Kivells of Holsworthy saw the best of the dairy cattle on Wednesday at £1837 for Messrs Cole & Son of Pancrasweek with others at £1554 for Graham Ward of Iddesleigh.

Top of the eight cull cows reached £914 for R H Petherick whilst the best of the store cattle came in from Messrs Leonard of Woolsery at £1190.

The 230 store cattle sold to an overall average of £704.60.

382 calves saw a top call of £480 from O Petherick & Son of Bude with best heifers to £415 from D&J Pengilly of West Down.

In the sheep pens 694 prime lambs topped at 214p/kg and £96 on behalf of Nigel & Geoff Lake of Beaford.

291 store lambs topped at £91.50 for Nick Cooke of Torrington with the best of 211 breeding sheep selling to £180 for Ken Hill of Bideford.

Best rams to 370 on behalf of GA Endacott & Son of Spreyton.

310 cull ewes saw the best to £89.50 on behalf of Rod Evely of Petersmarland with an average of £60.30.