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Date: 04 July 2022 | Primestock

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St Boswells Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

Sold 92 Clean Cattle, 79 Cast Cows, 1427 Prime Lambs, 291 Prime Hoggs and 412 Cast Sheep

Bullocks (33) averaged 272.31p per kg and sold to 286p (x3)

Heifers (58) averaged 272.71p per kg and sold to 304p

Young Bulls (1) sold to 162p per kg

Cast Cows (72) averaged 204p per kg and sold to 269p . Top price £2297.10

Cast Bulls (7) averaged 166p per kg and sold to 177p (x2) , Top price £2425

Lambs (1427) averaged 315p per kilo (+10p on the week), £134 per head and sold to £190

Top price 359.6p per kg for Beltex Lambs

Hoggs (291) averaged 233p per kg (-9p on the week), £93.50 per head and sold to £149

Top price 271p per kg for Texel Hoggs

Cast Sheep (412) averaged £117.26, and sold to £195 for a Texel Tup

Heavy Ewes averaged £142, light ewes sold to £123 for North Country Cheviot Ewes, and averaged £101


Great consignment of cattle met a fabulous trade

Bullocks per head: Elwick £1955.84, £1924.48, Bee Edge £1863.20, £1863, Greenknowe £1784.64, Whitrighill £1772.16, Penston and Faughhill £1738.88

Bullocks per kilo: Greenknowe 286p Mr G.Chapman, Penston and Faughhill 286p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Whitrighill 284p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Faughhill 284p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, 282p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Whitrighill 282p Mr G.Chapman, Wester Ulston 280p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Whitrighill 280p J.A Waters & Sons, Pathhead 280p J.F Finlay &Co Ltd

Heifers per head: Whitrighill £1937.32, £1867.60, Whitsome West Newton £1865.76, Waterside £1853.28, Whitrighill £1804.56, Bee Edge £1799.68, Redden £1787.84, Bee Edge £1781.64, Whitrighill £1780.80

Heifers per kilo: Bee Edge 304p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Waterside 300p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge 300p Robert Pringle & Son, Faughhill 298p Forsyths of Peebles, Whitsome West Newton 298p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge, Pathhead and Whitrighill 294p Worsley Wholesale Butchers

Young Bulls: Easter Middleton £1166.40(162p)


Met a fast trade

Cast Cows per head: Stuartslaw £2297.10, £2226.84, Thirlestane £1921.92, Burnhouse Mains £1882.56, Upper Nisbet £1851.80, Stuartslaw £1827.42, Wester Ulston £1810.76, Venchen £1809

Cast Cows per kilo: Greenknowe 269p, Stuartslaw 247p, Greenknowe 243p, Stuartslaw and Greenknowe 241p, Upper Nisbet 240p, Wester Ulston and Greemknowe 237p, Upper Nisbet and Greenknowe 235p

Cast Bulls per head: Middlethird £2425.50, Wolfstar £1918.68, Greenknowe £1706.90, Gateshaw £1619.02,

Cast Bulls per kilo: Thirlestane and Wolfstar 177p,  Gateshaw and Greenknowe 169p, Middlethird 165p


All classes dearer on the week.  Average £134 (42.5kgs) 315p

Lambs per head-

Texel: £190 Holylee, £170 Coltcrooks, Haltree, £169 Coltcrooks, St Clements Wells, £168 Huntington, £163 Craigsford Mains, Holylee, £162 Coltcrooks, £161 Whitsome West Newton (3), Sunnycroft, Holylee,  £160 Corsbie, Thornington, Mossilee, £159 Brothershiels, £158 Symington Mains, Huntington, Suffolk: £175 Corsbie, £173 The Lee, Symington Mains, £163 The Lee(2), £162 Headshaw, L, £160 Belmont, Mersington Mill, £158 The Lee, £150 Sunnycroft, Smailholm Mains, Waterside, Beltex: £160 Greenhead, Reston, Craiglea, £150 Philiphaugh (2), £140 Craiglea, Charollais: £163 Fairlaw, Reston, £156 Trabroun, £150 Fairlaw, Reston, Hampshire: £152, £149, £143.50 St Clements Wells, Rouge: £130 Waterside

Lambs per kilo-

Beltex: 355.6p Craiglea, 348.8p Philiphaugh, 333.3p Greenhead, Reston, 329.4p Craiglea, 326.1p Philiphaugh, Texel: 359.6p Coltcrooks, 350p Whitsome West Newton (2), Holylee, 340p Haltree, 338.9p Sunnycroft, 336.2p Huntington (2), Marvingston, 335.4p, 333.7p Whitsome West Newton, 333.3p Corsbie, Wantonwalls, 332.7p Craigsford Mains, 332.6p Symington Mains, Headshaw, L, 331.9p Middlethird, 330.7p Corsbie, 330.4p Whitsome West Newton, 329.5p Muircleugh, Suffolk: 344.7p Headshaw, L, 333.3p Belmont, 329.5p Headshaw, L, 318.2p Corsbie, Charollais: 331.9p Trabroun, 318.2p Fairlaw, Reston, Hampshire: 326.1p, 323.9p St Clements Wells, Rouge: 317.1p Waterside


Hoggs per head-

Suffolk: £149 New Blainslie, Cheviot Mule: £149 Waterside, Texel: £143 Holylee, £135 Waterside, £123, £113 Whinfield, £110 Waterside, North Country Cheviot: £120, £113 Attonburn Cottages, Herdwick: £119 Broachrigg, Norfolk: £117 Crumstane


A solid trade witnessed for all classes of Cast Sheep as numbers continue to struggle to come forward

Sale top of £195 for a smashing Texel Tup from J.C & J.S Helm, Haltree.  Cast Ewes sold to £168 with four Texels from James Anderson & Son, Headshaw, Lauder


Texel: £168 (3), £163 Headshaw, L, £161 Haltree, £159 Roxburgh Mill, £155 Headshaw, L, £153 Waterside, £151 Headshaw, L, £149 New Blainslie, Suffolk: £159 Muircleugh, £149 Holylee, Haltree, £147 Muircleugh, £145 Roxburgh Mill, New Blainslie, Holylee, Waterside, £143 Headshaw, L, Bleu du Maine: £151 Waterside, Cheviot Mule: £149 Applecross, £133 Muircleugh, Bluefaced Leicester: £141 Hamildean, Greyfaced: £139 Buskin, £137 Holylee, £127 Whiteburn, £125 Buskin, £121 Hamildean, The Lee, £119 Trowknowes, Waterside, Hampshire: £131 St Clements Wells, Half Bred: £131 Marvingston, Romney: £127, £119 Attonburn Farm Cottages, North Country Cheviot: £123 Headshaw, L, £119 Mainstay Farming, Ryeland: £119 Hutlerburn, Zwartble: £119 Roxburgh Mill, Lleyn: £117 Trabroun, Jacob:£115 Standhill, Bathgate, Blackface: £101 Waterside, Leithenhope Cottage, £99 Raeshaw, Shetland: £83, £71 Waterside


Texel: £195 Haltree, £169 Waterside, North Country Cheviot: £137 Mainstay