Pillow Wad Barley Straw is selected only the finest quality golden barley straw. Using our years of experience and connections with local farmers we are able to harvest their premier produce. We print on the Date Of Manufacture and the very field the straw grew in. We know this product from seed to feed, ensuring you only receive the very best. Barley straw is the naturally softest of all the straw types with the lowest dust content it is a natural product that has been used for centuries. We dust extract and sieve, to make it more palatable. We leave the straw in the longer stands for the same reason as the hay to maintain nutrient levels and benefit dental wear.