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Anyone Ever Tried To Make a Roundbale Net?

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    11-15-2012, 06:51 PM
  #1
Weanling
Anyone Ever Tried To Make a Roundbale Net?

Hey all!
I was just wondering if anyone had ever tried to make a round bale net. I'm not sure where I could buy the netting.
Kinda like this: http://www.econets.ca/media/net-usage1.jpg
     
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    11-15-2012, 07:36 PM
  #2
Yearling
Would also love to know how...I bought one from Natural horse world and I love it! I need more! Tried to price out fish netting, but was way to expensive.

I believe some people made it with hockey nets, but I think the holes would be too big.
     
    11-15-2012, 09:01 PM
  #3
Super Moderator
I made one last spring. April I think...
Total coat was about $30 and it is still holding together really well. Probably will have to make a new one by spring next year though.

I had priced out the nets and was going to make one myself, but didn't want to shell out $50 to $75 for something I wasn't sure would work.
So I made the one I pictured in this thread on the premise of a "trial" net, and it is still holding up well. Much better then I thought it would.
making a slow feeder
     
    11-16-2012, 04:06 AM
  #4
Foal
I just ordered some heavy duty nylon netting and hopefully it'll be here early next week. I plan on using my horse as a guinea pig as he seems to be a big hay smasher and hopefully we can try it on my BO herd of pasture horses if all goes well.
     
    11-16-2012, 07:41 AM
  #5
Started
Hockey nets off ebay. Buy a big one and you can buy different size holes. I bought a 12x15 and just ordered another. Sewn together it should be big enough to cover my bale in the feeder. I am not going to put the bale in it.
     



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