Claas Arian 550 slurry and manure spreader

Claas Arion 550: Stretched for slurry

Two longer-than-normal Claas Arion tractors are allowing one Dutch contractor to apply slurry to grassland in less than perfect conditions without causing damage.

Dutch regulations prohibit agricultural slurries from being applied onto grassland from some time in Sept until February, by when the lagoons at many livestock farms are at bursting point. Rien de Koster, who heads up a slurry transport and distribution firm in the Dutch province of Zeeland, used to rely on two 270hp Claas.......[to read more, see instructions on this page]