Prices peaked at 5200gns at a major reduction of Ewen Brewis' Eastfield Aberdeen Angus herd from Kelso, when the seven-year-old cow, Eastfield Jenny and her heifer calf sold to fellow breeder, Martin McCornick, buying for his McCornick herd from Boreland, Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire.

The sale, which formed part of United Auctions' Bull Sales at Stirling was topped by a daughter of Rawburn Edge bred from previous home-bred Jenny by Flodden President. She sold with March-born heifer calf by Linton Gilbertines Elgin and back in calf to either Wedderlie Osman or Elgin.

Selling back down to Kelso at 4800gns with Willie Thomson, Hownam Grange, was Eastifeld Pansy, a five-year-old daughter of Halbeath Kansas, bred from the Rawburn Rochester daughter, Eastfield Patricia. She sold with April-born bull calf by Elgin and back in calf to the same sire.

Mr Thomson also went to 4500gns for Eastfield Justine Erica, a seven-year-old by Rawburn Edge. She is bred from the Rawburn Rochester-sired cow, Eastfield Justine Erica and changed hands with April-born heifer calf by Wedderlie Osman and in calf to the same bull.

Another similarly aged cow by Rawburn Edge and with heifer calf at foot by Osman made 4600gns selling to R Anderson, Forest Lodge, Forestfields, Kelso. Eastfield Elsa is out of a the Halbeath King Kong daughter, Eastfield Elsie and sold in calf to Elgin.

Northern Ireland breeder, James Porter, Uppermill, Dromore, bought the lead priced in-calf heifer at 4500gns. This was Eastfield Blackbird, a two-year-old heifer by Linton Gilbertines Earlston, out of the Abberton Proud Nixon-sired Eastfield Blackbird. She sold due to Elgin.

And, at 4200gns, John Elliot, Roxburgh Mains, Kelso, bought the calved heifer, Eastfield Pansy, a daughter of Earlston and her April-born bull calf, Eastfield Polestar, by Eastfield Poldark. She also sold back in calf to Elgin.

Averages: 16 cows and calves, £3878.44; nine maiden heifers, £2788.33.

Auctioneers: United Auctions