The livestock dispersal for Nympton Park Estate, Devon, earlier this week saw 123 Devon cattle and 890 Lleyn sheep go under the hammer to a strong trade, report Kivells.

Topping the cattle on offer was a £2100 sale for seven year old cow Heywood Violet Rose, sold in-calf. Next best was Burwood Coins 59 at £1860.

Leading the sheep trade was a pen of shearling ewes at £142, with two lamb ewes selling for up to £140. Top call among  the ewe lambs was a £70 bid.