How To Find The Right Horse Feeder For You
If you’re a horse farmer or equestrian enthusiast, you love raising horses because you love riding. Chances are, doing the farm chores like feeding or cleaning up after the horses doesn’t top your list of favorite activities.
The right equipment exists to make your job easier, no matter what that job is. Finding the right horse feeder can help you spend less time doing chores and more time working with the horses themselves. Just like we show you how to find the right cattle feeder, we want to help you find the ideal horse feeder for your farm.
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3 Farmco Horse Feeders
Here are 3 horse feeders that include different features, meant to serve a different number of animals. See your options when shopping for a Farmco horse feeder.
This model of horse feeder is perfect for feeding several small hay bales to your horses. Since working to prevent wasted hay is a mission of Farmco Manufacturing, this small bale feeder includes a trough underneath the main section to catch wasted feed.
This small bale feeder is ideal for feeding multiple horses small bales of hay and can allow up to six horses to feed at once. In addition, this feeder is made of horizontal bars that are meant to prevent a horse from damaging their teeth if they bite the feeder. See the 4832G24 here.
HF Series – Standard Hay Feeders
A standard model horse feeder, the HF Series slow feeder is focused on maximizing farmer convenience. This model accomplishes this in three different ways. First, the HF Series feeder allows for the use of large hay bales – which means you’ll need to replace the bales less often. Plus, this large horse feeder can comfortably feed between 4-12 horses at the same time. In addition, the HF Series comes with an end-load design meant to save you time when filling your feeder.
Finally, this feeder comes standard with both fork pockets and a D-ring. In conjunction with the durable skid feet, these features make this one of our more easily moved feeders since it can be transported by a skid steer or pulled by a truck. This model of feeder and others like it is all about ensuring you spend more time enjoying your horses, as opposed to doing farm chores. See our standard HF Series hay feeders here.
HF Series – Slow Feeder
One of our most innovative feeders, the HF Series slow feeder uses “slow feed netting” to control how much hay a horse can eat at one time. This exclusive “slow feed netting” reduces the opening through which horses can access the hay bale inside the feeder. This large-style horse slow feeder can comfortably accommodate between six to eight horses at once.
The slow feeder technology provides a variety of benefits to a horse farmer or equine enthusiast. Firstly, it limits how much feed a horse can waste, contributing to overall feed savings. If given the opportunity, horses will pull their feed from their regular feeder and trample or soil it – the HF Series slow feeder helps to prevent this.
In addition, by keeping the horses from gorging themselves, this feeder promotes a healthy weight and healthy digestion in your horses. Finally, since Farmco is dedicated to saving the farmer time, the HF Series slow feeder is both easy to load and easy to transport. See the HF Series slow feeder here.
Learn more about whether slow feeders are bad for horses’ teeth.
Learn More about Farmco Horse Feeders
Are one of these horse feeders a perfect match for your farm or stable? Whether you want to get more information or place your order, we can help. Farmco sells our feeders online and in-person through our dedicated dealer network. Of course, we hope you put actual feed in your feeder for your horse😀. If you’re interested in learning more about metal hay feeders, our “Metal Hay Feeders: A Practical Guide” is a great resource. If you’re interested in reading about hay bales, feel free to read our article on square hay bales. Speaking of feeding horses, do you think your horses can overeat?
Horse feeders also discourage horses from peeing on their hay. Feel free to learn more about how horse feeders reduce hay waste.
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