This study found that given the choice steamed hay was preferred over dry and soaked hay. HAYGAIN steamed hay, once tasted was always the first to be consumed.

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Investigation into the effect of different treatments on Hay and Haylage on forage pH levels, in relation to EGUS in the horse.

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BSc thesis, Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, UK. Dewhurst J. 2014 The effect of soaking or steaming in the HG 600 hay steamer on the pH of hay and haylage
This study showed that horses preferred to eat steamed hay compared with haylage and dry hay.

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Proceedings of British Society of Animal Science Conference, Nottingham April 2013. Brown, E., Tracey, S and Gowers, I. 2013 An investigation to determine the palatability of steamed hay, dry hay and haylage.