Trailed Chainless Bale Feeders

Self-loading, suitable for feeding out any bale, round or square

CHAINLESS TE205 / TX205

The top of the range trailed Chainless double bale feeder.

The Chainless trailed square and round bale feeders are self-loading, suitable for feeding out any bale, round or square, and it maximises feed use. Designed for medium to large operations. A Chainless trailed bale feeder minimises feed waste by feeding out into narrow windrows to make the feed more accessible to animals and all but eliminate damage from hoof trampling, manure spoilage, and animals laying down on the feed. More efficient use of power, savings on machinery investment and faster bale feeding all add up to impressive fuel economy – made possible by the hydraulic drive system at the heart of every Hustler Chainless trailed bale feeder.

Key Benefits

Feeds any Bale Type Shape or Size

The Chainless Trailed Bale Feeder is the most versatile Bale Feeder, it will feed out any bale round, square, tight, soft, short, long, dry and wet bales with ease.

Feeds out any bale

Chainless

No troublesome feed chains is a key advantage for – Reliability, lower maintenance and quieter operation, the teasing action of the rotors uses feed more economically because it is easier for the cattle as they can eat it because it is fluffed up. The Chainless can effectively feed out any bale type in both round or square. Chainless is a virtually silent feeding operation which means your stock will be more comfortable.

Total Control 2 Loading System

This gives you total control overloading the bale. The simple, reliable and fool-proof single cylinder design of the Hustler loading system is safer than other loading systems and allows unwrapping of the bale above the feed cradle, reducing waste.  The Hustler loading system can be reversed if the operator decides not to load that bale. It also has more support area for soft or square bales. The Chainless square and round Bale Feeder have more leverage, stronger design and larger 1.5-tonne capacity.

Easy Clean Hypaflo Wiper Panel

The newly developed wiper panel that clears the hay from the rotors better. It has a new quick release latching system for releasing the panel to clean out any hay.

New Rotor

The New Rotor shape has better penetration on tight bales and the shape cleans sticky bales better. The new Axial Rotor centralizes the bale in the feeding chamber so that there is less wastage. It has more grip on sloppy, rotor cut bales which makes feeding them out easier and more efficient. The larger bale chamber makes it possible to feed out a wider range of bales, and also makes using the TX205 trailed bale feeder very simple for operators of all skill levels and reduces the need for platform adjustment

Hustler TX205 Chainless Bale feeder

Time-Saving Features

Loaded with time-saving and money-saving features such as; QRC Grips, Drawbar hose holder, biggest stub axles on the market, Loadial loading indicator, Feedguide built-in platform height guide and Hustler’s stamp of quality, full 2-year warranty, and much more.

Stability

The Chainless Trailed Bale Processor with its low centre of gravity and wide wheel track makes it the most stable Bale Feeder on the market when in operation adding peace of mind.

Hustler TX205 Chainless Bale feeder - Stability

See it in Action

23 Years Old and Still Going Strong, Moa Creek Adds a Second Chainless TX205 Bale Feeder To Their Operation

Joseph Laming, Oamaru (New Zealand) put his trust in Hustler for seven years because “it’s designed for farmers and for efficiency”

The easiest way to remove the netwrap when loading a bale, Chainless TX205

Chainless TX205 Bale Feeder - Sarah Salsbury, Montana

How to feed out a Square Vetch bale with a Chainless TX205

Joe Ferrell switches to Chainless TX205 bale processor - Out there in Hustler Country

Andrew Ferguson's Bale Feeding Discovery - Chainless TX205

Product Customiser

Select the product, then options and accessories to create your enquiry.

Chainless TE205 Round & Square 2 Bale Feeder

  • Standard with larger 11.5/80-R15.3 Wheel Assemblies

Chainless TX205 Round & Square 2 Bale Feeder

Includes as standard equipment:

  • Uprated 1.5 ton capacity
  • Loading Tyne Position Indicator
  • Quick Release Wiper Panel
  • String Box
  • Mudguards (New Zealand ONLY)
  • Standard with larger 11.5/80-R15.3 Wheel Assemblies
Quick Release Wiper Panel

Quick Release Wiper Panel

The newly developed Easy Clean Hypaflo wiper panel that clears the hay from the rotors better. It has a new quick-release latching system for releasing the panel to clean out any hay.

