Louth Cattle Market prices

ENTRIES were down for both cattle and sheep at Louth Cattle Market on Thursday, due to spring land work taking precedence.

The top price per kg in the prime cattle ring was for one of three smart Lim x heifers from H Smith & Sons of Theddlethorpe weighing 552 kgs and selling for 229.50 ppk (£1,266) to David Sandham Trading Ltd.

The top price heifer per head was for a Lim x also from H Smith & Son weighing 662 kgs and selling for 222.50 ppk (£1,383) to David Sandham Trading Ltd.

The top price steer per kg was a Parth x from J G Horner & Son weighing 566 kgs and selling for 208.50 ppk (£1,180 to David Sandham Trading Ltd.

The top price steer per head was for a Blonde x from the same home weighing 646 kgs and selling for 197.50 ppk (£1,275) to Kevin Mellor.