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Fri 4 December 2020
On Monday, Louth Livestock Market held its 91st Christmas Fatstock Show and Sale
and safe to say it did not disappoint!
Pictured: Oliver Chapman, Honorary Secretary & Treasurer
Although it was a little different to previous years with #COVID19 in full fruition, there was still a very strong trade, with lots of money raised for two glorious charities Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance and Lincolnshire Rural Support Network!
There were a total of 21 cattle on offer.
A huge thank you to David Parkin of Parkin Butchers Crowle & Epworth for judging the cattle.
The champion beast was a super British blue sired heifer from P&B Hodgson & Son which weighed 610kg and sold for 450p/kg and grossed £2741.95.
Reserve champion T V Davie with a Limousin sired steer at 520kg to 400p/kg and £2077.40. Cull cows to 120p/kg and £985.88 for G & K Blakey.
There were a total of 64 show lambs on offer which were kindly judged by Richard Balderston of Woldsway Meats.
He found his champion in the heavy class with a pair of lambs from G W Allison weighing 51kg and selling to £155 or 363p/kg.
Reserve champion a pair of lambs form L J fairburn & Son Ltd weighing 41.5kg and selling to £155 and 373p/kg.
The charity ewe lamb kindly donated by L J Fairburn & Son Ltd sold for £252.
A total of 700 commercials lambs were on offer:
To £130 for Scrivelsby Farms Ltd and 282p/kg for L J Fairburn & Son.
All in average 221.32p/kg.
Cull ewes to £134 for G W Allison.
All in ewe averaged £80.70.
Congratulations to the Christmas Fatstock Committee, for yet another successful Show and a
huge thank you to our fabulous market staff for thier hard work and commitment to animal
welfare, our vendors for their continued support and our generous sponsors!!