Hp required for jd 381 butterfly mowers

Durry cows

As per title looking in to possibility of these mowers, would a mapped puma 150 (200 at the shaft same as puma 165/ new Holland 210) power them? Flat fields dairy multicut grass but they are heavy (2.5t) and been told they take some powering! Thanks


Northern Ireland

Have ran a 6210r with triple MoCos and when I worked for New Holland we had a set of straight disc triples on a T6.180. I find when people say they haven't got enough power to run triples it just means they can't crack on at 14kph in every crop :unsure: 2.5t is well within the lift capacity of the CNH, its not as heavy as a combi drill full of seed.

@Gerbert afaik runs triples on a 6910 Deere?
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Dutch biblebelt
Yeah I run a lely butterfly with conditioners (900 mc) and a JD 131 frontmower. Lely mowers are really easy to drive though and I am organic and don't like heavy cuts. Also flat fields (netherlands flat, which might be different to your idea of flat).
150 hp on the shaft and going just fine. I can run 15 km/h in most conditions but tend to run 12 to 13, otherwise the tractor just keeps working to get to that speed (it's a cvt) and my fields are not that big anyway.
I do have to keep the rad pretty much spotless as the tractor runs quite warm of it's own.
I wouldn't dream of hitching on a JD butterfly though. I specifically bought the lely as it was light and easy on power.

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