# Question: How Much Does A 5×6 Round Bale Of Hay Weigh?

## What does a 3x3x8 bale of hay weigh?

750 to 900 lbsThe 3x3x8 (sometimes a little shorter) work great.

They weight 750 to 900 lbs or so and flake off like small squares do.

Really like them because they handle easy and a smaller loader can pick them up and stack them, etc.

The 3x4x8 foot bales seem to weigh 1100-1300 lbs..

## How much does a large square bale of hay cost?

Hay bales by the ton.Hay gradeBale typeMin. price/ tonLarge square\$160Large round\$120Grade 1Small square\$160Large square\$1205 more rows

## How many bales of hay are in a ton?

20 balesA ton: 2000# pounds of hay to the ton. A retail three string bale weighs 100 # there are 20 bales in a ton. A “feed store ton” can be 16 bales.

## How long will a round bale last 2 horses?

Obviously, a bale will last much longer with 2 horses than with 20. Most owners with 2 or 3 horses get 7-14 more days out of a bale with a 1.75″ hole. For example, this time lapse video shows one bale being eaten by 3 horses over a period of 22 days. We have 6 horses at the Texas Haynet barn.

## How many square bales are in a 4×4 round bale of hay?

27 square balesthe current 4×4 round bales we are getting average 1700 pounds so 1 round bale = about 27 square bales.

## How much does a 6×6 hay bale weigh?

If you asked most people what the round bales they baled or bought weighed they would probably tell you a number between 1,000 and 1,200 pounds.

## How much does a standard round bale of hay weigh?

Hay bales can weigh between 40 lbs and 2,000 lbs. They come in two basic shapes, round and square. Round hay bales are usually quite large and weigh from 600 to 1,200 lbs.

## How much does a round bale of hay cost 2020?

Large round bale straw averaged \$58.00 per bale (a range of \$40.00 – \$85.00). In Nebraska, hay sold steady, demand is light in 2020. Some are having a hard time delivering hay because of muddy conditions. In Iowa, hay prices are lower compared to prices earlier in the fall.

## How much does 4×5 round bale weigh?

TablesBale Size (ft)Est. Bale Weight 2 (lb)Hay Consumed per Cow per Day5 (lb)4x5800264x61,153265×51,000265×61,441262 more rows

## How many round bales do you get per acre?

100 balesWith an average bale weight of around 40 pounds (with our Abbriata small square baler or any of our mini round balers), that’s 100 bales to the acre for a first cutting.

## How many square bales are in a 5×6 round bale?

For example, if the round bale weighs 1,000 pounds, then it equals 20 of your 50-pound small square bales. If the large round-bale weighs 1,200 pounds and the small square bales weigh 40 pounds, then one large round hay bale would be equal to 30 small square bales.

## How many round bales are in a big square bale?

Round bales have the same amount of hay as about twenty square bales. They are designed to be moved using tractors. Instead of having to move twenty square bales out of the field, into the barn, then back out to the cattle during the winter, one large bale is moved with a tractor.

## How many bales of hay does a cow need for winter?

The simple answer is that 6-9 round bales are needed to feed a cow over the winter. That’s one round bale of good quality hay per month.

## What is the average size of a round bale of hay?

Round bales are generally described by bale width × bale diameter, or bale height. For example, a 5′ × 6′ bale would be 5 feet wide and 6 feet in diameter and a 4′ × 5′ bale would be 4 feet wide and 5 feet in diameter.

## How heavy is a small square bale of hay?

100 lbs.For those feeding a small amount of livestock, small, square hay bales are recommended as they can be easily carried by hand – dimensions of these bales, held together by three strings, is around 16” high x 22” wide x 44” long and usually weighs 100 lbs.