Why Hay?
Grass hay is a source of long-strand fibre absolutely vital for digestive health of small herbivores in captivity. For your pets’ continued good health it is essential it receives not just variety but the correct varieties for its species helping prevent obesity, dental disease, boredom and diarrhoea.

The importance of feeding a variety.

Why Oxbow Hay?
The benefit of Oxbow American hay over most others is based on the climate conditions, which are more favourable for both variety and consistent quality, yielding grasses with far higher fibre content. The harvested hay is selected for premium quality, hand-sorted and rigorously tested to ensure it’s the best for optimal health and your pets’ wellbeing. Oxbow produces many varieties to meet taste preferences and nutritional needs of many species, personalities, life stages and animal sizes.

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Hay Blends

Oxbow Hay Blends are a mixture of the two most popular Oxbow hays - Western Timothy and Orchard Grass.

Oxbow Alfalfa 1.1kg

Sweet, soft Oxbow Alfalfa Hay is a legume hay that is high in fibre, protein, and digestible energy. Alfalfa hay is the ideal hay for growing, pregnant, or nursing pets. Or, offer to your rabbit, chinchilla, guinea pig or other small pet as a treat anytime.

Western Timothy Hay

A good, basic grass hay with high quality nutrition, and a fresh fragrance. Oxbow Western Timothy Hay is the ideal long-strand fibre source for keeping small animal digestive tracts functioning properly. Our most popular grass hay - with high fibre, low protein and low calcium content.


Orchard Grass Hay

Sweet smelling and tasting leafy grass hay that makes a great addition to a herbivore's daily meal plan.

Oat Hay 425gm/15oz

Oat Hay is companion forage that is similar in nutritional analysis to the western timothy. Your animals will love the immature oat grain that is contained in the seed head and will benefit greatly from the fibre in the leaf and stem. Oat Hay is a good source of fibre and also gives variety to your animal's diet. This product also makes a good bedding alternative to wheat straw.    

Botanical Hay 425g/15oz

Western Timothy Hay blended with Chamomile, Lemon Balm, Lavender and Red Clover blossoms.  

Meadow Hay -1.1kg New size!

Grass hay is absolutely vital to the health of small herbivores. It provides not only fibre, but environmental enrichment that mimics your pet’s natural habitat. As the caregiver, it is your responsibility to offer your pet hay every day. Oxbow's organic Meadow Hay is now available in a bigger 1.1kg (40oz) bag.  

Alfalfa Hay 425g/15oz

Alfalfa Hay is a high-fibre legume forage hay that is sometimes called the "Queen of Forages". It differs from grass hays such as timothy, orchard grass and brome in the leaf, stem, and root structure. Alfalfa Hay is legume hay and the protein, calcium and energy content are higher than in grass hay. Because we take special care and bale at night, you will find that Oxbow's Alfalfa Hay has a soft stem with the leaves attached.