Mounted Bale Unrollers

The toughest, simplest and most versatile round bale feeding solution.


The toughest, simplest and most versatile round bale feeding solution.

Easier to use than any other type chain feeders on the market today. Being the most innovative, with 6 unique features you won’t find on any other bale feeder that makes it easier to use, more versatile, and saves your precious time. Recommended for farms feeding 50-800 bales each year, the self-loading 3-point linkage mounted feeder is suitable for feeding out all but the tightest of round bales and baled silage, loose silage, maize, fodder-beet and more.

Key Benefits

Snaplox - Connection System

The LX105 Unrolla Snaplox auto connect/disconnect hands-free loading system, saves you time, saves you having to tug on a rope to disconnect, and saves you from twisting your back.  It’s fail-safe, fast and operates naturally.

Toughest Chains

Toughest chain and floor bars on the market is bullet-proof and lasts the entire life span of the feeder.  Super strong roller chains with the combined strength of 24,000lbs, with tough 40mm x 40mm zinc-plated bars. Bars are bolted to the chain, a stronger and more easily replaceable system.

Covered Drive Bearings

The LX105 Unrolla has covered drive bearings to keep the dirt out, extending bearing life.

Polyethylene Floor

Tough new Thermoform fully enclosed polyethylene floor with covered drive shafts which eliminate wrapping.  It’s non-corrosive, impervious to UV, slippery, easily repairable and very shock resistant. Fully enclosed – no wastage of expensive feed. The long bed can take 5’ long bales.

Low Maintenance Bearings

Just 4 grease nipples, is all it takes to maintain the mounted round bale unroller, that’s because instead of bushes we use longer lasting, fully sealed block bearings, mounted outboard to keep them clean and free of damage from acidic silage juices. We’ve also added bearing covers which prevent debris from causing damage.

Flexible Design

Do you operate in barns, outdoors, on steep country, with a tele-loader, supplement with loose silage or fodder beet?  With the flexible configuration of the mounted round bale unroller, your new feeder will suit all of the above.  No other feeder allows this level of flexibility which gives you peace of mind, should you want to change the way you operate.  You won’t need to change your feeder.

3PTL or Loader Mounted

The LX105 Unrolla is 3PTL or loader mounted, utilizing a new headstock design with bolt-on brackets, you get to choose if you want it mounted on the front or rear of a tractor or loader, and it can be offset to allow more tyre clearance when feeding into bunks or troughs.

Multi-Hitch option

Our Hustler multi-hitch simplifies connection, allowing the LX105 mounted bale feeder to be connected to the front loader or 3 point linkage in minutes without the need for any tools.

See it in Action

Unrolla Explainer Video

Hustler Chain Comparison with Nigel Holt

Playing rugby and raising cattle, farmer chose the easiest to use bale feeder available

French dairy goat farmer saves one hour every day with Hustler bale feeder

Time-constrained Australia producer needs a quick, efficient feeding option

Hustler Multihitch - Swap your bale feeder in less than 90 seconds

Feeding fodder beet with the Unrolla LX105 bale feeder

Unrolla LX105 Factory footage timelapse

Feeding out in winter on Lance Larsen's Farm with the Unrolla LX105 (North Dakota)

Loading a TMR mixer wagon with the Unrolla LX105

Unrolla LX105 feeding grain

Unrolla LX105 delivers time and cost savings for South Australian producer

Demo of the Unrolla LX105 on Schäffer 3560 SLT compact loader at Bergan Maskinsalg AS dealership (Norway)

Unrolla LX105 bale feeder takes a lot of the workload out of feeding cattle (Ireland)

Lynn White from Louisiana saves 3.5 bales per week with Hustler bale feeder

Unrolla LX105 brutal Snaplox field testing

Skid loader mounted Unrolla LX105 bale processor (North Dakota)

Front mounted Hustler Unrolla LX105 feeding sheep into hay racks, New Zealand

Feeding baled silage in Ireland with a Hustler Bale Unroller (Ireland)

Feeding bales and maize with one machine provides an efficiency breakthrough for airy farm (Germany)

Product Customiser

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

LM105 Mounted round bale unroller

LX105 Mounted round bale unroller

Includes as standard equipment:

  • Snaplox Hands-Free Auto Latching System 
  • Front End Loader Capable
  • Removable Rear Fence
  • Fixed Front Fence on Headstock
  • Removable Lower 3PT Linkage Mounts
  • Hydragrip QRC Hose Grips
  • Bearing Covers
Rear / Front Fence

Rear / Front Fence

Optional Front / Rear fences are available for all mounted unroller models and allow connection at either end without the need to remove the fence. It eliminates wastage by preventing feed from falling out.

