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Northern Ohio farm closeout auction attracts large crowd
WELLINGTON, Ohio — A December 10, 2005 farm closeout auction brought 275 registered bidders from as far away as Tennessee, Michigan and Indiana, according to Ben Higgins Auctioneers.

Some of the items sold included:

•JD 105G combine with 216 grain head, $1,800
•JD 2510 power shift, N/F, dsl., $7,500
•JD 2510 syncro, N/F, dsl., $6,000
•JD 2030D tractor with 4,094 hrs., $6,900
•(4) Rows of barn foundation sandstone, $725
•JD 346 baler, $2,150
•JD 224T baler, $1,050
•JD 224 w/#5 cornstalk baler head, $700
•JD 40 PTO manure spreader, $450
•JD loader buckets, $90-$475
•AMCO 3-pt. ditcher, $1,650
•JD 930 9 1/2 ft. land leveler, $775
•14-ft. harrogator, $300
•JD 2700 4-btm. vari width plow, $750
•(3) JD 1450, 1350 4-5-6 btm. plows, $400, $425, $550
•JD-Killefer 1207-02 7-ft. offset pull disk, $575
•(3) JD 33 22-ft. and 16-ft. skeleton elevators, $900, $600 and $350
•(10) Killbros 350 grain wagons w/JD gears, $1,200 to $475
•(8) Flatbed hay wagons with JD gears, $975 to $675
•Kuhn GF-452 TE 4-wheel tedder, $900
•Kuhn GA-402 2-wheel 3 pt. rotary tedder, $600
•Farmhand 2-wheel tractor side-mtd. hay rake, $250
•JD 8-ft. 3-pt. sickle mower, $825
•(3) JD 125 chuck wagons (2 with roofs), $1,700 (2), $1,375 (1)
•NI 279 9-ft. mower conditioner, $750
•Smalley 40-ft. hyd. drive trans. elevator, $1,100
•Little Giant 25-ft. hyd. drive trans., $700
•JD 428 20-ft. hyd. drive trans., $700
•Brillion 16-ft. mulcher, $3,400
•JD 235 22-ft. hyd. fold disk, $2,750
•JD 110 14 1/2-ft. wheel disk, $1,650
•JD 13-ft. chisel plow, $775
•JD 1000 25-ft. hyd. field cultivator, $1,600
•1961 IH 1610 cabover grain truck w/16-ft. hoist bed, 22,375 miles, fair condition, $2,100
•S.S. 500-gal. milk bulk tank, $140
•S.S. milk pipe, pulsator units and 6 milking units, $220
•Bulk tank compressor, $180
•25 cow water cups, $175

Late model equipment sells high
OWENSBORO, Ky. — Late model farm equipment brought high bids at a Jan. 26 auction near Owensboro, Ky. The sale was conducted by Jim Knott, auctioneer for Kurtz Auction and Realty Company.

Some items sold were:

•1997 Case IH 2166 Axial Flow combine, 4WD, 6-row corn head, 20-ft. grain head, $63,000
•1994 Ford Versatile 9480 4WD tractor, $61,000
•1982 Versatile 4WD tractor, $15,000
•1990 Case IH 7120 Magnum tractor, duals, cab, $32,000
•IH 1066 tractor, $6,000
•1984 IH 884 tractor with loader, $8,300
•1994 Melroe 3630 Spra-Coupe w/60-ft. boom, $29,000
•JD 726, 24-ft. mulch finisher disk, $17,500
•JD 637 25-ft. mulch finisher, disk, $16,500
•1989 International 4900 tandem axle truck, 20-ft. standard bed, $32,600
•Kinze 2500 8-row planter w/splitter, no-till, 30-inch row, $25,000
•Brillion 30-ft. hyd. fold roller, $6,400
•Brillion 28-ft. hyd. fold roller, $5,100
•4-row Holland carousel setter, $5,200

Illinois auction draws bidders from 5 states PARIS, Ill. — Bidders from five states attended the Feb. 21 farm equipment auction at the Edgar County Fairgrounds in Paris, Ill. Auctioneer Matthew Moss from the Moss Auction Team reported that there were 245 registered bidders from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

Some pieces bringing high bids include:

•JD 4440 tractor, $24,500
•JD 4640 tractor, $20,700
•JD 4640 tractor, $15,000
•JD 4630 tractor, $12,250
•White 12 x 30-inch planter, $14,500
•JD 7720 combine, $11,000
•JD 730 tractor, $7,500
•MF 230 tractor/loader, $7,900
•Case 4800 field cultivator, $6,400
•JD 630 disc, $7,000
•JD 7000 12 x 30-inch planter, $7,200
•IH 560 tractor, $3,100
•JD 7720 combine, $7,600
•JD 653A bean head, $2,400
•JD 643 corn head, $4,300
•JD 920 platform, $3,100
•JD 843 corn head, $5,400
•J&M grain cart, $5,650
•Parker 5250 wagon, $5,200
•Brent 640 wagon, $8,000
•JD 7000 8 x 30-inch planter, $2,400
•JD 115 chopper, $4,000
•JD 709 mower, $1,425
•Kinze-12 bean meters, $840
•IH 496 disc, $5,400
•Glencoe Soil Saver, $2,700
•Westfield 10-inch x 61-foot auger, $3,100
•Top Air Sprayer, $3,300
•Blu-Jet tiller, $2,600
•20-foot x 96-inch trailer, $3,100
•JD 7000 8 x 30-inch planter, $3,200
•Westfield 8-inch x 36-foot auger, $1,600
•350-bushel wagon, $1,000

January sale featured equipment
KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. — Farm equipment was the main draw at a Jan. 28 auction in Henry County. The sale was run by the auctioneers of White, White, White and Thomas.

Some items sold were:

•JD 6620 Titan II combine with 2 heads, $31,400
•IH 1066 Turbo tractor with weights & duals, $8,835
•IH 886 with weights & duals, $10,685
•JD 720 diesel tractor, $5,100
•1938 Farmall F20 and plow, $2,800
•IH 4366 tractor, $6,400
•Sunflower 18-ft. land finisher, $11,000
•EZ Trail wagon, $2,400
•8-inch x 30-ft. auger, $900

This farm news was published in the March 8, 2006 issue of Farm World.

3/8/2006