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Date: 12 April 2021 | Primestock

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St Boswells Primestock Sale

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

Sold 59 Clean Cattle, 32 Cast Cows, 16 Prime Lambs, 1224 Prime Hoggs and 207 Cast Sheep

Bullocks (19) averaged 258p per kg and sold to 269p  (+10p on the week)  
Heifers (39) averaged  258p per kg and sold to 279p (+9p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 240p per kg

Cast Cows met an extreme rate -  32 Cast Cows averaged 174p per kg and sold to 243p  (+14p on the week) Top price £1623

16 Lambs averaged 330p per kg, sold to £163 per head and 347p per kg for Charollais Lambs
1224 Hoggs averaged 315p per kg (+28p on the week), £142 per head and sold to £181, top price 426p per kg for Beltex  Hoggs

Cast Sheep averaged £119, and sold to £170 for Beltex Ewes
Heavy Ewes averaged £127, light ewes sold to £143 for North Country Cheviot Ewes, and averaged £92.50

CATTLE -  Clean Cattle a fantastic trade for all classes

Bullocks per head:
(465-555kgs): Lennoxlove £1431.08, West Garleton £1425.78, Wester Ulston £1398.96, Galagate £1398.08
(556+kgs): Lurdenlaw £1620.96, Effledge £1618.02, Lurdenlaw £1618.02, Faughhill £1617.20, Nisbet £1611.72, £1570.40, Willowford £1564.64, Smailholm Mains £1562.56

Bullocks per kilo:
(465-555kgs.  Average 261.67p): Lennoxlove 269p Charles Wilson Limited, West Garleton 267p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Wester Ulston 261p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Galagate 258p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 258p
(556+kgs.  Average 256.51p): Lurdenlaw 267p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Lennoxlove 266p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Lurdenlaw 264p J.A Waters & Son, Faughhill 260p S.I Carlisle & Co, Nisbet 260p Cooper Butchers, Smailholm Mains 257p Mr G.Chapman, Nisbet 257p John Saunderson (Butchers), Lennoxlove 255p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Heifers per head:
(485 + kgs): Bee Edge £1718.64, Traprain £1656.64, Bee Edge £1641.60, Gospelhall £1632, Woodhouse £1610.40, Bee Edge £1599.78, £1598.40, £1593, Penston £1589.76, £1585.36

Heifers per kilo:
(485+kgs kgs.  Average 257.9p): Bee Edge 279p, Bee Edge 278p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 276p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 273p Hugh Black & Sons, Gospelhall 272p Briggsys Butchers, Bee Edge 271p W.Kirkup & Sons, Bee Edge 270p (3), Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Denholm Meat Supplies, Lennoxlove 268p

Young Bulls: Cragside 240p

Cast Cows per head: Woodhouse £1623.24, Harehead £1482.96, Todheugh £1464.22, Brothershiels £1397.84, Corsbie £1397.32, Harehead £1381.68, £1374.72, Angelrow £1365.18, Corsbie £1360.80, £1338.12
Cast Cows per kilo: Woodhouse 243p, Corsbie 193p, 189p, Ecclaw, Corsbie 185p, Angelrow 183p, Effledge 181p, Todheugh, Harehead 179p, Shaws 177p

Cast Bulls per head:  Shaws £1734.42, Fishwick £1429.70
Cast Bulls per kilo: Fishwick 145p, Shaws 137p

LAMBS
Lambs per head: Charollais: £163, £146 Ladyflat, Suffolk: £151 Ladyflat

Lambs per kilo:  Charollais: 347.6p, 326p Ladyflat, Suffolk: 343.2p Ladyflat

HOGGS -  A fantastic show of hoggs to season high rates.  Average - £142 (315p) 45kgs.  SQQ 321p

