## How big is a 3 string bale of hay?

For farms and ranches feeding a small amount of livestock, small, squares bales are used because they can be easily carried by hand. 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 much is a block of hay?

From the hay market, square bales, on average, will cost you between $3 and $10 per bale, but some farmers prefer selling their hay per pound, in which case such a bale will be around 50 pounds.

**How many round bales make a ton?**

How many round bales make a ton? Bales of hay vary in size from 40 to 2,000 pounds. A three-string bale weighs around 100 pounds, and there are approximately 20 three-string bales in a ton. Round bales weigh 850 to 1,100 pounds, and there are 2.4 to 1.8 round bales per ton.

**How much do 3 string bales weigh?**

A standard two-string square hay bale weighs between 40 and 75 pounds; a three-string square bale weighs over 100 pounds, and some as much as 140 pounds; the average round hay bale weighs about 1,250 pounds, but their weight varies greatly from 563 to 1,584 pounds.

### How big is a 50 lb hay bale?

24 x 12 x 16 inches

Product information

Product Dimensions | 24 x 12 x 16 inches |
---|---|

Item Weight | 50 pounds |

Manufacturer | STANDLEE HAY COMPANY |

ASIN | B00R1P1IPS |

Item model number | 1500-20021-0-0 |

### How much does a 4 by 5 round bale weigh?

Tables

Bale Size (ft) | Est. Bale Weight 2 (lb) | Bale Size, % of a 5×5 Bale |
---|---|---|

4×4 | 512 | 51 |

4×5 | 800 | 80 |

4×6 | 1,153 | 115 |

5×5 | 1,000 | 100 |

**How heavy is a round bale?**

Round Bales

Size | Dimension(Width x Height) | Weight |
---|---|---|

Small | 4 ft x 4 ft | 400 to 600 lbs. |

Medium | 5 ft x 4.5 ft | 720 to 950 lbs. |

Large | 5 ft x 6 ft | 1270 to 1700 lbs. |

**How much is a 50 lb bale of alfalfa?**

“Midquality alfalfa hay is selling between $135 and $155 per round bale, while grass quality hay is worth between $125 and $145 per bale,” McGill says. 50 bales times 100 pounds = 5000 pounds of hay we thought to be purchasing.

#### How heavy is a 4×5 round bale?

Tables

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 is a bale of alfalfa worth?

Specifically, alfalfa-grade hay bales are priced between $140 and $165 per ton, while grass, midquality hay bales are selling for $125 to $150 per ton.

**How many bales are in a stack wagon?**

A single wagon made it possible for one person to pick up and stack upward of 2,500 bales per day. They are efficient and effective for getting hay out of a field and into a stack.

Product information

Product Dimensions | 24 x 12 x 16 inches |
---|---|

Item Weight | 50 pounds |

Manufacturer | STANDLEE HAY COMPANY |

ASIN | B00R1P1IPS |

Item model number | 1500-20021-0-0 |

**How much does a 5×5 round bale weigh?**

Tables

Bale Size (ft) | Est. Bale Weight 2 (lb) | Bale Size, % of a 5×5 Bale |
---|---|---|

4×5 | 800 | 80 |

4×6 | 1,153 | 115 |

5×5 | 1,000 | 100 |

5×6 | 1,441 | 144 |

## How much does a round bale of hay cost 2020?

Large round bale straw averaged $58.00 per bale (a range of $40.00 – $85.00). In Nebraska, hay sold steady, demand is light in 2020. Some are having a hard time delivering hay because of muddy conditions. In Iowa, hay prices are lower compared to prices earlier in the fall.

## How do you stack small square bales on a trailer?

Lay the first bales long way front to back in a single row down the middle. Fill the outsides with bales side by side at right angles to the first bales. With 16 x 32″ bales There will be 72 bales on that layer. 3600 pounds for 50 pound bales.

**Which is larger a 4’bale or a 5′?**

Sometime they are made only 3′ diameter so watch what size you’re buying. Because they are round each extra foot of wide adds significantly more volume to the bale, i.e. a 5′ is 25% wider than a 4′, but increases the volume/weight of the bale by more than 25% (refer to pie calculations).

**How big are two string square bales of hay?**

Conventional Bales- these are the little two string square bales of around 18 – 20kg weight (hay heavier, straw lighter) 100 x 40 x 30cm

### How many bales of hay are in a dump truck?

Hay Terminology: A dump:This terminology is used on loading trucks, counting hay inventory and stacking hay roadside. Each dump of hay consist of 68 bales of hay per “dump”. The bottom row is on edge consisting of 12 bales.

### What’s the best way to transport square bales?

A flat 8 grab on a loader is then used to stack the bales onto a trailer or to create a stack of flat 8’s, which then a three point linkage mounted flat 8 squeeze or a flat 8 self loading tipping trailer grabs for transport. Big Square Bales – though referred to as square, they are actually rectangular.

**How many bales of hay can a bale squeeze handle?**

The Bale Squeeze is so efficient, you can do the entire job yourself. It handles any combination from 2 to 12 bales of hay.

**How big is a bale squeeze in a barn?**

The Bale Squeeze handles hay in tight places using all available space. Stacking hay in the barn to the 14ft. rafters and against the walls is a breeze. The forks are specially designed to glide between the bales without damaging the hay. Bale Squeeze available in larger models

#### How long does it take to load one bale of hay?

The Bale Squeeze is so efficient, you can do the entire job yourself. It handles any combination from 2 to 12 bales of hay. It takes 30 minutes to load and unload a flatbed truck, which holds 7 tons of hay.

Hay Terminology: A dump:This terminology is used on loading trucks, counting hay inventory and stacking hay roadside. Each dump of hay consist of 68 bales of hay per “dump”. The bottom row is on edge consisting of 12 bales.