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GutzBusta® Knotted Hay Nets - Large

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GutzBusta® Large Hay Nets reduce feed time by allowing you to put larger quantities of hay out at a time.

Our Large GutzBusta® Slow Feed Hay Nets will take an entire small square bale of hay. Their wide mouth makes them super easy to fill from the long side of the bale. It also makes them ideal for filling if you have no choice but to use and break up a round bale or large square export bale and want to feed out sections at a time.

  • Dimensions:  approximately 1m x 1.4m wide  
  • Hole size: 3cm, 4cm and 6cm in 60ply 
  • Colour: black 

Our 3cm hay nets are now 60ply - the strongest available on the Australian market. Due to the increased thickness of this netting and therefore more material per square metre, this netting costs us more to produce and hence they are a little more expensive.

They are fantastic to use if going away for a few nights, knowing that your horse or pony will have something to nibble on the entire time. A great choice if you are having someone else look after your horses to make it less time consuming to feed. 

What material are the Gutzbusta® Hay Nets made from?

What hole size will suit my horse or livestock?

Why use GutzBusta®?

What material are the Gutzbusta® Hay Nets made from?

Our GutzBusta® Slow Feed Hay Nets are made from tough and durable, UV Stabilized, and heat-treated netting in 60ply polyethylene netting. This netting will not absorb water, therefore there is no change to the properties of the netting during inclement weather or if used to soak hay. 

What hole size will suit my horse or livestock?

Available in 3cm, 4cm, and 6cm (60ply), our slow feeders are made from tough, durable, UV Stabilized, and heat-treated 60ply polyethylene netting. This netting is not water absorbent, so you don’t have to worry about your net getting heavy when soaked in water. 

3cm hole size 

This size is great for gutsy eaters, ponies, laminitic horses, or if your hay is really palatable and you want to slow consumption even more. We recommend this for horses and ponies that have tried slow feed hay nets before. While some horses may be frustrated by this size, others accept it without hesitation. 

Despite no top teeth, we also have customers whose cattle can still eat from this size with palatable hay. Available in strong and durable 60ply. 60ply is not offered by any other slow feed business in Australia in 3cm sized holes.

4cm hole size 

Our most popular hole size. 95% of horses have no trouble accepting this hole size. It's also perfect for cattle, sheep, goats, donkeys, and alpacas, too. 

6cm hole size

Works well for broodmares, old horses, young horses or any horse, cow, sheep, alpaca, or goat that you aren't trying to restrict hay consumption with, but still want to reduce hay wastage. You can also use less palatable, coarse, or stalky hay with this size. 

Note: Please make sure that the hoof size is greater than the hole size if you are allowing hoof access to this net. Hanging the net higher or putting a hay ring or physical barrier is also recommended for shod horses or if young horses have access to nets where hoof size may be an issue.

 Why use GutzBusta®?

Our products are the most generous in size and designed to be easier to put on compared to other hay nets available in the market. We’ve been making hay nets for over 8 years and we know how the netting behaves over time. This is why we developed a size and pattern that works to enable these nets to last longer.

GutzBusta® Large Hay Nets have a unique design so it’s easier to use. Just open right up and fill from the long side of your bale, instead of trying to pull your hay net down the entire length of the bale which is time-consuming and difficult, particularly if your hay is stalky. Pull the netting down towards the ground, then flip over the bale 180 degrees and pull out the excess netting up around the sides to bring edges together. After this, you can now pull your drawstring and your hay net will be filled in about 10 seconds.

For more information and photos about our hay nets, please visit our livestock page and our FAQ & Help page.


It is not recommended to leave buckled halters or other types of buckled headgear on your horse when using ANY type of hay net as your horse may get caught. If your horse is shod then simply tie your net up a little higher. You can also put your net inside a box or other device that stops their feet from coming into contact with their hay net. Similarly, do not let horned animals such as sheep or goats, and cattle with ear tags eat from the hay nets as they may tear the netting, get entangled, or remove the ear tags.

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My horses have been loving it. They have used it as a scratching post, play thing and food source and it has been robust and no mess. Fantastic product.

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