Sulky expands fertiliser spreader range

Fertiliser spreader and seed drill specialist Sulky has added two options to the list of extras on its X40+ and X50+ series mounted spinners.

The first is a rolling hopper cover designed to tidy up and simplify the loading process, particularly for operators working without assistance.

As the new design folds in on itself, it keeps mud and dirt out of the hopper and is available in manual and hydraulic options, with the latter operated from inside the cab.

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Retail price for a manual type on the X40+ is £1,020, with the hydraulic control £1,590, while X50+ users will pay £1,080 for the manual and £1,650 for the hydraulic option.

Sulky fertiliser spreader

Spreaders with hopper extensions can expect to pay an extra £50 on top.

Border deflector

The second optional extra is a new hydraulically operated border deflector to provide more robust protection against product making it into field margins.

It improves border-controlled spreading and enhances Sulky’s Tribord 3D border device, which allows remote changes to fertiliser rates when spreading up to and on to headlands.

Sulky has also improved the compatibility of its Isobus-controlled equipment to include universal terminals from Case IH (AFS), New Holland Agriculture (Intelliview IV) and Trimble (CFX).

All X40+ and X50+ spreaders are available with Isobus, so section-control and rate-adjustment functions are compatible with most existing terminals, improving efficiency and reducing the number of screens required in the cab.