January 9th 2020, the Orkel Dens-X compactor was launched in South Africa for the first time. Together with Orkel, Mr. Burger Marais invited people to his farm, Kameeldrift Voere in Cullinan, for a demo of the compactor baling maize silage.
Easy handling, storage and transport Mr. Burger Marais (picture on the top of the article), owner of the Kameeldriftvoere farm in Cullinan, bought the Orkel Dens-X compactor because of the ability to conserve and store forages in high density, easy-to-handle round bales. Bales can be stacked up to 6 bales vertically, and stored anywhere. The volume of the forage is reduced by up to 3:1, making it possible to transport more forage at a lower cost.
Excellent forage quality The main benefit with conserving forage in bales, is the forage quality. By removing oxygen from the forage, minimal nutrients are lost and the cattle will produce more milk/meat with the same amount of forage. Studies show that cows fed with forage from Orkel bales, can produce up to 25% more milk! The Orkel compactors, mostly known as maize balers, can bale 20-30 different materials including saw shawings, chopped grasses, manure and many more.
Orkel Dens-X compactor baling maize forage in South Africa
See the interview with Burger Marais (owner of Kameeldrift Voere farm) and Peder Kvendset (Sales Director of Orkel) from the launch in January 2020:
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