Animal health


“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are.” Indeed, what we eat has a direct influence on our health, wellbeing and performance. And this definitely applies for every living being on earth!
If you look for a higher animal performance, top quality and enhanced productivity, you are looking for Orkel Compactors when it comes to conserving forage better.


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Exposing Forage to Oxygen leads to losses of energy and protein contents (Research documented by independent sources). It is not wise to invest so much time and efforts in producing the best forage if you do not conserve it properly. Read more about the benefits of baling!

The “Domino Effect” after exposure to air (oxygen) of silage starts the progression of aerobic spoilage. Have a look on the picture explaining this process:

Orkel Domino Effect

Our customers focus on animal health and quality products, so we do as well.
We have testimonials of customers having several losses before using our Orkel Compactors, who now achieve high productivity and are way more profitable due to the benefits of the Orkel Concept.

We can summarize the benefits in short, medium and long-term:

  • Short-term
    By compacting you will notice immediately that you have more flexibility! You can harvest at the optimal time of plant growth, avoiding ruining the product, resulting in a product of excellent quality! Less or no waste! Huge gains in efficiency and logistics as well! (But we will come more into the detail on logistics on a next post soon)
  • Medium-term
    Improvement in milk quality - when the cows eat better, this has an immediate effect on milk production, which you will notice very easily. Better digestibility also translates into wellbeing for your animals. Better conservation means energy and as a consequence in more protein. Stronger animals due to better silage nutritional values (optimal conservation).
  • Long-term
    Significant improvement of animal’s health, resulting in higher performance (even improved fertility), reduction of healthy problems, and therefore cost reduction. Improved health quality of consumers of animal production.

Orkel Profitability Domino Effect R212G94B58 med Logo

Follow us to get to know more on the benefits Orkel can bring to you and the improvements we are bringing to the market. Stay tuned!


We wish you all a great season still!



Kind regards,

Your Orkel Team

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