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Date: 22 April 2021 | Breeding Sheep

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St Boswells Sale of Store Cattle & Ewes & Lambs

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

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store and Grazing Cattle.  Great show of cattle met a blistering trade.

Taking top honors was Messrs McGowan, Glenholly, Craiglea with a fabulous Limousin.x Heifer raising £1520.

Taking top pence per kilo was a great consignment from Messrs Grieve, The Lee with a pen of fantastic Limousin.x Heifers at 314p per kilo

Bullocks per kilo-

Aberdeen Angus: 284.1p, 280.3p, 275p, 273.6p, 271.2p Gateshaw, 261.8p Blegbie, Hereford: 264.1p Gledswood, 240.3p Traprain, Limousin: 289.6p, 284.1p The Lee, 280.5p Pogbie, 279.1p Craighouse, 278.3p Crossflat, 268.5p The Lee, 267.1p Caverton Mill, 263.4p Traprain, 258p Crossflat, Beef Shorthorn: 255.9p, 239.3p Midburn, 234.3p Broomiebank, Simmental: 288.2p Middlestead, 287.3p Huntershall, 284.1p Gateshaw, 276.6p Middlestead, 273.6p, 271.2p Gateshaw, Saler: 284.1p, 280.3p, 275p, 273.6p, 271.2p Gateshaw, Charolais: 280.3p Todshawhaugh, 278.2p, 275.4p, 273.5p Gledswood, 269.6p Todshawhaugh, 268.6p Falnash, 267.5p Todshawhaugh

Bullocks per head –

Aberdeen Angus: £1430 Northfield, St Abbs, £1340 Broomiebank, £1290 Hoprigshiels, £1240 Craigsford Mains, £1230 Northfield, St Abbs, £1200 Broomiebank, Hoprigshiels, £1190 Craigsford Mains, £1170 Broomiebank, Hereford: £1490 Traprain, Limousin: £1480, £1380 Crossflat, £1310, £1280 West Garleton, £1235 Woodhead, A, £1230, £1210  Crossflat, £1200 Northfield, St Abbs, Beef Shorthorn: £1280, £1190 Midburn, £1180, £1160 Broomiebank, Simmental: £1305 Holydean, £1170 Middlestead, £1140 Midburn, £1105 Middlestead, Blonde: £1150 West Garleton, Saler: £995 (2), £990 (2), £985, £980 Gateshaw, British Blue: £990 Blegbie, Charolais: £1310, £1290 West Garleton, £1275, £1230, £1190  Hoprigshiels, £1160 Mossilee, £1155 Hoprigshiels

Bullocks averaged 254p per kilo

Heifers per kilo –

Aberdeen Angus: 250p Blegbie, 240p Woodhead, A, 237.5p Broomiebank, 236.6p Pogbie, 236.2p Broomiebank, 234p Northfield, St Abbs, Limousin: 314.3p, 313.8p, 293.9p The Lee, 292p Craighouse, 284p Traprain, 275.9p Todshawhaugh, 272p Traprain, Pinzgauer: 206.9p Traprain, Simmental: 259.4p Pogbie, 255.8p Caverton Mill, 255.7p Huntershall, 247.5p Midburn, Saler: 269.8p Houdshall Cottage, Charolais: 264.8p, 264.5p, 260.3p Falnash, 256p Todshawhaugh, 255.8p Caverton Mill

Heifers per head –

Aberdeen Angus: £1200 Broomiebank, £1170 Northfield, St Abbs, £1140 Broomiebank, £1110 Woodhead, A, Broomiebank, £1100 Pogbie, Limousin: £1520, £1290 Craiglea, £1285 Crossflat, £1250 West Garleton, £1160 Crossflat, £1150 Traprain, £1145 Todshawhaugh, Simmental: £1345 Holydean, £1120 Midburn, £1100 Middlestead, £1095 Pogbie, £1080 Mossilee, Charolais: £1065 Mossilee, £1000 Falnash, £985 Caverton Mill, £980 Gledswood, Todshawhaugh

Heifers averaged 241p per kilo


A strong show of Ewes and Lambs was met by an increased trade.  More needed for buyers demand.

Texel.x Hoggs & Singles:               £104 Whitrighill
Texel.x Ewes & Singles:                £90 Greenhead, S, £86 Justice Park

Texel.x Ewes & Twins:                   £86 Justice Park, £84 Greenhead, S
Suffolk.x Ewes & Singles:             £87 Greenhead, S
Suffolk.x Ewes & Twins:                £85 Greenhead, S
Mule Ewes & Singles:                    £86 Justice Park
Cheviot Mule Ewes & Twins:      £84 Wester Ulston Sheep
Teeswater Ewes & Singles:          £68 Woodburn