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I generally feed off of 3 X 3 X 8 square bales, but I have been known to sneak into the hay shed and snag small squares on occasion (and when Dad isn't looking, as he hates baling small squares). I know what each flake weighs, and I feed the appropriate number of flakes to equal 5 lbs/adult doe in each pen. I use regular horse hay/grain combo feeders. If you do a search on this forum you will find a lot of home made hay feeders to choose from.

PS. We had a few weedy grass bales and put one of them in one of the pens to use as bedding under the shed. It weighed roughly 850 lbs, and 21 does + 1 buck ate it in roughly 4-5 days - possibly 6. We have been busy enough that I can't remember when they finished it.
 
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