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Tire bales make great shelters!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Friday November 25, 2011   -   By Mary

We have built three new shelters in two days out of tire bales!   Each tire bale weighs 2,000 pounds, meaning that it not only provides excellent heat absorption during the daytime (keeping animals warm at night), but also that it recycles that...

Heavy or light hay?

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday June 19, 2011   -   By Mary

A small bale of hay is 50 gallons of material, and sometimes, due to moisture content, density or other quality factors, the weight of the bale may differ.   Like a bushel, a small bale is a volumetric assessment.   Thus, it is often better to get...


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