Over 100 Prime & OTM Cattle forward this with Messrs McCowan of Torrington topping at £1370 in Holsworthy on Wednesday with premium on the day at 205p/kg for Adrian Bowden.
Machinery and Equipment News
A busy few weeks for Kivells Machinery teams starts today at West Clyst near Exeter (11am) for the complete dispersal on behalf of Messrs Gent. Next saturday the team travel to Exmoor for a sale to include 10 Tractors, Handler, Combine etc. Then on Saturday 24th its off to Coldridge in Mid Devon which includes 2 x New Holland Tractors and a full range of equipment for Harold Keast.
A huge entry of Store Cattle and Suckled Calves at our North Cornwall auction site this week with a further 606 at Exeter and 322 Beef animals at Holsworthy.
A massive crowd of over 350 perspective buyers travelled to Exeter on Tuesday from as far a field as Yorkshire, Birmingham and Wales and pushed the best of the 73 horses to a top call of £2000 for the pic of the Irish cob dispersal. 521 lots of saddlery topped at £130.
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.
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