Farmers from across the Scottish Borders have been selling their best livestock at a special Christmas event.
Bumper crowds watched as more than 300 cattle and sheep were sold at the St Boswell's Christmas Cracker. Local children were given the chance to play auctioneer.
But farmers say it's a tough time to sell at premium prices.
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