St Boswells Prime Stock Sale

10th June 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 10th June 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 55 Clean Cattle, 24 Cast Cows, 831 Lambs, 107 Hoggs and 210 Ewes.

Bullocks (17) averaged 209p per kg and sold to 237p (-3.0p on the week)
Heifers (35) averaged 219p per kg and sold to 245p (+8.0p on the week)
3 Young Bulls averaged 207p and sold to 214p (n/c on the week)
24 Cast Cows averaged 133p per kg and sold to 149p (-3.0p on the week) Top price £1302
831 Lambs averaged 213p per kg (-20p on the week) £91 per head and sold to £120, top price 252p per kg for Texel Lambs
107 Hoggs averaged 156p per kg (n/c on the week) sold to £104, top price 176p per kg for Texel Hoggs
210 Ewes averaged £75 and sold to £103 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £83, light ewes sold to £63 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £65

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1481.04, £1435.70, £1430.40, Woodhouse £1425.90, Penston £1404.48, Oakwood £1403.44, Bee Edge £1394.68, Penston £1390.80, Woodhouse £1362.30, Penston £1336.68

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 245p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Woodhouse 245p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 244p Hugh Black & Sons, Bee Edge 242p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Penston 242p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 240p Forsyths of Peebles, Woodhouse 239p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 238p Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 237p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Crookhouse 230p J.Saunderson

Young Bulls: Lymiecleugh £1276.80

Cast Bulls: Langtonlees £1344

Cast Cows per head: Wester Middleton £1302.26, Haughhead £1267.14, Langtonlees £1261.26, Wester Middleton £1235.52, Haughhead £1164.66, £1146.86, Wester Middleton £1001.28

Cast Cows per kilo: Wester Middleton 149p (2), Haughhead, Langtonlees 147p, Haughhead, Wester Middleton 143p, Haughhead 141p

Lambs – Good show forward.  Trade less, back inline with national averages 214p

Lambs per head: Charollais: £120, £109 Falsidehill, Texel: £119 Fairnilee, £118 Sunnycroft, £117, £115, £113, £111 Thirlestane, £111 Leaston, £107 Thirlestane, Roxburgh Mill, £106 Hermiston, £104 Thornington, Belmont, Sunnycroft, Roxburgh Mill, £103.50 Upper Bolton, £103 Colmslie, £102 Huntington, £100 Leaston (2), Suffolk: £115.50, £112 The Knock, £107 Marvingston (2), The Knock, £101 The Knock, £100 Belmont, £99 The Knock, £98.50 Leaston, £98 Edrom Mains, Beltex: £95, £93 Redden, £92 Rhodes Holdings

Lambs per kilo: Texel: 252.7p, 246.6p Huntington, 241p Leaston, 240p Huntington, 237.8p Thirlestane, 235p Broadmeadows, 233.7p Leaston, Sunnycroft, 232.6p Leaston, 232.1p, 231.8p Huntington, 231.7p Leaston, 231.4p Sunnycroft, 230.6p, 230p Thirlestane, 228.2p Craigsford Mains, 227.3p Leaston, 226.5p Thirlestane, 226.1p Roxburgh Mill, 225p Broadmeadows, Beltex: 246.8p Redden, 230p Rhodes Holdings, 229.6p Redden, 221.1p, 216p Rhodes Holdings, Suffolk: 223.9p Leaston, 219.5p Thirlestane (2), 215.1p Belmont

Hoggs- Beltex: £104 Faughill, Texel: £100 Fairnilee, £88, £87 New Blainslie, £81 Edrom Mains, Suffolk: £97 The Knock, Greyfaced: £89 Fairnilee, Cheviot: £81, £80 Langhope, £80 Fairnilee, Lleyn: £76 Hillhouse

Ewes – Sharper.  All types wanted.

Texel: £103 Fairlaw, £98 Hyndsidehill, £94 Over Newton, £93 Huntington, £91 Eilean, £88 Hyndsidehill, £87 (2), £85 Greenburn, £85 Hyndsidehill, Suffolk: £95 Huntington, £91 Rhodes Holdings, £89 (2) Upper Bolton, £85 Marvingston, £83, £81, £80 Townhead, C, Half Bred: £81 Marvingston, Beltex: £80 Hartside,  Greyfaced: £75 Kirktonhill, Hermiston, New Blainslie, £73 (2) Townhead, C Lleyn: £65, £64 Crumstane, Radnor: £63, Blackface: £63, £61 Kirktonhill, £60 Hartside,