Hopper Bottom Commodity Trailers

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The Hopper bottom trailer is the most commonly used trailer for moving loose bulk products. These trailers are great because they will bottom drop into a pit at the feed mills or into an auger to move product into a silo. They can wind row product to be pushed up by a front end loader as well.

Common commodities hauled with hopper trailers would be grains of all types, Corn, Wheat, Milo, Rye, Soybeans, Sunflowers, Rice, Rice Hulls, Apples, Potatoes, Dry Distiller Grains, Corn Gluten Meal, Soy Bean Meal, Chicken Meal, Beef Meat, and Bone Meal, Pork Meat and Bone Meal, Fish Meal, Blood Meal, Bypass FAT, Energy Booster, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Sand, Road Salt, Urea, Fertilizer, Just about any dry commodity.

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