We visited the Kopper family during the second cutting. On this hot June day, about 30 ha of grassland and forage for the herd of 80 cows and their offspring were cut. The farm, which is located at the foot of the Wechsel, has had great breeding success in the Fleckvieh sector: Alexander’s cows have a barn average of 10,000 litres. The performance basis for this is the high quality of the basic feed, says Kopper. The family farm pays special attention to compaction in the silo – in the past, this was often the bottleneck in the silage chain. Now Alexander Kopper uses a SILO FOX “SF 230 Gigant” silage spreader in the front linkage. The GIGANT can also cope with thicker layers, such as those applied by push-off wagons. A SILO KOMPAKT “SK 250 H” silage compaction roller works simultaneously at the rear. The farmer is impressed by the high-quality workmanship and the resulting durability of the products.