|The hay in the haystacks made in this way will last up to four years.|
|The short piece is called the floor.|
I think next year I would like to watch them stack hay using the beaverslide. This form of hay "technology" has been around at least from the 1880's. One of the video's says they were invented in 1910. "Technology" can be pretty amazing. This year I have learned lots about putting up hay.
YouTube video about how Beaver Slides work.
Also watch the Horse-Drawn Loose Haying at the Grant-Kohrs Ranch - Deer Lodge, MT