net to be filled, and hung in a loose box, to provide day-long nibbling for a confined horse.
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Some years we get a week of haying weather around the last week of May, followed by four weeks of wet weather in June.
One of our findings was that the animals divide their trips about equally between grazing and haying.
We have four small fields and at one time had four horses, with no haying equipment except a tractor and a pull-behind mower that sometimes just knocked down the tall grass.