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16th February 2017

Kivells Professional are delighted to announce the new appointment of Devon YFC chairman, Claire Bellew as a rural Chartered Surveyor to head up the professional office at Exeter Livestock Centre.

14th February 2017

Modern detached 3 bedroom house with approx. 12 acres of land, stable yard & agricultural buildings.  Expressions of interest are invited for this farm by 1st March 2017.  Details from Mark Bunt.  Tel: 01579 345543 or 07879 640970.  Email:

4th February 2017

What a day at Holsworthy Livestock Market! With over 2,300 lots sold to a crowd of over 1,100 buyers a great day was had by all who attended. My personal thanks to all vendors, purchasers and staff for making Holsworthy ‘the place to be’.

17th December 2016


1220 Lots – 850 Turkeys, 95 Geese, 85 Chicken,

80 Ducks, 30 Pheasant & 80 Beef/Ham Joints & Game


17th December 2016

Kivells were honoured to conduct the sale of farm machinery & effects on behalf of Andrew & Shirley White and family at Penwine Farm, St Mabyn in North Cornwall.

Top call of the day was lot 240 being the 2011 Fendt 936 Tractor which went off to its new home at £46,500.

3rd December 2016

~ Champion day at Holsworthy with a top call of £14,100 whilst the Champion of the pigs went to Richard Haste & Family of Milton Damerel ~

26th November 2016

After nearly 60 years at High Hall Farm, Mr Roger Francis has taken the decision to retire bringing to the market a genuine dispersal sale of well maintained machinery. Drawing crowds of people from throughout the Westcountry and beyond resulting in a good trade from start to finish, with 600 lots going under the hammer.

Lead prices were:
CLAAS K50 Handler (2003) -£10,700

MF 390 Tractor (1996) - £10,700

12th November 2016

~Kivells Auctioneers of Devon & Cornwall were delighted to see such a huge crowd of perspective buyers present for the sale of Farm Machinery & Effects on behalf of B&B Agricultural Sales Ltd situated on the edge of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall ~

5th November 2016

~ Another huge day at Holsworthy saw an entry of over 2,200 lots with both buyers & sellers travelling from as far afield as Shropshire, Chepstow, Bristol & Kent ~