St Boswells Prime Sheep Sale

26th February 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 26th February Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep sold 70 Clean Cattle, 53 Cast Cows, 1226 Hoggs and 467 Ewes

Bullocks (27) averaged 219p per kg and sold to 249p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (41) averaged 221p per kg and sold to 256p (+1.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 189p per kg and sold to 215p (n/c on the week)
53 Cast Cows averaged 141p per kg and sold to 201p (+1.0p on the week) Top Price £1700
1226 Hoggs averaged 205.7p per kg (+1.7p on the week) and sold to £124, top price 288.4p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
467 Ewes averaged £62.62 and sold to £119 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £84, light ewes sold to £89 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £51.

Clean Cattle per head: Redden £1453.76, £1422.72, Nisbet £1416.88, Bee Edge £1406.40, Redden £1386.72, Lennoxlove £1370.88, Smailholm Mains £1352.96, Bee Edge £1357, Saltoun Home Farm £1347.08, Upper Nisbet £1346.40.

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 256p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Nisbet 249p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Penston 248p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 244p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Pathhead 240p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 240p Foley Bros, Pathhead 240p Michael Malone of Edinbugh, 239p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Saltoun Home Farm 238p Robert Pringle & Sons, Gospelhall 238p John Saunderson Ltd, Penston 236p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Cauldshiel 233p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Gospelhall 226p Shaw Fine Meats

Young Bulls: 215p Traprain

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1700.14, Falla £1500.92, Kersknowe £1470.30, Falla £1330.08, Muircleugh £1324.92, Inland Pasture £1322.58

Cast Cows per kilo: Inland Pasture 201p, Muircleugh 181p, Kersknowe (2), Inland Pasture169p, Gateshaw 165p, Falla 163p, Muircleugh 161p, 159p

Hoggs – similar show, similar on the week.

Hoggs per head: Beltex: £124 Hartside, £109 Flex, £104 Hartside, Texel: £116 Flex, £114 Kedzlie, £113 Faughhill, £110 Kedzlie, £109.50(3) Pawston, £108.50 Boghall, £108 Tannage Brae, £106 Adderstonshiels, £104 Stobshiel Mains, Kedzlie, Flex, £103 (4) Boghall, £100 Pawston, Suffolk: £116 Flex, £115, £114.50, £112, £109 (2), £108.50, £107.50 Benjedward, £107.50, £107 (2) Boghall, £106.50 Saughtree, £105.50 (2) Boghall, £102, £101 Saughtree,  Half Bred: £116 Adderstonshiels, £112 (2) Bonjedward, Cheviot Mule: £112 Adderstonshiels, £106 Boghall, North Country Cheviot: £109.50 Stobshiel Mains, Adderstonshiels, £109 Stobshiel Mains, £107 Thorlieshope, £106 Saughtree, £100, £99 Adderstonshiels, £99 Pawston, Bluefaced Leicester: £98 Threepwood Cottages, Cheviot.x: £93.50 Burnhouse Mains, Charollais: £90.50, £90 (2) Houdshall

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 288.4p Hartside, 242.2p Flex, 212.2p Hartside, Texel: 263.3p, 261.9p, 259.1p Kedzlie, 233.7p Threepwood, 230.3p Bedrule, 230.2p Flex, 224.7p Faughhill, 224.3p, 222.5p New Blainslie, 221.3p, 220.5p Flex, 219.5p, 218.6p, 218.5p (2) Bedrule, 215.9p Swinnie, 215.2p Aikeyside, Adderstonshiels, 213.8p Swinnie, 212.4p Boghall, North Country Cheviot: 220.8p Faughhill, 219p Kirklands, A, 213.8p Blegbie, 213.3p Kirklands, A, 208.1p Lanton Crag, 206p Stobshiel Mains, Greyfaced: 214.8p Bedrule, Suffolk: 213p Saughtree, Boghall, 211p, 210.6p Boghall, 210.1p Bedrule, 208.7p Bonjedward, 208p Falsidehill, Charollais: 211.8p, 210.5p, 209.3p Houdshall, Half Bred: 203.6p (2) Bonjedward

Ewes – good show of Ewes forward with increased returns.

Texel: £119 Tannage Brae, £107 Burnhouse Mains, Brotherstone, £105 Venchen, £97 New Blainslie, £95 Tannage Brae, Bonjedward, £93 Thirlestane, £91 New Blainslie, £90 Northfield, St Abbs, Suffolk: £119 Venchen, £109 Burnhouse Mains, Bonjedward, £103 Brotherstone, £95 Kittyfield, £93, £91 Burnhouse Mains, £89 Venchen, £87 Burnhouse Mains, Venchen, Half Bred: £95, £91 Bonjedward, North Country Cheviot: £91 Outer Huntly, £89 (2), £85 South Riccalton, £79 Mowhaugh, Elliston, Bluefaced Leicester: £89 Hartside, Greyfaced: £83 Venchen, New Blainslie, £81 Burnhouse Mains, Lumsdaine, £80 Gateshaw, £79 Upper Chatto, £77 Tannage Brae, Cheviot Mule: £81 Northfield, St Abbs, Beltex: £79 Brotherstone, Blackface: £72 Burnhouse Mains, £69, £59 Hartside, £53 Outer Huntly, Lumsdaine,