St Boswells Breeding Sheep Sale

31st August 2016

On day one of their two days of Breeding Sheep Sales at St Boswells Mart, Harrison and Hetherington Limited sold 3312 Gimmers and Ewes.

Strong well bred Gimmers and Stock Ewes sold readily to a large ringside of buyers.

Half Bred Gimmers averaged £164.94 (+4.74)
Mule Gimmers averaged £147.18 (+6.31)
Suffolk cross Gimmers averaged £131.83 (-6.21)
Texel cross Gimmers averaged £118.51 (-2.61)

Half Bred Gimmers: £185 from Hamish Anderson, Headshaw, Lauder purchased by Messrs Fullerton, East Gordon, £180 Brunt Court, £175 Strichen Mains (first prize) purchased by the Judge Mr G.Nisbet, Blackhill, £168(x2) Strichen Mains, £165 Haltree, £165 (x2) Strichen Mains

Scotch Mule Gimmers: £162 Messrs Morton, Kaeside (first prize) purchased by the Judge Mr J.Sinclair, Crookston, £162 Milrighall, £160 Crailing Nook, Kaeside, Milrighall, Branton Eastside, £158 Crailing Nook and Milrighall,

Texel Cross Gimmers: £138 Grahamslaw, £125 (x2) Shoestanes, £120 Whitsome West,

Suffolk Cross Gimmers £140 Hermiston, £138 Haltree and St Leonards

Sydenham Stock averaged £152.70.  Texel Ewes: £185 (1 crop), £175 (1 crop), Texel.x Suffolk Ewes: £152 (1 crop), Texel Gimmers: £260 and £240, Texel Ewe Lambs: £260 and £240, Texel Cross Beltex Ewes: (1 crop) £175 and £165

Thornielaw Stock averaged £116.81.  Suffolk Cross Ewes: (3 and 4 crop) £115 and £112, (2 crop) £125 and £118, (1 crop) £125

Greystone North Stock averaged £107.84.  Mule Ewes: (4 crop) £85, (3 crop) £102 and £100, (2 crop) £115 and £112, (1 crop) £130 and £125

Half Bred Ewes: (1 crop) £132 Mains of Auchleuchries, (2 crop) £115 Mains of Auchleuchries, Mule Ewes: £110 (1 crop) Strichen Mains, £85 (3 crop) Strichen Mains