31 March 2015 | Online since 2003



26 May 2014|News,Shows and Events

Large crowd and good trade at North Shropshire farm dispersal auction


A large crowd, fantastic weather and a good trade made for an excellent farm dispersal sale in North Shropshire on Saturday.

The auction at Corner Farm, Welshampton, near Ellesmere followed Mrs Cathryn Hopley’s decision to sell the farm, which has been in her late husband David’s family since 1923.

Because Corner Farm has been run as a dairy, livestock and arable enterprise over the years, it had built up a wide and varied collection of farm implements, machinery and vehicles.


Top priced lots were Ford 3600 tractors at £3,500 and £2,500, a Major Vacci tanker at £740, a haybob and SKH mower at £530 each and an old fashioned bale elevator that sold for £400 after keen competition.

Included in the auction from other vendors were a 1987 Ford 3910 tractor at £5,800, a bale wrapper at £2,500 and an Ivor Williams flatbed trailer at £1,500.


“We were delighted with the attendance and the prices achieved at auction for the varied lots on offer,” said Halls’ director Allen Gittins, who conducted the auction. “Overall it was a very good day.”

Download



Comments


No comments posted yet. Be the first to post a comment

To post comment without approval login or register

Display name

Please enter your name

Email (optional)
Comment

Please enter your comment

Post Comment

Your comment submitted successfully.Please wait for admin approval.

Some error on your process.Please try one more time.



Jobs


26 March 2015
Senior Maintenance Engineer | FMCG
High Speed Beverage Production such as Brewery, Dairy and Soft Drinks. MULTISKILLED MAINTENANCE ENGINEER | MARKET LEADING FOO...

14 March 2015
NETWORK DESIGN SPECIALIST (Windows Server, LAN, WAN)
Prior experience with private cloud services (virtualized server farm). NETWORK DESIGN SPECIALIST (Windows Server, Linux Serv...

30 March 2015
Premises and Let Estate Manager
The recent expansion of the portfolio into North Kent, and our position on the threshold of major development and engagement ...

13 March 2015
Agriculture Apprentice
Trelan Farm is a 500 acre family run farm that concentrates on dairy, beef and sheep, alongside 100 acres of cereals....

30 March 2015
Cable Jointers
Cable jointers required for an immediate start on a solar farm in Oxford.10 hours a day, 7 days a week....




Top stories you may have missed
23 March 2015 | Cattle

UK butchers face difficulties to recruit...

Butchers in the UK are losing a generation through lack of training opportu...


20 March 2015 | Arable

Dust - the secret fertiliser?

NASA research has revealed how dust blown from the Sahara desert helps supp...


19 March 2015 | Arable

The Budget 2015: A Farmer's Budget?

“In the run up to the Budget 2015 most commentators were predicting that th...


17 March 2015 | News

UK's first floating solar power system l...

The UK’s first fully operational floating solar panel system has been unvei...


13 March 2015 | Animal Health

Labour and Conservatives clash over badg...

Axing the badger cull in England and Wales will save more than £120 million...


12 March 2015 | News

Solar could be cheapest energy source by...

By 2025, solar power could become one of the cheapest forms of energy in ma...


11 March 2015 | Finance

English buyers turn their attention to S...

Demand for Scottish farm land remains strong and continues to be better val...


9 March 2015 | Cattle

2020 vision for the Welsh red meat indus...

The Welsh red meat industry should aim to increase sales by at least 34 per...


6 March 2015 | News

MP raises egg industry concerns on trans...

Fears about the impact that a proposed transatlantic trade agreement could ...


Stay safe and legal when flying drones

The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Unmanned Aircraft Systems - or dron...