Bales of rushes for sale nationwide


Several farmers are purchasing bales of rushes for bedding purposes ahead of next winter.

Bales of rushes for sale nationwide

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Several farmers are purchasing bales of rushes for bedding purposes ahead of next winter.

Round and square bales of dry rushes “ideal for bedding” are now being offered for sale throughout the country.

Current market prices analysed by That’s Farming shows a major variation between €5-12/bale, while others are being advertised free-of-charge.

Sourcing Fodder

This move comes on the back of concerns raised over the cost and availability of fodder, particularly straw as the 2018/2019 winter period looms closer. This uncertainty has forced farmers to consider alternative bedding options including rushes; woodchip and peat.

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