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Sales Report Midshires Produce Auction

Friday, 21 February 2020

SALE REPORT – 74th Midshires Produce Auction – Tuesday 11th February 2020

OVER 1,300 MASSEY FERGUSON BALES OF STRAW SELL TO AN AVERAGE OF £24.50

An entry of approximately 4,500 tonnes was offered for sale at Lutterworth Rugby Football Club, Bitteswell for the third Midshires Produce Auction of the winter. With samples available from the vast majority of vendors, the large number of prospective purchasers were able to bid with confidence as to the quality of fodder on offer.

Every bale of straw included in the Auction was snapped up and sold to a top price of £27 for Wheat Straw, £26.50 for Barley Straw and £25 for Oat Straw.

Haylage in both round and square bales were sold to a top price of £20 per bale entered by Onley Farms Ltd for Massey Ferguson bales.

The demand for hay with the exception of conventional bales was less consistent but sold to a top price of £30 per bale sold by Messrs C J Springthorpe Ltd. Mr Corney’s Massey Ferguson bales of Meadow Hay, for immediate delivery, achieved £32 per bale

We now look forward to the March Fodder Sale and vendors are encouraged to enter lots for the next sale to be held on Tuesday 10th March 2020. Please contact Stuart Long or Jenny Hannah on 01788 564749.

Summary of Prices

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