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Date: 13 December 2021 | Primestock

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St Boswells Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

At St Boswells on Monday 13th December, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 74 Clean Cattle, 74 Cast Cows, 1732 Prime Lambs and 521 Cast Sheep

Bullocks (27) averaged 252p per kg and sold to 291p  (+4p on the week) 

Heifers (46) averaged 255p per kg and sold to 299p (+11p on the week)

Young Bulls (1) sold to 240p

Cast Cows (72) averaged 147p per kg and sold to 214p  (-4p on the week) Top price £1416

Cast Bulls (2) averaged 118p per kg and sold to 129p.  Top price £1346

Lambs (1732) averaged 278.5p per kg, (-6.5p on the week) £124.78 per head and sold to £175 for Texel Lambs

Top price 328.9p per kg for Beltex Lambs.

Cast Sheep (521) averaged £103.56, and sold to £200 for a Beltex Tup.

Heavy Ewes averaged £129,  light ewes sold to £135 for North Country Cheviot Ewes, and averaged £96

PRIME CATTLE-

Clean Cattle met a great trade throughout.

Bullocks per head: Bee Edge £1754.50, £1751.52, £1716.90, Penston £1675.60, Nether Falla £1648.38, Humbie Mill £1607.76, Galagate £1569.60

Bullocks per kilo: Bee Edge 291p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Berriedale 288p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Penston 284p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge 275p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Faughhill 272p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Humbie Mill 271p Worsley Wholesale Butchers

Heifers per head: Horsley Hill Farm £1785.24, Bee Edge £1705.28, £1670.42, £1667.04, Penston £1647.30, Faughhill £1611.84, Berriedale £1607.04, Phantassie £1602.04

Heifers per kilo: Faughhill 299p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, 292p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge 292p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, 289p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 289p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 288p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Faughhill 280p Forsyths of Peebles

Young Bulls: Huntington £1420.80 (240p)

CAST COWS

Cast Cows – more leaner types forward

Cast Cows per kilo: Greenknowe 214p, Huntington 205p, Rumbleton 199p, 197p (2), Greenknowe 193p, Rumbleton 189p, Greenknowe 185p, Huntington 183p

Cast Cows per head: Greenknowe £1416.68, Lamberton £1374.10, Rumbleton £1357.18, Middlethird £1332.42, Huntington £1328.58, Greenknowe £1317.20, Rumbleton £1300.20, Rumbletonlaw £1297.44, Huntington £1295.60, Rumbletonlaw £1285.02

CAST BULLS: Adderstonshiels £1346.76 (129p), Greenknowe £1196.26 (107p)

Lambs a touch easier on the week, weight and quality still paying.  Average 278.5p (44.8kg) 278.5p

Lambs per head-

Texel: £175 Marvingston, £171 Crookston, £165 Fountainhall, Ellemford, Redpath East End, £164 Corsbie, Crookston, £162 Corsbie, £161 Symington Mains, Marvingston, £159 Symington Mains, £158 Crookston, £157 Threepwood, Bonjedward, Boggs Holdings, Corsbie, £156 Threepwood, £155 Crookston, £154 Threepwood, Beltex: £175 Crookston, £172 Craiglea, £169, £163, £162, £159 Crookston, £158 Philiphaugh, £156 Crookston, £153 Craiglea, £152 Faughhill, £150 Crookston, £146 Craiglea, £141 Crookston, £140 Craiglea, Suffolk: £166, £160 Headshaw, L, £153 (2) Bonjedward, £152 Chesters Brae, £149 (2) Bonjedward, £148.50 Marvingston, £148 Adderstonshiels, Symington Mains (2), £144 Chesters Brae, £141 Bonjedward, North Country Cheviot: £157 Headshaw, L, £140 Nisbet Mill, £135 Symington Mains, £134 Cleuchhead, £132.50 Earlston Road, Stow (S.Anderson), £131 Gospelhall, Greyfaced: £136 Tollishill, £133 Burncastle, £127 Crookston, £125.50 Tollishill, £122 Headshaw, LLleyn: £134.50, £126 Over Whitlaw,  Bluefaced Leicester: £150 Hartside, £147 Corsbie Cottage (P.W Hedley), Cheviot Mule: £134 Middlethird, Nisbet Mill, £129 Adderstonshiels, £128 Cleuchhead, Lonk: £134 Cleuchhead, Half Bred: £132 Headshaw, L, £128 Adderstonshiels, £123 Blackburn Mill, Blue Texel: £130 The Burrows, Hampshire: £129 Bridgehaugh Mill, £127.50 Nether Falla, Charollais: £124 Berryhill, Easycare: £120 Pilmuir

