John Deere 559 Silage Special


  • BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller
  • MegaWide™ Plus pickup with MegaTough™ pickup teeth
  • Exclusive DiamondTough™ belts with plate-type splices
  • Exclusive COVER-EDGE™ surface wrap option

Features

+ BaleTrak™ Pro monitor-controller

+ Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights

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

+ Vertical forming chamber maintains uniform bale density

+ Exclusive DiamondTough™ belts with plate-type splices

+ Exclusive CoverEdge™ surface wrap option

+ Silage-special kit

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

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



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
466.5 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
Optional21.5Lx16.1, 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