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Archive Article: 1995/05/19

19 May 1995

Top: Auctioneer Nigel Clark knocks down a 12 year old International 1255 2WD tractor to a local farmer for £5600. Below: Interest in combines was fair. An 18-year-old NHd Clayson 1545, in good condition with a straw chopper, made £4600.

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Archive Article: 1995/05/19

19 May 1995

This 4m (13ft) wide Herriau Turbosem 24 precision drill, planting peas on A M Borrill and Sons ground at Hibaldstow Airfield, South Humberside, is one of nine such units now operating in the UK. Precision sowing of vining peas is taking off, according to Alex Mathias of importer Standen Reflex. He claims the technique gives more even crop establishment and maturing, resulting in saleable yield increases of about 15%. Price of the Turbosem is £21,950.

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Archive Article: 1995/05/19

19 May 1995

Due to the lotting, the Apps Estate caters for a variety of buying types

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Archive Article: 1995/05/19

19 May 1995

Mike Newitts handling facilities are dual-purpose, enabling the safe and easy handling of bulls for routine practices, inspections and loading.

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Archive Article: 1995/05/19

19 May 1995

PIC has expanded its boar portfolio with the addition of two sires bred to satisfy demand for high conformation lean meat carcasses.

For AI only PICboar 425 (above) is said to produce a 70kg carcass worth an extra £2.82 due to high lean meat content, good killing out percentage and high conformation with low P2. PICboar 402 is available as a natural service sire and through AI and claims carcasses worth an extra £1.87.

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