St Boswells of Sale Store Cattle, In Lamb Ewes Store Lambs & Cast Ewes

25th January 2018

Harrison and Hetherington held their second fortnightly sale of 2018 with a good show of commercial cattle. Topping the days trading was an excellent Simmental Cross Bullock from Messrs Phaup of Hoprigshiels realising £1390.

Also, fortnightly sale of Store & Breeding Sheep, comprising of over 400 store lambs and 148 In-lamb Ewes. Including the flock dispersal of Mule and Suffolk Cross Ewes from Mr Raymond Dickson, Castlelaw, Coldstream.

Bullocks per head: Simmental: £1390, Hoprigshiels, £875, £800, Greenhead Selkirk. Aberdeen Angus: £1260 Hoprigshiels, £1110, £1065 Currie Inn. Charolais: £1035 Tandlaw. Limousin: £950, £945 Coxydene, £910, £900, £850 Greenhead Selkirk.

Bullocks per kilo: Limousin: 246.4p, 242.4p, 226p, 224.7p, 222.5p Greenhead Selkirk, 240.5p Coxydene. Simmental: 242.4p, 226.1p Greenhead Selkirk. Aberdeen Angus 224.2p Currie Inn, 221.1p Hoprigshiels

Heifers per head: Charolias: £1210, £1200, £1190 Hoprigshiels, £910 Tandlaw. Simmental: £1070 £1015, £940, £870 Tandlaw. Aberdeen Angus: £960 Currie Inn. Limousin: £960 Coxydene, £940 £870 Monklaw, £930 Tandlaw.

Heifers per kilo: Limousin: 221.7p, 205p Greenhead Selkirk, 220.7p Coxydene, 213.6p Monklaw. Simmental: 208.9p, 207.1p, 205.8p Tandlaw, 208.6p Greenhead Selkirk. Aberdeen Angus: 208.7p Currie Inn. Charolais: 206.8p Hoprigshiels

Breeding Sheep – Castlelaw Dispersal – The Ewes were sold in tremendous form to a ringside full of local purchasers.
Mules: 1 Crop £132. 2 Crop £122. 3 Crop £110. 4 Crop £92
Suffolk Cross: 1 Crop £125. 2 Crop £122. 3 Crop £112
Half Bred: £96 Eildon

Store Lambs – All types sold well, with vendors leaving delighted.
Texel: £76.50, £75.50 Elliston, £66 Mervinslaw, £65.50 Venchen. Suffolk: £69.50 Venchen, Chapelhill Hawick, £66.50 Craigend. Romney: £49 Pitt Street. South Country Cheviot: £60 Whitefield Earlston. North Country Cheviot: £44.50 Pitt Street, Middlesknowes. Scotch Mule: £43 Lyne. Blackface: £41 Middlesknowes. Jacob: £25.50 Pitt Street.

Cast Ewes
Suffolk: £96 Castlelaw. Mule £77 Castlelaw. Romney: £48 Pitt Street