String Box (Trailed bale feeders)

String Box (Trailed bale feeders)

Extra Loading Tyne

Extra Loading Tyne

Adding extra loading tynes to your trailed bale feeder is ideal for handling larger square bales that require additional support. As the tynes are a bolt-on option, you can retrofit them on any trailed models you use.

Side Chute (Chainless)

Side Chute (Chainless)

The Chainless Side Chute deflects the hay into a trough or bunk.

Platform Extension For Square Bales

Platform Extension For Square Bales

Optional platform extension available for 8’ long square bales.

400/60-R15.5 Flotation Tyre & Wheel Assembly (not available with mudguards)

400/60-R15.5 Flotation Tyre & Wheel Assembly (not available with mudguards)

Wide flotation tyres provide more flotation and stability in soggy conditions. 

Combi Spread - Causmag Spreader

Combi Spread - Causmag Spreader

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Attachment can be fitted to any bale feeder, Silage wagon or Combi Feeders and has been designed especially for spreading causmag, lime flour or minerals directly onto the row of feed.

Mud Guard Kit

Mud Guard Kit

Keeps bales clean during winter conditions.

Even Feed Roller

Even Feed Roller

Drawbar Skid/foot

Drawbar Skid/foot

Extra Loading Tyne

Extra Loading Tyne

Adding extra loading tynes to your trailed bale feeder is ideal for handling larger square bales that require additional support. As the tynes are a bolt-on option, you can retrofit them on any trailed models you use.

Side Chute (Chainless)

Side Chute (Chainless)

The Chainless Side Chute deflects the hay into a trough or bunk.

Platform Extension For Square Bales

Platform Extension For Square Bales

Optional platform extension available for 8’ long square bales.

String Box (Trailed bale feeders)

String Box (Trailed bale feeders)

Loading Tyne Position Indicator

Loading Tyne Position Indicator

The new easier to read loading indicator makes loading any bale simple: line up the indicator to correct bale position, back in and load.

Quick Release Wiper Panel

Quick Release Wiper Panel

The newly developed Easy Clean Hypaflo wiper panel that clears the hay from the rotors better. It has a new quick-release latching system for releasing the panel to clean out any hay.

Uprated 1.5 Ton Capacity

Uprated 1.5 Ton Capacity

HydraGrip hose handles

HydraGrip hose handles

Swivel & height adjustable single post drawbar

Swivel & height adjustable single post drawbar

Drawbar Mounted hose holder

Drawbar Mounted hose holder

Mud Guard Kit

Mud Guard Kit

Keeps bales clean during winter conditions.

Even Feed Roller

Even Feed Roller

400/60-R15.5 Flotation Tyre & Wheel Assembly (not available with mudguards)

400/60-R15.5 Flotation Tyre & Wheel Assembly (not available with mudguards)

Wide flotation tyres provide more flotation and stability in soggy conditions. 

Specifications

Bale Sizes Round: All sizes up to 5’ X 6’
Bale Sizes Square: All sizes over 6’ long requires optional platform extension
Bale Weight: Up to 1000kg ea
Unit Weight: 1160kg
Hydraulics Required: 2 x double-acting, 30-60
Capacity: 2 x bales (round or square)
Tynes: 2 x Forged high tensile
Towing Eye: 45mm swiveling forged, 12t rated
Axles: 6 Stud, 60mm Square
Wheels: 10/75R15.3
Ground Clearance: 443mm
Loading: Self-Loading
Size (L x W x H): 4467 x 2410 x 1669mm
Bale Sizes Round: All sizes up to 5’ X 6’
Bale Sizes Square: All sizes. Over 6’ long requires optional platform extension
Bale Weight: Up to 1500kg ea
Unit Weight: 1180kg
Hydraulics Required: 2 x double-acting, 30-60 litres/min, 2250-3000 psi
Capacity: 2 x bales (round or square)
Tynes: 2 x Forged high tensile
Towing Eye: Adjustable height, 45mm swiveling forged, 12t rated
Axles: 6 Stud, 60mm Square
Wheels: 11.5/80-R15.3
Ground Clearance: 443mm
Loading Self-Loading
Size (L x W x H): 4467 x 2410 x 1669mm

Key Features

Axial Rotor

The addition of a new Axial Rotor with centralising paddles keeps the bale positioned in the centre of the feeding chamber to minimise wastage and provide better grip on soft bales.

