Ellis Machinery

Drills


Ellis Machinery have been sourcing machinery for farmers around the globe for over 25 years.  Ellis Machinery's selection of seed drills is very extensive with drills suitable for many different soils, weather conditions and seed types.  Power harrow combination drills and tine seeders for wet conditions, and the ever popular Vaderstad Rapid and Horsch DC Pronto for high output drilling in drier conditions.  With the recent increase in direct drilling Ellis Machinery now stock a range of Claydon, Moore and Sumo direct drills.... Read More


CLAYDON HYBRID 3M 11011141
CLAYDON HYBRID 3M 11011141
Good condition, 2014 year, stone protection, 3m working width, comes with Stocks Fan Jet slug pellet applicator and bean kit, 822ha, new points & following harrow
£23950
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ERNEST WEBB 12 ROW BEET DRILL 11011147
ERNEST WEBB 12 ROW BEET DRILL 11011147
Genuine example, belt driven, 20" spacing
£2750
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HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11011160
HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11011160
Good points, pre-ems, following harrow, radar, duett coulters
£13950
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OPICO HATZENBICHLER AIR SEEDER 11011167
OPICO HATZENBICHLER AIR SEEDER 11011167
Good seeder, C/W GPS receiver
£2650
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HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11011186
HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11011186
Good, solid, ex-farm drill, ready for work, seed flow sensors and paddle boards, radar, muller controls, 3973ha
£16950
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SIMBA FREEFLOW 8M DRILL 11011212
SIMBA FREEFLOW 8M DRILL 11011212
Ex-farm drill, following harrow, Radar, front press, otico tyre packer,
£4950
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HORSCH PRONTO 3DD MOUNTED 11011131
HORSCH PRONTO 3DD MOUNTED 11011131
Well cared for drill in good order, press wheels, paddles, pre-ems, following harrow, radar,
£7850
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HORSCH 4CO SEED DRILL 11011114
HORSCH 4CO SEED DRILL 11011114
Genuine machine, pre-ems. radar, following harrow,
£11950
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VADERSTAD 300S 3M DRILL 11011064
VADERSTAD 300S 3M DRILL 11011064
system disc, priced to sell, genuine drill, available for immediate delivery, excellent discs, ribbed tyres, straight axle
£9850
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VADERSTAD 600F DRILL 11011067
VADERSTAD 600F DRILL 11011067
Ex-farm drill, system tine with hydraulic paddles and very good drilling discs and tyres.
£10950
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VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11011068
VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11011068
Excellent drill 2015, front paddle boards, new rear harrrow, low hectares
£25950
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SIMBA 6M FREEFLOW 11011080
SIMBA 6M FREEFLOW 11011080
Ex-farm drill, good example, pre-ems, following harrow
£7950
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SUMO SEEDER for Cultivator 11011090
SUMO SEEDER for Cultivator 11011090
Nice machine, 6/12 outlet, C/W Sumo Trio mounting kit
£3500
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CLAYDON SULKY SR 3M DRILL 11011095
CLAYDON SULKY SR 3M DRILL 11011095
Genuine drill, cereal coulters, rear harrow, hydraulic fan,
£11950
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HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11011009
HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11011009
Very good ex-farm drill, hydraulic paddles, pre-ems, radar, Muller controls
£22950
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HORSCH PRONTO 8DC 11010902
HORSCH PRONTO 8DC 11010902
Good condition, wheel eradicators, pre-ems, following harrow, radar, Muller controls
£29950
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HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11010853
HORSCH PRONTO 4DC 11010853
2881ha, electric drive, hydraulic fan., Very genuine condition, ready to go, Muller controls, pre-em, following harrow, radar, 2010
£27950
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HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11010720
HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11010720
Very good drill on good metal and tyres, new harrow tines, Muller controls, radar
£25950
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VADERSTAD CRD 300S CARRIER 11010732
VADERSTAD CRD 300S CARRIER 11010732
Following harrow, mechanical metering, clod boards, drilling discs still serviceable, good bearings.
£12950
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HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11010756
HORSCH SPRINTER 4ST 11010756
Good drill, late type springs, good metal, pre-ems, following harrow, radar, Muller controls
£25950
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VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010771
VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010771
Excellent drill new drilling discs and coulters, system discs 98% new paddle tips, pre-em, following harrow.
£23500
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VADERSTAD 600S DRILL 11010704
VADERSTAD 600S DRILL 11010704
Ex-farm, pre-em, following harrow, radar,
£25950
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VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010680
VADERSTAD RAPID 300S 11010680
Very nice dril on new system discs, x-patten, front press, grassbox, hydraulic paddles, following harrow
£19950
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OTHER STANHAY RALLYE 592 18 ROW 11010696
OTHER STANHAY RALLYE 592 18 ROW 11010696
Genuine drill, 18 row, c/w trailing kit
£4950
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KONGSKILDE 8 ROW MAIZE DRILL AEROMAT 11010613
KONGSKILDE 8 ROW MAIZE DRILL AEROMAT 11010613
Nice drill, 8 row, hydraulic folding
£8950
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SIMBA FREEFLOW 4M 11010526
SIMBA FREEFLOW 4M 11010526
Genuine drill, Otico packer, good metal
£4950
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KVERNELAND ACCORD 3M DRILL COMBINATION 11010494
KVERNELAND ACCORD 3M DRILL COMBINATION 11010494
2 row stagger, good ex-farm drill, following harrow, steel packer roller
£4950
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MOORE 6M UNIDRILL 11010507
MOORE 6M UNIDRILL 11010507
Good discs and press wheels, genuine condition
£12950
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KRM 4M DRILL 11010433
KRM 4M DRILL 11010433
Good condition drill, for mounting to a power harrow, suffolk coulters following harrow
£2950
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HORSCH PRONTO 6DC 11010405
HORSCH PRONTO 6DC 11010405
Good drill, good drilling discs, blockage sensors, grain and fert paddles, pre-ems, radar,
£45950
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HORSCH PRONTO 6DC 11010356
HORSCH PRONTO 6DC 11010356
6m working width, muller control box, radar, electric drive seed wheel, blockage sensors, all ready to go to work, 2006, price - £POA
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SUMO DTS 4M DIRECT DRILL 11009957
SUMO DTS 4M DIRECT DRILL 11009957
Grain only drill, 2013 year, very good condition, has come from a good home. Very nice drill. well cared for with good metal, may be eligible for a leader grant in this machine!
£33500
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KVERNELAND TS EVO 4000 4M DRILL 11010124
KVERNELAND TS EVO 4000 4M DRILL 11010124
4m working width, very good condition Excellent drill. New points. V good coulters
£13750
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KVERNELAND 4M TINESEEDER 11010125
KVERNELAND 4M TINESEEDER 11010125
Good drill, new points and harrow tines, wheel eradicators, FGS controls
£8350
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Establishing a crop is the most important part of the farmer’s job.  The profitability of the farm depends on the success of the crop and all the jobs throughout the year revolve round it.  It is important to get the cultivation methods right and create the seedbed, it is also important to maintain the crop during the year, but all of this will be useless without the crop being planted correctly.

