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Date: 09 May 2022 | Primestock

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St Boswells Primestock Sale

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

At St Boswells on Monday 9th May Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

86 Clean Cattle, 45 Cast Cows, 77 Prime Lambs, 1167 Prime Hoggs and 249 Cast Sheep

Bullocks (15) averaged 268p per kg and sold to 298p

Heifers (67) averaged 267p per kg and sold to 304p

Young Bulls (4) averaged 212p per kg. 

Cast Cows (41) averaged 207p per kg and sold to 245p. Top price £2207

Cast Bulls (4) averaged 135p per kg and sold to 150p , Top price £1720

Lambs (77) averaged 306p per kilo, £143 per head and sold to £156 for Suffolk Lambs

Top price 330p per kg for Texel Lambs

Hoggs (1167) averaged 270p per kg (+15p), £131.56 per head and sold to £171 for Texel Hoggs

Top price 323p per kg for Beltex Hoggs

Cast Sheep (249) averaged £103.14, and sold to £189 for a Texel Ewe

Heavy Ewes averaged £138, light ewes sold to £131 for North Country Cheviot Ewes, and averaged £93

PRIME CATTLE-

Sharpness slightly off but still well bid for.

Bullocks per head: Meikle Harelaw £1760.64, Penston £1758.20, Meikle Harelaw £1725.44, £1664.64, Faughill £1693.44, Lennoxlove £1662.44, Smailholm Mains £1654.52

Bullocks per kilo: Penston 298p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Faughhill 288p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Lennoxlove 284p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Lennoxlove 278p S.I Carlisle & Co

Heifers per head: Bee Edge £1860.48, Whitrighill £1851.20, Upper Nisbet £1833.76, Bee Edge £1830, Upper Nisbet £1786.40, Oldcastles £1779.52, Whitsome West Newton £1771.56, Lurdenlaw £1756.80, £1746.28, Bee Edge £1746.28

Heifers per kilo: Bee Edge 304p S.I Carlisle & Co, Lennoxlove and Greenknowe 300p both to Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge 300p Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston, Bee Edge and Lurdenlaw 298p to Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Penston 296p Worsley Wholesale Butchers

Young Bulls: Commonside £2253.48,(211p) Kersknowe £1911.60 (236p)

CAST COWS

Good run of Cows slightly sharper

Cast Cows per head: Wedderlie £2207.04, Eilean £2079.32, Wedderlie £1981.32, £1966.86, Corsbie £1944.72, Rumbleton £1896.12, Headshaw, L £1800

Cast Cows per kilo: Low Middleton 245p, Inland Pasture 235p, 233p, 231p, Parkhill 231p, Eilean 227p, Corsbie 225p, Headshaw, L 225p, 223p, Wedderlie 223p

CAST BULLS

Cast Bulls per head: Hoprigshiels £1720.82, Birkenside £1643.46

Cast Bulls per kilo: Oldcastles 150p, Hoprigshiels 139p

PRIME LAMBS

A fantastic show of Lambs.  Average 306p (47kgs) £143.  SQQ 316p

Lambs per head-

Suffolk: £156, £154 Ballencrieff Mains, £145 (2)Dere Street Farming, £143.50 Sunnycroft, £143 Dere Street Farming, Texel: £151 (2), £150 Ballencrieff Mains, £150 Old Melrose Lodge, Ballencrieff Mains, £149, £148 (2) Ballencrieff Mains, £147.50 Sunnycroft, £145 Ballencrieff Mains, £144 Sunnycroft

Lambs per kilo-

Texel: 329.5p, 328.9p, 326.1p, 324.7p Ballencrieff Mains, 322.5p H & A Farms, 321.3p Ballencrieff Mains, 315.6p H & A Farms, 311.1p Old Melrose Lodge, 308.3p Ballencrieff Mains, 308p H & A Farms, Suffolk: 306.8p Whitemire, 300p Ballencrieff Mains

PRIME HOGGS

A superb show of hoggs again with weight in demand.  Average 270p (49kgs) £131.56.  SQQ 278p

