More $ / Ton

Bundled vs. Other Bales

ROI Illustration

 

 

 Packaging at its best:

  • Same real estate costs
  • Same seed & fertilizer costs
  • Same mowing costs
  • Same raking costs
  • Same yield of product

 

Different baling and packaging equipment:

  • Yields drastically different gross returns

 

 

Gross Returns 1 / Year

 

5 Year Returns

 

The above charts use the following hay prices which are approximate and depend on demand and local markets:

21 Bale Bundles:               $360 / ton

Small Square Bales:          $313 / ton = $340 / ton – $27/ton to load & unload truck

Large Square Bales:          $250 / ton

Round Bales:                     $180 / ton