Farmer Stories

Sticking with Case IH balers

17 May 2019

Chris Harris owns Harris Hay and Haylage, a contracting business based in Brighton, East Sussex, and makes around 14,000 bales of hay, haylage and straw each season. While most of the fodder he bales is sold to the equestrian market, he does around 2,000 to 3,000 bales for customers as well.

Last June, Chris made the move to replace his Case IH baler with a newer model, a LB 334P XL. He purchased the machine from his local dealer Ernest Doe Power Albourne and has been pleased with his decision to upgrade. “The improvements that Case IH have been making to the balers have made a big difference. The new bale chamber is longer, which has improved bale quality no end,” he said.

“With Doe Power being less than a mile away from me, it made going back to Case IH an easy decision for me and their service has always been excellent. When the sun is out, you don’t want to be broken down and they have always ensured that I stay in the fields when I need to be. Case IH balers have been really reliable since I’ve owned one – I would have no qualms recommending to anyone!”