Border Livestock Exchange, week ending January 31

Border Livestock Exchange to week ending Friday, January 31, sold 174 prime cattle including 42 cows, 2,019 prime lambs, 429 ewes and 184 store cattle.

Prime cattle remain steady with top prices going to Redpath Farms, Spylaw for a Limousin cross heifer which sold for 396p per kg. Limousin cross young bulls from Bowsden Moor, Berwick upon Tweed sold to £1,718 per head for a 12 month old bull.

Cull cows sold to £1,300 for a Limousin cow also from Bowsden Moor. Aberdeen Angus cross cows from Borewell Farm, Berwick upon Tweed sold to an impressive £1,092 per head.

Prime lambs continued to firm with export weights selling to 420p per kg for a Texel cross from Primside Farm, Yetholm; Edgerston Home Farm, Jedburgh and Crookston Farm, Heriot.

Heavy weight Texel crosses sold to £110.0 from Middle Moor, Alnwick.