Bale Processors

In a livestock operation there are many important ingredients that will help ensure success—hay bales are one of those ingredients.

Using a bale processor will allow you to maximize each hay bale. From feed to bedding, a bale processor can make your operation more efficient.

In this Product Spotlight we have highlighted eight bale processors that will make some your livestock chores easier.

Looking for more information? Each manufacturer has their contact information listed below the product.


The Bale King 8200 processes both round and square, straw and silage, soft core and hard core, twine and net-wrap bales with ease. The patented X-Rotor design with heavy ¾" x 1½" flails spins at 1000 rpm and acts like a large centrifugal fan blowing straw up to 60 feet. The X-Rotor design makes twine removal a breeze. Our exclusive chainless rotor drive gearbox eliminates the maintenance nightmare of belts, chains and sprockets.

All models offer a hydraulic main deflector that makes switching from windrow or bunk feeding position to bedding and transport position effortless. An optional fine chop kit is ideal for long greenfeed material or silage.

Bridgeview has over 25 years experience in the industry, and our line of bale processors are built to last.

VERMEERProduct Spotlight

The Final Cut™ FPX9000 bale processor combines cutting consistency, speed, and versatility to provide true fine cut capability and a rapid processing time. The FPX9000 delivers a consistent cut length of 1¼" to 4" with the high-speed rotor engaged by passing through multiple cutting points. The FPX9000 is ready for windrow or bunk feeding, or processing material into a bunker or other storage item for mixing rations later. Plus, an optional powered sidewall gives you the versatility to process round or square bales, or adjust material cut length by simply disengaging the high-speed rotor.



Real Flexibility - Process Square or Round Bales - Ideal for feeding and bedding - the CFR 960 Bale Pro® offers all of the proven design features found on the Highline Bale Pro® series but with the added flexibility to quickly shift between round or square bales as desired…as well as other beneficial design features that improve feed quality and consistency.

The unique engineering of the CFR 960 Bale Pro® allows you to efficiently process square or round bales - the choice is up to you! This is useful when you have multiple feed suppliers using different bale types.


The Bale Boss R is a self loading round bale processor. Designed to run off the hydraulics from your skid loader or loader tractor, the Bale Boss R is operated from a full-featured wired controller. The no-fuss apron chain design unravels the bale into the processing flails blowing the material out the side. The BOSS R uses adjustable restrictor bars to control the flow of material to the flails, ensuring consistent feed and processing. The Boss R is the ideal processor for bedding straw, corn stalks, and processing dry hay bales up to 4' x 6'.


Kramer Manufacturing offers two models of the Ranch Hand Bale Processor. The Ranch Hand Bale Processor is offered in a four bale and a six bale model to meet your needs. Ranch Hand Bale Processors are ideal for all feeding needs, whether you are range feeding, laying windrows, bedding, or bunk feeding. Bales are conveyed straight into the grinder without dropping them in saving wear on your processor. The Ranch Hand is designed to remove dirt, mildew, and mold during the grinding stage leaving you with a cleaner, better quality of feed ultimately keeping your livestock healthy.