Mold primestock tops 245.5p/kg for Limousin steer

Well finished cattle were in demand at Mold’s weekly primestock sale where trade was fast for all types with more than 100 beef cattle and 84 cull cows forward.

Prices topped 245.5p/kg for a Limousin steer from B Davies, Ochr y Go, with Mr Davies also selling a 35-month-old Limousin steer for 235p/kg. Friesian steers sold to 198.5 (£1369.65) shown by Edwards Bros, Pennant Ucha, with Limousin heifers making 243p/kg for E W Jones, Ty Tan y Foel and D Roberts, Cornel y Cae.

Continental cull cows sold to 160p/kg twice for G Williams and Son, Cefn Melyn and GI and R Williams, Nant Mawr for a Limousin and British Blue respectively. Leading the overall price was M A Evans, Tan yr Accar reaching £1,467.75 for a Charolais cow. The Friesian cow section was topped by R G Roberts, Tre Abbot Fawr selling to 151p/kg (1,147.60).

Averages Steers, 212.53; Heifers, 212.72; Cows 129.69, Friesian cows 115.61.