St Boswell Primestock Sale

2nd March 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 2nd March, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 62 Clean Cattle, 50 Cast Cows, 1366 Hoggs and 469 Ewes.
Bullocks (14) averaged 204.6p per kg and sold to 222p (-7p on the week)
Heifers (47) averaged 215.8p per kg and sold to 236p (-4p on the week)
50 Cast Cows averaged 139p per kg and sold to 173p Top price £1268
1366 Hoggs averaged 234.5p per kg (+4.5p on the week) £101 per head and sold to £143, top price 344p for Beltex Hoggs
469 Ewes averaged £92 and sold to £163 for Suffolk Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £109, light ewes sold to £115 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £77

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1364.08, £1344.66, Upper Nisbet £1338.60, Shidlaw £1326, Longnewton £1312.36, Bee Edge £1300.92, Sourhope £1296.36, Bee Edge £1292.10, Smailholm Mains £1290.56, £1227.60, Wester Ulston £1207.68

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Sourhope 234p R.Pringle & Son, 233p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, 232p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 232p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Faughhill 231p Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, 228p John Saunderson, Wester Ulston 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Wester Ulston 222p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Shidlaw 221p S.I Carlisle & Co

Cast Cows per head: Upper Nisbet £1267.90, Stichill Home Farm £1259.44, Birkenside £1247, Outerston £1211.76, Inland Pasture £1186.92, £1170.24, Shidlaw £1169.74, Bankhouse £1155.96, Stichill Home Farm £1154.34

Cast Cows per kilo: Stichill Home Farm 173p, Corsbie 171p, Bankhouse 169p, Oakwood 167p, Bankhouse 163p, Inland Pasture, Stichill Home Farm 159p, Inland Pasture, Hyndsidehill 157p, Inland Pasture 155p

HOGGS – Good fleshed hoggs sold well, weight and quality pays.
Hoggs per head – Texel: £143 Butterdean, Threepwood, £139 Threepwood, £138 Butterdean, £137 Roseden Cottage, £136 Wester Ulston, Threepwood, Roseden Cottage, £135 Bonjedward, Threepwood, Butterdean, £134 Threepwood, £133 Butterdean, £130 Wester Ulston, £128 Sunnycroft, £127, £126 Threepwood, £126 Sunnycroft, £125 Lylestane, £124 Woodhouse, Beltex: £143, £133 Threeburnford, £127 Wester Ulston, £125 Threepwood, £121 Threeburnford, £121 Cheeklaw, £120 Wester Ulston, £117 Threepwood, £116 Threeburnford, £106 Lylestane, Threeburnford, Suffolk: £136 Butterdean (2), £129 Bonjedward, £118 Saughtree, Adderstonshiels, Craigsford Mains, Chesters Brae, £116.50 Nether Howden, £113 Bonjedward, £108 Broom, Cheeklaw, North Country Cheviot: £118, £112 Adderstonshiels, £112 Ruletownhead, £111 Saughtree, £110 The Burrows, Lylestane, £109 Adderstonshiels, £105.50, £103 (2) Pawston, £102 Ruletownhead, Pawston, £100 Lylestane, Saughtree, Bluefaced Leicester: £115 Kidshielhaugh, £108 Cheeklaw, £104 Kidshielhaugh, Hartside, Blackface: £110, £104 Borthwickshiels, £104 Douglasdale, Cheviot Mule: £112 Saughtree, £105 Halidean Mill, Half Bred: £107 Bonjedward

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 344.6p, 309.3p Threeburnford, 302.4p Wester Ulston, 294.4p, 286p Threeburnford, 282.4p Wester Ulston, 278.9p Lylestane, 275p Cheeklaw, 272.1p Threepwood, 272p Craigsford Mains, 268.9p, 267.6p Threeburnford, 255.1p Threepwood, 236.8p Lylestane, 235.9p Threepwood, Texel: 288.2p, 280.7p Threepwood, 277.6p Attonburn, 277.5p Fairnilee, 275.3p Sunnycroft, 274.4p Attonburn, 268.1p Sunnycroft, 265.2p New Blainslie 264p Attonburn, 257.6p (2) Bonjedward, 257.1p Attonburn, 256p Wester Ulston, 254.8p Blackburn, Threepwood, 251.9p Roseden Cottages, 251.2p Wester Ulston, 250.7p New Blainslie, 250.6p Woodhouse, North Country Cheviot: 245.3p, 242.4p (2), 240p Pawston, 238p Ruletownhead, 234.4p Adderstonshiels, 233.3p Ruletownhead, 233p Saughtree, 231.2p The Burrows, Suffolk: 241.5p Threepwood, 240.5p Fairnilee, Ruletownhead, 240.2p Broom, 238.9p Bonjedward, 237.5p Fairnilee, 235.4p Bonjedward, Nether Howden, 234.8p Cheeklaw, 234.6p Craigsford Mains, 234.5p Threeburnford, 232.3p Broom, 231.4p Chesters Brae, Adderstonshiels, Cheviot Mule: 238.8p Halidean Mill, Greyfaced: 232.5p Threeburnford, Meatlinc: 233.3p, 231.3p Houdshall Cottage

EWES – All types sharper on the week.
Suffolk: £163 Ladyflat, £143, £141 Butterdean, £129, £123 Ladyflat, £117, £111 Bonjedward, £105 Sunnyside, Texel: £143 New Blainslie, £135 Butterdean, £129 Bonjedward, £127, £125 Nether Kidston, £123 Sunnyside, £121 Threeburnford, £117 Berryhill, £115 Coltcrooks, £109 Bedrule, Cheviot Mule: £131, £109 Millheugh, Bluefaced Leicester: £129 Hartside, Half Bred: £127 Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £123 Butterdean, £115 Blackburn, Elwartlaw, Broom, £111 Butterdean, £110, £107 Nether Kidston, £105 Elwartlaw, £103 Bedrule, North Country Cheviot: £115 Bonjedward, Hownam Grange, £105 Hownam Grange, £101 Millheugh, Cocklawfoot, £99 Millheugh, Thorlieshope, Attonburn, Lleyn: £113 Trabroun, £111 Windshiel, £107, £95 Trabroun, £93 Kidshielhaugh, Beltex: £111 New Blainslie, Zwartble: £93 Bedrule, Blackface: £83 Borthwickshiels, £81 Ashcraig, £79 Outerston, £77 Lumsdaine, £75 Middlesknowes, Douglasdale, Hill Cheviot: £81 East Buccleuch, Shetland: £57 Kidshielhaugh

RAMS – Texel: £133 Lylestane, £127 Ellemford, £120 Threepwood, £119 Ellemford, Suffolk: £113 Windshiel