Hoggs per head-

Texel: £171 Roundabouts, £161.50 Earlston Mains, £159, £157 Boghall, £157 Lylestane, £156 Waterside, £155, £154 Boghall, £154 Firbank, £152 Lylestane, £151 Waterside, Shotton, Boghall (2), £150 Harden Mains, Boghall, Heriot Mill, Waterside, £149.50 (2) Waterside, Suffolk: £164, £159, 158.50, £158 (2), £157.50, £156.50, £156, £154.50, £153.50, £153 (2) Boghall, £152 Waterside, £151.50, £150, £149.50, £149 (2) Boghall, £147.50 Waterside, £147 Boghall, North Country Cheviot: £156 North Synton, £155 Thorlieshope (R.Walker), Saughtree, Adderstonshiels, £149 North Synton, Boghall, £144.50 Waterside, £141 Bedrule, £140 Thorlieshope (R.Walker)Charollais: £149, £140 Waterside, Greyfaced: £148 Boghall, £137.50 Waterside, £133 Boghall, Bluefaced Leicester: £145 Burnhead, Blackface: £145 Burncastle, £143 Hartside, £136 Berryhill, £135 Burncastle, Beltex:£145 Waterside, £142 Faughhill, £140, £136, £135(3) Waterside, £135 Faughhill, £134(2) Waterside, £132 New Blainslie, Waterside, Hampshire: £144 St Clements Wells, Cheviot Mule: £141.50, £137.50 Waterside

Hoggs per kilo-

Beltex: 323.8p, 321.4p Waterside, 321.4p Faughhill, Waterside, 318.2p, 314.3p Waterside, 307.1p Lylestane, 306.8p, 304.5p Waterside, 301.4p Faughhill, Suffolk: 290.6p, 289p, 288.5p, 287.8p, 284.7p Boghall, 284.4p New Blainslie, 280p Boghall, Shotton, Texel: 293.5p (2) Boghall, 292p Putton Mill, 290.4p, 287.4p Boghall, 286.3p Faughhill, Lylestane, 286.2p Faughhill, 285.1p Firbank, 284.9p Boghall, 284.6p Aikeyside, Firbank, 284.2p, 284p Faughhill, 283.9p Boghall, 283.7p New Blainslie, 282p Boghall, 280.9p Earlston Mains, 280p Boghall, Cheviot Mule: 293.3p Blegbie, North Country Cheviot: 292.4p Lylestane, 291.9p, 291.1p Broachrigg, 286.4p Faughhill, 286p Saughtree, Greyfaced: 281.5p Boghall, Hampshire: 276.9p St Clements Wells, Blackface: 273.3p Boghall, 272.3p Yett Farm

CAST SHEEP

A mixed show of Cast Sheep forward - all breeds, shapes and sizes.  All sold to flying rates throughout.

*Sale peak of £189 with a  powerful Texel from Mr C.Weatherston, Roundabouts, Hawick *

Texel: £189, £173, £161 Roundabouts, £157 Lylestane, £143 The Finches (2), Lylestane, £139 Blackburn (I.Walker), Leaderfoot, Stobshiel Mains, Bluefaced Leicester: £165 Newbigging Walls, Zwartble: £163, £137 St Clements Wells, Suffolk: £161 North Synton, £147 St Clements Wells, £145 Dere Street Farming, Blackburn (I.Walker), Aikeyside, £141 Blackburn (I.Walker), Hampshire: £147 St Clements Wells, Lleyn: £137, £117 Over Blainslie, Cheviot Mule: £133 Over Blainslie, £129 Blegbie, Greyfaced: £131 Broomiebank, £121 Blackburn (I.Walker), North Country Cheviot: £131 Stobshiel Mains, £129 Blackburn (I.Walker), £127 North Synton, £123 Over Blainslie, £119 Broomiebank, £117 Blegbie, Lylestane, Lower Swinnie, £115 Leaderfoot, Over Blainslie, Lincoln Longwool: £127 Crumstane, Ryeland: £125 Hutlerburn Farm Cottage (J.Elliot), Easycare: £117, £111 Pilmuir, Blackface:£111 Blackburn (I.Walker), Parkhill, £99 Blackburn (I.Walker), £95 Longcroft, Norfolk Horns: £109 Crumstane, Jacob: £97 Leaderfoot, Herdwick: £89 Crumstane, Shetland: £71, £57 Sorrowlessfield Mains