St Boswells Prime Stock Sale

17th September 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 17th September, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep sold 51 Clean Cattle, 38 Cast Cows, 1575 Lambs and 633 Ewes.

Bullocks (18) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 238p (-10.0p on the week)
Heifers (32) averaged 223p per kg and sold to 247p (-9.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 159p (n/c on the week)
38 Cast Cows averaged 142p per kg and sold to 187p (n/c on the week) Top price £1330.
1575 Lambs averaged 175.82p per kg (+3p on the week) and sold to £100, top price 206p per kg for Beltex Lambs.
Ewes averaged £53 and sold to £109 for a Texel Tup.  Heavy Ewes averaged £87, light ewes sold to £63 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £48.

Clean Cattle per head: Huntington £1532.72, Bee Edge £1511.64, £1472.12, Bee Edge £1429.84, £1428, Unthank £1423.30, Longnewton £1390.80

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 247p (2) W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Longnewton 245p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge 244p Hugh Black & Sons, Wester Ulston 242p John Saunderson Ltd, Huntington 238p J.A Waters & Sons, Bee Edge 238p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per head: Muircleugh £1330.08, Mitchelston £1260.54, Marigold £1245.64, Hyndsidehill £1233.84, Milrighall £1230.66, Mitchelston £1175.0

Cast Cows per kilo: Bedrule 187p, Woodhead 177p, Muircleugh 163p, Milrighall, Muircleugh, Hyndsidehill 159p, Bankhouse, Mitchelston 153p

Lambs sharper on the week.

Lambs per head – Beltex: £100 Bowmont Farming, £88.50 Crookston (3), £87 Craighouse, Haltree, Craigsford Mains, £86 Craigsford Mains, £85.50, £85 Huntington, Texel: £99 Woodhouse, £97.50 Crumhaughhill, £97 Crookston, £96, £95 Burncastle, £94.50 Bluecairn, £93.50 (2), £90 Crumhaughhill, Hermiston, Greenhead, R, £89.50 Crookston, £89 Kedzlie, Burncastle, £88 St Leonards, Suffolk: £97.50 Hermiston, £97 Crumhaughhill, £94.50 Huntington, £88.50 (2) Hermiston, £86.50 Bluecairn, £83.50 Craigsford Mains, £83 Springhouse, Blackhill, C, North Country Cheviot: £81.50, £81 Craighouse, Cheviot Mule: £81 Bluecairn, £75.50 Blegbie, Greyfaced: £75.50 Huntershall, £72 Middlestead, Norfolk: £64 Crumstane

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 206p Huntington, 202.4p Crookston, 202.3p Craighouse, 197.7p Huntington, 196.7p (3) Crookston, 195p Threeburnford, 192.7p Craighouse, 189.6p Threeburnford, 189.3p Lylestane, 189p Craigsford Mains, Texel: 200p Applecross, 193.3p Huntington, 192.8p (2) Crumhaughhill, 192.2p Kedzlie, 185.7p Crumhaughhill, 184.4p St Leonards, 184.2p Kedzlie, 183.7p Crumhaughhill, 183.5p Boggs Holdings, 183p (2) Springhouse, 182.9p Rhodes Holdings, 182.4p Lylestane, Suffolk: 190.2p Crumhaughhill, 183.5p Huntington, 177.7p Craigsford Mains, 177.3p Hermiston, Greyfaced: 167.8p Huntershall, 167.5p Fairnilee, 167.4p Middlestead, North Country Cheviot: 176.1p, 175.3p Craighouse

Ewes – slightly sharper on the week.

Texel: £99 Crookston, £96 Boggs Holdings, £93, £89 Lylestane, £89, £87 Crookston, £85 Threeburnford, Greyfaced: £77 Craighouse, £73 Marigold, £69 Ecclaw, £67 Stewards Cottage, Suffolk: £97 Marigold, £95 St Leonards, Ecclaw, Cheviot Mule: £85, £67 Lylestane, Half Bred: £83 Marigold, £71 Ecclaw, Jacob: £61 Whitelee, Beltex: £57 Threeburnford, Blackface: £55 Rawburn, £46 Leithen Water, £45 Threeburnford, Bluefaced Leicester: £107 Hyndhope, E, North Country Cheviot: £63 Bowmont Farming, Lleyn: £61 Trabrown

Rams- Texel: £101 Springhouse, £95 Ecclaw, Suffolk: £109 Woodhouse, £83 Marigold