Powering out of lockdown with silage demo

SILAGE DEMO RI Farm
n Simon Agnew’s County 1184 LWB side fills to their Ford 7810 Silver Jubilee tractor at Loughbrickland.

ON Saturday, July 11, a silage working day was held near Loughbrickland in County Down.

n Ashley Pedan is seen here driving Ken Cooke’s County Super 4 complete with a Kidd silage harvester and NC silage trailer. This tractor is fitted with an industrial engine that puts out 60hp at the pto shaft. :

Mark Stewart hosted the working day where classic Muir-Hill, County and Ford tractors were used to cut second cut silage. A selection of New Holland precision chop harvesters were seen in action along with a Kidd double chop.

n On the left are Mark Stewart’s County 974 and Declan Stewart’s County 1174. On right are Ken Cooke’s Muir-Hill 141 and Mark Stewart’s New Holland TM 135. :

It was wonderful to see an event like this take place after the months of lockdown. Social distancing was observed and everyone enjoyed the day using these classic machines.

n Mark Stewart’s very tidy County 974 and equally impressive New Holland 550 New Holland precision chop harvester which is fitted with a Deutz air cooled engine. :

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