Alfalfa hay is an excellent source of good quality protein and fiber. Alfalfa hay is higher in protein and minerals and are more palatable than grass hays. Alfalfa is high in energy and is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. When properly cured, alfalfa is the best of the legume hays from a nutrient standpoint. It has the most feed value of all the perennial pasture forages. Alfalfa is used as for horses, dairy cows, beef cattle, sheep, chickens, turkeys and other farm animals