Colchester: Stanfords limbers up for Christmas Prime Stock Show on Tuesday

Stanfords Auction, Stanfords, Wyncolls Road, Colchester. Sheep ready for auction.

Stanfords Auction, Stanfords, Wyncolls Road, Colchester. Sheep ready for auction. - Credit: Andrew Partridge

Stanfords at Colchester is hosting its annual Prime Stock Show on Tuesday morning, featuring the best in beef cattle and lamb.

Stanfords Auction, Stanfords, Wyncolls Road, Colchester. Beef in the sale.
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Stanfords Auction, Stanfords, Wyncolls Road, Colchester. Beef in the sale. EADT 31.12.11 - Credit: Andrew Partridge

The annual livestock competition, which is supported by local farmers, butchers and wholesale meat traders, provides an opportunity for farmers to showcase the quality stock they produce on a weekly basis. At stake are some prized trophies and fierce competition at auction for the winning beasts.