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We currently purchasing a 700 cubic ft twin screw TMR wagon. All our feed is currently done 57" silage bales done with a Deere 569. We are looking @ buying a new baler this coming fall/winter with a precutter to minimize the time that it takes to break apart/mix bales in the wagon. Does anyone have experience with the smaller bales (4'x5') in a TMR wagon? Wondering if being a smaller bale they would mix faster than a larger 5x5 bale.. Thanks
 

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We run a Kuhn 4x6 baler with a cutter and a Deere 568. The precut bales mix quite a bit faster. Probably 30-50 percent after depending on the type of hay. The precut bales are also easy to break up if you don’t want to feed whole bales. The 4 foot wide sliced bales will weigh as much as a 5’ unsliced
 

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We run a Kuhn 4x6 baler with a cutter and a Deere 568. The precut bales mix quite a bit faster. Probably 30-50 percent after depending on the type of hay. The precut bales are also easy to break up if you don’t want to feed whole bales. The 4 foot wide sliced bales will weigh as much as a 5’ unsliced
This is the baler we are looking at actually. Have you had good luck with it? We have run green balers since the beginning of time, but we saw a Kuhn demo @ the neighbors last year. We were quite impressed.
 

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Ours is 3 years old. Had the first bearing go out on a roller this year. Think it’s got about 8000 bales through it. It takes some getting used to. You can’t hurry it like a 568 or 569 especially in heavy windrows. We do high alfalfa bale age at 30-40 percent moisture if the rake guy makes piles you are ready to shoot him but you can sure tell the difference feeding if you forget to put the knives back up for a bale
 
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