|Thick material, barely fit 2 fingers|
The next order of three came and were much smaller, but cost the same. We did not worry since the material was the same quality.
|Similar material and hole size|
Finally in October I made the decision to buy another three bags so we would have two per horse. These bags were huge, could hold a whole bale, but the material was so very thin and the knots were looser. When filled the holes actually opened up to 1.25" to 1.5".
|Very thin and extra space by my fingers|
With my horses anything over 1" is not a slow feeder. Not surprising one of the newest bags had a hole in it after only a week. We have had holes in the older bags, but that is acceptable given their age. One week was not good.
|A down hill comparison, 3 nets|
So what to do? Peggy, ever the searcher, found the Ultra Slow Feed Net on Horse.com. Normal price is around $17 and since it was Black Friday time frame Peggy got them for about $11 a net. These nets have the 1" holes and they come in lots of colors.
|In with the new|
|Tight two finger, and okay material|
They are very pink, but the material is better than the most recent order of Shires and are so much cheaper. If my horses are going to make holes, I would rather they do it with nets not so expensive.
Roscoe bee lined to the bag last night. I guess the bright color caught his eye. He will be a true test, since he is one of the worst about creating holes.
|Secure in his studliness :)|