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Small Grain Bins: Sizes, Uses, and Pricing

The primary use of small grain bins, sometimes referred to as “mini hopper bins”, is to store feed, but they are quite versatile and can be used to store a number of things. Some people even use them to store loose materials. Whatever the case, they are quite a handy addition for homes, homesteads, and farms that raise animals or plant crops.

When searching for grain bins, you’ve probably been met with an overwhelming amount of information. They come in so many different shapes and sizes that it can be difficult to make heads or tails of it all. So we’ll just focus on a couple sizes of small grain bins to keep things as simple as possible.

These grain bins are small, versatile, and can be assembled at home. They come equipped with a convenient slide that makes it easy to unload contents into a bucket. Everything about them is designed for a small farm.

The Uses of Small Grain Bins

The primary purpose of small hopper bins is to store corn, pellets, seeds, or feed. It protects these products from the weather and pests. The convenient manual control allows you to fill buckets without making a mess. There are many uses for those products. Some people use them to store wood pellets to heat their home while others store feed for their pets or livestock. Even seeds can be stored for easy gathering during planning season.

As you can see, there are so many uses that it’s impossible to list everything. Here’s a list of the main benefits of owning a small grain bin:

-Storage possibilities are endless. As noted above, a number of products can be stored for later use.

-Small grain bins are a great addition to homes that use pellet burning stoves since it provides a convenient place to store pellets.

-Can serve as a feed bin for small livestock farms like chicken coops.

-Protects contents from the harsh environment, weather, and even pests.

-Load from the top (integrated ladder included) and discharge from the bottom

-Small grain bins are easy to install and operate

-Crafted of galvanized steel for durability and longevity

Our Small Metal Grain Bins Come in Two Different Sizes

64 bushel and 84 bushel capacities are available. While the diameter of the two sizes is the same for the initial five feet of height, the larger bin is slightly taller, allowing it to accommodate extra materials. Furthermore, the 84 bushel grain bin weighs around 100 pounds more than its smaller counterpart. Each size has the same slide gate valve for easy dispersal of the contents.  Below is an image of one of our mini bins:

Below are some specs on our small steel bins so you can see the difference:

64 Bushel Bin (Price: approximately $1800)

  • Weight Capacity: 3200 pounds
  • Height: 8 Feet, 10 Inches
  • Diameter: 57 inches
  • Ladder included?: Yes
  • Construction: Galvanized Steel

84 Bushel Bin (Price: approximately $2000)

  • Weight Capacity: 4200 pounds
  • Height: 10 Feet
  • Diameter: 57 Inches
  • Ladder included?: Yes
  • Construction: Galvanized Steel

For more information, CLICK HERE TO VIEW our grain bins.

Final Thoughts

Small grain bins have a lot of benefits with their versatility being at the top of the list. The most convenient place to find one is online, and we’re happy to answer any questions you may have. These bins ship directly to your location and are ready to assemble, so there’s no need in paying for expensive installation services.

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