Harvesting equipment in demand at Shrewsbury plant and machinery auction
Many prospective buyers were, however, held up for hours in tailbacks caused by a series of motor accidents around the town.
The harvesting section included numerous entries of rakes, haybobs, mowers and balers. Rakes sold extremely well, with a 2011 Claas liner 2700 realising £8,800, a Kuhn 7301 making £5,000 and a Reco Fella 8m selling for £4,300.
Mowers topped at £3,000 for a John Deere 1350, £2,500 for a Lely Splendimo 280LC and £1,350 for a front mounted Vicon 3m. Several quality mowers sold for around the £1,000 mark.
Cultivation equipment sold very well, with He-va cultivators selling to £1,750, an Amazone power harrow reaching £3,900, a Vogel and Noot 4F reversible plough making £1,150, a Master 10 tonne grain drier realising £2,200 and a 24m Berthound sprayer selling for £2,700.
In the trailer department, a 16ft flatbed sold for £1,500, a 14ft stock box at £2,900, a Cheval horse trailer traded at £1,450, while an unusual pig transporter went for £1,150. A good run of grain trailers topped at £6,000 for an immaculate 12 tonne AW from a local farm followed by an eight tonne West at £3,600 and a number around the £2,500 mark.
Bale trailers sold to £2,050 for a 28 foot model while lorry flat beds sold to £3,400 for a 34 foot with a ramp and £1,800 for an 18ft model without a ramp.
Highlights of the baler section saw a local John Deere 580 round baler reach £4,000 and a well-used New Holland sell for £2,050. A static McHale wrapper reached £2,750, rota-spreaders peaked at £2,300 for a Frazer model and several vacci tankers sold for around £1,000.
Tractors peaked at £6,350 for a Renault Ceres 95X, £5,600 for a John Deere 2040S and £4,900 for a Renault 113.14.
Livestock handling equipment sold to a good trade. Lamb creeps sold to £390, sheep turnover crates to £390, sheep races to £440 and large livestock hurdles to £70 each. Quality wheels and tyres sold to £1,500 and a good selection of new sawn timber generated strong demand.
More than 100 tractor attachments went under the hammer, including Albutt Auger buckets to £1,000, Albutt push off buck-rakes to £1,850 and grain buckets to £750. John Deere rear wheel weights were in demand at £500, with Dowdeswell road brushes going to Ireland for more than £400.
In the lawnmowers section, a Westwood ride-on sold for £600 and a Countax made £300. A limited plant section saw a forklift truck make £1,100 while a handful of vehicles sold to a high of £1,500 for a Land Rover with a tipping back.
No comments posted yet. Be the first to post a comment
Please enter your name
Please enter your comment
Your comment submitted successfully.Please wait for admin approval.
Some error on your process.Please try one more time.
Scotland’s Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead is calling on the Europ...
As the country settles down following the turmoil of the general election, ...
New research from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge has found that ...
A new publication to help farmers prevent sheep lameness and offer advice o...
The Farmers’ Union of Wales is putting the spotlight on Liver fluke at next...
The UK is now third in the global rankings for utility-scale solar energy a...
A recent Rural Watch demonstration and information event gave Farmers’ Unio...
Retailers should confirm their commitments to sourcing UK lamb this season,...
A leading retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Borders ...