John Deere 559 Round Baler


  • BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller
  • Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights
  • MegaWide™ Plus pickup with MegaTough™ pickup teeth
  • Exclusive COVER-EDGE™ surface wrap option

Features

+ MegaWide™ Plus pickup with MegaTough™ pickup teeth offers super capacity

+ Exclusive B-Wrap™ wrap system provides barn-quality hay

+ BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller

+ Exclusive DiamondTough™ belts with plate-type splices

+ Vertical forming chamber maintains uniform bale density

+ Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights

+ Exclusive CoverEdge™ surface wrap option

+ #9 and #11 shafts and bearings are larger on the 9 Series Round Balers to increase durability of the machines

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Bale

SizeDiameter
89 to 152 cm
35 to 60 in. Width
157 cm
62 in.
WeightFull-size bale in dry crop
658 kg
1,450 lb Max. allowable for silage bale
794 kg
1,750 lb

Baler

Base weight1,955 kg
4,310 lb
Weight* 
LengthGate closed
361 cm
142 in. Gate open
455 cm
179 in.
HeightGate closed
260 cm
102 in. Gate open
325 cm
128 in.
WidthWith standard tires
267 cm
105 in. With opt. tires (Hi-Flotation)
285 cm
112 in.

Bale forming

Forming chamberVariable
Belts-otherNumber
Eight belts Strength
Triple weave Width
17.8 cm
7 in. Length, regular
Four: 1,171 cm
461 in. Length, staggered
Four: 1,185 cm
467 in. Fabric
Diamond tough triple weave texture
Diamond tread
Enclosed % of bale surface91 percent
Belt splicesPlate-type
Density controlHydraulic, isolated from tractor
Bale size indicationElectronic display on monitor

Regular pickup

WidthInside
156 cm
62 in. Flare
180 cm
71 in.
DriveRoller chain with V-belt
BarsFour
Number of teeth96
Tooth spacing6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift controlCrank standard
Hydraulic optional
Gauge wheelsOptional
Stripper diameter25.4 cm
10 in.

Mega wide pickup

WidthInside
196 cm
77 in. Flare
221 cm
87 in.
DriveRoller chain with slip clutch
BarsFour
Number of regular teeth120
Number of mega teethEight
Tooth spacing6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift controlCrank standard
Hydraulic optional
Gauge wheelsSemi-pneumatic standard
Stripper diameter25.4 cm
10 in.

Mega tooth pickup

Width 
Drive 
Bars 
Number of middle teeth 
Number of mega teeth 
Tooth spacing 
Lift control 
Gauge wheels 
Stripper diameter 

Wrapping system

ControlAutomatic to preset bale size
TypeStandard
Electric
Twine armsTwo
Twine ball capacitySix

Monitor

Monitor console for tractorBaleTrak Pro
Gate closedSymbol on monitor
Bale formingBar graphs
Bale sizeMechanical and digital
Near full baleAudible alarm and symbol
Full baleAudible, indicator display
Twine arm position IndicatorMechanical
Auto wrapStandard
Oversize baleAudible, indicator display

Surface wrap

AvailableCover edge optional

Tire size

Standard14L-16.1, 8-ply
Optional21.5L x 16.1, 10-ply

Driveline

Drive protectionSlip clutch
PTO speed540 rpm
TypeConstant velocity, Category 4
PTO lockback collar on tractor hookupYes
PTO 60-degree free rotationYes

Tractor Requirements

Minimum PTO42 kW
55 hp
Hydraulic SCV valvesOne electric tie

Silage baler features

Starter roll scraperOptional
Powered scraping augerOptional
Spirals on gate roll 
Pre-cutter/slicer 

Additional information

Date collected 
Maintenance chains