Simple Goat Feeder

  Goats are bad about wasting as much feed as they consume!  They will constantly stand on the hay that you feed them or in the trough in which you place their supplement, thus anything you can do to limit their access to getting in/on the feed will be of great value.  An excellent way to feed them a supplement is to take a 20-foot length of 6" PVC pipe and cut it in half lengthwise.  You will now have 2, 20-foot long feeders that can be suspended about 14" off of the ground with lengths of chain to some above rafters or whatever will support them.  The 6" pipe that swings will nearly eliminate the goats from getting their feet into the feed trough and wasting feed.  You notice that I said nearly, there is always an exception to the rule.