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Merlo P40.7 is one of three telehandlers used by Ashley Davies. Pictured loading straw, it shares the farm’s material and muck handling duties with a JCB TM 320S and Terex TM250-R (pictured below).


Ratcliffe Farms’ machinery fleet

Ratcliffe Farms’ machinery fleet


  • 1992, JD 3650, 115hp, 11,900 hours
  • 1997, JD 7710, 155hp, 13,000 hours
  • 2000, JD 7810, 185hp, 9,300 hours
  • 2003, JD 6920, 160hp, 6,500 hours
  • 2006, JD 8420, 315hp, 4,300 hours
  • 2006, JD 8520T, 330hp, 4,500 hours


  • 1999, Terex TM250-R
  • 2009, Merlo P40.7
  • 2018, JCB TM320 S


  • 2009, New Holland CR9090 Elevation

Farm facts

Farm facts
  • Name: Ratcliffe Farms
  • Location: Atherstone, North Warwickshire
  • Acreage: 424 hectares
  • Type: Arable, beef and pigs

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