St Boswells Annual Show and Sale of Charolais & Continental Cross Cattle

11th October 2018

Harrison and Hetherington held there Annual Show and Sale of Charolais and Continental Cross Cattle which was kindly sponsored by Harbro Ltd.  A fantastic trade throughout with vendors delighted with the days trading even though less on the year.

The show was ably judged by Messrs Craig Malone, Pitcairn which seen a tremendous show brought forward to be judged with the Champion single going to Messrs Dun, Brothershiels with Limousin.x Heifer raising £1200 for 455kg to the judge.

Champion Limousin.x Heifer from Messrs Dun, Brothershiels
L-R Murray Smith, Harbro Ltd, Bruce and Andrew Dun, Brothershiels

Reserve Champion went to Messrs Green, The Craggs with an exceptional pure bred Charolais.x Bullock raising £1090 (420 kgs).  The Champion pen of Charolais.x Bullocks was won by Messrs Anderson, Headshaw, Lauder and the Charolais Heifers were won by Messrs Green, The Craggs.

Bullocks per head- Aberdeen Angus: £1095 Todshawhaugh, £1040 Orchard Hwk, Shorthorn: £1100 Earlside, Limousin: £1225 Earlside, £1125 Headshaw, L, £1120 South Riccalton, Priesthaugh, Soutra, Todshawhaugh, Overhall, Luing: £1050 Roxburgh Mill, £1040 Shielswood, Beef Shorthorn: £985 Byrewalls, Simmental: £1215 Earlside, £1170 Roxburgh Mill, £1125 Headshaw, L, £1125 Earlside, £1110 Roxburgh Mill, £1105 Headshaw, L, £1100 New Blainslie, Shielswood, Saler: £1080 The Craggs, £1060 Shielswood, British Blue: £1080, £1000 Shielswood, Charolais: £1400 Meigle, £1350 Mossilee, £1260 Stoneypath, £1240 The Craggs,  £1235 Mossilee, £1230 Stoneypath, £1215 Mossilee, £1200 North Synton, £1180 Todshawhaugh

Bullocks per kilo- Aberdeen Angus: 228.6p Orchard Hwk, 214.3p East Buccleuch, 212.6p Todshawhaugh, Limousin: 263.2p, 249.4p Huntington, 248.5p Parkhill, 242p, 239.5p Huntington, 239.4p Headshaw, L, 238.6p Swinewood Mill, 238.2p Northfield St Abbs, 237.3p Huntington, 236p Cortleferry, British Shorthorn: 207.4p Byrewalls, Simmental: 246p Parkhill, 230.2p, 224.7p, 220.9p, 219.1p Headshaw, L, 218.4p Parkhill, 214p Newton, Blonde: 210.5p Orchard Hwk, Saler: 207.1p Kaeside, Charolais: 273.9p Headshaw, L, 257.5p Brothershiels, 256.5p The Craggs, 244.4p Brothershiels, 241.5p Cortleferry, 240.9p Headshaw, L, 240.8p Todshawhaugh, 240p Headshaw, L, 235.3p Stobshiel Mains, 234.4p Stobshiel Mains

Bullocks averaged 214.5p per kilo

Heifers per head- Aberdeen Angus: £1040 Cortleferry, Limousin: £1200 Brothershiels, £1070 South Riccalton, £1060 Skelfhill, £1050 The Fens, £1040 Huntington, £1035 Earlside, £1025 South Riccalton, £1015 Priesthaugh, Simmental: £1020, £1000 Newton,  £960 Roxburgh Mill, Branxholm Braes, £950 Newton, Blonde: £960 Orchard Hwk, Charolais: £1090, £1080 The Craggs, £1060 Stobswood, £1040 Cortleferry, £1030 Stobswood, £1010 Stobshiel Mains, £1000 Brothershiels

Heifers per kilo – Aberdeen Angus: 223.7p Cortleferry, Limousin: 263.7p Brothershiels, 259.3p The Fens, 233.7p, 233.3p, 231.6p Huntington, 228p Skelfhill, 224.4p The Fens, 224.2p Parkhill, 224.1p Northfield St Abbs, 223.6p Parkhill, Simmental: 213.1p Headshaw, L, 207.5p Skelfhill, 205.6p Parkhill, Charolais: 231p Stobshiel Mains, 226.4p Stobswood, 225.3p Stobshiel Mains, 224.7p Stobswood, 223.7p Cortleferry, 223.2p Stobswood, 220.8p Stobshiel Mains

Heifers averaged 208.8p per kilo

PRIZE WINNERS

BEST CHAROLAIS BULLOCK CALF
1st        Craggs
2nd       Brothershiels
3rd        Cortleferry

BEST LIMOUSIN BULLOCK CALF
1st        Cortleferry       RESERVE CHAMPION
2nd       Huntington

BEST LIMOUSIN HEIFER CALF
1st        Brothershiels   CHAMPION
2nd       Huntington

BEST PEN OF 4 CHAROLAIS BULLOCK CALVES
1st        Headshaw, A
2nd       Stobswood
3rd        Stoneypath

BEST PEN OF 4 CHAROLAIS CROSS HEIFER CALVES
1st        Craggs
2nd       Stoneypath

Store Sheep –

Superb show of Feeding Lambs sold well.

Beltex: £71 Threeburnford, Texel: £67.50 The Burrows, £66 Ruletownhead, Strathmyre, £64 Greenknowe, Suffolk: £64 Ruletownhead, North Country Cheviot: £63.50, £60.50 Hownam Grange, £62.50 Linhope Farming, £62 Philiphaugh, £60 Carcant, £58.50 Sorbietrees, £58 Birneyknowe, Philiphaugh, South Country Cheviot: £58.50 Whitfield, £57.50 The Burrows, Cheviot Mule: £58 Parkhill, Greyfaced: £57 Threeburnford, £55 Parkhill,