Packaging

Bale Requirments

HAS Fodder Limited offer hay bales in a range of sizes to accommodate customer requirments.

BALE SIZE SMALL BALES REGULAR BALES 110 KG 220 KG
Weight - Hay 23.5 kg - 27 kg 37 kg - 55 kg 110 kg 220 kg
Weight Straw 22 kg - 27.5 kg 37 kg - 55 kg 110 kg 220 kg
Binding 2 Green Polyester Straps 3 or 4 Green Polyester Straps 8 Green Polyester Straps 8 Green Polyester Straps
Approximate No. of Bales/40ft Container 960 - 1125 480 - 716 240 120
Approx Max Net Weight/40ft Container 26,500 kg 26,500 kg 26,500 kg 26,500 kg
Maximum Gross Weight/40ft Container 30,480 kg 30,480 kg 30,480 kg 30,480 kg

* Customised bale weights available on application.

Container Packing Styles:

HAS Fodder Limited offer two (2) alternative packing styles for containerized shipments.

  • Strap-pack: Bales are unitized into packs of 12 or 16 regular bales with packs held together by 3 polyester straps. The packs are loaded into the shipping container 2 packs high, with a 12 bale pack as the base and a 16 bale pack loaded on top.
  • Stretch-Wrapped : Bales are unitized into packs of 12 or 16 regular bales with packs held together by P.P. film. The packs are loaded into the shipping container 2 packs high, with a 12 bale pack as the base and a 16 bale pack loaded on top.