St Boswells Prime Stock Sale

21st May 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 21st May Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 63 Clean Cattle, 52 Cast Cows, 126 Lambs, 421 Hoggs and 245 Ewes.

Bullocks (15) averaged 222p per kg and sold to 246p (-6.0p on the week)
Heifers (45) averaged 225p per kg and sold to 247p (-4.0p on the week)
3 Young Bulls averaged 186p per kg and sold to 218p (n/c on the week)
52 Cast Cows averaged 150p per kg and sold to 187p (-4.0p on the week) Top Price £1623
126 Spring Lambs averaged 289p per kg and sold to £159, top price 337p per kg for Texel Lambs
421 Hoggs averaged 220p per kg (-25p on the week) and sold to £195, top price 281p per kg for Texel Hoggs
245 Ewes averaged £88.67 and sold to £157 for Charollais Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £116, light ewes sold to £109 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £69

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1464, £1462.24, £1449.04, £1444.48, Philiphaugh £1347.84

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 247p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Pathhead 246p Charles Wilson Limited, Pathhead 245p J.F Finlay Co Ltd, Bee Edge 244p (2) Shaw Fine Meats, Wester Ulston 240p Denholm Meat Supplies, Haughhead 239p John Saunderson Ltd, Pathhead 238p Alex Smith, Bee Edge 236p Border Meats Ltd, Humbie Mill 236p Robert L Wilson (Butcher), Wester Ulston 232p Shaw Fine Meats

Young Bull – Thrunton £2007

Cast Cows per head: Thrunton £1623.16, Wedderlie £1603.20, Caverton Mill £1362.72, Wedderlie £1353, Boon £1276.74, Oakwood £1275.34

Cast Cows per kilo: Oakwood, Thrunton 187p, Pathhead 175p, Boon 173p, Bonjedward, Oakwood 171p, 169p Bonjedward, 167p Wedderlie

Lambs – more numbers forward.  Trading in line with national trend.

Lambs per head – Texel: £159 Corsbie, £156 Upper Bolton, £152 (2) Falsidehill, £150 Birkenside, £149 Upper Bolton, Thornington, £147 Upper Bolton, £140 Coltcrooks,Suffolk: £155 Coltcrooks, £153 Birkenside, £151, £145 Blackhill, £142 Thornington, £141 Blackhouse Cottages

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 337.8p Falsidehill, 334.7p Corsbie, 326.1p Birkenside, 320p Upper Bolton, 314p (3) Thornington, 302.3p Birkenside, 301.1p Coltcrooks, 301p Thornington, 298p Falsidehill, Suffolk: 315.6p Thornington, 303.9p Coltcrooks, 297.8p Upper Bolton, 295.7p Edrom Mains, 290.7p Blackhill

Hoggs – less, with an end of season show forward.

Hoggs per head – Texel: £195, £192 Roundabouts, £147 Bellfield, £143 Ednam West Mains, £140 Traprain, £121 Cocklaw, £118 Berryhill, £117 Halidean Mill, £116 Rhodes Holding, £115 Legerwood, Beltex: £156, £155 Traprain, £142 Lylestane, Suffolk: £155 Traprain, £125 Bedrule, £118 Chapelhill, £117, £116 Bedrule, Hampshire: £141 Crailing Hall, North Country Cheviot: £140 Mountbenger, £117 Traprain, £100 Lylestane, Cheviot Mule: £126 Lylestane, Charollais: £117, £111 Berryhill, Greyfaced: £116 Bellfield, Jacob: £101 Blackhouse Cottages, Blackface: £95 Douglasdale

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 281.8p Traprain, 273.1p Lylestane, 266.7p Traprain, 234.3p, 224.7p Faughhill, 224.5p Traprain, Texel:  280p Traprain, 263.5p Roundabouts, 253.8p Berryhill, 253.1p Ednam West Mains, 246.2p Roundabouts, 243.8p Halidean Mill, 241p Bellfield, 239.1p Legerwood, 235.6p Cocklaw, 235p Kedzlie, 234.7p Legerwood, 234.3p Faughhill, North Country Cheviot: 275.3p Traprain, 231.4p Mountbenger, Charollais: 241.2p Berryhill, Suffolk: 236p Chapelhill, 225.7p Bedrule, Cheviot Mule: 229.1p Lylestane

Ewes – dearer on the week

Charollais:  £157 Falsidehill, £125 Stickle Heaton, Suffolk: £149 Trows, £139 Upper Bolton, £137 Blackhill, £125 Burnhouse Mains, £120 Blackhouse Cottages, £119 Northfield, St Abbs, £107 Hundalee, £105 Blackhouse Cottages, £100 Blackhill, Texel: £141 Grahamslaw, £135 Birkenside, £133 Upper Bolton, £129 Grahamslaw, Burnhouse Mains, £125 Traprain, Stickle Heaton, £115 Grahamslaw, Currie Inn, £110 Kedzlie, £105 Stickle Heaton, £100 Lylestane, Beltex: £140 Traprain, £111 Stickle Heaton, £85 Crookston, Dorset: £121 Hundalee, Hampshire: £121, £105 Blackhouse Cottages, North Country Cheviot – £109 Mountbenger, £91 Lylestane, £89 Northfield St Abbs, £85 The Burrows, Zwarble: £109 Eildon Mains, £107 Stickle Heaton, £95 The Rink, Greyfaced: £99 Bellfield, £97 Blackhouse Cottages, £91 Traprain, Crookston, Burnhouse Mains, £89 Bellfield, £85 Hundalee, Half Bred: £115 Blackhouse Cottages, £111 Upper Bolton, £105 Blackhouse Cottages, Cheviot Mule: £95 Traprain, £85 Northfield St Abbs, Meatlink: £89 (2), £83 Whitmuir, Bluefaced Leicester: £85 Crookston, Blackface: £71 Burnhouse Mains