Grain & Meal Feeders

NGF3800

Weight: 380kg
Dimensions @ cattle height:
440 x 1650 x 2150 (LxWxH)
Dimensions @ sheep height:
2440 x 1650 x 1950 (LxWxH)
Flat packed dimensions:
2440 x 1160 x 280 (LxWxH)
Volume: 3800 litres
Capacity - wheat/peas: 3000kg
Capacity - barley/pellets: 2400kg
Capacity - oats: 2000kg
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NGF1800

Weight: 320kg
Dimensions @ cattle height:
2440 x 1650 x 1450 (LxWxH)
Dimensions @ sheep height:
2440 x 1650 x 1250 (LxWxH)
Flat packed dimensions:
2440 x 1160 x 250 (LxWxH)
Volume: 1800 litres
Capacity - wheat/peas: 1400kg
Capacity - barley/pellets: 1200kg
Capacity - oats: 1000kg
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NGF800

Weight: 160kg
Dimensions @ cattle height:
1160 x 1650 x 1370 (LxWxH)
Dimensions @ sheep height:
1160 x 1650 x 1170 (LxWxH)
Flat packed dimensions:
1200 x 1160 x 200 (LxWxH)
Volume: 800 litres
Capacity - wheat/peas: 600kg
Capacity - barley/pellets: 500kg
Capacity - oats: 400kg
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NGF800 Division Panel

The division panel means different feeds can be fed from each side. This is ideal when supplementing mature stock a small ration from one side of the feeder and creep feeding their offspring a higher ration from the other.

Trough Design

  • All Advantage Feeders have two troughs.
  • The trough is sloped at 45 degrees. This allows all types of feeds to flow from the feeder until it is completely empty.
  • There is a 90mm outlet from the hopper into the trough. This allows coarse feeds to be used in Advantage Feeders.

Hopper Bracing

Advantage Feeders have a range of bracing in the hopper to ensure the feeders cope with being transported with up to 2000kg of feed.

Weather Protection

Draining holes in trough

The troughs have 2 holes in each end of them. This allows any moisture to fall out.

Gutters

The side panels are designed with a small gutter in the bottom of the panel. This ensures that any rain that does hit this panel will drain to one end and not foul all the feed in the licking area.

Rain guard area

Rain is required to fall on greater than a 45 degree angle to fall into the feed access area on Advantage Feeders. If the adjustment is set correctly, regardless of a large or small ration being fed, the trough is clean and any rain that falls in this will drain out.

Highest Quality Components

Hot gal dipped SHS

The skids on feeders generally takes the brunt of exterior conditions. All SHS components on Advantage Feeders are hot dip galvanised. These parts have triple the lifespan when compared to painted products.

Zinc coated sheet metal

The sheet metal has a thick zinc coating. This ensures longevity of product so the investment in purchasing the products pays off over more years than other products.

Stainless steel components

  • Stainless steel nuts, bolts and washers
  • The fasteners that are required to hold the adjusting parts in location are stainless steel. This ensures that the functioning of Advantage Feeders will continue for the life of the product.

Filled with Front End Loader Bucket or Dumpy Bag

Advantage Feeders are able to be bulk loaded. This saves time and manual labour to enable farmers to reduce the time required to manage their farm.

Filled with dumpy bag

Flat Packing Feeder

The ability of flat packing has a double saving effect:

  1. transport costs; and
  2. assembly costs

The transport costs are dramatically reduced because each NGF3800 / NGF1800 and NGF800 feeders are flat-packed into a spaces of 2440 x 1165 x 280mm and 1200 x 1165 x 220 mm respectively. Assembly costs are also saved by following the simple instructions.

Flat Packing

Used for Cattle and Sheep

The tek screws that fasten the skids to the body work can be taken out and put back in with the skid at a different height. The NGF1800 and NGF3800 Advantage Feeders come with 2 separate centre braces under the trough. One is for cattle and the other is for sheep height. This brace needs to be changed when changing the height. The NGF800 has no centre support so you only need to remove the tek screws, change the skid height and refasten the tek screws. This flexibility ensures that Advantage Feeders can be utilised in more situations on mixed farming enterprises.

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Number of Stock per Feeder

There are many variables to the number of stock that can put on a feeder. The main consideration is what other sources of feed they have in their paddock. If stock are totally reliant on the feeders then they will visit the feeder more often. As a general rule the feeders are suitable for the following quantities of stock:

NGF1800/NGF3800

  • 150-200 ewes or lambs
  • 70 ewes with 120 lambs
  • 150-200 hinds or fawns
  • 30-40 cattle
  • 20 cows with 20 calves
  • 40 calves

NGF800

  • 75-100 ewes or lambs
  • 35 ewes with 60 lambs
  • 75-100 hinds or fawns
  • 15-20 cattle
  • 10 cows with 10 calves
  • 20 calves

Note: does and kids, hinds and fawns can be interchanged for ewes and lambs.

3IN1FEEDERS with goats feeding 3IN1FEEDERS with goats feeding

Incremental Volume Scale

The volume scale allows farmers to accurately record feed outflow. If the feed outflow is too fast then a slight adjustment can be made to the adjusters to slow the outflow and vice versa. This allows changes to be made to outflow sooner than if the whole hopper was consumed so excess grain isn't consumed, therefore feed savings can be made.

NGF800

NGF1800

NGF3800

Retractable Roof

The roof pivots from an off-centre position. It is very easy to manoeuvre. When the lid is open the feeder can be completely filled. The roof design also provided a sturdy structure so it won’t flap in the wind. All roofs provide full protection so the feed cannot get wet and birds cannot get into the hopper.

NGF800

NGF1800

NGF3800

NGF800 Roof Opening NGF1800 Roof Opening NGF3800 Roof Opening

The roof is fastened closed by a drop lock pin. The drop lock pin is simple, effective and has excellent longevity.

Sight Glasses

The NGF3800 has 4 sight glasses and the NGF1800 and NGF800 have 2 sight glasses. These make it easy to judge the amount of feed left in the hopper without having to look inside.

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Moving Advantage Feeders

Lifting:

The Lift Frame allows the NGF3800 to be moved with 2000kg. It consists of 4 parts: 2 beams that run the length of the trough and 2 guiding parts that are perpendicular to the trough. The beams are made from 3mm pressed plate and are approximately 160mm high.

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Skidding:

The Skids are made with 3mm plates welded in the corners. They have a safety fold on the protruding edge to be safe for stock. The NGF800 can be skidded full, but the NGF1800 and NGF3800 can only be skidded with up to 1000kg in them.

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Safety: Tine guides

All Advantage Feeders have guiding parts to suit Front End Loader tines to ensure the feeders don’t slide during transportation. The NGF3800 and NGF1800 have 2 channels that are fixed perpendicular to the trough. The NGF800 has guiding parts at one end of the feeder.

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Skid Plates

The Skid Plates are an optional extra to the feeders. They provide a wider area for the skids to slide and prevent the feeder digging into the ground. Each Skid Plate is fastened with 2s haft lock pins - this feature means that the single pair of Skid Plates can be used on all the feeders a farmer owns. The Skid Plates are attached to the feeder by placing them in front of the skids on the feeder, pulling the feeder onto them and then fastening them with the shaft lock pins.

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Moving Advantage Feeders: Skid plates Moving Advantage Feeders: Skid plates