Ex demo forager, c/w 639 Header (8 row automatic PTO coupler, premium pick up, hyd fold gauge wheels, centre gauge wheels, lubrication system), Guidance ready, JD link Connect upgrade, SF1 complete. Prodrive 40K, 4WD, Advanced header control, Auto PTO coupler header drive, Grass Chute & KernalSta...
For Sale: CALL
new holland FX58 2002 self propelled forage harvester .caterpillar C15 engine . has been our own machine for the last 4 years, very tidy, very reliable machine. comes with spare cutting head, reel and blower. only selling due to getting newer forager. for more information call Brian
2006 Krone Big X V8, 40 Knife BioGas Drum, 4250 Engine Hours, 3000 Drum Hours (still working), Easy Flow 3001 Grass Header, Corn Cracker 144 Maize. (Easy Collect 7500 10 row maize header available as optional extra)
For Sale: GBP £48,500
Firsthand: No, Comment: Rock Stop, , Availability: Yes, Condition: Good, Dimension Of Front Tires: 650/75R32, Wear Of Front Tires: 95, Dimension Of Rear Tires: 540/65R24, Wear Of Rear Tires: 95, Road Speed (kph): 25, Mechanical Condition: Good, Carriage Type: 3m, Sli Working: 380, Drive: Mechanical
For Sale: GBP £145,000
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, Kni...
John Deere 7450 4WD Pro Drive Year 2010 Hours 2001 Grass Pick Up / Header 3M 630C Grass Pick Up Condition ** Farmers Machine ** Additional Spec •2001 Engine Hours •1456 Harvest Hours •Kernal Processor •Rear Weights & Rear Pick Up Hitch •Farm...
Firsthand: No, Comment: Tyre Pressure Regulation, , Availability: Yes, Condition: Good, Dimension Of Front Tires: 710/75 R34, Wear Of Front Tires: 80, Dimension Of Rear Tires: 600/65 R28, Wear Of Rear Tires: 40, Road Speed (kph): 40, Mechanical Condition: Good, Carriage Type: 3.0m, Sli Working: 1...
For Sale: GBP £148,000
The forage harvester is an agricultural machine that harvests forage crops, such as grass or corn, to make silage.Read More
The forage harvester is an agricultural machine that harvests forage crops, such as grass or corn, to make silage.
Corn and whole-crop silage are cut by the self-propelled forage harvester header directly. This uses disc mowers, reciprocating knives or large blades. Kernel processors are often used to harvest cereal crops such as sorghum or corn. These are constructed from a pair of toothed rollers pressed together to crack the kernels on the crop heads. The kernel processors tend to be situated between the cutter head and accelerator. This can be swapped with a simple grass chute when not required.
The self-propelled forage harvester is usually accompanied by a tractor or other collection vehicle and is now the preferred forager for large-scale farms. These machines can get very large and something like the Krone self-propelled forage harvester has engines in excess of 1,000hp. The headers can stretch to accommodate a cutting width of 11 metres, and such self-propelled forage harvesters can produce 400 tonnes of silage in an hour. The silage can be cut in lengths from 5mm to 80mm and is often treated with a variety of additives, such as mould inhibitors, enzymes or bacteria, to improve the silage process. Silage made from corn or sorghum has less need of additives because of the high sugar content of these crops.
Self-propelled forage harvesters are available from a host of major suppliers, such as AGCO, CLAAS, Case IH, Krone, John Deere and New Holland. These are relatively complex machines, combining the many moving parts of the operational implements with the mechanics of a self-propelled machine. Care should therefore be taken in examining each area before purchase. The size and capacity of the self-propelled forage harvester should match your requirements, and the harvesting technology should also be suitable for the type of crop being harvested. The headers, drums and rollers should all be examined for damage and tested for smooth operation. The engine, transmission, running gear and all other components should also be looked at.
When it has been serviced properly and treated with care, the self-propelled forage harvester can have a long and productive life and a good used example should give many years of service.