# Question: How Much Does A Standard Bale Of Hay Weigh?

## What does a 5×5 bale of hay weigh?

TablesBale Size (ft)Est.

Bale Weight 2 (lb)Bales Needed per Week for 25 Cows4x58006.64×61,1534.65×51,0005.35×61,4413.72 more rows.

## How much does a straw bale cost?

Bales cost as much as \$9 apiece here. The cheapest are 4 and that’s if you buy a bunch and you know the guy. A few places here are either out of straw all together or they are charging 11 dollars and change for a bale.

## How much does a 2 string bale of hay weigh?

Rectangle BalesSizeDimension(L x H x W)Weight2 stringed bale36 inches x 19 inches x 16 inches40 to 75 lbs.3 stringed bale44 inches x 22 inches x 15 inches100 to 140 lbs.Half ton6 ft x 4 ft x 3 ft1000 lbs.1 Ton8 ft x 4 ft x 4 ft2000 lbs.

## How much does a small square bale of hay weigh?

between 90 and 110 poundsDepending on the type of hay, our small bales typically average between 90 and 110 pounds. There is always variability and we cannot guarantee precise bale weights.

## How many square bales are in a 4×5 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 much 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.

## What size is a small bale of hay?

For farms and ranches feeding a small amount of livestock, small, squares bales are used because they can be easily carried by hand. The dimension of a small bale held together by three strings is approximately 16” high x 22” wide x 44” long (406.4 mm high x 558.8 mm wide x 1117.6 mm long) and usually weighs 100lbs.

## How long is hay good for?

three yearsYou can store hay indefinitely if the stack is managed correctly; although, in humid climates, using hay within three years of harvest is ideal.

## How many flakes are in a 2 string bale of hay?

16 flakesEach bale has 16 flakes. The difference is 5.6 vs 7.2 lbs. To ensure that your horses are receiving the appropriate amount of hay, check the bale weight and average number of flakes per bale for each hay load. Feeding by scoops or flakes will work as long as know the weight for the volume of feed that is being fed.

## 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 a 3 string bale of hay cost?

Bale #1 = \$ 8.50 per bale; weight is 100 pounds. Bale #2 = \$ 9.00 per bale; weight is 125 pounds. Example I: Bale #2: (2000 lb) x \$9.00 = \$144.00 per ton 125 lb.

## 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

## What is the average size of a straw bale?

Basic straw-bales are produced on farms and referred to as “field-bales”. These come in a range of sizes, from small “two-string” ones 18 in (460 mm) wide, by either 14 or 16 in (350 to 400 mm) high, and 32 to 48 in (0.8 to 1.2 m) long, to three-string “commercial bales” 21 in wide, by 16 in high, by 3 to 4 ft long.

## How many pieces of hay are in a bale?

7 slicesOurs tends to work out at about 1/2 a bale per horse, theres usually about 7 slices per bale too.

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

Well-Known Member. Most conventional bales weigh about 20kg (50 per tonne) and are about 3ft 3 inches by 18 by 12,but Class balers produce a bale 14 inches high so typicaly are nearer 25 kg, 40 per tonne.

## How much does a bale of hay weigh UK?

15 to 18 kgAn average bale of hay weighs 15 to 18 kg.

## How many flakes are in a 3 string bale of hay?

17 flakesThere should be about 17 flakes in a three string bale. A good flake should weigh about 8 # and makes a good feeding as long as the weight is there; always feed by weight!

## How much does a straw bale weigh?

Weight. Dry bales will be relatively light weight. A 2-string bale should not wiehg more than say 45lbs. If it’s heavy (you’ll know what heavy means when you feel it) the bale is probably wet.