Harvesting Equipment For Sale

In the arable farming sector, harvesting equipment accounts for some of the most important pieces of equipment you will find anywhere in farming. The harvesting equipment available includes combine harvesters, forage harvesters, grain dryers, potato harvesters and self-propelled forage harvesters. Most of these machines represent a substantial investment, so it is worth investing the time and effort to do your research and get that purchasing decision right.

The combine harvester, as the name might suggest, is a complex machine that combines the jobs of reaping, threshing and winnowing. The basic set-up has not changed that much over the years, and the sequence remains the same. A header chops the crop, which is then fed into a threshing chamber. In this chamber the straw and chaff are separated from the grain, which is then sent to a shoe. Selecting the right combine harvester for your needs is a matter of sizing the machine's capacity against the demands of your acreage. You should also check that the technology and components being used are applicable to your crop. You need to look at the width of the headers and the throughput capacity of the machine. You should also look at the maintenance costs and check that all key components are in good condition. If you are looking at one of the more recent models of used combine harvesters, you should also give some thought to the instrumentation and telematics available. In the more modern machines, the combine can almost operate itself.

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Buy John Deere C670  Farm Machinery For Sale
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John Deere C670 2013 Combine Harvesters £105,750.00
630R 30' Header, Triple Axle Shelbourne Reynolds Trolley, Autotrac Ready C/W 2600 Display & ITC Receiver SF1, Chopper, Reverse Camera, 600/65R28 & 1050/50R32 Michelin Tyres, Datatag Fitted, 2011 Build - 2013 Reg. & First Used Axle 2WDDuals/Singles Singles Axle
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John Deere 8600 2015 Self Propelled Forage Harveste POA
Specification: 1,650 Engine hrs, 1,030 Cutterhead hrs, 40k ProDrive 4 speeds, 56 Straight Grass Knives, Dura-Drum Cutterhead, Complete i Package with HarvestLab Sensor and Grass Constituent Sensing, Hydro feedroll drive IVLOC, Kernel Processor, Advanced Header Control, Reversible Shear Bar, Knife Sharpening System from cab, Premium Air Seat, Premium Radio with Bluetooth Handsfree, ClimaTrak Air
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John Deere 8500 2015 Self Propelled Forage Harveste £179,000.00
pro-drive, 40k, 4wd, autolube, 40 knife drum, auto coupler, JDlink, 710/70R42, 500/85R30 (Library picture not actual machine) Rear Tires SinglesFront Tires Singles Prodrive 40k 4wdRear Tires auto lube auto coupler JD LInk Cutterhead With 48 e-wide corn knives Cutterhead with 40 grass knives
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Claas 850X4WD 2012 Self Propelled Forage Harveste POA
Road speed (kmh) 40 Front tyre condition: 30 Rear tyre condition: 30
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Kubota GZD15 ZERO TURN MOWER - Combine Harvesters £2,900.00
HOURS 748, 15HP 2 CYLINDER KUBOTA DIESEL ENGINE. 2WD. 42" CUTTING DECK. Outstanding Zero Turn mower that combines exceptional manoeuvrability with the innovative Kubota Glidecut cut and collect system. The GZD15 features a 15HP Kubota diesel engine, twin HST, easy cut height adjuster, 42 inch deck and 400 litre collector.
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John Deere S690i 2016 Combine Harvesters £235,000.00
40K 4WD Prodrive, Extra Fine Cut Chopper, Autotrac C/W 2630 Screen, SF3000 Receiver, Harvest Monitor, 7.9M U/Load Auger, JD630X Vario Header & Trolley, Powergard Plus To 24/07/20, 620/70R26 VF, 1050/50R32 Michelin
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John Deere T560 HillMaster 2012 Combine Harvesters £125,000.00
Pro-drive 30k, c/w 622R header Header Yes Pro-drive 30k c/w 622R header and trolleyHeader Zurn side knife
Buy New Holland CX8070 Combine Harvester  Farm Machinery For Sale
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New Holland CX8070 Combine Harvester 2015 Combine Harvesters POA
Used New Holland CX8070 Combine Harvester 25 FT Varifeed 1 Side Knife No Guidance Engine: 405 Drum: 345
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John Deere S670i - Combine Harvesters £138,000.00
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New Holland TX66 1995 Combine Harvesters £27,500.00
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New Holland CR9080 2012 Combine Harvesters POA
Very Clean MachineContact Tom: 00353 (0)87 2211237
Buy Claas DOMINATOR  86 Farm Machinery For Sale
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Claas DOMINATOR 86 1984 Combine Harvesters £7,700.00
Claas 86 dominator19844000 hoursStraw chopperManual drive15ft headerExcellent condition-?7700
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Forage Harvesters Vs. SPFH

There are plenty of forage harvesters on the market that can simply be used as implements attached to the tractor, but for extensive silage-making needs, a self-propelled forage harvester can be a real time-saver. The self-propelled forage harvester mechanism consists of a drum cutter head fixed with knives. The knives cut the crop and blow the silage out of a funnel and into the trailer. Different crops require specific cutting knives, and the self-propelled harvester you choose should obviously be capable of accommodating implements to suit your crops.

These can be swapped out pretty quickly to change between crops. The machines vary greatly in size and capacity, and care should be taken to select a machine with the right characteristics for your farm. At the top of the range you will find machines with 11-metre cutting widths and throughputs of 400 tonnes an hour, but there are also far more modestly sized machines.

The world of harvesting equipment also includes specialised crop harvesters such as potato harvesters. These more niche machines are developed to take the pain out of harvesting these crops and can be a superb boon to productivity.

Inspect the Used Havesting Equipment

Whatever type of harvesting equipment you are considering, it is vital to give the machine a thorough inspection and, if at all possible, a test run. If buying from a dealer, you should ask about any warranty, and you should also consider the purchase of a maintenance agreement, especially for the larger and more expensive pieces of kit such as combine harvesters and self-propelled harvesters.

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