Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Horse | Hay Shortage Hits Texas

The Horse | Hay Shortage Hits Texas

As Texas residents battle extreme drought conditions, horse owners are struggling to get their hands on enough hay to feed their animals.

"The drought is quite widespread and covers nearly the entire state," said Dennis H. Sigler, PhD, a professor in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University (TAMU) and the TAMU Extension Horse Specialist. "Although some areas are much worse than others, all but just a couple of counties out of 254 are under a severe drought, with little relief in sight." Read MORE...

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