Polyethylene Platform

Hustler’s proven polyethylene platforms with ribbed design keeps the bales tracking straight and with 30% less friction than steel, it reduces drag on the bale which makes feeding out sticky bales easier and it will never corrode. The chainless platform is wider to reduce waste with sloppy bales.

Feed Control

Infinite variation in feed control, allows you to feed thick for cattle, thin for sheep to increase the palatability for your stock

Low Maintenance Drive

The entire drive system is now located at the rear, which allows better manoeuvrability. Bigger outboard bearing blocks are easily greased, larger shafts, automatic drive tensioners require no adjustments, and is designed to handle large 1.5-tonne bales(TX205). TE205 will handle up to 1-tonne bales.

Hypaflo Wiper Panel

The Easy Clean Hypaflow Wiper Panel minimises blockages and ensures that hay drops outside the wheel tracks to avoid being flattened into the mud. A quick release latch releases the wiper panel for easy cleaning.

Feed Guide

The clear, easy to read platform height guide shows starting positions for various bale types making it easier to use for all operators.

Protective Covers

Transmission covers protect against mud and debris getting at the heavy duty drive system which reduces maintenance.

Loadial

The new easier to read loading indicator makes loading any bale simple: line up the indicator to correct bale position, back in and load.

Diverter Valve

Our diverter valve is a safety feature and allows the Chainless to be used behind tractors with just 2 double acting remotes.

High Tensile Chassis

The Chainless round and square Bale Feeder is built to handle larger bales and has an impressive strength to weight ratio, achieved by using high tensile steel and larger section members. We’ve done our homework and put the steel where it’s needed, not in case it’s needed.

6-Stud Axles

Our 6-stud axles are the strongest on the market giving you longer life and more load capacity.

Massive Ground Clearance

The Chainless Bale Processor has more ground clearance allowing you to operate on rugged terrain. With the clean underside of the chassis there is nothing to damage or get snagged should you belly out.

Single Post Drawbar

The single post drawbar design has set the benchmark in feeder manoeuvrability and tighter turning. The drawbar is fitted with built-in road-legal safety chain mounts and an adjustable height towing eye.

Swiveling Towing Eye

The heavy-duty 12,000kg rated forged towing eye has 50mm height adjustment to suit different size tractors. It rotates 360°, making feeding out on uneven terrain trouble-free.

Heavy Duty Parking Jack

New heavy-duty parking jack has an oversize mounting for a positive lock and safety. To allow for tighter turning, we’ve added an extra mount on top of the drawbar for stowing the jack.

Sand Blasting & Armacote Finish

Hustlers’ unique oven-baked Armacote system is applied to a sandblasted finish ensuring long life, durability and a premium quality finish.

Oven-baked Armacote finish

Stringbox

The Chainless TX205 is equipped with a large capacity stringbox which is very handy for stowing that bale wrap, fencing standards, and other items while you’re out and about. Optional on the TE205.

Flotation Tyres

Now with larger tyres – New for all 2021 model year trailed bale feeders are larger diameter and wider tyres as standard. Providing improved floatation, cushioning, more ground clearance and the larger rolling diameter makes for smoother towing

 

Mudguards

Keeps your feed clean and dry when traveling between paddocks and reduces feed spoilage when operating in muddy conditions. Mudguards come optional on the TE205 & TX205 (except in New Zealand, come standard on the TX205). 

Total Control Loading

The single hydraulic ram of Hustler’s Total Control 2 loading system makes loading faster and prevents bales from falling on the operator during unwrapping. A bigger tyne frame provides extra support for soft or square bales.

Quick Release Wiper

A quick-release latch releases the wiper panel for easy cleaning.

QRC Grips

Another industry first from Hustler! Quick coupling grips make connecting hoses easier and the colour coded for easy coordination

Rotor Teeth

Many hours of research and development have gone into the shape of the teeth to makes them clean easier, and have more aggression on tight bales. The Chainless has 5 teeth per rotor to provide extra grip on soft bales.

Hose Holder

Requested by farmers and unique to Hustler Bale Feeders, the drawbar mounted hose holder keeps the hydraulic hoses out of harm’s way, reducing chances of downtime. The Chainless hose holder has provisions to hold the hoses when the bale feeder is not in use.

Hose Holder

Savings Calculator

Most of the savings are achieved by a reduction in the amount of bale which is wasted.

