Hay feeder for horned cattle

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Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by DCA farm » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:00 pm

Looking for a hay feeder idea for horned cows
Longhorn/corriente type cows. Not wanting to just set the rolls out on ground but my ring feeders I believe cows will get stuck in or not be able to get into at all.



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Re: Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by DCA farm » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:02 pm

These are the type of ring feeders I have now for my beef cattle but I’m fixing to start raising roping cattle as well
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Re: Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by circlebllc » Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:44 pm

I would think a horse hay feeder will work. No top bar to catch on.
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Re: Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by Aaron » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:19 pm

Any tombstone feeder will work.
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Re: Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by farmerjan » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:46 pm

The horse hay feeders are the best for cattle with bigger horns. Like was stated above. They have an upside down shaped u to divide it in "eating spots" , with no top bar. Helps to keep them from dragging out all the hay, but they won't get their heads stuck.

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Re: Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by DCA farm » Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:59 pm

Thank y’all

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Re: Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by gcreekrch » Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:19 pm

I quite like the kind made with surgical wire and two handles!😊
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Re: Hay feeder for horned cattle

Post by DCA farm » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:10 pm

gcreekrch wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:19 pm
I quite like the kind made with surgical wire and two handles!😊
Need the horns on them to rope em

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