BlackBird

A new dimension in precision

  • High distribution precision thanks to optimized precision distributor position and sophisticated hose layout
  • More precise liquid manure spreading with optimized manure discharge and new skid shape
  • High stability thanks to vibration cancellation technology in the leaf springs
  • Long service life for linkages, hoses and skids
  • Easy assembly and retrofitting on any tanker

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Agricultural technology

Agricultural technology

Superior nutrient absorption thanks to precise spreading with the BlackBird

The nutrients in the liquid manure only have the optimum effect if they are placed where the crops can absorb them best. This is why every single element of Vogelsang’s BlackBird trailing shoe system is designed to offer maximum precision.

The BlackBird gets its name from the nozzle of the trailing shoes, which have a long, beak-like shape that slows down the flow rate of the liquid manure before it leaves the dis-charge. This unusual geometry is the result of our flow simulations, and allows the liquid manure to be deposited at the base of the plants in a controlled manner that does not cause splashes or contaminate the plants. Its new, pointed shape helps the BlackBird’s skids penetrate the soil better, and also improves service life.
In addition to this, the centrally positioned precision distributor and sophisticated hose layout also help to improve the precision of the trailing shoe. The fact that the hoses are all the same length also plays a significant role in this. At the same time, the sophisticated hose layout prevents the system from creating V-shaped grooves at the start of its furrow. The discharge hoses are black for optimum UV resistance.

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Wordwide number one – The BlackBird® and the ExaCut ECQ

Quality leadership in distribution accuracy and maintenance.

The ExaCut ECQ precision distributor was put through its paces when Vogelsang faced up to the strict test criteria of the DLG product testers. And it was a success. According to the DLG evaluation scheme, the precision distributor achieved the grade “Very good” in the test modules “Functionality and work quality” and “Handling, operation and maintenance” from the DLG testing framework for liquid manure application technology. The 15 m wide Vogelsang BlackBird trailing shoe system was tested with two ExaCut ECQs.

Customers benefit from excellent values in distribution accuracy and time. Both for liquid manure spreading and maintenance, which is unbeatable with a maximum of 20 minutes compared to conventional precision distributors.


Features

The unit is designed to be mounted on either a 3 or 4-point hydraulic system.
Makes installation easier
A flow-optimized manure discharge ensures that the manure discharge is controlled and even. The functional skid geometry combs through the crops in clean, even furrows for extremely precise manure spreading.
Modified leaf springs compensate for any oscillations out in the field and during folding procedures and transport. Hydraulic cylinders with end-position damping make for smooth folding processes that don’t put too much strain on the linkage.
The part-width section cut-off, which is available as either a mechanical or a hydraulic system, can be used to seal off certain hose groups so they retain their liquid manure and oil. This allows you to adapt the distribution to match the tramline, thus preventing overlaps.

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