Greenslade Taylor Hunt were delighted to be instructed by Carol Pledge to conduct the sale of her machinery at Summer Farm, Witheridge, having recently sale agreed the Farm itself. The stage was set to host a traditional on-farm sale on Friday 6th November, but after a month of planning little did we know that Boris Johnson was to announce a second national lockdown. Instead of postponing indefinitely, the decision was taken to offer the tractors and machinery via an online auction the following week, which sold to a fantastic trade of all on offer.

The headline price was £13,250 for the Case Quantum 75C 4WD Tractor, closely followed by the Case JX85 4WD Tractor reaching £12,000. Other top prices saw the Keenan 140 Feeder Wagon reach £3,000, a Kidd 814 Straw Chopper make £2,200, the International 454 2WD Tractor reach £1,650, a Ferguson Tipping Trailer make £1,400 and the Grays Grass Slitter make £1,100.

Amongst the sale, there was a large range of general dairy and livestock equipment. Eighteen Bateman Calf Pens with associated side and front panels reached £1,000, a Cattle Foot Trimming Crush made £400, two Portable Cubicle Blocks made £400 and a pair of Agri Plastics Calf Hutches reached £340.

Further entries from external vendors were invited, this included a Marshall Type 8T Grain Trailer reaching £2,500, a Dowdeswell 3 Furrow Reversible Plough reaching £650 and a Kidd 4-5 Straw Chopper making £320.  
The GTH Farm Sales team looks ahead to a Collective Machinery Sale on Wednesday 9th December 2020, being held at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, North Petherton, Bridgwater, TA6 6DF. Entries are now being taken, please call 01278 410250.

If you have any queries with the above sales or would like to discuss a potential sale of your own, please contact the Farm Sales Team on 01278 410250.