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John Deere 25A

Flail Mower

  • Adjustable cutting height
  • Uses a heavy-duty gearbox with a rating of 65 hp
  • Compatible with any Category 1 3-point hitch

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Adjustable cutting height
Roller Roller

The roller can be set at four different cutting heights, from 1.3 cm to 12.7 cm (1/2 in. to 5 in.) The tractor's 3-point hitch upper link is used to regulate the cutting height between these positions.

Power take-off (PTO) drive shaft and gearbox
Heavy-duty gearbox Heavy-duty gearbox
PTO drive shaft PTO drive shaft

All mowers use a heavy-duty gearbox with a continuous rating of 65 hp.


The power is transmitted through fully shielded, telescoping drive shafts with quick-attach and detach characteristics for easy hookup.

36 flail-knife rotor provides uniform distribution of pulverized material
Rotor and knives Rotor and knives

A three-bank, counterbalanced rotor is equipped with 36 individually replaceable knives:

  • Rotor revolves at 1850 rpm to produce a 152.9-km/h (95-mph) blade-tip speed for a clean cut.
  • Knives are arranged on the rotor to provide uniform distribution of material across the full cutting width.
  • Knives pivot at their mounting points to minimize damage if an obstruction is hit.
Tractor hookup
Tractor hookup Tractor hookup

The 25A hitch is now compatible with any Category 1 3-point hitch (with or without the iMatchâ„¢ Quick-Coupler system).


iMatch compatibility starts with serial number 644700.

Specs & Compare


Key Specs

Current Model
Cutting width
Cutting height
Blades - Number
Blades - Type
Rotor - Diameter
Tractor horsepower required - Minimum
Tractor horsepower required - Maximum
Quick-coupler compatible
Weight - Approximate


Cutting widthCentered

1.98 m
78 in.
Cutting height13 to 127 mm
0.5 to 5 in.
Hood thickness3.2 mm
0.125 in.


Number72 (36 pairs)
TypeSmooth-cut, cupped-type
Tip speed


Speed1,850 rpm
Diameter114 mm
4.5 in.


PTO540 rpm
Gear case (cont. rating)
BeltsSingle HC section
Gauge roller140 mm
5.5 in.

Tractor HP Required

Minimum22 kW
30 hp
Maximum56 kW
75 hp

3-Point Hitch


Overall width2.53 m
99 in.
Overall height0.99 m
39 in.
Overall length1 m
40 in.


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