Picture of a mobile BACKHUS turner for composting

Compost Turner BACKHUS A 30

Windrow Turner for the Composting of Manure and Green Waste

The compost turner BACKHUS A 30 impresses with its robust and compact design and is easy to handle thanks to its intuitive operation. The machine, which was specially developed for turning windrows, is self-propelled, so that no additional tractor is needed. The compact rubber track chassis ensures the best handling characteristics, while the automatic ground contour adjustment of the track clearers provides the windrow turner with special agility. In addition, the track clearers allow the windrows to be set up toe-to-toe, resulting in an optimal area utilization.

The rotor of the compost turner is height-adjustable, completely reversible and its rotational speed can be adjusted continuously. The machine is very easy to maintain and is characterized by its low downtime.

The windrow turner BACKHUS A 30 runs an economical diesel technology. The installed diesel engine meets the current emissions standard IV EuroMot / Tier 4.

Thanks to its low weight, the turner can even be transported with a car trailer, which makes it particularly suitable for flexible use on different plants.

The BACKHUS A 30 is particularly often used in the composting of manure on farms, in gardening and landscaping, in fruit and vegetable cultivation or in municipal parks as well as for composting digestate. Up to 700 m³ material per hour can be turned by the BACKHUS A 30 compost turner.


  • Compost Turner with compact design for maximum load
  • Economical diesel technology
  • Height-adjustable, reversible rotor
  • Fully hydraulic, low-maintenance drive
  • Self-propelled windrow turner, no tractor necessary - optimal utilization of space
  • Easy to transport and ready to use in no time at all
  • Turning capacity up to 700 m³/h

    You have further questions about the compost turner BACKHUS A 30 or want to see the machine "live" in action? Then please contact your personal consultant to make an appointment:

    Thomas Hölscher
    Product Management
    Fon:   +49 4407 9133-100

    You need a bigger machine with more throughput per hour? Then please find out more about our other compost turners.


    Product picture of a mobile ABCKHUS windrow turner for compost

    Technical data

    Working Data

    windrow width up to

    3 m

    windrow height up to

    1.3 m

    turning capacity up to

    700 m³/h


    Yanmar 4TNV88 34 kw (45 PS) @ 2,400 rpm or Yanmar 4TNV88 35.4 kw (48 PS) @ 3,000 rpm


    rotor diameter

    730 mm


    2,600 mm


    3,500 mm


    1,900 mm


    Windrow Turner & Lane Turner

    Windrow Turner & Lane Turner

    Mobile Machines

    Mobile Machines


    Detailed view of a BACKHUS A 30 track clearer

    Adjustable track clearers

    Mobile Turner for the composting of green waste and manure

    Intuitive operation by hand control

    Picture of a self-propelled Turner for compost from Eggersmann

    Self-propelled, no tractor necessary

    BACKHUS Compost Turner with optimal access to all maintenance components

    Easy maintenance