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Date: 10 January 2022 | Primestock

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St Boswells Primestock Sale

St Boswells, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0PP

At St Boswells on Monday 10th January, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 70 Clean Cattle, 63 Cast Cows, 1081 Prime Hoggs and 1064 Cast Sheep

Bullocks (19) averaged 253p per kg and sold to 276p (x2)  (-6p on the week) 

Heifers (51) averaged 252p per kg and sold to 291p (-10p on the week)

Cast Cows (60) averaged 161p per kg and sold to 237p  (+11p on the week) Top price £1741.48

Cast Bulls (3) averaged 120p sold to 123p.  Top price £1608.84

Hoggs (1081) averaged 269p per kg, (-10p on the week) £121.84 per head and sold to £171 for Beltex Hoggs

Top price 307p per kg for Beltex Hoggs

Cast Sheep (1064) averaged £100.18, and sold to £179 for Texel Ewes

Heavy Ewes averaged £134,  light ewes sold to £133 for North Country Cheviot Ewes, and averaged £94

PRIME CATTLE-

Clean Cattle met a fast trade

Bullocks per head: Wester Ulston £1721.90, Bee Edge £1628.40, Shidlaw £1623.04, Penston £1611.84, Bee Edge £1609.20, Penston £1560.60

Bullocks per kilo: Penston, Bee Edge 276p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Humbie Mill 275p J & J Mather, Bee Edge 270p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Penston 270p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Humbie Mill 267p Worsley Wholesale Butchers

Heifers per head: Longnewton £1756.04, Whitrighill £1691.20, £1690, Oakwood £1688.24, Whitrighill £1676.16, Humbie Mill £1670, Longnewton £1660.80

Heifers per kilo: Penston 291p Forsyths of Peebles, Longnewton 290p Forsyths of Peebles, Whitrighill 288p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge 286p Forsyths of Peebles, Longnewton 286p Foley Bros, Bee Edge 283p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Penston 282p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Whitrighill 280p Foley Bros

CAST COWS

Very good trade once again

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1741.48, Orchard £1577.76, Leaderfoot £1494.08, Kersknowe £1462.02, Wester Middleton £1435.58, Mosstower £1419.30, Garvald Mains £1405.85

Cast Cows per kilo: Greenknowe 237p, Orchard 228p, Greenknowe 217p, 211p, Kersknowe 197p, Commonside 191p, Greenknowe 187p, Wester Middleton 185p, Mosstower 185p, 181p

Cast Bulls per head: Hermiston £1608.84, Ruletownhead £1230.50

Cast Bulls per kilo: Hermiston 123p, Priesthaugh 121p

PRIME SHEEP

All types easier on the week.  Average £121.84 (45.2kgs) 269p

Hoggs per head-

Beltex: £171, £169, £151 Crookston, £150 Blackadder Mains, Crookston, £148 Crookston, £143 Marvingston, £142 Crookston, £141 Philiphaugh, £140 Faughhill, £139 Marvingston, £135 Blackadder Mains, £134 Faughhill, £129 Wester Ulston, £128 Halidean Mill, £127 Faughhill, £125 Philiphaugh, Wester Ulston, Texel: £159 Threepwood, £156 Crookston, £155 Threepwood, £152 Woodhouse, Threepwood, £150 Burncastle, Threepwood, £148.50 Woodhouse, £148 Haltree, Threepwood, £146 Muircleugh, £145.50 Treaty Park, £143 Muircleugh, Woodhouse, £142.50 Woodhouse, £142 Philiphaugh, £141.50 Woodhouse, £140 Grey Peel, Halidean Mill, Suffolk: £149 Marvingston, £139 Broomilees, £138 (2) Ballencreiff Mains, £136 The Knock, £135 Broomilees, £134 Leaston, £130 Langraw, £129 Kittyfield, £127.50 Blackhill, C, £127 Muircleugh, Cortleferry, £125 Broomilees, Cheviot Mule: £138.50 Broomiebank, Greyfaced: £132 Burncastle, £129 Crookston, £126 Burncastle, £122 Treaty Park, Hampshire: £122 Treaty Park, North Country Cheviot: £128 Philiphaugh, £123 Dod Farm, £121 Broomiebank, £118.50 Bowershields, £118 Broomiebank, Zwartble: £122 Cakemuir, Lauder Barns, Easycare: £121 Bankhouse, Dorset: £115.50 Crailinghall Cottages (A.Scott), Blackface: £113 Hyndhope, E

