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Old 10-16-2018, 10:59 PM   #1
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Whatís the easiest way to fill cotton seed feeders other than using sacks or a pitch fork?
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:00 PM   #2
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:00 PM   #3
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Pay the cowboys to do it for you
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:01 PM   #4
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Anybody building blowing trailers like the ones used for corn or protein pellets?
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:07 PM   #5
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I like a seed fork.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:20 PM   #6
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Whatís the easiest way to fill cotton seed feeders other than using sacks or a pitch fork?


Use the metal crates from the 275 gallon water totes with the water tote removed. Six of them will fit nicely on a flatbed trailer. Have the cotton gin dump the cotton seed straight into the crates, tarp them off, then go to the ranch. Unload each crate in place with a tractor and pallet forks. No shoveling, no cotton seed feeders to build.
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:48 AM   #7
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Grain shovel is what we use. Get the plastic ones not the metal. Metal ones bend and when they do itís a pain
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:40 AM   #8
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Use the metal crates from the 275 gallon water totes with the water tote removed. Six of them will fit nicely on a flatbed trailer. Have the cotton gin dump the cotton seed straight into the crates, tarp them off, then go to the ranch. Unload each crate in place with a tractor and pallet forks. No shoveling, no cotton seed feeders to build.


How many pounds will each crate hold ?


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Old 10-17-2018, 07:45 AM   #9
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https://m.harborfreight.com/aluminum...dle-69824.html

These work great
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:52 AM   #10
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Bed of truck or trailer and a snow shovel
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:28 AM   #11
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About 1200 pounds per crate.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:48 AM   #12
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I shovel it into a metal garbage can and then dump the contents into the wire feeder.
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:03 AM   #13
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This^^^
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:57 AM   #14
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Working on the idea of building and blower trailer. Would anybody be interested in one?
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:00 PM   #15
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Bed of truck or trailer and a snow shovel



Yup....metal shovel only from the bed into a tote frame...the plastic ones break and wear. Back right up to the tote frame and its a short lift and dump.




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Old 10-17-2018, 12:02 PM   #16
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Old 10-18-2018, 11:28 AM   #17
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Shovel into Molasses tubs then dump into feeders if you can’t get truck right next to it. The shovels with metal handle D handle are better than plastic.
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