St Boswells Prime Sheep Sale

3rd December 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 3rd December, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 73 Clean Cattle, 65 Cast Cows, 1305 Lambs and 472 Ewes.

Bullocks (18) averaged 211p per kg and sold to 243p (+2.0p on the week)
Heifers (54) averaged 210p per kg and sold to 243p (-5.0p on the week)
1 Young bull sold to 176p (n/c on the week)
65 Cast Cows averaged 111p per kg and sold to 174p (+3p on the week) Top price £1106
1305 Lambs averaged 176.01p per kg (+2p on the week) and sold to £108.50, top price 241.1p per kg for Beltex Lambs.  SQQ – 189.61p
472 Ewes averaged £51 and sold to £133 for a Suffolk.x Tup.   Heavy Ewes averaged £70, light ewes sold to £79 for Cheviot.x Ewes and averaged £38

Clean Cattle per head: Traprain £1418.82, Upper Nisbet £1383.16, £1380.24, Bee Edge £1380.40, Brockholes £1365.32, Jedderfield £1343.52, Wester Ulston £1342.08, Faughhill £1317.06, Greenknowe £1315.80, £1314.24

Cast Cows per head: Hexpath £1106.64, Marchcleugh £1040.14, Pogbie £1035.72, Philiphaugh £1029.92, Marchcleugh £1023.40, Boon £1017.90

Young Bull: Ransfield £1112.32

Cast Bull: New Blainslie £1037.40

Clean Cattle per kilo: Faughill 243p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 243p Robert Pringle & Sons, Faughill 239p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 238p J.Saunderson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughill 235p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 233p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 233p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, John Saunderson Ltd, Wester Ulston 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Greenknowe 231p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Penston 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 229p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per kilo: Hexpath 174p, Philiphaugh 157p, Boon 151p, 145p, Pogbie 137p

Lambs –  Sharper on the week with export lambs in high demand.

Lambs per head – Beltex: £108.50 Crookston, £98 Huntington, £95 Crookston, £94 Blackadder Mains, £93 Crookston, £92 Craighouse, £91 Faughill, £89.50 Wester Ulston, Craighouse, £88.50 Faughill, Craigsford Mains, £88 Wester Ulston, Faughill, £87 Blackadder Mains, £86.50 Wester Ulston, £86 Craighouse, Texel: £100, £99, £94 Huntington, £91 Crookston, £90 Brotherstone, Faughill, £89 Huntington, £87.50 Kedzlie, £87 Roxburgh Mains, Kedzlie, Brotherstone, Roxburgh Mains, Suffolk: £96.50 Bonjedward, £96 Huntington, £94 Bonjedward (2), £89 Headshaw, L, £87 Ashley Park, £86 Hermiston, St Dunstan, £85.50 Faughill, £85 Hermiston, Headshaw, L, Brothershiels, £84.50 Adderstonshiels, £84 Threepwood, North Country Cheviot: £88.50 Belford on Bowmont, £86 Craighouse, £82 Lylestane, £79.50, £79 Soutra Mains, £78.50 Adderstonshiels, £78 Craighouse, Lylestane, Cheviot Mule: £83 Wester Ulston, £81, £80 Woodside, Blackface: £81.50 Headshaw, L, £71.50 Edston, Greyfaced: £84.50 Threeburnford, £78 Blackburn Mill, Charollais: £83.50 Blackburn Mill, Lleyn: £72 Old Whiteburn, Romney: £80 Crailinghall Cottages, Kerryhill: £78 Whitehill, Berrichon £90, £80 Springwood Lodge, Zwartble: £69 Lauder Barns

Lambs per kilo: Beltex: 241.1p Crookston, 210.6p Wester Ulston, 204.9p Threeburnford, 204.2p Huntington, 201.1p Craigsford Mains, 200p Crookston, 197.8p Faughill, 197.6p Crookston, 195.6p Faughill, 195.5p Craighouse, 193.8p Lylestane, 193p Blackadder Mains, 188.4p Craighouse, Texel: 212.5p Applecross, 205.9p, 202p Kedzlie, 200p; Brotherstone, 198p Threepwood, 197.7p Brotherstone, 197.5p Threepwood, 195.3p Fairlaw, 195p Threeburnford, 194.3p Kedzlie, 192.7p Helmburn, 192.6p Threepwood, 191.4p Lylestane, Suffolk: 188.2p Huntington, 186p Threepwood (2), 185.4p, 185p Woodside, North Country Cheviot: 200p Craighouse, 193.2p, 191.3p Belford on Bowmont, 188.8p Lylestane, Cheviot Mule: 184.5p, 182.9p Woodside, Blackface: 178.8p Edston, Greyfaced: 169p Threeburnford, Hampshire: 178p Lauder Barns

Ewes – kept upto recent extreme rates.

Texel: £97 (2), £87 Tannage Brae, £85 Bonjedward, Suffolk: £85 Bonjedward, £79 Currie Inn, £77 Brotherstone, £75 Broom, £73 Woodside, £71 Bowland, Greyfaced: £67 Tannange Brae, £57 Lumsdaine, Swinnie, Helmburn, £55 Cairncross, Tannage Brae, Helmburn, Charollais: £85 Faughill, Cheviot Mule: £67 Lumsdaine, £64 Lylestane, £57 Woodside, Half Bred: £87, £79 Bonjedward, North Country Cheviot: £79 Soutra, £71 Blackburn Mill, £61 Belford on Bowmont, Blackface: £55 Broomiebank, £45 Burncastle, Blackburn Mill, Lumsdaine, Bluefaced Leicester: £57 Blackburn Mill, £53 Bowland, Beltex: £77 Faughill, Kerryhill: £77 Whitehill, Zwartble: £61 Cairncross

Rams – Suffolk: £133 Woodside, Texel: £113 Lylestane, Beltex: £103 Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: £87 Woodside