The possible reason that there are available lots of f horse feeders for foodstuff (hay) is that they all strive to resolve some common problems; animal wounding, major clean ups around feeders, spoilage and being waste.
Waste of foodstuff from horse feeders surely has to be considered as foremost concern from the cost viewpoint. Nobody is fond of spending for quality foodstuff and most people always try to find all the waste made by the horse themselves or by the weather. Nobody gives much time, giving the right quantity of foodstuff to eat for the horses who are starving for to remove waste.
Wastage from the horses themselves is sting due to the nature and quantity of the wastage in that it gets trodden and that has to be cleaned-up again and again in region of horse feeders.
In so far as wounding runs from feeders, it is very aching and traumatic to witness a horse trapped in a feeder and one definitely wants to omit that possibility.
Horse feeders must be simple to handle, light-weighted and preservation free, almost durable and should add to a healthier societal behavior of the horses in the area of the feeder.
Keeping all the above stated points into consideration; there are different types of Horse feeders available: –
Hay Hopper Round Bale Feeder
A hay hopper round bale feeder aids one to save money by eradicating waste made by horses themselves. If one is at present making use of a round feeder then he might be dropping 10% of his hay. If the cost of hay is $100 / ton and one feeds 2,000Ibs each day one might be dropping $300 each month or $10 each day and upto $3,600 each year in just hay. The cost of this horse feeder will be just about $150 – $250 each to send to the neighboring 48 states.
Closed Bottom Hay Feeder
It comes in the size of 1 5/8” x 16 gauge and with closed bottom. There is a steel shield which is joined to frame and able to hold loose silage and hay. It has slant bars, 15 feed openings and prairie gold powder finish coat.
Double Slant Feeder
It is 8’dm at the bottom, which tapers to 6’7” at the top and aids to less silage waste. This exclusive design lets bale be held straight while it is fed. It has 48” height and available with 210lbs weight, and 2’ frame, 1 5/8” slant bars as well.
A feed bunk is a strong steel frame and has electro animated metal hopper which is placed for hard use. It converts to horse feeder within few minutes with elective hay rack. The dimensions of the feed bunks are 10’x2’x26’ and it also allows eliminating waste.
Hay Max 8’ Round Closed Bottom Hay Feeder
It helps omitting waste as it comes in clogged bottom silage feeder with the Cone feeder slot in.
Hay Cradle and Hay Max Square Feeder
Hay Max would operate with greatest use of value baled hay in square or round. This unique design even offers for feeding evenly. The Bale is usually suspended in the cone to omit ground contact. It is reliable, sturdy and solid construction that offers longevity of use and comes in 7’-7” square.
Heavy duty skirted Round Bale Feeder
It is 1 ½ 14ga square tubing rings and 48” tall, and red oxide primer finish as well.
It comes in various sizes such as 4’x6’ horse combination, 6’x6’ horse combination and 8’x6’ horse combination. It is 6’ tall and 45” wide and 16ga double V steel trench as well as 1” 16ga round tubing hay frame.
Horse Hay Feeder
A horse hay feeder has close bottom and has 8’ diameter feeds for any type of hay which comes in loose or baled that fits most of the bale sizes small or large, square or round. The corners of horse hay feeder are 9”x20” rounded and all downy frames shelter horses’ manes and necks.
Horse Round Bale Feeder
Horse Round Bale Feeder is a 1” 16ga2 tubing rings and 1” 16ga round tubing scaffolds. It has green enamel finish.
Similarly there are many other horse feeders such as O’Neill Bale Feeder, Open Bottom Hay Feeder, Optional Hay Rack and many more available that enable to eliminate waste.
All the horse feeders which are available in the marketplace, many of them are of quite good quality but are not able to solve all the problems related to hay feeding. Many of them are not weather confined, nor put off spoilage and waste. However, few of them are very heavy duty and can not be moved easily. Some need oxidation and preservation otherwise they get to be hazardous.
As all horse feeders tend to resolve the same troubles and all do not fairly achieve something, there is a requirement for a entirely new idea, a new vision for horse feeders.