Custom Rates 2015 - Haying and Silage

 
 
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Haying | Silage

These are survey results only - not recommended rates.

NOTES: *Indicates one report received.

Haying

OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Cutting & conditioning hay – mower conditionerSouth$16.50-25/ac$17-25/ac$17-25/ac
Central$17-20/ac
$70/hr
$12-22/ac
...-
$17.50-22/ac
...-
North$21/ac*$12/ac$12/ac
Peace
**No response to
survey
**No response to
survey
**No response to
survey
Total reports = 36 Surveyed Fall 2014
Cutting & conditioning hay - mower conditioner plus rakingAlberta$25-42/ac$16-42/ac$24.50-42/ac
Total reports = 14 Surveyed Fall 2014
RakingAlberta$4-6/ac
$70/hr
$3-8/ac
$65/hr
$3-8/ac
$65/hr
Total reports = 20 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling – small square Alberta$0.55-0.75/bale$0.80-1/bale$0.80-1/bale
Total reports = 3 Surveyed Fall 2014
Hay hauling – small square
(1060 bales/load)
0-35 miles $22-23.50/tonne
$100/hr*
**No response to
survey
**No response to
survey
36-65 miles$25-27/tonne
$100/hr*
**No response to
survey
**No response to
survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Stacking & hauling - small squaresAlberta$0.55-0.75/bale$0.70-1/bale$0.70-1/bale
Total reports = 2 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling, stacking & hauling - small squaresAlberta$1.20-1.50/bale
**No response to
survey
**No response to
survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling – large squareAlberta
**No response to
survey
$11-15/bale$11-15/bale
Total reports = 9 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling - medium roundAlberta
**No response to
survey
$12/bale*$12/bale*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling – large round South$11-15/bale$10.50-15/bale$12-15/bale
Central$10-12/bale$7-15/bale$10-13/bale
North$9-15/bale
$127/hr
$8-15/bale
$127/hr
$10-15/bale
$127/hr
Peace
**No response to survey
**No response to survey
**No response to survey
Total reports = 42 Surveyed Fall 2014
Stacking & hauling - large round & large squareAlberta$2.50 - 3/bale$2.40 - 3.50/bale$2.40 - 3/bale
Total reports = 9 Surveyed Fall 2014
Hay hauling – large round0-30 miles $8-9/bale
...-
$3.75-10/bale
$110-200/hr
$5.90-9.50/bale
$150-200/hr
31-60 miles$10/bale*
...-
$10-13.10/bale
$110-200/hr
$11.30-13.10/bale
$150-200/hr
61-100 miles
**No response to survey
$110-200/hr$150-200/hr
Over100 miles$23/tonne*
$6/lmi*$
$23/tonne*
$6-9.50/lmi$
$23/tonne*
$6/lmi$
Total reports = 56 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling & stacking - large rounds$13-14.50/bale
...-
$14.50/bale*$14.50/bale*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling & hauling - large rounds$16.50/bale
$13-14/ac
$13.50-16.50/bale
...-
$13.50-16.50/bale
...-
Total reports = 9 Surveyed Fall 2014

Silage

OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Cutting silage – swathing
(6-20 ac/hr)
Alberta $2.25/tonne*
$85/hr
$12-17/ac
$1-2.25/tonne
$85/hr
$12-17/ac
$1-2.25/tonne
$85/hr
$12-17/ac
Total reports = 33 Surveyed Fall 2014
Chopping silage
(20-75 Ton/hr)
**may be additional cost for fuel
Alberta$6.25/tonne
$135-425/hr
$5.25-7/tonne
$450-490/hr
$25/load*
$6.25-7/tonne
$450-490/hr
$25/load*
Total reports = 21 Surveyed Fall 2014
Hauling silage
**may be additional cost for fuel
Alberta $3.25/tonne
$55-80/hr
$5.50/bale
$1.25-3.25/tonne
$75-125/hr
$5.50/bale
$3.25/tonne
$85-125/hr
$5.50/bale
Total reports = 48 Surveyed Fall 2014
Hauling silage - 6 trucksAlberta
**No response to survey
$750/hr$750/hr
Total reports = 3 Surveyed Fall 2014
Packing silage – tractor with dozer loader or packer
(25-60 tons/hr)
**may be additional cost for fuel
Alberta $1.75/tonne
$80-100/hr
$1-2/tonne
$80/hr
$1-2/tonne
$80/hr
Total reports = 32 Surveyed Fall 2014
Chopping & hauling silage
(1-5 mile haul)
**may be additional cost for fuel
Alberta$9.25-12.60/tonne
$8.50-11.50/ton
$285-505/hr
$7.25-11/tonne
$7.50/ton
$285-640/hr
$7.25-11/tonne
$7.50/ton
$550-640/hr
Total reports = 40 Surveyed Fall 2014
Chopping, hauling & packing
(1-2 mile haul)
**may be additional cost for fuel
Alberta$11.25/tonne*
$365-605/hr
$8.75-12/tonne
$365/hr
$8.75-12/tonne
$365/hr
Total reports = 24 Surveyed Fall 2014
Swathing, chopping & hauling silageAlberta $12/tonne*$12/tonne*$12/tonne*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2014
Swathing, chopping, hauling & packing Alberta$13.50-13.75/tonne$13.50-13.75/tonne$13.50-13.75/tonne
Total reports = 2 Surveyed Fall 2014
BalingAlberta$10/bale*$15/bale*$15/bale*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2014
Bale wrappingAlberta$5-8/bale
**No response to survey
**No response to survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Baling, hauling & wrappingAlberta$22/bale*
**No response to survey
**No response to survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Silage bagging – includes bag
(customer provides tractor)
Alberta
Bag size 10x150
**No response to survey
$1750/bag
$6.75-8/tonne
$1750/bag
$6.75-8/tonne
Bag size 10x200
**No response to survey
$2225-2300/bag
$6.75-8/tonne
$2225-2300/bag
$6.75-8/tonne
Bag size 10x250
**No response to survey
$2725/bag
$6.75-8/tonne
$2725/bag
$6.75-8/tonne
Bag size
10x300
**No response to survey
$3000-3225/bag$3000-3225/bag
Total reports = 52 Surveyed Fall 2014
Silage chopping, hauling & bagging –
includes bag
(customer may need to provide tractor)
(1-3 mile haul)
Alberta
Bag size 10x150
**No response to survey
$16.50-17/tonne$16.50-17/tonne
Bag size 10x200
**No response to survey
$4050/bag
$16.50-17/tonne
$4050/bag
$16.50-17/tonne
Bag size 10x250
**No response to survey
$5100/bag
$16.50-17/tonne
$5100/bag
$16.50-17/tonne
Bag size
10x300
**No response to survey
$6600/bag
$17/tonne
$6600/bag
$17/tonne
Bag size
12x250
**No response to survey
$7300/bag$7300/bag
Bag size
12x300
**No response to survey
$8700/bag$8700/bag
Total reports = 26 Surveyed Fall 2014
 
 
 
 

Other Documents in the Series

 
  Custom Rates Survey Summary 2015
Custom Rates 2015 - Seeding
Custom Rates 2015 - Land Leasing
Custom Rates 2015 - Tillage
Custom Rates 2015 - Livestock
Custom Rates 2015 - Land Clearing and Breaking
Custom Rates 2015 - Haying and Silage - Current Document
Custom Rates 2015 - Grain Harvesting and Hauling
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on March 11, 2016.
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