Barley Fodder for Alpacas: December 9 to December 28 from Barley Seed to Feed

Barley Fodder Seed Trays for AlpacasOn December 9 I started the barley fodder mat growing experiment with 20×12 propagation trays and a bag of hulled barley seed from Oñate Feeds in Albuquerque. The trial tray had three cups of seed that had been soaked in water (1 tablespoon bleach per gallon of water) for twenty-four hours then drained and quickly rinsed.  This was too much seed by the fourth day, so I transferred the seed to fill another 1/2 tray. Continue reading