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Sugar beet pulp in bales = excellent fodder

Baling sugar beet pulp carries three significant advantages compared to traditional storage in bunker silos/bags. Firsty, pulp ensiled in bales will cool down faster, retaining the high quality material. Secondly, the pulp may be fed as early as two weeks after baling. And thirdly, if properly handled, the pulp should suffer no nutritional losses.

 

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Film wrapping excludes oxygen from the beet pulp

Faster cooldown in bales

Beet pulp in bales is an excellent fodder. The pulp is at its best if the pulp is ensiled hot (>50 degrees celsius) and with high density. When ensiled in a bale, the pulp cools down much faster than in bunker silos or bags. You can feed these bales after two weeks of storage, compared to a bunker or bag silo where you must wait a minimum of 6 weeks.

Farmers confirm that the pulp ensiled in bales is of the highest quality, even after a year of storage! Moreover, baling sugar beet pulp is very convenient for the farmer. After opening and feeding a bale, the remaining bales stay closed, retaining 100% of their quality. Optimal handling prevents the pulp from suffering nutritional losses.

 

Content of 1 kg DM Unit Maize silage 27% DM Beet pulp in bales
Raw fibre g 212 208
General protein g 88 111
Raw fat g 33 11
Nitrogen-free compounds g 615 599
Sugar g   31
Calcium g   10,9
Phosphorus MJ   0,9
Energy NEL (net Energy of lactation)   6,3 7,4
Deutche Landwirdschafts-Gesellschaft 1997

Nutritional value of sugar beet pulp in bales compared to maize silage

 

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Beet pulp directly from the conveyor into the feed hopper

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The beet pulp is compacted inside the chamber of the Orkel compactor

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Easy and efficient operations

The bale production process takes place at the sugar factory near the pulp tray. The material is transported from the feed hopper of the compactor into the chamber, where a compact bale is formed. Widefilm or net is applied in the chamber, before the bale is finally wrapped in stretch film. The average bale weight is 1.2 tons. For loading bales of pulp, loaders with special grippers adapted for this purpose are used. Bales can easily be stored and handled with a bale grabber.

 

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Sugar beet pulp stored in Orkel bales

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Beet pulp in bales provide easy logistics

More than 600.000 beet pulp bales since 2007
In 2006, sugar factories in Poland carried out successful baling tests of beet pulp using the Orkel MP2000 compactor. The coming year, the first Orkel compactor started baling frequently, making a total of 30.000 sugar pulp bales. The following years, more Orkel compactors were requested to meet the growing demand. Since then, over 600.000 bales of sugar pulp has been made, and the demand is continuously increasing.

Overall, one may conclude that the best pulp silage is made from 'hot' raw material directly from the conveyor at the sugar factory; And the most profitable way to conserve the material is by baling it with an Orkel compactor!


We would love to tell you more about sugar beet pulp baling.

Contact us today at sales@orkel.no / +47 948 14 010

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