Hay knife

identifier

ID 803

morphology

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 88.0666 (hooizaag) L=90cm WD=11,5cm WT=1800gr

holotype

MOT V 91.0715 (hooimes) L=45cm WD=25cm WT=1500gr

alias

hay chopper (syn.)

alias

silage knife (syn.)
description

The hay knife has a 50 to 100 cm long blade with cut, which can be serrated; when teeth are present, it is called a hay saw. Both the knife and the saw serve to cut compressed hay, but also manure or silage forage, into pieces with a vertical movement. [MOT]