A large crowd of people gathered at Home Farm, Hoxne to witness the dispersal sale held on behalf of Peter Whatling following his decision to retire from farming. Peter was born on the farm and took over the tenancy of the farm in 1986. The equipment was well looked after and serviced approximately 250 acres.
Principal lots included CASE PUMA 145 4wd tractor with front linkage (2013), 1,615 hours, £38,500, FORD 7840 SLE 4wd (1993), 7,573 hours, £8,200, MASSEY FERGUSON 65 (1961) on farm since new, £2,100, NEW HOLLAND CLAYSON COMBINE 8070, 15ft complete with Cheval rape header extension (1985), £14,500, RICHARD WESTERN 10T GRAIN TRAILER with roll over sheet and hydraulic tailgate (1994) £3,800, LEGGE 9T GRAIN TRAILER with roll over sheet (1984), £1,800, SALOP 6T GRAIN TRAILER, £1,400, BIG RED HONDA 2WD ATV (1994), 350cc, £1,400, KVERNELAND LB85 4 furrow reversible plough complete with furrow cracker, £4,300, VICON LZ304 pneumatic drill (1993) complete with Maschio 3m power harrow and 3m packer roller, £750, FYSON AND SON 8M Grain elevator and hopper, £1,500. COMPASS RALLY GTE 2 berth caravan, £580, TWO ROW MCCONNEL super prefer transplanter (not used for many years) £400.
Included Lots: MASSEY FERGUSON 148 tractor (1976) £6,700, 6M HYDRAULIC FOLDING NEEDHAM ROLLS, £1,400, HOWARD 24’ SUPER GEM ROTAVATOR, £425, FORIGO 1M ROTAVATOR, £550.