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Date: 11 July 2022 | Primestock

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St Boswells Primestock Sale

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

Sold 82 Clean Cattle, 72 Cast Cows, 1888 Prime Lambs and 372 Cast Sheep

Bullocks (38) averaged 273.7p per kg and sold to 290p (x2) (+1.4p on the week)

Heifers (42) averaged 274.1p per kg and sold to 308p (+1.4p on the week)

Young Bulls (2) sold to 164p per kg

Cast Cows (69) averaged 207.84p per kg and sold to 267p Top price £1817.14

Cast Bulls (3) averaged 167p per kg and sold to 177p  , Top price £1877.70

Lambs (1888) averaged 290p per kilo (-26p on the week), £127.40 per head and sold to £162

Top price 329.2p per kg for Texel Lambs

Cast Sheep (372) averaged £114.41, and sold to £179 for a Texel Tup

Heavy Ewes averaged £137, light ewes sold to £127 for North Country Cheviot Ewes, and averaged £101


Bullocks per head: Elwick £1951, £1941.80, £1875, Bee Edge £1861.16, Oldcastles £1831.68, Whitrighill £1814.40, Bee Edge £1809.60, Whitrighill £1782.96, £1756.96 Penston £1764

Bullocks per kilo: Bee Edge 290p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Snawdon 290p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge 289p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Thirlestane 288p Shaw Fine Meats, Oldcastles, Thirlestane and Faughhill 288p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Oldcastles 286p, 284p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Heifers per head- Whitsome West Newton £1969.92, Dalkeith Home Farm £1963.20, £1944, Standhill £1893.36, Whitsome West Newton £1780.80, Whitrighill £1749.44, £1711.08, Bee Edge £1710, Lurdenlaw £1670.40

Heifers per kilo: Whitrighill 308p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Lennoxlove 300p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Penston and  Lennoxlove 296p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Lurdenlaw 295p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Lennoxlove 294p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Whitrighill 294p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Lurdenlaw 292p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Whitrighill and Bee Edge 290p Worsley Wholesale Butchers

Young Bulls per head: Blackburn Mill £1098.80, Lennoxlove £1066.40

Young Bulls per kilo: Blackburn Mill 164p, Lennoxlove 155p


Cast Cows per head: Wester Middleton £1817.14, Shidlaw £1788.08, Stagehall £1773.30, Thorneydykes £1761.54, Stagehall £1743.06, Hyndsidehill £1722.98, Burnhouse Mains £1690.02, Greenknowe £1670.90, Parkhill £1664.60, Blackburn Mill £1636.18

Cast Cows per kilo: Wester Middleton 267p, Stagehall 257p, Wester Middleton 249p, Greenknowe 245p, Wester Middleton 241p, Greenknowe 237p, Burnhouse Mains and Stagehall 229p, Hyndsidehill and Greenknowe 227p

Cast Bulls per head: Corsbie £1877.70, Gateshaw £1791.24, £1497.78

Cast Bulls per kilo: Wolfstar 177p, Corsbie 165p, Gateshaw £159


All classes less on the week.  Average 290p (43.9kgs) £127.50

Lambs per head-

Texel: £162 Hermiston, £161 Haltree, £160 Leaston, £159 Manortoun, £158 Huntington, £156 The Knock, £155 Huntington(2), Greenhead, Reston, £154 Brothershiels, The Knock, £153 Manortoun, £150 Oxmuir, Corsbie, Stobshiel Mains, Butterdean, Huntington, Greenhead, Reston, Suffolk: £156 Belmont, Wester Middleton, £154 Corsbie, £150 Broomilees (M.Kelly), £145 Wester Middleton, Headshaw, Lauder, Oxmuir, £143 Hermiston, Galadean, £141 Wester Middleton, £140 Brotherstone, Beltex: £155 Greenhead, Reston, £150 Craiglea (2), Whitsome West Newton, £145 Craiglea, £142 Attonburn Cottages, £140 Craiglea, North Country Cheviot: £140 Stobshiel Mains

Lambs per kilo-

Texel: 329.2p, 322.9p Huntington, 322p Haltree, 320p Leaston, 316.7p The Knock (2), 315.2p Corsbie, 314.9p Redden, 314p Butterdean, 312.8p Huntington, 312p The Knock, 311.1p Whitsome West Newton, 309.5p Leetside, New Blainslie, 308.9p Whitsome West Newton, 308.5p Wester Middleton, 307.7p New Blainslie, 307p Corsbie, 306.8p Upper Samieston, Beltex: 326.1p, 322.2p, 312.5p, 311.1p Craiglea, 310p Greenhead, Reston, 309.5p Brotherstone, 306.8p Craiglea (2), Suffolk: 311.8p, 306.8p, 303.4p Headshaw, L, 302.1p Oxmuir, 300p Belmont (2)


Mixed show of Cast Sheep forward sold to a creditable average of £114.41 a head.  Leaner and lighter bred ewes in particular selling to fiery rates

Sale peak of £179 for a Texel Tup from A & P Glennie, Threeburnford


Suffolk: £157 Haltree, £149 Greenhead, Reston, £139 Headshaw, Lauder, £127 Elmbank, New Blainslie, Texel: £151 Belmont, £145 Lylestane, £143 Harehead, £139, £137 Threeburnford, £135 Belmont, £133 New Blainslie, Bleu du Maine: £145 Craiglea, Beltex: £149 Craiglea, £135 Threeburnford, £125 Heriotsfield (A.Halliday), Half Bred: £139 Blackhill, Coldingham, £135 Headshaw, Lauder, Cheviot Mule: £139 Manortoun, £129 Blegbie, North Country Cheviot: £127, £125 Haltree, £117 Kilnknowe (J.Manderson), Ruletownhead, £111 The Burrows, Lleyn: £127 Ruletownhead, £111 Trabroun, Greyfaced: £127(2) Gala Farms, £125 Elmbank, Bettyfield, £121 Huntershall, £119 Bettyfield, £117 Threeburnford, Zwartble: £115 Wormerlaw, Swaledale: £107 Gala Farms, Hebridean: £77 Westrigg (A.Johnson), Shetland: £55 Muirhouse


Texel: £179 Threeburnford, £171, £155 Harden Mains, £153 Roxburgh Mains, £145 Harden Mains, Suffolk: £159 Bhalu, North Country Cheviot: £147, £143 Muirhouse, £125 The Burrows, Beltex: £139 Faughhill, £123 Threeburnford, Bluefaced Leicester: £119 Hollybush