The McHale C460 Trailed Silage Feeder and Straw Blower has the capacity to carry and blow or feed out two 4ft round bales of hay, straw, silage or haylage is the ideal machine for the farmer who wishes to bed their sheds with straw and feed out bales of hay, haylage or silage.

Twin Speed Gearbox

A key feature on the C4 range is its twin speed independent gearbox, which allows the operator to easily adjust from 280 rpm for feeding silage or hay up to 540 rpm for using the machine to distribute straw for bedding.


The McHale C4 range of machines are ideal machines for feeding silage and hay, the twin speed gearbox allows silage and hay to be distributed exactly where it is desired. The speed of the conveyor is proportionally controlled allowing the operator to adjust feeding speed depending on the material density and composition.


The McHale C4 range of machines can be used to distribute bedding material quickly and efficiently leaving a thick aerated bed of straw. In difficult to access bedding areas, the chute on the McHale C4 range can pass through 300 degrees for ease of bedding. Straw can be blown up to 18m.


Features Include:

  • Twin Speed Gearbox for Different Crops
  • 300° 3 Stage Feed Chute
  • Joystick Chute Control
  • External Loading Controls
  • Independent Rotor Drive with Hydraulic Activation
  • Clever Machine Body Design


Weight & Dimensions

Unladen Weight - 2,200 Kg

Length (Door Open) - 5.75m

Length (Door Closed) - 4.42m

Width - 2.22m

Body Height - 2.6m

Bale Chamber

Bale Chamber (W x H x L) - 1.8m x 1.22m x 1.66m

Bale Capacity - 2 x 1.2m diameter bales


Conveyor Drive - Hydraulic

No. of Conveyor Slats - 10

Rotor / Chopping Unit

No. of Disks on Rotor - 7

No. of Knifes - 56

Rotor Drive Type - High Torque Belt Drive

Gearbox- Twin Speed

PTO - 540 with slip & overrun protection


Minimum Horsepower - 51 kW (68 hp)

Tractor Hydraulics - 1 x feed 1 x return

Minimum Oil Flow Requirement - 35 l/min @ 160 bar (2,320 psi)

Tractor Mounting - Drawbar or 2 Point Linkage

Tyres - 10.0/75 – 15.3

Tyres Optional - 340/55-16


Control - Expert control console with joystick chute control

Chute Rotation - 300 degrees

Chute Composition - 3 stage

Max. Discharge Distance - 18 meters


Minimum Hydraulic Flow - 30 l/min @180 bar

Hydraulic System -Open Centre, Closed Centre or Load Sensing

Electronics - 12 Volt DC, 20 amp

Minimum PTO Requirements - 60 kW (80hp)