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Date: 05 April 2021 | Primestock

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St Boswells Primestock Sale

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

Sold 67 Clean Cattle, 28 Cast Cows, 856 Prime Hoggs and 128 Cast Sheep

Bullocks (28) averaged 248p per kg and sold to 264p  (+13p on the week) 

Heifers (39) averaged  249p per kg and sold to 265p (+9p on the week)

28 Cast Cows averaged 159p per kg and sold to 219p  (-4p on the week) Top price £1638

856 Hoggs averaged 287p per kg (+7p on the week),  £139 per head and sold to £173, top price 372p per kg for Beltex Hoggs

Ewes averaged £102, and sold to £155 for Texel Ewes

Heavy Ewes averaged £117, light ewes sold to £105 for North Country Cheviot Ewes, and averaged £68.73

CATTLE

Fabulous show which met a fabulous trade

Bullocks per head:

(280-464kgs): Caverton Mill £1108.80

(465-555 kgs):  Pathhead £1409.68, Gospelhall £1392.30, Pathhead £1351.98

(556+ kgs): Effledge £1726.56, Lurdenlaw £1696.20, Crookhouse £1582.56, £1577.98, Faughhill £1527.68, Galagate £1523.82, Nisbet £1512, Willowford £1502.88

Bullocks per kilo:

(280-464kgs.  Average 252p): Caverton Mill 252p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(465-555 kgs.  Average 253.59p): Pathhead 263p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 259p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Gospelhall 255p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 251p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

(556+kgs.  Average 246.8p ): Effledge 264p R & G Moor, Lurdenlaw 257p Foley Bros, Effledge 257p Foley Bros, Lurdenlaw 257p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Crookhouse 257p G.Chapman, Galagate 257p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Galagate 256p G.Chapman

Heifers per head:

(485 + kgs): Effledge £1693.86, Whitsome West Newton £1620.96, Bee Edge £1580.80, £1568.80, £1566, Smailholm Mains £1543.50, Bee Edge £1537.68, £1521.44, Shidlaw £1521.44

Heifers per kilo:

(400-484 kgs.  Average 254p): Butchercote 254p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(485+kgs.  Average 248.93p): Bee Edge 265p Forsyths of Peebles, Whitsome West Newton 264p Foley Bros, Shidlaw 263p Charles Wilson Ltd, Gospelhall 262p G.Chapman, Penston 262p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 261p G.Chapman, 260p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1638.12, Thrunton £1507.92, Thorndykes £1485.92, Kersknowe £1457.06, Inland Pasture £1446.90, Soutra £1436.64, £1417.92, Inland Pasture £1378.02, Corsbie £1335.10

Cast Cows per kilo: Soutra 219p, 211p, Inland Pasture 195p, 193p, 191p, Kersknowe 187p, Thrunton 183p, Kersknowe 179p

HOGGS

Heavy show with plenty meat on offer.  Average - £139 (287p), 48kgs.  SQQ 302p

Hoggs per head:

Texel: £173, £167 Whitsome West Newton, £166 Boghall, £165 Croft Terrace, Selkirk, Boghall, £164 Whitsome West Newton, £163 Boghall, £160 Whitsome West Newton (2), Middlethird, Boghall, Wormerlaw, £154 Faughhill, £153, £151, £150(2), £149 Boghall (2) £149 Faughhill, Suffolk: £168 Brotherstone, Boghall, £166 Sunnycroft, Boghall, £164, £161 (3), £159, £152, £151 Boghall,  £150 Brotherstone, £148, £147 (3), £144 (2) Boghall, £140 Brotherstone, Beltex: £164 Crookston, £163, £160, £154 Faughhill, North Country Cheviot: £157 Saughtree, £140 Thorlieshope (R.Walker), £134 Boghall, £132 Saughtree, Lleyn: £135, £132 Over Whitlaw, Blackface: £131 Crookston

Hoggs per kilo:

Beltex: 372.1p, 370p, 350p Faughhill, 340p, 327.5p Lylestane, Texel: 355.8p, 350p, 346.5p Faughhill, 337.9p, 336.8p Boghall, 331.7p Lylestane, 325.6p Boghall, 302.7p Dod, 302.5p Innovis (Southfield), 302p Boghall, 297.3p Faughhill, 297.2p Lauder Barns, 297p, 295.7p Boghall, 295.7p Birkenside, 294.1p Boghall, 293.3p, 291.5p (3) Whitrighill, North Country Cheviot: 307.7p Lylestane, 301.4p Dod, 301.2p Swinnie, 300p Saughtree, 300p (3) Kirklands, A, 291.3p Boghall, 290.5p Dod, Suffolk: 301.2p, 297.7p Boghall, 292.7p Lauder Barns, 288.2p, 287p, 285.1p, 284.1p, 282.7p (2) Boghall, Blackface: 284.1p Boghall

EWES

A tight show of Cast Sheep witnesses a strong demand for all classes.  Trade peaking at £155 for Texel Ewes from D.M.K Methuen, Elliston.

Tups again sold to a flyer topping the section at £149 for a strong Suffolk Ram from R.G Laing & Sons, Oxmuir!!

Texel: £155 Elliston, £149 Crookston, £147 Leetside, £143 Hermiston, £137 Lauder Barns, £135 Oxmuir, Leetside, £131 (2) Huntington, £129 Middlethird, Suffolk: £127 Sunnycroft, £123 Huntington, Hermiston, £121 Hermiston, £117 Crookston, £115 Meigle, Huntington, £114, £113 Middlethird, Greyfaced: £123 Crookston, £113 Oxmuir, £109 Middlethird, £99 Longfaugh, £97 Meigle, Cheviot Mule: £118 Lylestane, £95 Sorrowlessfield Mains, North Country Cheviot: £105, £97 Elliston, £91 Saughtree, Blackface: £83 Kirkstead, Charollais: £95 Satchels

RAMS

Suffolk: £149 Oxmuir, Lleyn: £143, £123, £111 Over Whitlaw, North Country Cheviot: £141 Lylestane, £97 Buchtrig, , Texel: £137 Middlethird, £121 Oxmuir, Blue Texel: £123 Upper Ashtrees, £119 Crailing Nook, Beltex: £103 Lylestane