Kivells of Holsworthy saw a very busy market with more than 1,700 head of stock sold.

Top call of the day was £2,200 given for the best of the dairy cattle in from Messrs Fishleigh of Broadwoodkelly with a massive average of the cows standing at £1,736.

In the sheep pens 424 cull sheep saw a better trade with the best at £115 on behalf of Derek Broad of Launceston.

746 prime lambs topped at £103 in from Messrs Ellis of North Cornwall with premium set at 215p/kg on behalf of Rod Evely of Woolaton Farm.

In the cattle pens 14 prime and OTM cattle topped at £1,164 on behalf of Messrs Axford of Clawton.

292 store cattle again saw an improved trade with best steers in from PJ Martin of Buckland Filleigh at £1,240 with Charlie Withecombe of Bideford topping the heifers at £1,090.

272 baby and rearing calves topped at £605 for reared calves in from Messrs Ashton of Shebbear whilst the best baby calves at £460 on behalf of Messrs Schuttkacker of Bere Alston.