Delivering DDGS to the herd?

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Re: Delivering DDGS to the herd?

Post by LCP » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:04 pm

4Diamond wrote:Maybe feed less more often??
I spent most of the day wrenching on the old forage wagon. Ugh. I'm thinking the further I can stay away from bearings, grease zerks, chains, and shear bolts the better off I am. A few extra trips with the home made nifty feeder is sounding better all the time.

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Re: Delivering DDGS to the herd?

Post by Strong » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:51 pm

This might be way bigger than what you had in mind. ... 92001.aspx

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Re: Delivering DDGS to the herd?

Post by gcreekrch » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:21 am

This is the only photo I have of the "Pellet Puker" my son built. It has a gas operated power pack to run the hydraulic motor. Used all new materials and he isn't cheap. Cost $3000. It holds 3000 lbs of grain screening pellets, would hold more weight of a denser product like DDG's. The only change I would make is a 6 inch auger instead of the 4 inch we installed. You have to be in 4 wheel low to make a big enough row.

Oh, and drive in a circle when you feed them....... :wink: ... e=5A96AFDD
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Re: Delivering DDGS to the herd?

Post by RSL » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:42 am

Neighbour built a big feeder out of an old air seeder cart. Holds lots, and was super cheap to build. Not sure if he pulls it with the truck or not.
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