Automatic Feeding Belt Feeder
Your introduction to automatic feeding: TMR feeding with the Belt Feeder automated feed distributor is efficient, operator-friendly and especially durable thanks to proven technology. The Belt Feeder feed distributor is the ideal introduction to the concept of automatic feed supply systems. Small, flexible, economical – the combination of conveyor belt and sliding scraper offers many advantages.
- Automatic feeding via a conveyor belt
- Affordable introduction to automatic feeding
- Productive feed management thanks to its space-saving design and easy setup
- Feeding of different groups of animals possible several times a day
The Belt Feeder combines a conveyor belt and sliding scraper. This allows you to distribute smaller amounts of raw feed at shorter intervals to various groups of animals. This automatic feeding process offers consistently high reliability and a reduced daily workload. The decisive advantage of TMR feeding for the cow and your dairy farm is that uniform feeding in the familiar surroundings of the stall allows for a better utilization of resources.
TMR feeding with the Belt Feeder is especially effective. You adjust the length of the belt individually to the size of your stall. The Belt Feeder adapts itself perfectly to your feeding table and the rope-guided carriage for feeding saves space as it is fitted on the ceiling, allowing the feed element, which hangs from a steel rope, to move back and forth. This method of TMR feeding is also particularly inexpensive. Operation can be picked up easily and the individual components are durable and require little maintenance.
Automatic feeding with the Belt Feeder is possible across short or long distances. This makes it an interesting option for cow feeding for any farm, irrespective of its size. The feed – or raw feed components – can be reliably transported between feed bunkers, silos, mixers and the outfeed belt. TMR feeding always takes place with maximum precision.
The top-quality and optimally matched components allow continuous operation. Regardless how often the belt starts or stops, GEA's typical high-quality manufacture reliably brings together the individual elements of your dairy farm. The belt can be selected with either a smooth or a structured surface. The belt is v-shaped and transports the feed to the cow, even over ascending or descending slopes. The length of the belt varies from 12 to 90 meters, the width from 45 to 60 centimeters.
Feed storage for TMR feeding with the flexible GM17 and MM8 feed bunkers
- The perfect storage solution for your existing system: compatible with the Mix Feeder, Free Stall Feeder, Mix & Carry, Belt Feeder
- Robust and requiring little maintenance thanks to durable materials and good workmanship.
- Clean storage of basic feed in a non-corrosive feed bunker
- It can grow with your farm: flexibly expandable due to modular design
- Automatic output to the stationary feed mixer, feed wagon or conveyor belt feed systems
The storage of basic feed for TMR feeding must be carried out in a dry and clean area. In addition, the feed should be distributed cleanly to prevent additional cleaning work. GEA feed bunkers give you a facility for gentle and clean storage of feed for your cows. The bunkers are made of non-corrosive stainless steel.
The major advantage of a feed bunker is its seamless integration into the automatic feeding process on your farm: The feed bunker transfers the desired amount of basic feed automatically onto the stationary feed mixer, feed mixer wagon or directly to the feeding belt. There is just one step left for you: regular refilling of the feed bunker with basic feed. For perfect discharging, the feed bunkers have rollers which transport the feed from the rear part of the hopper to the feed outlet. Depending on your demands concerning feed storage, the feed bunkers can be installed at different angles. Thus, the controller regulates the dropping of the feed onto the feeding belt, from which it is transported to the feed mixer or directly to an automatic GEA feeding wagon. In this way, the feed bunker integrates itself seamlessly to become a complete solution for your farm.
Feed storage which grows with your farm: The MM8 feed bunker can be flexibly expanded
To meet the demands of your farm, GEA offers you the MM8 feed bunker in modules. From several modules you can put together a feed storage which is perfectly tailored to the feeding needs on your dairy farm. You can also expand your MM8 with further modules at any time and thus increase the capacity of feed storage – always in line with the growth of your herd
Flexible and suitable for any system: The MVM feed mixer mixes TMR gently and efficiently.
- Mixes feed fully automatically, quickly and carefully
- The structure of the feed is maintained
- Long service life and low maintenance
- Modular system: You select the size of the mixer and the positioning of the feed outlet
- Compatible with automated conveyor belt feed systems and automatic feed
A particular strength of the MVM Mixer is its gentle processing: It evenly mixes all kinds of feed with the aid of large worm gears inside the mixer. A feed mixture is then produced which can be absorbed and digested by the cows. As a result, automatic feeding with the MVM Mixer makes a direct contribution to improving the milk quality on your farm. The type of feed, whether silage, hay or straw, is of no importance. And the size and shape of bale make no difference, as the conically shaped worm gears in the MVM Mixer can cope with any size or shape. Automatic feeding with the MVM Mixer saves you the tiresome task of chopping up bales.
The MVM Mixer saves you labour-intensive maintenance. GEA uses durable and robust materials, such as stainless steel, and puts its faith in top-quality equipment for the powering of the worm gears. Thus, large roller bearings in an oil bath ensure perfect quiet running of the MVM Mixer and save you additional maintenance work.
Flexible system for TMR feeding thanks to the modular design of the MVM Mixer
As a system provider GEA has designed the MVM Mixer for automatic feeding in such a way that it can be seamlessly integrated into your existing system. You even have a choice of different versions of the MVM Mixer, which vary in their size and the position of the feed outlet. Depending on the demands of your dairy farm, you can select capacities ranging from 8 to 30 cubic meters.
The feed outlet via the elevator can be positioned at the side or at the front. At the same time, you can adjust the gradient of the elevator to your TMR feeding system – irrespective of whether you use conveyor belt feeding with the Belt Feeder or the automatic Free Stall Feeder feed wagon. Thanks to the modular system, fully automated feeding can be achieved in your barn – from the storage of the feed ingredients, to feed mixing and even feed output