Tractor Size for Round Bale Moving
I’m looking for a tractor to move 1000-1200 lb round bales and a 6 ft brushhog on the back, and I’m considering John Deere, Massey, Kuboda, or Ford (all of which have dealers and repair shops in the area). Any recommendations on minimum HP to load?
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What HP tractor do I need to bale hay?
Most standard square balers on the market require a minimum tractor weight of around 3000 pounds and 35 horsepower at the PTO.
Can a John Deere 3032e lift a round bale?
It’ll take care of it, no problem. Just make sure you have something for rear ballast so your front end isn’t overloaded.
Can a Kubota L2501 lift a round bale?
To demonstrate that the Kubota L2501 HST can handle any task, we used this video to show that it can lift two 4×5 bales at idle, with a loader lift capacity of 1131 pounds and a three-point hitch lift capacity of 1918 pounds.
Can you bale hay with a compact tractor?
Subcompact tractors with as little as 20 horsepower can be used to bale hay, believe it or not.
How much horsepower do you need to run a 4×5 round baler?
For a 4×5 baler, I wouldn’t go under 70 PTO hp; for a 4×4, 40 PTO hp should suffice. I ran a 634 NH (4×4) for about 3 years before upgrading to a 644 (4×5) with hydraulic pressure. The extra foot on a round bale makes a big difference.
What size Bale does a New Holland 660 make?
1995 New Holland 660 660 baler, autowrap, no net twine only, 5′ wide x 6′ tall bale
Who makes the best round balers?
Which round baler is best for your farm?
- John Deere 459 Round Baler.
- John Deere 469 Round Baler.
- John Deere 559 Round Baler.
- John Deere 569 Round Baler.
- John Deere 569 Silage Special Baler.
- John Deere 854 Silage Baler.
Will a Kubota L3901 lift a round bale?
New member from Gillham, Arkansas. I’d say the L3901 lifts about the same as the L3800, and a round bale will be pushing it in front.
How much will a Kubota L2501 lift?
The Kubota L2501 Hydraulics and PTO is ideal for digging and loading work, with a lift capacity of 870kg at the lift point and 630kg behind the lift points. The HST model comes with a live, continuous-running rear PTO for easier operation.
How much will a Kubota LA525 loader lift?
The Kubota LA525 Compact Tractor Loader has a specially designed curved boom that can handle the big tasks that the Standard L-Series is designed for, providing improved lifting power and height as well as exceptional durability. The LA525 Front Loader has a maximum lift capacity (pivot pin) of 1131 lbs.