Harrison & Hetherington Ltd sold 39 store heifers in St Boswells on Thursday to a top of 232p per kg and an average of 212.7p, while 69 store bullocks peaked at 261p and levelled at 210.7p.

C&D Auction Marts Ltd had another large entry of 5601 prime hoggs in Longtown on Thursday that sold to £120 per head and 289p per kg to average 188.5p (-1.8p on the week).

The firm also had 3876 cast sheep forward when heavy ewes sold to £158 for a pen of Texel ewes and averaged £77.11 (-£6.03), while light/export-type ewes peaked at £66 for Lleyns and levelled at £29.91 (-£7.03). Rams sold to £140 for a Texel and averaged £67.82.