The job of a hay rake -- usually -- is to rake hay into even windrows, which makes the hay easier to collect. In the video above, you can see a rake that doubles as a hay tedder. A tedder moves around and fluffs up hay, which helps it dry quicker.
The Furrow is the online newsletter of The Friends of Howell Living History Farm. We will be updating this site about once a week with crop reports and other insights into life on a horse-drawn living history farm.
|THE FURROW: The online newsletter of Howell Living History Farm