Lambs per kilo-

Beltex: 328.9p, 323.4p Faughhill, 319p Wauchope, 317.4p Craiglea, 316.3p Wester Ulston, 312.2p Craiglea, 312p Crookston, 311.6p Wester Ulston, 311.1p Craiglea, 309.5p Threeburnford, 309.3p, 309.1p Threepwood, 308p Wester Ulston, 307.1p Craiglea, 307p Wauchope, 305.3p Lylestane, 304.7p Threepwood, 303.8p Philiphaugh, 302.3p Wauchope, 302.2p Crookston, Texel 315.8p Nether Falla, 307.8p Boggs Holdings, 305p Chesters Brae, 301.9p Corsbie, Bonjedward, 301.1p The Knock, 300p Redpath East End, Faughhill, Leaston, 297.1p, 296.5p Threepwood, 296p Corsbie, 295.6p Wauchope, 295.5p, 295.3p Wester Ulston, 295.1p Marvingston, 295p Chesters Brae, 294.8p Crookston, 294.7p Lylestane, 294.4p Symington Mains, 293p Headshaw, L, Blue Texel: 302.3p The Burrows, Suffolk: 301.9p Headshaw, L, 292.3p Chesters Brae, 286.2p, 283.7p Headshaw, L, 282.4p Chesters Brae, 280.4p The Knock, 280.2p Middlethird, North Country Cheviot: 286.6p Symington Mains, 285.5p, 278.6p Headshaw, L, 278.6p Lylestane, Charollais: 279.5p Ladyflat, 277.5p Trabroun, Hampshire: 278.6p Nether Falla, Cheviot Mule: 277.8p Broomiebank, Greyfaced: 272.8p Tollishill, 272.1p Burncastle

EWES:

Cast Sheep trade on fire as all classes have ‘a jolly old go!’

Sale top of £200 for a pen of 3 smart Beltex Ewes from Faughhill Farming

Beltex: £200, £170, £160, £150 Faughhill, Suffolk: £167 Legars, £157 Redpath East End, £139 Corsbie, Bonjedward, £137 Falside, Bonjedward, Faughhill, Texel: £155 Duke Stree (N.Elliot), £151, £147 Stevenson Mains, £147 Redpath East End, £143, £141 Grey Peel, £137 Rhodes Holdings, Bluefaced Leicester: £155 Hartside, Cheviot Mule: £145, £123 Nisbet Mill, Romney: £141 (2), £129 Bow, North Country Cheviot: £135, £117 Nisbet Mill, £117 Cleuchhead, £113 Adderstonshiels, £111 Nisbet Mill, Lylestane, Greyfaced: £139 Falside, £129 Kittyfield, £125 Falside, Hassendean, £117 Brundeanlaws, Berryhill, Zwartble: £125, £123 Faughhill, Lleyn: £115, £109 Kilnknowe Cottage, £107 Innovis, Blackface: £109 Yett, £99 Faughhill, £95 Berryhill, £91 Yett, Ryelaw: £93 Threepwood, Jacob: £91 Threepwood, Castlemilk Moorits: £53 Threepwood

TUPS-

Tups sold to a peak of £195 for a powerful Texel from William Pate & Partners, Marvingston

Texel: £195 Marvingston, £163 Ellemford, £161 Duke Street (N.Elliot), £151 Harelawside, £147 Ellemford, £143 Marvingston, £141 Ellemford, North Country Cheviot: £159, £147 Lylestane, £129 Birneyknowe, Hampshire: £157 Ellemford, Lleyn: £141 Harelawside, £139 Lylestane, Blackface: £135 Threeburnford, £115 Hartside, Beltex: £133 Harelawside