XD Series Backhoe

Break ground, not your back!

Easily access those tight work spaces and get down to some digging. Bush Hog®’s new line of XD series backhoes are designed for tractors ranging from 18 to 100 horsepower along with skid steers and mini skid steers depending on the model. Perfect for digging footers, trenches and all general landscaping and construction needs, the XD series backhoes deliver value and strong performance to your operation.

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NOTE: Unit(s) shown equipped with certain selections and options; please consult with your local Bush Hog dealer for all available configurations.


Performance Features
  • Digging Depth (2 ft. flat bottom): 6’4”
  • Overall Operating Height (fully raised): 91”
  • Reach from Swing Post: 100”
  • Bucket Rotation: 180°
  • Swing Arc: 150°

Safety Features

  • Stabilizer Width: 72”


Model XD65C
Transport Height (with boom fully retracted) 64.5”
Transport Width (with stabilizers up) 41”
Loading Height (bucket at 60° rotation) 62”
Ground Clearance 8 1/2”
Transport Length 56”
Transport Weight (base unit only – no bucket or mounts) 500 lbs.
Digging Depth (2 ft. flat bottom) 6’4”
Overall Operating Height (fully raised) 91”
Reach from Swing Post 100”
Bucket Rotation 180°
Swing Arc 150°
Stabilizer Width (Spread) 72”
Stabilizer Width (Transport) 41”
Operating Pressure 1800 psi
SAE* Dipper Boom Digging Force 1250 lbs.
SAE* Bucket Digging Force 2054 lbs.
Boom Lift Capacity (end of dipper 3’ from ground) 250 lbs.
Hydraulic Volume Requirements 3½-6 gpm*
Flow Divider
Recommended Tractor HP 18-28 HP
Recommended Skidsteer Requirements Mini Skidsteer
Bucket Sizes Available 9, 12, 15, 18
3 Point Hitch n/a
Cylinder Diameters
Main Boom Cylinder Diameter 2.5
Dipper Cylinder Diameter 2.25
Bucket Cylinder Diameter 2.5 (x1)
Swing Cylinder Diameter 2
Stabilizer Cylinder Diameter 2
Extender Cylinder Diameter
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