Drilling methods are very varied and consequently the range of drills on sale today can be confusing.  Ellis Machinery have a wide range of used agricultural drills for sale.

Most agricultural drills fall into the following categories:

Box drills – the simplest for os metering and distribution.  This drill relies on gravity to feed the seed through the metering unit and then to the coulters which are either discs or tines.

Tine drills – e.g. Kverneland TS Evo or weaving tine drill.  These are a simple and effective drill, ideal for wet conditions as they are light and tractor mounted.  Usually a fairly inexpensive method of crop establishment.

High output cultivation drills – e.g. Horsch Pronto DC or Vaderstad Rapid seed drill.  These are some of the most popular drill currently available.  Able to drill accurately at high speeds and cover large acreages.  Whilst not the best drill in wet conditions these drills do produce excellent results.

Combination drills – e.g. Amazone or Kuhn.  A power harrow with a drill mounted on it.  This is another we weather option due to it being tractor mounted.  The power harrow adds another pass of cultivation.  They are not usually very high output and a wide option would need a front hopper to keep the drill effective.

Direct drill – e.g. Claydon, Moore and Muzuri.  Growing in popularity this is a massive time and money saving option.  Drilling straight into uncultivated soil is not a proven technique in all land types but is certainly an attractive proposition in saving money in crop establishment.

Precision drills – used predominately from crops such as maize these planters place the seeds one at a time with great accuracy resulting in an even distribution of plants.  Often they will place fertilizer in the same pass to assist crop growth.

All of the above drills require different ground preparation and cultivation techniques to provide the right kind of seedbed for crop establishment.  Some are more intensive than others but each has its own merits in the right conditions.  There is no one size fits all when it comes to planting so Ellis Machinery have a wide selection of drills available to cater for all needs.

One of the most important parts of drilling is getting the set up right and running of the drill correctly.  There are some simple checks that can be carried out before use and a guide on troubleshooting drill problems on our blog

Ellis Machinery also stock a wide range of ploughs and cultivators, available for immediate deleivery.  Vaderstad semoir