Euro Hitch front loader mounts

Euro Hitch front loader mounts

Multi-Hitch mounts (3PTL and FL)

Multi-Hitch mounts (3PTL and FL)

Skid steer loader mounts BF

Skid steer loader mounts BF

Telehandler mounts BF

Telehandler mounts BF

Rear / Front Fence

Rear / Front Fence

Optional Front / Rear fences are available for all mounted unroller models and allow connection at either end without the need to remove the fence. It eliminates wastage by preventing feed from falling out.


Bale Size Round: 4’ X 4’ – 6’ X 5’
Bale Size Square: Requires optional side rollers
Bale Weight: Up to 1000kg
Unit Weight 440kg
Loading: Self-loading
Capacity: 1 bale
Hydraulics required: 1 x double-acting, 30-60 litres/min, 2250-3000 psi
Loading: Self-loading
Chains: 24,000lbs load rated roller chains
Size (L x W x H): 2071 x 2055 x 1051mm
Bale Size Round: 4’ x 4’ – 6’ x 5’
Bale Size Square: Requires optional side rollers
Bale Weight: Up to 1250kg
Unit Weight: 480kg
Capacity: 1 bale
Hydraulics Required: 1 X double-acting, 30-60 litres/min, 2250-3000 psi
Loading: Snaplox Patented Self-loading systems
Chains: 24,000lbs load rated roller chains
Size (L x W x H): 2071 x 2055 x 1051mm

Key Features

Strongest Bars

The mounted round bale unroller has floor bars that are 4-5 times stronger torsionally than angle type bars of the same size. We’ve bolted them to the chain which is stronger and for different bale types, blank bars or bars with more aggressive teeth are available and can simply be bolted on in a matter of minutes without breaking the chain.

Toughest Chain

Toughest chain on the market. Zinc plated chains (Hustler) total rating of 24,000 lbs with the larger diameter rollers and pins make our chain drive system almost twice as strong as our competitors. And the greater surface on each roller pin increases chain life because they can’t stretch or snake.

Enclosed Sprockets

Our 6 tooth sprockets are made from Bisalloy (the same material used in a bulldozer blade) so they last forever. With smaller diameter sprockets less torque is required to drive the chains, giving more drive power for tough bales. Designed so it is impossible for the chain to jump off the sprockets, this saves you downtime in the field.

Ultra-low Cradle

Our ultra-low cradle design with removable fences makes for easy loading should you not have much lift height on your tractors hitch. The longer spears also make loading easier, by reducing sag.

Covered Driveshafts

New Thermoform floor covers the driveshaft’s which eliminates any possibility of feed wrapping around the shafts or jamming.

Thermoform Floor

The new single-piece fully enclosed floor reduces feed waste and will never corrode. Being polyethylene it is slippery with 30% less drag compared to steel which makes feeding sticky silage or wet bales easy.

High Rear Fence

The LX105 Unrolla high rear fence is used to pull the bale against – making loading with a front loader easier and the bale is held securely in the chamber on even the steepest of terrain. This high rear fence is an option for LM105.

Bale Chamber

The LX105 Unroller bale chamber is the best bale restraint on the market meaning that no matter what terrain you operate on, you won’t need to worry about bales screwing themselves off the back or front. This is an option for the LM105 Unrolla. 

Added Versatility

Add an extra covered in front and rear fence to the options and you can feed loose silage, maize, fodder beet, etc loaded with the bucket on your front loader.

Dual Latches

High mounted connection latches on both sides of the feeder take the load off the cradle, which removes any load from the bale spears. This provides a more reliable, positive connection to handle the heavier bales it has been tested to handle.

Unique Hook Design

The unique design of the hooks, carries the entire load of the feeder, rather than the tynes carrying the weight. This provides a stronger connection between feeding cradle and headstock which allows for a higher load rating, and eliminates twisting and bent tynes

Protected Drive

The LX105 Unrolla drive coupling is protected to eliminate hay from jamming it when connecting, and the hardened drive connection which has been proven on thousands of machines is built to last.

Tynes that pierce the bale

We’ve used specifically designed forged bale spears that pierce the bale rather than pushing it and are longer which reduces bale sag even with the wettest of bales, another innovation from Hustler.

Unequal Length Tynes

We’ve made one tyne longer than the other for quick and easy alignment when reconnecting the cradle. You’ll only need to line up one tyne, then back straight in.

Low Loading Height

Our extra deep bale cradle is the lowest loading height in its class on the market, making loading super easy. The long bale spears reduce the sagging of bales.

Protected Motor

We’ve protected the motor from coming into contact with the tractor tyre, which can save you costly downtime and repairs when your tractor has short linkage arms.

