Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)


Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)


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Branxton Hill

May 27

Farm displenishing sale

John Swan conducted the displenishing sale of farm vehicles and machinery and dispersal of the beef breeding herd of suckler cows at Branxton Hill, Cornhill-on-Tweed.

There was an extremely large attendance of buyers from all over the UK, ensuringd a fast-selling trade throughout.

Selected prices:

NH TC56 Combine (N) pounds 25,400; MF4370 Tractor (02) pounds 18,600; MF399 Tractor (P) pounds 11,900; MF6180 Tractor (N) pounds 12,200; MF6180 Tractor (P) pounds 11,400; JD4400 Forklift (N) with attach pounds 10,310; Landrover Defender (03) pounds 11,600; Kuhn Ventra Combi Drill pounds 5,300; Kuhn 300Z Power Harrow pounds 3,400; JD550 Baler pounds 3,600; Gambetti 2100L Sprayer pounds 4,000; Marshall 11T Trailer pounds 5,400; Marshall 8.5T Trailer pounds 8,900; Glendale 8T Trailer pounds 900; KRM Ferti Spreader pounds 2,350; Ifor Williams Stock Trailer pounds 1,500; KV 4FR Plough pounds 5,000; Vaderstad 620 Rollers pounds 2,120; Star Diet Feeder pounds 1,300; Fransguard Haybob pounds 750; Farmforce Press pounds 900; Kongskilde Blower pounds 580.

By permission: JD8200 Tractor (S) pounds 15,500; MF8130 Tractor (N) pounds 6,000; Kubota B2150 Mower Tractor pounds 2,600; KV Cultivator and Crumbler pounds 2,500; Kongskilde Blower pounds 600; Fraser Flat Trailers pounds 1,350 and pounds 1,000; Dowdeswell 130 Rotaspike pounds 430; Portable Cattle Handling Gates pounds 1,340; Case 580F Digger (X) pounds 3,000; Reco Mower Conditioner pounds 1,500; Dablo Rollers pounds 1,150; Car Trailer pounds 200.

Cattle: Lim X cows with Lim X Spring-born calves to pounds 1,150, pounds 1,000, pounds 950 and pounds 900; Lim X cows in calf pounds 600; Lim bull (7y) pounds 1,000; Lim X feeding heifers to pounds 610.

May 28

Border Livestock Exchange held their May term machinery sale at Kelso Racecourse. Included in the sale were the reductions on behalf of Messrs Letham, Fireburn Mill, Coldstream and Messrs MacPherson, Baldersbury Hill, Berwick-upon-Tweed.

With so few sales this year, a large crowd was forward from as far a field as Ireland, ensuring a very satisfactory trade with many lots selling well above anticipated prices.

Kubota KX71 Digger, five years old, pounds 6,400; Massey Ferguson Tractor X Reg pounds 4,100; Ifor Williams TA5 Stock Trailer pounds 2,000; Ifor Williams Hotshot 12 x 6 Trailer pounds 1,620; KRM Extrend Ferti Spreader pounds 1,250; Kawasaki 4 x 4 Farm Quad pounds 1,000; Flat Bale Trailer pounds 1,200; PZ Hay Bob pounds 780; Bateman Cattle Crush pounds 700; Up and Over Bale Spike pounds 520; Allman Sprayer pounds 500; Gray's Heavy Roller pounds 320.


May 30

John Swan sold 313 cattle including 43 bulls.

Spring lambs and hoggs

Ewes ( 169 bullocks av 118. …

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