How much does a 4×5 round bale of hay weigh?

How much does a 4×5 round bale of hay weigh?


Bale Size (ft) Est. Bale Weight 2 (lb) Bale Weight After Storage Loss3 (lb)
4×5 800 720
4×6 1,153 1,037
5×5 1,000 900
5×6 1,441 1,297

How much hay is in a round bale?

Round bales have the same amount of hay as about twenty square bales. They are designed to be moved using tractors. Instead of having to move twenty square bales out of the field, into the barn, then back out to the cattle during the winter, one large bale is moved with a tractor.

How big is a small round bale of hay?

The dimension of a small bale held together by three strings is approximately 16” high x 22” wide x 44” long (406.4 mm high x 558.8 mm wide x 1117.6 mm long) and usually weighs 100lbs.

How big is a 50 lb hay bale?

Product information

Product Dimensions 24 x 12 x 16 inches
Item Weight 50 pounds
Item model number 1500-20021-0-0

What size is a standard hay bale?

Rectangle Bales

Size Dimension(L x H x W) Weight
2 stringed bale 36 inches x 19 inches x 16 inches 40 to 75 lbs.
3 stringed bale 44 inches x 22 inches x 15 inches 100 to 140 lbs.
Half ton 6 ft x 4 ft x 3 ft 1000 lbs.
1 Ton 8 ft x 4 ft x 4 ft 2000 lbs.

Why do farmers leave rolls of hay in the field?

Often, it’s just farmers being lazy, after harvesting a field, they like to take some rest and finish off in a few days. Because of the good keeping quality, farmers tend to leave them where the baler spat them out. It is also cost-effective to leave bales in the field to avoid handling and storage costs.

How long will a round bale of hay last one cow?

about 8-10 days
One round bale lasts about 8-10 days using our regular round bale hay net with 1.75″ holes. Without a net, a bale lasts approximately 5-6 days and half of it is wasted.

How many flakes of hay is 20 lbs?

It is also important to check the weight and number of flakes per bale before making a purchase to make sure the horse gets a sufficient amount of hay. If you are purchasing a 20 lbs bale of hay, you may want to know how many flakes are in it. The answer is 4 flakes, as the average weight of a flake is about 5 pounds.

How many small hay bales equals one large round bale?

It depends on the weight of both the large round and small square hay bales. For example, if the round bale weighs 1,000 pounds, then it equals 20 of your 50-pound small square bales. If the large round-bale weighs 1,200 pounds and the small square bales weigh 40 pounds, then one large round hay bale would be equal to 30 small square bales .

What is the size of a standard hay bale?

Hay bales can weigh between 40 lbs and 2,000 lbs. They come in two basic shapes, round and square. Round hay bales are usually quite large and weigh from 600 to 1,200 lbs. Square hay bales come in two size groups, small and large. Most small square bales can be handled manually.

How many square bales can fit into a round bale?

It depends entirely on weight. Small squares around here average 60-65 pounds, the current 4×4 round bales we are getting average 1700 pounds so 1 round bale = about 27 square bales.

How many pounds are in a round bale of hay?

A less common three-string bale of hay measuring 15 in x 22 in x 44 in will weigh anywhere from 100-140 pounds (45 to 63 kg). Smaller round bales of hay that measure 4 ft x 4 ft can weigh 350 to 600 pounds (159 to 272 kg) each. Large round bales measuring 5 ft x 6 ft can weigh around 1,200 to 1,800 pounds (544 to 816 kg) or more.

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