I just never paid much attention – what’s straw versus hay? It seems I need to know this to keep goats:
First of all, straw is the leftover stalk of plants, like wheat or oats, which have had the seeds removed. Because the seed part of the plant is removed, it lacks nutritional value and is typically used as bedding. Even as bedding, the goats seem to think that any grains the harvester missed are good for munching.
Hay is comprised primarily of grasses which still have the seed or grain attached at the time of harvest, and is used as feed. However, [...]
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