Hallworthy cow and calf trade strong

A superb entry of beef cows and calves saw buyers travelling to Hallworthy market, Cornwall, from as far away as Linconshire. Trade topped at £1200 for some smart outfits from Messrs Ellis, Lelant, St Ives.

The best store cattle sold to £880 from Messrs Kendall, St Just In Roseland. Prime cattle saw best steers to 165p/kg from Eddy Cowling, while cull cows saw trade steady set at 116.5p/kg and £718 from Messrs Williams. Some 400 sheep saw seven buyers for cull ewes with the best at £64.50 and a market average of £48.34. Prime lambs topped at £70 for Mr Ellis, Poundstock.