Good entry in the ring

THERE was a good entry at Louth Cattle Market on Thursday with 46 cattle through the fat ring, despite farmers getting ready for the harvest.

The top price per kilogram for a clean beast was a BB x heifer from JC Crust of Halton Holgate weighing 517 kg and selling for 203.5 ppk to D Sandham Trading Ltd.

The top price heifer per head was £1,166 for a Bazadaise x from J Farrow of Strubby.

The top price steer per kg was for a Lim x from SH Rutter weighing 533 kgs and selling for 193.5 ppk from M Pickwell.