A farm sale at Lower St Johns, Foulden, Berwickshire, on behalf of Jim and Carol Lawson, attracted a good crowd and prices well above expectations with some items heading overseas at far more than the recommended new price.

The sale conducted by Border Livestock Exchange also saw classic and vintage tractors forward with prices peaking at £30,000 for a MF 1250 tractor MKW 683W

Leading Prices

Farm machinery – £30,000 MF 1250 Tractor MKW 683W; £10,600 JCB Fastrac 2115 W reg; £9600 JCB Fastrac 2135 4 W/S; £2300 Stewart 30’ flat trailer; £1250 Bonser forklift Y reg; £1100 NH D1000 square baler; £1050 McConnell PA93 hedger; £1000 MF 565 combine 1981; £750 Grays box tipler;£650 6t grain trailer; £600 Ransome 4f rev show plough; £480 Dowdeswell Powerator; £330 Triple gang grass rollers; £320 small pile of scrap; £280 Evans and Pearce pellet applicator; £230 Harrows 1960; £200 Pigtail grabber.

Inputted lots – £5600 MF 135 and loader 19