There are certain groups of cows, such as those pregnant and not currently in the milking herd, that benefit from a high-fiber, more mature forage source. For these cows, we include a sizable portion of good old-fashioned hay in their diet. In this picture, Brian Manning is baling timothy hay. As the baler picks up the hay, it forms a 50-60 pound bale and drops it on the ground behind the baler. Once all the hay has been baled, we all pitch in and go back through the field with a wagon and load all the bales and bring them back to the farm for storage.