Benefits of Slow Feeding
Did you know that slow feeders can actually make your horses healthier? Slow feeding has been linked to a lot of benefits including improvements in horses’ physical and mental health. It also slows down the rate of consumption of hay, allowing horses, ponies, and livestock to have a longer and more continual supply of forage.
Read below and learn the advantages of feeding your horses using GutzBusta® Slow Feeding Hay Net:
Your horses will become healthier and happier
Using GutzBusta® Slow Feeding Hay Nets significantly reduces the amount of hay consumption that results in better body weight. Healthier horses are also less aggressive towards their mates as they always have something to eat.
Reduces boredom by extending feeding time
We know that boredom is one of the main causes of horses’ health issues. Equines that spend a lot of time in their stable or yard and can get bored easily. If you use hay nets to feed your horses, you’ll allow them to slow down, focus more on their food, and become more satisfied.
Recommended by vets
Slow feeding hay nets are also recommended by vets as it prevents obesity, colic, ulcers, and insulin resistance. Constant chewing also helps release sodium bicarbonate in the horse’s saliva, reducing the risk of stomach ulcers. Hay nets only allow a few strands of hay to be eaten at once so you don’t have to worry about choking.
Helps you save time and money
Feeding horses can be time-consuming, expensive, and stressful for horse owners. With the GutzBusta® Hay Nets, you can save money by reducing hay wastage from being blown away and trampling mud. Using a large bale net also allows horses to have access to hay for longer periods before refilling.
Durable and easy to use
Net types of slow feeders are safe, durable, easy to fill, and can be used anywhere. As the net holes are smaller, the net can be secured low for a natural grazing position.
These GutzBusta® Hay Nets do take a lot of punishment. Check out the photos below and see GutzBusta® Hay Nets in action.
Horses feeding on a 4cm GutzBusta® Medium Hay Net
4cm GutzBusta® Round Bale Hay Net
3cm GutzBusta® Small Hay Net
GutzBusta® Large Square Bale Hay Net
4cm 60ply GutzBusta® Large Hay Net