Get your copy of over 30,000 hours of research into comparing every system for feeding bales to cattle. Inside you’ll find the complete comparison of how each system performs on the 23 issues they face and how to overcome these issues.
To provide you with a balanced evaluation, instead of comparing brands, we’ve compared how each feeding system performs and compares in each of the 23 situations faced when trying to optimize performance when feeding bales to cattle:
For most ranchers in Australia, keeping stock healthy at the lowest possible cost is a top priority. If you want to increase your pasture production and herd health along with reducing your hay wastage, maybe now is the time to rethink your feeding methods?
Livestock feed represents the largest single cost – often up to 60 percent of the total operation spending.
The average beef cow weighs about 500 kg and typically consumes 2.5% of her body weight on short stem hay, or 13kg/day of hay. Over an 80-cow herd, that is 1.8 tons of forage-fed daily or over 180 tons during a 5-month timeframe. At $55/ ton, you will spend about $9,900 over that period. Use our FREE online calculator to find how much you could save on your ranch.
Switching of bale feeding system can cut your feed costs by 50% and allows your more time to nail your ‘back-burner’ job list! If you are thinking about mechanising your operation, keep in mind that maintenance-free gear is an asset as you don’t want to waste your time in the workshop fixing your broken pieces of equipment. Also, a golden tip is to prioritise your choice to a machine that features versatility, maneuverability and ease of use.