Kivells of Holsworthy saw a quality entry of 135 dairy cattle sell to a wonderful trade with the top call of the day being £1,950 for the best of a nice entry from Messrs Wonnacott of Huddisford.

250 beef cattle topped at £1,249 for Messrs Heard & Son of Greenlake with younger cattle to £1,180 on behalf of Messrs PJ Martin of Buckland Filleigh whilst best heifers reached £1,050 for K&MJ Chamberlain & Son.

More than 520 calves and stirks saw the very best at £635 with no less than 60 over £600.

944 prime sheep topped at £110 for Richard Walter of Sessacott Farm with John May of Eastleigh close up at £109.50.

Premium set at 231p/kg on behalf of Ken and Mike Hill of Bideford with Graham Hookway at 228p/kg.

296 cull sheep topped at £84.50 for Jason Worth with Messrs Brenton & Son close up at £83.