Its $8 Australian dollars for good quality oaten hay bale here. We've had drought in the last 3 -4 years on a row so that's why. Sometimes you can save money by getting the large bales - that's what we do quite often.
When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes. ~William Shakespeare