Removing Net-Wrap from bales is a time-consuming process. It is easy to remove it from small, square bales but not as simple when a large round bale is involved. And if you don’t want to prick cattle with a box cutter, it’s best to remove it before feeding the bale to cattle. But be careful: if the animals choke on the wrapped net, they might also eat the wrap.
Fortunately, there are many ways to prevent from catching livestock, including removing the net wrap before feeding. While hay bales are still pliable, they may be hard to remove once hardened. However, if you’re determined to eliminate this problem, you can use net wrap to reduce the adverse effects on livestock. Here are some simple methods to help you.
The project aims to reduce the impact of forage-binding materials on livestock by improving forage quality. Using enhances the quality of feed ingredients because it is more water-shedding. The net also resists tearing in cold temperatures, which means your bales will be more marketable. And because it is biodegradable, it is environmentally friendly.
The Jack Wrap-it Project is a collaborative effort between SDSU senior agriculture students and industry. This project seeks to develop a new alternative to baling. The research will examine the product’s durability, cost-effectiveness, and utility. This project will address the problem of pigs eating Net-Wrap net wrap, which is typical for Midwest producers. Additionally, it will provide the livestock industry with a cost-to-gain estimate.
In addition to the above-mentioned benefits, it has other potential environmental benefits. It can reduce the effects of forage binding materials on livestock, which is a significant concern for the environment. For example, it reduces the amount of plastic in feed ingredients. It reduces the effectiveness of the feeding and increases the amount of waste entering the landfill. So, if you’re concerned about the environment and livestock health, it’s time to switch.
The use in bales is a sustainable way to reduce the environmental impact of plastic on livestock. It can also reduce the cost of forage binding materials on livestock. Net-Wrap in bales can yield up to 32% more bales per hour than twine. By considering all this, saves both time and money. It is an eco-friendly way to feed pigs. The use of a net wrap will increase your productivity.
It is more likely to freeze hard to the ground than twine. It can be a significant issue if you’re not familiar with the method. It’s not worth it to risk your cattle’s health if you can’t remove. Instead, use twine. It’s cheaper and easier to move. It will also help to reduce dry matter losses. So, choose net wrap when possible.