All roads lead to Holsworthy on Saturday with a massive entry of over 2,000 lots sold by a team of 3 Auctioneers. Vendors & Purchasers were present from as far afield as Wales, Dorset, Gloucestershire and all over the Westcountry to see 7 tractors, 24 trailers, 109 grassland/cultivating machinery, 400 poultry & 100 pigs sold on this highly successful day.
Machinery and Equipment News
The biggest machinery sale conducted by Kivells in Cornwall this year saw a fantastic line up top at £49,500 with others at £40,000 and £34,000 on the same day.
This weeks farm sale at Launceston saw a huge crowd in attendance pushing the best of the 3 tractors to £11,300 with the 'L' reg Case selling at £10,000. The pick of 30 lots of granite reached £600!
Another fantastic day at Holsworthy on Saturday with over 1,200 lots sold. Overall top call was £19,200 for the 2003 reg. New Holland tractor with the Deutz tractor close up at £16,500.
A massive day on the Devon/Somerset border saw a huge crowd of nearly 1,000 registered buyers saw the best of 19 Vintage tractors hit 2,000 for Messrs Bray of Exmoor
At Fowey, in South Cornwall on Saturday Kivells sold 470 round bales of haylage to a massive top call of £43 p/bale! Wheat straw (round) at Holsworthy on Wednesdasy reached £30 p/bale.
FOR SALE: Approx. 700tn Clamp Silage at Hatherleigh
Approx 500 conventional hay at Ashwater
Approx 100 Round Haylage at Torrington
The dispersal of machinery in Cornwall this week included the Polaris buggy which raced away to £6,000 with the pick of the sheep handling equipment reaching £2,950.
Ist September – Holsworthy 2,300 lots
8th September – Launceston 450 lots
15th September – Bideford 600 lots
22nd September – Saltash 400 lots
Kivells have recently completed on the sale of an impressive and diverse portfolio situated at Pollardscombe Farm, Slapton.
Kivells of Holsworthy conducted the sale of Standing Spring Corn this week on behalf of Trevor Lane of Helston in West Cornwall which sold to a neighbouring farmer at £280 p/acre.
Kivells Auctioneers Russell Steer & James Morrish have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2018 Auctioneer Of The Year award run by Farmers Guardian.
Russell can be found at Exeter Market selling Prime, Breeding and Store sheep working hard to lift the profile of sheep sales and increase throughput.