John Deere 449 Round Baler

Studio image of 449 round baler

The 449 Round Baler produces bales 4-ft wide and up to 4-ft tall with a maximum dry weight of 750 lb.

  • Automatic electric tie option
  • MegaWide™ Plus pickup with MegaTough™ pickup teeth
  • Driven by Diamond® Chain for superior performance
John Deere
Hay and Forage Equipment
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Size Diameter
89 to 130 cm
35 to 51 in.
117 cm
46 in.
Weight Full-size bale in dry crop
340 kg
750 lb
Max. allowable for silage bale
567 kg
1,250 lb
Base weight 1,524 kg
3,360 lb
Length Gate closed
343 cm
135 in.
Gate open
442 cm
174 in.
Height Gate closed
234 cm
92 in.
Gate open
290 cm
114 in.
Width With standard tires
226 cm
89 in.
With opt. tires (Hi-Flotation)
244 cm
96 in.
Bale forming:
Forming chamber Variable
Belts-other Number
6 belts
17.8 cm
7 in.
Length, regular
Two: 1,023 cm
403 in.
Length, staggered
Four: 1,042 cm
410 in.
Nylon polyester combination
Diamond tread
Enclosed % of bale surface 91 percent
Belt splices Extra service life (wire-type) clipper
Density control Hydraulic, isolated from tractor
Regular pickup:
Width Inside
117 cm
46 in.
142 cm
56 in.
Drive Roller chain with V-belt
Bars 4
Number of teeth 72
Tooth spacing 6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift control Crank standard
Hydraulic optional
Gauge wheels Optional
Stripper diameter 25.4 cm
10 in.
Mega wide pickup:
Width Inside
155 cm
61 in.
180 cm
71 in.
Drive Roller chains with slip clutch
Bars 4
Number of regular teeth 80
Number of mega teeth 16
Tooth spacing 6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift control Crank standard
Hydraulic optional
Gauge wheels Semi-pneumatic standard
Stripper diameter 25.4 cm
10 in.
Mega tooth pickup:
Wrapping system:
Control Automatic to preset bale size
Type Standard
Twine arms 2 standard
Twine ball capacity 5 standard
Monitor console for tractor BaleTrak Pro monitor
Gate closed Symbol on monitor
Near full bale Audible
Full bale Audible
Twine arm position Indicator Mechanical
Oversize bale Mechanical and audible
Tire size:
Standard 9.5L-14, 6 ply
Optional 14L-16.1, 8 ply
Drive protection Shearbolt standard
Slip clutch optional
PTO speed 540 rpm
Type Constant velocity, category 3 with shearbolt
Category 4 with slip clutch
PTO lockback collar on tractor hookup Optional
PTO 60-degree free rotation Optional
Tractor Requirements:
Minimum PTO 34 kW
45 hp
Hydraulic SCV valves 2 hydraulic tie, 1 electric tie
Silage baler features:
Starter roll scraper Optional