1987 - Volume #11, Issue #5, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Fuel Tank Grain Feeder"They work great because cattle can't damage them and they'll hold a big supply," says Len Digney, Raymore, Sask., who uses old fuel and lard tanks to feed supplementary grain to cattle in feedlots.
Digney simply stands the tanks - which generally hold 400 bu. or more - on end on a wooden platform. He cuts a hole in the top for filling and installs a sliding metal door at the bottom along one side. Grain gravity feeds to a small wooden trough fashioned around the opening.
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