Ringside at Truro primestock show

Ringside at…Truro Primestock Show, Cornwall.

The traditional annual city centre show and sale celebrated its 109th anniversary last week (7 December). Both the sheep and cattle sections made history, with Neil Phillips and family (pictured) winning the supreme champion butchers lambs for the third year running. Their Texels weighed 42.2kg and went on to sell for £210 a head. The same family also scooped the reserve prize, with Texels that sold for £135 at 48.5kg.

In the cattle section, Ross Withers swept the board, taking the supreme and reserve beef champion, as well as the local and reserve champion. The supreme champion, a Limousin x British Blue heifer, weighed 576kg and sold for £2,592, while the reserve champ weighed 636kg and sold for £2,098.

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