New Holland BC5050

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The BC5050 is an economical and durable baler for smaller operations. The low 35-PTO-hp requirement and a Class 4 driveline allow the baler to be pulled by a compact tractor. The exclusive Flow-Action® feeder system makes solid bales and provides trouble-free operation. 


Bale Size
Cross section 14 x 18 in. (36 x 46 cm)
Length Adjustable, 12 to 52 in. (31 to 132 cm)
SuperSweep™ Pickup
Width inside 65 in. (1.65 m)
Width on flare 70 in. (1.8 m)
Number of tines 88
Number of tine bars 4
Floating Windguard Eight rods
Drive V-belt to roller chain to “lost motion” reel drive
Gauge Wheel 3.00 x 12; semi-pneumatic
Hydraulic Pickup Lift Optional
Bale Chamber
Feeding System Flow-Action® Feeder
Number Feed Rotors -
Packer Fork -
Feed Opening 283 sq. in. (1826 sq. cm)
Standard Density System Adjustable springs & tension doors
Optional Density System -
Bale Case Standard-Duty
Stroke length 30 in. (76.2 cm)
Speed (540 rpm) 79 SPM
Material High Strength Steel
Plunger Rail Standard-Duty
Tying Mechanisms
Twine knotter Standard-Duty
Billhook Standard
Wire twister -
Protection Shearbolt
Twine capacity 4-Twine Ball
Wire capacity -
Main Drive
Flywheel weight 248 lb (112 kg)
PTO Power-Pivot, Three-joint PTO
PTO Category Cat. 4
Protection  Shearbolt, overrunning and slip clutches
Gearbox Heat-treated hypoid gears on tapered roller bearings running in an oil bath
Flotation Tires
Right side 25x7.50-15, 6PR
Left side 27x9.50-15, 6PR
Model 72 Bale Thrower
Compatible YES
Height (max.) 58 in. (146 cm)
Width 108 in. (275 cm)
Length (transport less chute) 198 in. (502 cm)
Weight (twine) 3,085 lb (1399 kg)
Weight (wire) -
Tractor Requirement*
Minimum horsepower 35 hp (26 kW)
Minimum weight Tractor weight must be greater than baler weight; excludes bale thrower
Hydraulic requirement -