Carrying a Bale Up Hayfeeder, weighing around 470 kg they are easy to cart (this one was carried 10km) with standard length forks, no need for long prongs.
Bale Up Hayfeeder with 2 round bales
Here we have two 6 foot round bales in one of our feeders, try that in any other hayfeeder, as you can see the ground is quite wet but the bales are high and dry, hay sitting on the floor is eaten just as readily as that in the cradle.
Bale Up Hayfeeder with big square bale
Easily able to hold a big square bale this guy had only borrowed the feeders from his mate but tells him that " they are not coming back, I will have to buy you some more", "these are the best feeders I have ever used" he does not replace the bale until they have eaten the lot and has only had to tip one feeder over for cleaning after putting a "garbage" bale in it.
Same feeder different angle, this feeder is in a paddock of dry cows.
Bale Up Hayfeeders
Bale Up Hayfeeders, large size on the left, smaller calf size on the right, the large size is close to 11 feet long, 8 feet wide and 5 and a half feet high (3.3m x 2.45m x 1.75m),This feeder is capable of easily holding an 8x4x4 big bale or 2 x 5 foot round bales. The smaller feeder is for calves and is close to 11 feet long 6 feet wide and 4 and a half feet high with a Vee in the floor to keep any dropped hay in reach of calves.
This is our latest version, notice the top rail is now 150 x 50 rhs up from 100 x 50 rhs previously used, this gives us a built in "hungry board",
Calf feeder at Colin and Michelle Goddens dairy farm Nanneela Vic, easily strong enough for 2 bales.
This is our calf feeder model, has the rolled corrigated floor to force hay to the edge, this feeder is 3.3m long and 1.8 metres wide and can easily hold big square bales.