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Feeding hay in the field - what in?

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Fireinthegrate Mon 24-Apr-17 17:57:15

As subject.
Suggestions for haybars etc for use in the field please.

britnay Mon 24-Apr-17 18:44:38

2 large tractor tyres bolted together on top of a pallet. Keeps it off the ground, free draining, and stops it from blowing away.

Patriciathestripper1 Tue 25-Apr-17 21:36:48

Try this

Butkin1 Wed 26-Apr-17 10:18:55

We just take up in plastic feed bags and then deposit in about 6 heaps around the field to stop them fighting. We keep them low enough that they don't blow around too much although the ponies love scraping through them.

RatherBeRiding Wed 26-Apr-17 16:58:45

Haynet, tied to fence/gate (NOT electric fence - it will earth it).

Huge heavy duty plastic tubs sourced from a nursery and used for trees (130+ltrs) - have to weight down with a large stone though and if you've got messy feeders you will still end up with loose hay everywhere.

Millie2013 Fri 28-Apr-17 22:23:38

We've got a trickle net for in the stable, I think they do nets for whole bales

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