Slow Feeding Netting
The Perfect Natural Feed Concept

Providing horse owners with valuable slow feeding knowledge, expertise and products.



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



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Multiple Options
Slow Feed Netting can supply and custom make any size of netting that you require. Our durable, long-lasting netting is black and with a UV stabilizer built into the webbing. We carry a twisted nylon knotted mesh with a 2” opening as well as a nylon Rachel knotless mesh with a 1 ¾” opening.

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We do more than just sell netting...
Our knowledge and expertise within the netting industry provides quality assurance for horse owners who are adopting the slow feed concept. Great for use with mini horses and ponies - custom made slow feed bags.

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- The system and its benefits explained

Read our article at horsejournals.com

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Read about Slow Feeding in Equine Wellness magazine

Read "Slow Down" from Equine Wellness magazine

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:

Heaves
Choke
Colic prone horses
Reducing waste
Herd aggression
Hard keepers
Senior horses
Ulcers


Slow Feed Netting (Slow Feed Extreme / Opening size: 1") The Slow Feed Extreme is our second smallest mesh that we carry and should not be used when introducing a horse to slow feeding. We recommend that horse owners start with the 2” web then over the course of time wean their horse to the 1” mesh web. Horses that don't maintain a good weight using the Slow Feed should be transitioned to the 1”. It's great for the extreme cases of metabolic disorders, for horses that are on stall rest, or for sheep and goats.

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
Mini horses, burros, donkeys and mini-mules
Any horses that need to be slowed down
Horses that can't be "free-fed" (allowed access to unlimited hay)

Always offer free choice hay along with your Slow Feed Net until your animals have learned to successfully graze from it.

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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



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