At St Boswells on Monday 22nd October, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep
St Boswells sold 76 Clean Cattle, 68 Cast Cows, 1207 Lambs and 555 Ewes.
Bullocks (22) averaged 209p per kg and sold to 239p (+2.4p on the week)
Heifers (54) averaged 218p per kg and sold to 249p (+1.0p on the week)
68 Cast Cows averaged 115p per kg and sold to 165p (-6.0p on the week) Top price £1444.
1207 Lambs averaged 160p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £99, top price 186p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £56 and sold to £101 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £85, light ewes sold to £63 for South Country Cheviot Ewes and averaged £40.
Clean Cattle per head:Penston £1586.96, Bee Edge £1484.04, Longnewton £1414.26, Bee Edge £1410.10, Penston £1390.80, £1378.26, Woodhead, A £1358.50, £1356.76, Cauldshiel £1303.50
Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 249p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 247p Hugh Black & Sons, 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Cauldshiel 243p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Longnewton 243p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 242p John Saunderson Ltd, Cauldshiel 241p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 240p Hugh Black & Sons, Haughhead 239p Charles Wilson Ltd, Penson 239p Hugh Black & Sons, Cauldshiel 237p Robert L.Wilson (Butcher) Ltd, Haughhead 235p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Kedzlie 216p
Cast Cows per head: Whitfield £1152.36, Nether Howden £1112.44, Roxburgh Mains £1110.88, Whitfield £1104.32, Nether Howden £1067.52, Roxburgh Mains £1052.88, Whitfield £1051.96
Cast Cows per kilo: Middlestead 165p, 163p, Firth 153p, Fairnilee 147p, Nether Howden 139p, Corsbie 139p, Nether Howden 137p (2), Boon
Cast Bulls per head: Roxburgh Mains £1444.38, Hexpath £1279.20, Rumbleton £1278.06
Cast Bulls per kilo: Roxburgh Mains 133p, Hexpath 123p
Lambs per head – Texel: £99 Greenhead, R , £96 The Lee, £95 Huntington, £92 Woodhouse, £90, £89 Crumhaughhill, £89 Headshaw, L, £88.50 Crumhaughhill, Butterdean, £88 Lochside, Blackadder Mains, £87.50 Huntington, Greenhead, R, £86.50 Huntington, £86 The Lee, £85 Huntershall (2), West Mains, £84 Blackadder Mains, Aikeyside, Suffolk: £95.50, £95 Oxmuir, £92 Huntington, £88 (2) Headshaw, L, £87 Blackhouse Cottages, £86.50, £86 Butterdean, £84.50 Hillhouse, £84 Thornington, Crumhaughhill, Beltex: £90 Blackadder Mains, £85 Craiglea, £80 Halidean Mill, Half Bred: £89 Headshaw, L
Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 186p Halidean Mill, 182.1p Craiglea, 177.2p (2) Outerston, 177.1p, 175.9p Craiglea, Texel: 180.6p Blackadder Mains, 180p, 178p Crumhaughhill, 176p Lochside, 175.2p Crumhaughhill, 173.3p Greenhead, R, 170p (2) Huntershall, Suffolk: 168p Crumhaughhill
Ewes – Light Ewes hard work, flesh needed.
Texel: £101, £100 Headshaw, L, £99 Craiglea, £95 Lochside, £90 Blackadder Mains, £89 Sorrowlessfield Mains, £87 Outerston, £85 Boon, £83 Bogend, Suffolk: £91 Symington Mains, £87 Headshaw, L, Oxmuir, Lochside, £85 Cockburn, £83 Langraw, Sorrowlessfield Mains, £81 Headshaw, L, Cheviot Mule: £75 Bogend, Greyfaced: £71 Cockburn, Langraw, £67 (2) Symington Mains, North Country Cheviot: £63 The Burrows, £55 Adderstonshiels, Halidean Mill, Blackface: £27 The Lee, Lyne
Rams – Suffolk: £113, £103 Oxmuir, Texel: £107 Bogend, North Country Cheviot: £85 Bowmont Farming