Harrison & Hetherington Ltd sold 60 store heifers in St Boswells on Thursday to a top of 275.8p per kg and an average of 225.5p (+5.3p on the fortnight), while 141 store bullocks peaked at 251.4p and levelled at 231.3p (-7.3p).

C&D Auction Marts Ltd sold 4500 prime hoggs in Longtown on Thursday to a top of £135.50 per head and 319p per kg to average 219.1p (-3.3p on the week).

There were also 4110 cast sheep forward that met the best trade for a long time with 899 ewes selling at £100 or more. Heavy ewes sold to £181 for Texels and averaged £92.92 (+£6.45), while light/export-type ewes peaked at £85 for Blackfaces and levelled at £51.53 (+£7.61). Rams sold to £159 for a Charollais and averaged £84.82.