THE trade for good quality cattle was strong through the prime ring at Louth Cattle Market on Thursday.
The top price heifer per kilo and per head in the prime ring was a Limousin from T J Denby & son of Wihern weighing 528kg and selling for £1,217 to Lakings of Louth.
The top price steer per kilo was for a Limousin from R C Ellis & son of Hibaldstow weighing 488kg and selling for £1,027 to L Brown & Son of Lincoln.
The top price steer per head was for a Parthanais x from J B Coupland & son of Great Steeping weighing 720kg and selling for £1,234 to A Wright & son of Boston.
The top price young bull per kilo was for a BRBx from F Wallis & Son of Biscathorpe weighing 510kg and selling for £1,063 to A Wright & Son.