top of page

Everything You Should Know About a Grain Roller Mill

Food production worldwide relies on farmers to produce healthy grains for direct or indirect consumption. When you grind corn or other grains, the result is usually flour, or a product humans can consume safely. Furthermore, ground corn is ideal as animal feed. If you're a livestock farmer, you must feed animals food that will encourage growth and keep them healthy. Consequently, the meat that ends up at the local store is safe to consume. However, you need a grain roller mill to ensure you deliver quality feed.

Grain rollers result from hundreds of years of manually grinding all types of grains. Before these machines came about, farmers relied on labourers to grind their grain with two rocks. While the process was successful to a point, it was slow and inefficient. Occasionally, some rock fragments would wind up in the fine grain, resulting in more work on the farm. Furthermore, because humans were responsible for the process, errors were inevitable.

However, industrialisation and the creation of the roller mill eliminated these possibilities. These machines produced finer, higher-quality grains that animals and humans could consume safely. For livestock farmers, the health of their products is crucial and offering the animals quality feed directly impacts the quality of meat that people purchase at their local store. As a result, it ensures the operation is successful, guaranteeing repeat customers. Producing first-class produce enhances the reputation of the farm and its workers.

In the agricultural industry, efficiency is everything. Roller mills allowed farms to produce tonnes of fine grain within minutes. Instead of waiting an entire day for labourers to grind the grain manually, the machine completes the task without much human effort. Additionally, roller mills require far less energy than traditional hammer mills to operate. With other costs escalating constantly, it's a relief to reduce energy costs by investing in roller mills.

Roller mills are also efficient in that it doesn't turn the feed into dust, which you can lose in transit or during feeding, as you'd expect from hammer mills. By using roller mills to grind feed, you eliminate wastage, which is a saving for the operation in the long term.

At Burando Hill, we import and distribute quality agricultural machinery, including Farm King roller mills. Farm King is a reputable Canadian manufacturer producing roller mills worldwide for agricultural setups. Our reputation for quality and reliability precedes us, and we're confident that the roller mills we stock are the best you can find across Australia.

Our relationship doesn't end there when you source a grain roller mill from us. Since delivering a family service is a priority for us, we can arrange for machinery maintenance and offer various parts for Farm King roller mills. With our years of experience in the industry, we understand which parts must be on-hand to ensure that you don't lose productive days waiting for roller mill repairs.


bottom of page