Farmers from across the Scottish Borders were showing and selling their prime livestock at a special Christmas event last night. The St Boswell's Christmas cracker is the only sale of its kind in the area.
It's an opportunity for farmers to sell their premium cattle and sheep, and is a barometer of sales for the farming year.
Patrick Tyner reports:
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