A larger entry usual of 74 head graced Sedgemoor Auction Centre at the weekend. Top call of £2000 from ET Summerfield, Oxford, secured the top priced heifer. Non pedigree heifers topped at £1800 for one from John and Heather Snook. Few cows were on offer, but a top price of £1980 secured one from Messrs PG Bowditch and Son.

Brown Swiss cows topped at £920 for one from Messrs J Upson and Sons, while The Snook family topped Swedish Reds trade at £1200 for a heifer.

Commercial trade for beef cattle was equally as strong at the market with the 451 steers on offer topping at £995 and averaging £686 and the 243 heifers on offer topping at £910 and averaging £603.