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Corn Silage Harvesting 2005
Harvesting Corn silage is done for this year so now I have
some time to post a few pics I took. We did 190 acres this
year, yields were very good 22+ tons/acre.
I'll start with the first one I took. This is our JD 7210
with a rented dumptrailer and a Claas 830 harvester barely
visible behind the corn. The harvester is owned by Claussen

De snijmais is er weer af! Heb nu eindelijk tijd om een paar
fotos te posten. We hebben 76 hectare gehakseled, met een
opbrengst van boven de 55 ton per hectare.
Op deze foto zie je onze JD 7210 trekker met een kieper en
Claas 830 die allebei van de loonwerker zijn. De loonwerker
heeft niet genoeg trekkers dus rijden wij altijd met 1 van
hun kiepers.
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On Monday and early tuesday I was driving with this
combination. Our NH TM140 and a Veenhuis dumptrailer we
imported years ago.

Op Maandag en vroeg op dinsdag reed ik met deze combinatie.
Onze NH TM140 en onze Veenhuis kipper.
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Waiting on my turn...

Wachten op mijn beurt.
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The 3rd and last combination was this Fendt 924 with a
custom made dumptrailer. This one is owned by Claussen

Dit is de derde an laatste combinatie. Een Fendt 924 en
grote custome-made kieper. Deze was van de loonwerker.
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Most of tuesday and all day on wednesday I spent on this
tractor. Our JD 8120 with Quicke 990 loader. This was the
first time I was packing with this tractor and I was very
impressed with the whole unit. Much better than the 7710 it

Meeste van dinsdag en de hele dag op woensdag heb ik met
deze trekker de bult aan gereden. Dit is onze JD 8120 met
Quicke 990 voorlader. Dit was de eerste keer dat ik met deze
trekker heb aangereden en het werkte geweldig, veel beter
dan de 7710 die we ervoor hebben ingeruild.
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We also used our JD 544H to pack at the same time.

Natuurlijk was onze JD 544H ook van de partij, hier op een
andere silo.
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Nice pictures. Have you ever heard how many acres Claussens
will harvest in a year? Most have started in this area but
not going at it hard.

Take care,

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This picture is from this morning. We fisnished last night
around midnight, but we still needed to pack and shape the
pile a little better.

Deze foto is van vandaag, gisteravond om middernacht waren
we klaar maar vanmorgen moesten we de bult nog een beetje
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I don't know how many acres claussens are doing in total,
hard to tell anyway, some farmers change their mind the very
last moment. All 3 harvesters were going though.
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Looking back.
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side of the 8120
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Hey Gerard,

Sweet Pics!! Not that big of a JD fan, but the 8120 is an
AWESOME looking machine!! Those tires make it look all that
much better!!

Thay bunker holds one impressive pile!! Qeustion? How much
of last years harvest did you have left in that bunker
before you started harvest?

Thanks for the pics!!

Take care,

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That bunker was empty. We always fill 2 bunks with corn. one
that is approx 26 feet wide, and that one is 65 feet wide,
both are 132ft long. we fill that small bunk as full as
possible, and then it should last 3 months. The big one has
to hold 9 months. It has never been this full, but we'll use

Right now we have about 2 months of feed left in last years
small bunker (different one) and when it is empty we will
start feeding from the big one. We don't want to feed any
unfermented corn silage so all the corn should go into empty
bunk silos and we keep feeding from another. That leaves us
with a small bunksilo that is empty all winter (stores
snowpiles), but first cut will go into that and first cut
should mostly be fed by the time corn comes off.

I think that loader makes the 8120 look a lot more bulkier,
maybe appear stronger...

BTW, what tractors do you like?
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ja ja ik heb ze vandaag ook al bezig gezien hier in de buurt
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nice pics gerard.
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Hey Gerard,

I agree. The loader makes the 8120 look bulkier, alot
stronger, and those beefy tires seem to really add to the
apperance of it!! An awesome looking machine to say the
least!! I love MF, there my favourite!! I alos like NH,
they make some real nice tractors too!! Fiat/Hesston, Deutz,
After seeing pics of your 8120, I have taken a liking to
that XX20 series from JD. You guys did an excellent job of "
Dressing " that 8120 up when you ordered it. I am sure it
was for function, and not form when you ordered it, but I am
sure it works as good as it looks!!

If you get a chance, could you grab some more plowing pics
for us?

Thanks & Take care.

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Mooi materiaal. En een hoge silo precies ;-)
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