Feed wastage can be caused by various factors:
1) The bale is not teased apart enough making it harder for stock to eat.
2) Animals laying or trampling on fodder.
3) Unfinished bales inside ring feeders due to poor ground conditions, not allowing animals to reach the leftover bale.
4) Stock rejecting feed because of dirt, mud or other contaminants.

Savings can be made by feeding the right amount of the bale and retaining the rest for the next feed. By feeding over a larger area compare to a ring feeder, there is less competition between the animals.

Typical savings achieved by using a Hustler Chainless bale feeder are between 15-40%, depending on your existing feeding system (chain feeders typically save 10-35%).

1Choose your current feeding system type
2 How many bales do you feed per season?
3 Cost of your bales Average cost is $70/bale
4 Choose a Hustler feeding system type

What our customers are saying

Andrew Ferguson

“After running the Hustler for a few months, we decided to go ahead and purchase two more”

Andrew Ferguson (USA) - Chainless X5000/TX205
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“During the winter months these machines get a lot of hard work, that machine is built to with stand those conditions” 

Bill Davey, Canterbury (New Zealand) - Chainless X5000/TX205

“It just makes life at least 10-15 minutes quicker every day, and there’s definitely not as much wastage”

Callumn Broomhall, Meander (Australia) - Chainless X5000/TX205
Sarah video festured image

“We put all that time and energy to put up beautiful hay with all the Alfalfa leaves, and the processor kind of just blows it up into the air. I wanted to go with something that would just roll the bales out”

Sarah Salsbury, Montana (USA), - Chainless X5000/TX205
walter

“I’ve run bale processors for 10-15 years, and this is the simplest design on the market today”

Walter Wichman (USA) - Chainless X5000/TX205
Tim Richards – X5000

“Not only has it saved me an hour and ten a day, I’ve also cut back a bale.”

Tim Richards, Kentucky (USA) - Chainless X5000/TX205
Steve Synclair X5000

“This is twice as strong or more! It’s just built to do big bales, it’s designed for that kind of weight we’re throwing into them nowadays”

Steve Synclair, Stony Creek (Australia) - Chainless X5000/TX205

“The machine’s been fantastic, we’ve been looking around for a long time for one of these and now the drought’s come, we really needed this to feed our sheep, it’s been very convenient, and works very well, excellent.”

Sheep Farmer, Queensland (Australia) - Chainless X5000/TX205

“The results here are alot more gentle, so it will feed out the way we like it”

Lorne Zentner, Consul, Saskatchewan (Canada) - Chainless X5000/TX205

“We were able with this machine to limit-feed our cattle rather than free-choice our cattle and it really helped us stretch our hay supply through the entire winter. Not only did it do that, but it allowed us to feed hay throughout the pasture and spread ferti

David Fiske, Virginia Tech, Raphine (United States) - Chainless X5000/TX205
Sam Richards

“This is a really good machine, and it will be worth its weight in gold when you buy it”

Sam Richards, Lumsden (New Zealand) - Chainless X5000/TX205

“It’s been a great machine for our farm.  We make 250 bales of silage each year plus I buy in hay, and it’s taken all the manual labour out of it, it’s been a great machine.  It saves my back, it doesn’t ache so much anymore”

Queensland (Australia) - Chainless X5000/TX205

“I’ve got 150 R2’s in this mob, and every one of them has got a fair go at it and there’s no trampling at all”.

Phillip Harper, Carew (New Zealand) - Chainless X5000/TX205
Philippa Joblin

“It’s been really easy to use, having only been here three weeks”

Philippa Joblin, Ruapuna (New Zealand) - Chainless X5000/TX205
Mike Moretti

“Very happy with it. It’s basically a one-man operation and a very safe piece of equipment. We used to take 2 guys to go out and feed hay, and now we can do it with one employee or myself. And we use less feed, we don’t waste as much as we used to”

Mike Moretti, California (USA) - Chainless X5000/TX205
Glenn Anderson

“It’s saving us half a bale a day!”  (25% of their feed costs.)

Glenn Anderson, Tasmania (Australia) - Chainless X5000/TX205
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“Moving into my mid-sixties, I’m done with wrestling bales of hay, so we got a Hustler for this purpose, which has relieved the physical strain”

Drausin Wulsin, Ohio (USA) - Chainless X5000/TX205
David king

“When feeding out we don’t want to be mucking around. It’s an awesome machine, hasn’t given us any trouble so far and honestly can’t see it giving us problems in the future”

David King, Carew (New Zealand) - Chainless X5000/TX205

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