Straw Prices

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  1. Masseyrk662

    Masseyrk662 Well-Known Member

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    Possibly, all I know is with silage the farmers won’t pay as much for the 235 bale vs the fusion bale but again it could be all in the head
     
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    Slow enough here too. Few regular customers have straw left over from year and didnt take any.
    Had to rely on the trusty dealers who will always manage to find something wrong with it no matter how golden it is.
    From my experience a farmer will only buy a light bale from you once.
     
  3. 6600

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    Had silage bales made here a few weeks ago with the Fusion, it was lush grass and they did sag a bit after but they were the full 5ft. The back door must have been set for straw as the handler wouldn't come up over them.
     
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  4. Masseyrk662

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    Very hard get lush grass right this time of year too
     
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    Once its in a bale and here for the winter I'm not complaining.
     
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  6. nashmach

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    I may get the lads to loosen off the baler in future :tt2:

    Welger bales are bigger than JD bales we find here anyway. Roller baler, think it was a 644 or something like that.
     
  7. Masseyrk662

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    I have a small bit of straw down still I’ll make a bale with the welger and Mchale the next day for a picture comparison, I have no way to compare weight, bar maybe push them on their sides
     
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  8. muckymanor

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    2 brothers got a load of round straw bales locally a few years back. Another neighbor was tasked to put them into the shed with the loader when he got home from work. When he arrived to put them in, he found them neatly stacked on their ends and 2 row high in the shed. The pair of boys rolled them in and lifted them up by hand. They drove a spike into both ends to get a grip and rolled some of them up a plank. Some hardship!

    No comment on the baler brand.
     
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    Monkey on seat has as much to do with brand!
     
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    Monkey on seat has as much to do with brand!
     

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