Chaff cutter is a mechanical device used for cutting straw or hay into small pieces to feed the livestock. It is generally used to chop dry or green fodder of Bajra, Jawar, Barseem, Sugarcane, Paddy, Grass, Groundnut etc. These small pieces of hay and straw are then used for feeding cattle.
Chaff cutters is useful in dairy firms to cut green and dry fodder into small pieces before feeding the animals especially bovine milch animals.
The different types of chaff cutters manufactured in Samalkha are hand and power driven. The price of the product ranges from Rs 3,500 to Rs 6,000. 70% of the foundry units in Samalkha produce chaff cutters.