Ringside at…Hallworthy

Hallworthy Stockyard, Cornwall.

A small entry of 94 TB-restricted cattle sold to an electric trade on Monday (17 June). Top price of £1,555 went to a smart British Blue cross steer from HL Banbury & Sons, who, with their consignment of strong forward cattle, saw plenty of trade. Another of their British Blue cross steers sold for £1,485, with a pair of Limousin cross steers fetching £1,375. A run of Friesians reached £1,370, with another bunch at £1,300.

Topping the heifer section were two British Blue crosses, which made £1.205, followed by others at £1,000 to £1,045. Cull cows also sold to a fast trade, with a Simmental cross cow peaking at 171p/kg and others at 163-169p/kg. Friesians topped at 145p/kg.

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