Definitions

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  • n. Grass (often cut longer than for silage) partially dried and ensiled to exclude air, or plastic-wrapped in large bales.

Etymologies

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Blend of hay and silage.

Examples

  • I thought it was our haylage which is more like hay so bought some nice haylage yesterday which he thought was very nice and kept having little bits of but I just fed him and he's still got half a haynet left.

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  • 'In fields edged with creamy elder blossom, yet more grass has been cut for haylage.'

    Country diary: St Dominic, Tamar Valley

  • Through gateways of trampled pineapple weed, in fields edged with creamy elder blossom, yet more grass has been cut for haylage, to be baled soon and carted to the farmyard for wrapping in plastic.

    Country diary: St Dominic, Tamar Valley

  • It is carefully calibrated to maximize milk production while minimizing cost and might consist of haylage or silage—chopped, preserved fodder—ground with protein boosters like soy or the malted grain left over from brewing.

    The Dirty Life

  • Mostly mowing or tedding turning and fluffing the drying hay, for you city folks but a few places chopping the stuff for haylage.

    Make hay while the sun shines

  • Also good stocks of old crop hay, straw, haylage and wood shavings.

    Horse & Hound Online news

  • New season's good quality haylage for sale, large oblong bales, price per bale plus delivery.

    Horse & Hound Online news

  • Our small bale haylage is made in the west country using perennial ryegrass, packed into 20 kg bales which means easy to handle transparent bales.

    Horse & Hound Online news

  • Canadian Hay: Consistently superior quality, 100% guaranteed, dust free and fragment, excellent alternative to haylage.

    Horse & Hound Online news

  • Their forage is a fine haylage, with a premium quality grass hay.

    BC Bloggers

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