St Boswells Annual Show & Sale of Breeding Cattle also Sale of Breeding & Store Sheep

1st November 2018

Harrison and Hetherington held their Annual Show and Sale of Breeding Cattle.

A small show of Heifers and calves were forward for the judge, Mr Scott Davies of North Synton with the Champion being awarded to Messrs Foley of Mirlaw House raising £3100 to the judge. Bulling Heifers saw a selective show forward.

BEST HEIFER & CALF                                                  BEST PAIR HEIFERS & CALVES
1st         Mirlaw House                                                    1st         Gospelhall
2nd        Gospelhall                                                        2nd        Mirlaw House
3rd         Gospelhall                                                        3rd         Gospelhall

HEIFERS and CALVES

Aberdeen Angus: £1600 Gospelhall, Limousin: £3100 Mirlaw House, £2600 Gospelhall, £2450, £2000 Mirlaw House, Gospelhall (2)

HEIFERS IN CALF

Beef Shorthorn: £1400 Cliftonpark

COWS and CALVES

Aberdeen Angus: £1120, £1050, £1020 Thornydykes, Limousin: £1550, £1500 Hopton

BULLING HEIFERS

Beef Shorthorn: £1040 Bow, Simmenal: £1460, £1340, £1320, £1260 Easter Fodderlie, £1250 Ettrickshaws, £1220 Easter Fodderlie, £1200 Ettrickshaws Aberdeen Angus: £800 Wells Stables

BULL – Aberdeen Angus: £1650 Thornydykes

The sale included the 3rd Annual Autumn Sale of Luing and Sim Luings on behalf of the Luing Cattle Society.  All sections were keenly bid for with top call of the day going to Messrs Reid, Boreland for a pair of Incalf Heifers raising £2000.  Bulling Heifers saw a buoyant trade throughout which topped at £1480.

PRIZE WINNERS:-

The Best Pair of Luing Incalf Heifers
1st         Boreland                                               £2000
2nd        Boreland                                               £2000
3rd         Boreland                                               £1750

The Best Pair of Sim-Luing Incalf Heifers
1st         Upper Chatto                                        £1480
2nd        Rawburn                                               £1300
3rd         Rawburn                                               £1300

Top prices – Registered Sim-Luing Incalf Heifers: £2000, £1750, £1600 Boreland, £1520 Lanton House, £1420 Lanton House Registered Sim-Luing Bulling Heifers: £1480 Upper Chatto, £1300 Rawburn

BREEDING SHEEP

Ewes – North Country Cheviot: £61, £49 Carcant, Blackface: £57 Carcant, Gimmers – North Country Cheviot: £52 Heatherwick, Ewe Lambs – £70 Hawthorn Cottage

RAMS – Texel Shearlings – £170 (2) Wantonwalls Suffolk Ram Lambs –£160, £140 The Shieling

STORE SHEEP
Superb show of lambs, sold to extreme rates to a ring full of buyers.

Texel: £74.50 Elliston, £73 Upper Chatto, £70 Spottiswoode, Stottencleugh, Strathmyre, £70 Elliston, £69.50, £68.50 Broomiebank, £68 Huntershall, Beltex: £68.50 Threeburnford, Suffolk: £65 Craigend, North Country Cheviot: £58.50 Hartside, £56.50 Elliston, £50 Heatherwick, Birneyknowe, South Country Cheviot: £54 Whitefield, E, £52.50 Langhope, Greyface: £53.50 Upper Chatto