Strong cattle trade at Louth market

PRIME cattle met with a strong trade again at Louth Cattle Market on Thursday and many more could have been sold to advantage.

The top price per kg in the prime cattle ring was for a smart BBx hfr from C W Hurton & Sons weighing 568 kgs and selling for 220.50 ppk (£1,252) to L Brown & Son of Lincoln.

The top price hfr per head was for a Lim x from H Smith & Sons weighing 618 kgs and selling for 205.50 ppk (£1,269).