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Stags auctioneers were privileged to be given instruction by Aylescott Feed and Driers to disperse their range of high-quality tractors, self-propelled forager, modern farm machinery and other grass related equipment. After 54 years of grass drying Alan Fraser-Smith along with his wife Susan and family took the decision difficult decision to cease the grass drying activity at Aylescott. The tractors and equipment had been looked after immaculately especially the forager and tractors which were serviced annually like clock work by Andrew Symons.
The star of the show and topping the sale at £112,000 was the 2018 New Holland FR650 Self Propelled forager, with just over 1300 engine hours and just shy of 900 cutting hours on the clock, this machine now makes its way to its new home in Carmarthen, Wales. Next up was the first of two T7’s in the sale being the 2019 245 model which closed sale at £88,500. This tractor still being under manufacturer’s warranty until January and sold with full spec inside and out and just over 1,000 hours on the clock also makes a trip north and across the border to its new home in Aberdeenshire. Following at £64,500 was the 2019 T6.180 model with just over 1,200 hours on the clock which now heads south and crosses the border to our neighbouring county and new home near Liskeard. The final tractor in the line up and other T7 being the 200 series rang the bell at £46,000, this one being on a 2013 plate and 4,000 hours on the clock makes its way to Bristol.
The first item from the modern range of grass machinery was the set of 2022 Kverneland Triple Mowers which rose to £45,000 and now makes their way over to Dorset following these was the 2018 Pottinger 4 Rotor Rake at £27,500 which again like many of the lots heads north to Oswestry in Shropshire. The most unique item in the sale was the 2020 KRM Bredal K45 Fertiliser and Lime Spreader which finished at £18,750 and now takes a trip across the pond to its new destination being in County Kilkenny, Southern Ireland.