Sale of Pig Unit Equipment

by 5m Editor
11 November 2008, at 7:22am

UK - Peter Crichton reports firm prices at a dispersal auction held on behalf of Messrs Davies and Davies of their 500 sow indoor pig equipment.

A useful selection of bulk bins met a ready demand with 8 tonne Kirncroft fibreglass bins selling at 31,120 and 3900, 13 tonne EB at 3900, 6 tonne Collinson 31,350 and older 6 tonne Collinson bins at 3400 and 10t at 3450. A useful selection of Chortime and other autofeed systems sold to 3300.

A large selection of plastic grower/finisher hoppers met a ready enquiry with 7ft types to 340, 5ft to 330 and a large selection selling between 320- 328. Gates and hurdles saw the best sell well up to 330 each and a set of Pharmweigh electronic scales sold for 3300.

Two fairly elderly Ford 4000 tractors made 3920 (with loader) and 3690 and an Ifor Williams 12ft livestock trailer 3880.

A large selection of 2007 quad bales of wheat straw sold for between 310- 313 per bale, equivalent to 330- 335/tonne.