Hoggs per head:  Suffolk: £181, £173, £172, £171, £170 (3) Boghall, £170 (2) Bonjedward, £166 Waterside, £164, £161 (2) Boghall, £159 (3) Bonjedward, £155 Edrom Mains, £154 (2), £153 Boghall,Texel: £180 (2) Bogend, £176 Duke Street, Hawick, £175.50 Whitsome West Newton, £173 Bonjedward, £170 Faughhill, Leaston, £169 Bogend, £168 Holydean House, £168, £167 (2), £165 Boghall, £162 Faughhill, £161 North Synton, £158, £157, £156 Boghall, £155 Holydean Farm, £154 Waterside, Beltex: £179, £170 Waterside, £168 Faughhill, £166 (2) Waterside, £164 Faughhill, £163, £160, £154 Waterside, £151, £150 Faughhill, North Country Cheviot: £165 Blackshiels, £163 Adderstonshiels, £161 Crailinghall Cottages, £159 North Synton, £154, £152 Boghall £149 Bonjedward, £142, £141 North Synton, £140 (2), £138 (2), £136 Boghall, £136 Swinnie, Greyfaced: £169 Faughhill, Dorset: £145 Crailinghall Cottages, Blackface: £136, £134 Stoneypath

Hoggs per kilo:  Beltex: 426p, 409.6p, 406.8p, 397.6p, 395.2p, 380.2p Waterside, 365.2p Faughhill, 363.6p Waterside, 351.2p, 341.7p Faughhill, Texel: 383.9p, 381.8p Boghall, 360p Waterside, 350.6p Faughhill, 350p, 348.8p, 344.2p, 343.2p Waterside, 341p Boghall, 340.9p Waterside, 340.2p Faughhill, 340p Holydean Farm, 338.6p Waterside, 338p Bonjedward, 336p Waterside, 330.3p Boghall, 329.5p, 328.7p Waterside, 325.6p Thorndykes, Faughhill, North Country Cheviot: 319.3p Saughtree, 316.3p Swinnie, 315.3p Waterside, Suffolk: 319.5, 318.8p Boghall, 318p (2) Bonjedward, 316.3p Waterside, 315.9p Bonjedward, Blackface: 319p Stoneypath

EWES - A scorcher of a trade witnessed for all classes of Cast Sheep.  Sold to a peak of £170 for a belter of a Beltex Ewe.  Blackface Ewes topped at £117 from Peter Jackson, 31 Scott Street, Newcastleton
Many more could have been sold to vendors advantage with plenty of well fleshed ewes sold in the £125-£135 bracket.

Beltex: £170, £131 Faughhill, Texel: £167 Bogend, £159 Philiphaugh, Bogend, £149 Corsbie, North Synton, £147 Whitsome West Newton, £141 Leaston, £139 Waterside, Corsbie, £137 Greenhead, S, £135 Philiphaugh, £133 Walkersknowe Cottage, £131 Duke Street, Hawick, Whitsome West Newton, Charollais: £153 The Granary, £143 Waterside, Suffolk: £147 Ecclaw, Dere Street Farming, £145 Corsbie, Bonjedward, £141 Bonjedward, Corsbie, £139 Philiphaugh, £137 Greenriggs, Whitsome West Newton, £135 Craigsford Mains, Dere Street Farming, £131 Corsbie, £129 Waterside, £125 Ecclaw, Waterside, Bluefaced Leicester: £145, £127 Philiphaugh, Berrichon: £145, £120 Springwood Lodge, North Country Cheviot: £143, £127 (2), £123 Philiphaugh, £123 North Synton, £115 Philiphaugh, £113 Thorlieshope (R.Walker), £113 Collielaw, £111 North Synton, Half Bred: £141, £127 Bonjedward, Cheviot Mule: £133, £127 Philiphaugh, Greyfaced: £129 Crailing Nook, £119 Stoneypath, £117 Crailing Nook, £115 Leaston, Greenhead, S, £109 Greenriggs, £105 Ecclaw, Stoneypath, Blackface: £117 Scott Street, Hawick, £95 Stoneypath, Dorset: £117 Crailinghall Cottages, £95 The Granary, Zwartble: £113 Waterside, Lleyn: £99 Kilnknowe, Shetland: £91 Waterside, Norfolk Horn: £87 Crumstane, Greyfaced Dartmoor: £83 Crumstane

RAMS -  Charollais: £161 Collielaw, Beltex: £149 Whitsome West Newton, Texel: £139 Waterside, North Country Cheviot: £131 North Synton