St Boswells Primestock Sale

2nd September 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 2nd September Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 56 Clean Cattle, 27 Cast Cows, 1662 Lambs and 827 Ewes.

Bullocks (12) averaged 207p per kg and sold to 229p (-1.0p on the week)
Heifers (44) averaged 206p per kg and sold to 241p (-3.6p on the week)
27 Cast Cows averaged 127p per kg and sold to 159p (n/c on the week) Top price £1262
1662 Lambs averaged 175.9p per kg (+4.5p on the week) and sold to £107, top price 218p per kg for Beltex Lambs
827 Ewes averaged £58.46 and sold to £123 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £82, light ewes sold to £78 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £48

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1464.96, £1419.80, Butchercote £1369.40, Unthank £1340.16, Faughhill £1335.36, Penston £1315.86, £1304.24, Upper Nisbet £1261.44, Unthank £1259.70

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 241p, 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 235p Robert L.Wilson (Butcher) Ltd, Faughhill 230p Forsyths of Peebles (2), Upper Nisbet 229p Denholm Meat Supplies, Snawdon 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Woodhead, A 226p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 225p, 224p John Saunderson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 216p Mr G.McFadzean

Cast Cows per head: Upper Nisbet £1262.36, £1256.10, Craighouse £1032, Upper Nisbet £1005

Cast Cows per kilo: Upper Nisbet 159p, Bedrule 155p, Upper Nisbet 151p, Easter Middleton, Greenhead, S 143p, Greenknowe 141p, Greenhead, S 139p

Lambs – more numbers forward, slight increase in returns.

Lambs per head: Suffolk:£107 Symington Mains, £105.50 Crumhaughhill, £96.50 Woodside, £90 Crumhaughhill, Saughtree, £88 Symington Mains (2), Woodside, £86.50 Muircleugh, £85.50 Adderstonshiels, £85 Symington Mains, Texel: £103, £98 Symington Mains, £96 Chesters Brae, £95 Elmscleugh, £94 Symington Mains, £93, £91.50 Threepwood, £91 Crumhaughhill (2), £90 Lylestane, Elsmcleugh, £89 Kedzlie, £88.50 Wormerlaw, Chesters Brae, £88 Redden, Symington Mains (2), £86 Sunnyside, Horseupcleugh, Beltex: £103, £97, £96 Huntington, £95, £94 Lylestane, 93.50 Huntington, £93 Threeburnford, £91 Huntington, £90 Adderstonshiels, Huntington, Craiglea, £88 Symington Mains, £86 Craigsford Mains, Redden, £85.50 Huntington, £85.50 Craiglea, Lylestane, £85 Symington Mains, £85 Redden, £84.50 Huntington, Greyfaced: £91 Threeburnford, Cheviot Mule: £86 Adderstonshiels, £84.50, £82 Gospelhall

Lambs per kilo: Beltex: 218.2p Huntington, 203.6p Lylestane, 202.4p Craigsford Mains, Threeburnford, 202.2p Huntington, 195.6p Symington Mains, 194.8p Huntington, 194.3p Craiglea, 193.8p Threeburnford, 193.3p Redden, 193.1p Craiglea, 192.9p, 188.9p, 187.5p Redden, 187.5p Craiglea, 185.9p, 185.6p Huntington, Texel: 204.5p, 197.7p Lylestane, 195.2p, 194.3p Kedzlie, 192.9p Byrewalls, 191.1p Sunnyside, 190.2p The Knock, 189p Wester Middleton, 188.6p Threepwood, 187.6p Crumhaughhill, 187.5p Hyndsidehill, 185.7p Symington Mains Suffolk: 180.4p Wester Middleton

Ewes – Sharper on the week

Texel: £123 Elmscleugh, £99 Collielaw, £97 Greenhead, R, £93 Fairnilee, £89 Buckholm, £87 Bonjedward, Crookston, Walkersknowe, £85 Lauder Barns, Fairnilee, Greenhead, R, £83 Fairnilee, Crookston, Symington Mains, Marigold, Wormerlaw, Greenhead, R, £81, £80 Buckholm, Suffolk: £103 Collielaw, £97 Haystoun, £93 Lauder Barns, £91 Marigold, £89 Haystoun, £86 Nether Howden, Symington Mains, £85 Woodside, Marigold, £84 Cortleferry, £83 Ladyflat (2), £81 Broom, Zwartble: £91 Lauder Barns, Half Bred: £88, £83 Marigold, Cheviot Mule: £83 Wester Ulston, £74 Fairnilee, £69 Woodside, Bluefaced Leicester: £89 Fairnilee, £81 Hyndhope, E, North Country Cheviot: £78 East Whitmuir, North Synton, £76 Belford on Bowmont, £70 Earlston Road, Stow, £69, £66 Easter Whitmuir, £64 Belford on Bowmont, Greyfaced: £75 Haystoun, £74 Symington Mains, £73 Haystoun (2), Marigold, Blackfaced: £75 Elmscleugh, £74 Hyndhope, E, £68 Cortleferry, £64 Hyndhope, E, £59, £57 Elmscleugh, Jacob: £60 Fordswell