25/40 - 400 - 700 - 800 kg
Bales of Dehydrated Alfalfa
All manufacturers produce this format, with weights ranging from 700-800 kg and bales being bound using either wire or twine. In addition to this large format, more and more manufacturers are producing bales with an approximate weight of 400 kg, which are bound using strapping, wire, twine or raffia netting. Various manufacturers also produce small bales with weights that range from 25-40 kg, bound by twine, wire or raffia netting. These large, medium and small bales may be made from alfalfa, vetch, fescue, ryegrass, etc., or even a mix of these. Various manufacturers now also produce large bales of chopped straw made from barley or wheat in the winter.
5 - 13 mm
Pellets / Granules
Around 50 manufacturers have grinding and granulating facilities which allow them to produce pellets and granules with diameters ranging from 5-13 mm. A few of these have a bagging line, which allows them to sell pellets and granules in bags. Pellets may be made from alfalfa, grass or a mix of legumes and grass.
Alfalfa makes up 80% of our raw material.
The products manufactured by our members are made from processed legumes, mainly alfalfa, and to a much lesser extent vetch and sainfoin, as well as grass, such as fescue, ryegrass and corn forage.