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graham-j

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • Canterbury Kent
DIY round bail feeder
« on: December 17, 2016, 08:56:02 am »
Hi Has any one got any good ideas for a DIY round bail feeder.
Could really do with another ring feeder but funds wont stretch to one at the moment.

Regards Graham
Graham.

CarolineJ

  • Joined Dec 2015
  • North coast of Scotland
Re: DIY round bail feeder
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2016, 07:39:04 pm »
Not round, but if you know any roofers, I've found that the crates bulk roof slates are delivered in make great hay feeders!

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Marches Farmer

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Herefordshire
Re: DIY round bail feeder
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2016, 09:31:40 am »
I rigged up one last year by putting the bale against the side of a barn then putting two upside down hurdles around it to make a triangle.  The wider gaps at the bottom of the hurdles worked in much the same way as the gaps in a ring feeder, although I did pull some of the loose hay into the angles.

 

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