Hoggs per kilo-

Beltex: 307.1p Wester Ulston, 305.4p Crookston, 304.8p Halidean Mill, 302.4p Wester Ulston, 302p Crookston, 300p Faughhill, Wester Ulston, 298.8p Wester Ulston, 297.8p Faughhill, 297.6p Philiphaugh, Wester Ulston, 295.3p Faughhill, 290.3p Blackadder Mains, Texel: 297.7p The Knock, 297.6p Blackburn, L, 296.5p, 296p Haltree, 293.5p Threepwood, 293p Leaston, 292.5p Firbank, 291.1p Hyndhope, E, 290.9p Faughhill, 290.7p Woodhouse, 290p Lylestane, 286.6p Blackadder Mains, 286p Woodhouse, 284.1p Treaty Park, 281.5p The Knock, 280.4p Threepwood, 280p Ballencrieff Mains, North Country Cheviot: 289.4p Dod Farm, 281p Broomiebank, Dorset: 280p Crailinghall Cottages (A.Scott), Suffolk: 278p Broomilees, 277p Thornington, 276p Ballencreiff Mains, 275.6p The Knock

CAST SHEEP

A respectable number of Cast Sheep forward.  All classes sold to a fantastic trade from start to finish with all classes dearer on the week.

Sale peaked at £179 a head for a powerful pair of cross bred Texel Ewes from J.W Fullerton & Sons, Corsbie

Texel: £179 Corsbie, £171 Ballencrieff Mains, £151 Faughhill, £149 Cockburn, North Synton, Leaston (2), £145 Middlethird (2), Cortleferry, £141 Penston, Corsbie, Hyndsidehill (2), £139 Corsbie, £137 Cockburn, £135 Middlethird, Leaston, Suffolk: £167 Runningburn, £157 Ballencrieff Mains, £151 Hyndsidehill, £149 Marvingston (2), £145 Broomilees (M.Kelly), £143 Symington Mains, Corsbie, £141 Symington Mains, Leaston, £139 Corsbie, Middlethird, £137 Ballencrieff Mains, £135 Cortleferry, Langraw, £133 Marvingston, Whitsome West Newton, Middlethird, £131 Gledswood, Cockburn, Beltex: £165, £155, £153, £141, £131 Faughhill, Charollais: £157, £127 Faughhill, Bluefaced Leicester: £149 Corsbie Cottages (P.W Hedley), Greyfaced: £141 Corsbie, £131 Greenriggs, £123 Langraw, Cockburn, £119, £117 Middlethird,  £117 Corsbie, Berryhill, £115 Whitsome West Newton, Symington Mains, Broomilees, £113 Broomilees, Gateshaw, Langraw, Heriot Mill, Cheviot Mule: £133 East Gordon, £129 North Synton, £127 Hyndsidehill, £123 Middlethird, £121 Hyndsidehill, £119 Northfield, St Abbs, £107 Penston, £105 Northfield, St Abbs, North Country Cheviot: £133 Philiphaugh, £123 North Synton, £119 Symington Mains, Philiphaugh, £117 Marvingston, £113 Symington Mains, £107 Middlethird, Bowershields, £97 Saughtree, £95 Kirklands, A, Half Bred: £129 Marvingston, £121 Blackhill, C, £107 Marvingston, Lleyn: £113 East Gordon, Zwartble: £113 Cakemuir, South Country Cheviot: £95 Chatto, Blackface: £93 The Knock, £85 Aikeyside, £83 Whitehope, Innerleithen, The Knock, £81 Heriot Mill, Burncastle, £73 Penston, Swaledale: £71, £67 Broomilees, Shetland: £63 The Knock

RAMS-

Texel: £161 Lyestane, £155 Marvingston, £131 Lylestane, Bluefaced Leicester: £139 Laidlawstiel, £125 Halidean Mill, Suffolk: £139 Bankhouse, £137 Marvingston, North Country Cheviot: £135, £127 Philiphaugh, £119 Chatto, £117 Marvingston, £113 Birneyknowe Beltex: £119 Laidlawstiel, Lleyn: £119 North Cottage, Whiteface Woodland: £113 Craigsford, Easycare: £95 Bankhouse, Blackface: £93 Laidlawstiel, Ryeland: £89 Craigsford