Slow Feeding Netting
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This slow feed hay net is designed specially for ponies or those easy keepers.
A smaller 1" hole size, means extended eating times and less waste. Fits over a standard square bale.
Selecting a round-bale feeder for use during horse feeding
Round-bales are used throughout the horse industry as a means of providing forage to horses housed in poor pastures, dry lots, or during winter months (1). The cost of hay fed in a round bale package is typically lower on a per ton basis than small square bales. The lower price coupled with the convenience of feeding are likely factors horse owners consider when feeding round bales...read full article
|Slow Feed Netting Explained
The Original 2” is a great place to start feeding your horses. If your goal is to reduce waste but not necessarily your horse's waist line, then this is the net for you. Most horses do very well on this net, but may consume more than desired. This net is great for the following issues:
Remember that if your horse or goat creates a hole in the net to tie it closed. It is recommended to look closely at the net every day to inspect it for any holes that your animal may get caught up in.
The Slow Feed 1” mesh size is great for slowing down the speed at which your animal consumes hay, making the ration last much longer. Please keep in mind that your animal may become irritated due to the size of the opening. They may start to bite and paw at the net to get at their feed. This net is the next step for animals that may be too “ efficient on the Original (2”") mesh size. This net is great for most metabolisms and offers all the benefits of the Original size with a few extras as well. This mesh size is great for:
Metabolically challenged horses, donkeys and mules
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Advantages of the Slow Feed Netting System
• Regulates feed consumption - obese horses usually loose weight / thin horses normally gain weight
• Less waste! Not only saves dollars, but time and space
• Healthier feeding - slow delivery as opposed to the gorge and starve cycle which is hard on horses' systems.
• Reduced maintenance - nets can hold days worth of food
• No more fighting over feed - it's always available
• No specific feeding times for you to keep
• Your horse will never be hungry and always ready to go