Champion honours at Harrison and Hetherington's Easter show and sale of prime cattle at St Boswells went to S and J Allen, Longnewton, with a

Limousin

cross heifer which scaled at 600kg and sold for 270p per kg, £1620.

Reserve was a single Limousin bullock from Robert Neill and Partners, Upper Nisbet, which made 232p per kg, £1345.60.

Bullocks (26) averaged 213.25p per kg and sold to 236p for a continental-bred entry from Bee Edge, while 58 heifers averaged 221.82p having peaked at 270p for the champion.

Cast cattle averaged 144.7p per kg and sold to 187p for a cow from Kedzlie and £1620 for a bull from Trows.

The eight new season lambs averaged 223p per kg and sold to £112, 224p for Charollais from Ladyflat, while 947 hoggs peaked at £110.50 for Suffolks from Boghall, or 224.4p from Longnewton Forest, to average 194p per kg.

Ewes averaged £75.37 and sold to £115 for Charollais from Runningburn.

LEADING awards: Bullocks – Native-bred – 1, Faughill, 678kg, 214p. Cont – 1, Saltoun Home Farm, 602kg, 220p; 2, Bee Edge, 564kgs, 236p; 3, Upper Nisbet , 578kg, 226p.

Heifers – 1, Penston, 564kg, 220p; 2, Willowford, 564kg, 212p; Phantassie, 634kg, 220p. Cont – 1, Longnewton, 600kg, 270p; 2, Bee Edge, 604kgs, 238p; 3, Upper Nisbet, 608kgs, 239p.

LEADING prices: Hoggs – Per head – Suff – £110.50, £110 Boghall; £102 The Lee, Boghall; £100.50, £99.50 Boghall; £99 Whitsome West Newton, Saughtree. Tex – £107 Whitsome West Newton; £105 Adderstonshiels; £101 Redden; £99.50 Earlston Mains; £99 Harelaw, Whitlaw (x2), New Blainslie. BFL – £107 Corsbie Cottages. Belt – £106, £101 Whitsome West Newton. Chev X – £105, £100 Adderstonshiels; £99 Boghall (x2), Garvald Mains, Adderstonshiels. Zwart – £102 Boghall. GF – £97 Boghall. Char – £94 Berryhill (x2). Chev Mule – £93.50 Blegbie. Per kg – Chev X – 224.4p Longnewton Forest; 213.2p Stoneypath; 212p Swinnie (x4); 210.5p Lanton Crag. Tex – 221.3p Stoneypath (x2); 217.1p Earlston Mains; 214.6p Corsbie; 207.1p Lustruther; 206.7p Ashcraig. Suff – 200p Corsbie. Bf – 197.4p Stoneypath.

Ewes – Char – £115 Runningburn, £85 Berryhill. Suff – £101, £97 The Lee; £97 Symington Mains, Corsbie Cottage, Middlethird; £93 Greenhead, S; £91 Middlethird. Tex – £99 Craighouse; £93 Symington Mains; £91 Hallrule Mill; Ashcraig; £87 Symington Mains. BFL – £99 Corsbie Cottage, Gf – £97 Corsbie Cottages; £86 Berryhill, Yarlside, Whitlaw, Berryhill, The Lee. Berr– £97, £83 Springwood Lodge. Llyn – £95 Lustruther; £85 Yarlside; £83 Harden Mains, Legerwood; £81 Legerwood. Chev Mule – £87, £81 Wester Ulston, Blegbie; £79 Halidean Mill. Chev X – £87 Earlston Road; £77 Ashcraig, Blegbie. Easy – £71 Bankhouse. Bf – £61 The Lee, £59 Ashcraig, £59, £51 Fairnilee.

Rams- Char – £127 Garvald Mains.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington