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Beef farmers in the region say they're struggling to make ends meet because of a drop in the price they're paid for their animals.
In December the cost of prime cattle at market was around £1400. But in just six months the price has dropped to £1100.
That's a fall of more than 25%. Jenny Longden reports.
Farmers say the drop in the price of beef in Scotland is down to supermarkets importing too much beef from overseas.
They say less British Beef is sold, in favour of cheaper meat from across the EU.
But the British Retail Consortium say they are committed to selling meat from the UK.
Farmers in the Scottish Borders warn there will be a crisis in Scotch Beef if the prices they receive for prime cattle continues to drop.
In the last six months the cost of a prime cattle has fallen 25% from around £1,400 to £1,100. For some farmers, that's a loss of around £60,000 a year.
Farmers say that if the cost they receive for their cattle doesn't improve, they will have to give up producing livestock for beef.
Farmers in Scotland say that beef production will be hit hard if the prices they get for cattle continue to fall.
Prime cattle sold at market goes for around 25% less now than it did six months ago.
Farmers say it's down to a number of factors including an increase in imported beef being sold at supermarkets.