When buying a hay tarp -  like most other types of tarps - there are many things to consider, but one of the most important things is size. This may seem obvious, but many people do not understand how a tarps should fit over a stack of hay, and not getting the sizing right could end up costing you a lot of money.


Hay tarp sizes are significant because if the hay tarp is too small, there will not be enough material to protect the hay bales adequately. If the hay is left exposed, this could damage the product and cause hay loss while sitting - especially during transport.

Comparatively, ordering the hay tarps too big will be more expensive than necessary. With excess fabric, the tarp cannot be tied down securely and possibly cause hay loss too.

With money and product at stake, it is essential to understand what size hay tarp is suitable for the stack. See the adjacent chart, which shows the size of tarp needed depending on the bale size and stack.


Hay Tarp Size Guide