Chain Tensioners

Are built into the design, should you ever need to adjust the pre-set chain tension.

Single Lever Control

Enables the mounted bale unroller to feed bales out to the left or right and gives precise control of the feed rate.

LM105 Bale Unroller with single-level-control

Tough Headstock

The tough new design of the headstock, with bolted lower 3 point mounts provides more flexibility of use, and is rated for 1250kg bales

What our customers are saying


With a full-time job in the city, Paul Menzies needed an option that would allow him to get his cattle fed quickly and efficiently at the end of each working day. The Hustler SL300X provided the perfect solution.

Paul Menzies, Neerim (Australia) - SL300X

“The Hustler bale feeder is the best investment I have made since constructing a slatted shed for my cattle and purchasing a tractor. We currently feed over 300 bales a year and since the arrival of the Hustler it has saved me from the back breaking work of fo

PJ Hynes, Co. Roscommon (Ireland) - SL350
Ashley Rowe_Ardrossan_Ashley Rowe 1_Mar 18

Ardrossan producer Ashley Rowe was so convinced of the benefits to be gained from the Hustler SL360X, he bought two of them.

Ashley Rowe, Ardrossa (South Australia) - SL360X

We visit a farmer located in Fischbach, Austria, to find out how his Hustler SL360X bale unroller has given an enormous work relief on his farm.

Austrian Farmer, Fischbach (Austria) - SL360X

So, looking at all the solutions for feeding his cattle and in search of the best option for his operation. David came across the New Hustler SL360X bale feeder he couldn’t look back… “the best feature on the Hustler is the time saving”

David George, Armagh (North Ireland) - SL360X

Compact loaders are the all the rave for feeding cattle indoors, especially when coupled with Hustler’s SL360X round bale, balage processor, ask Elmar Stuff why!

Elmar Stuff (Germany) - SL360X

As the pasture starts to dry off as we head into summer, we don’t know how dry it will get, but we do know that the sooner we prepare for drought the more chance we have of handling the demand on feed supply…

Jaiden Drought (New Zealand) - Farm Trader Test - SL360X

Do you remember Hustler’s first ever Farm Trader test? In March 2010 Farm Trader featured on their cover Todd McBreen, a North Canterbury beef farmer fattening cattle destined for Macca’s burgers… with Hustler’s newly released SL350 bale feeder which he’d ju

Jess Singh, Waikato (New Zealand) - SL360X
Masterrind 2

Masterrind is arguably one of the most reputable cattle breeder and exporter in Europe, exporting 35,000 Holsteins to EU countries, Russia, Africa and Asia and employs more than 600 staff. We meet with z.H. Jörn Lohmüller to find out how their SL360X round bal

Masterrind (Germany) – SL360X
Karl Schaberreiter portrait

Karl Schaberreiter runs a small 11-hectare dairy farm with around 20 cows in Strallegg, Austria. Straining themselves and having a lot of downtime due to this, they needed a better solution. That’s why they decided to purchase a Hustler SL360X Bale Feeder

Karl Schaberreiter, Strallegg (Austria) - SL360X

Marike was rapt as the Hustler Bale feeder was not only easy to use on her operation but also saved hay wastage, being able to feed out the maize and silage in an even row for her cattle with ease. Solving her challenges and giving her more freedom to do what

Marike Ostebuhr, Strackholt (Germany) - SL360X

Feeding baled silage in Ireland with a Hustler Bale Unroller

Mike Lough (Ireland) - SL360X
Foto für Sommersguter – Hustler

Currently one of the largest artificial genetic breeding cooperatives in Austria, Rinderzucht Steiermark is supplying over 5,700 companies. We meet with breeding manager, Reinhard Pfleger to find out how their SL360X round bale unroller is helping in their ope

Rinderzucht Steiermark (Austria) - SL360X

When a dairy farmer from Egmont Village in the Taranaki, Robert Bishop’s bale feeder fell to pieces, he knew he had to replace it with a tough, reliable feeder from a reputable brand. Robert and Fiona are absolutely rapt with the service and support he got fro

Robert Bishop, Taranaki (New Zealand) - SL360X

Why does Sheldon Reed, a farmer in Darfield love his SL360X? We caught up with Sheldon to find out how his new Hustler Bale Feeder has helped out on his farm.

Sheldon Reed, Darfield (New Zealand) - SL360X

Willie Berkers visited the Hustler team at the New Zealand Fieldays 2016 to tell the boys how much he loves his new Hustler bale feeder, the all new SL360X…

Willie Berkers, Waikato (New Zealand) - SL360X

“I save about 45 minutes to 1 hour a day with my Hustler bale feeder.”

Paul Besnier, Retiers (France) - SL300X/Unrolla LM105


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

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