St Boswells Prime Stock Sale

29th October 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 29th October, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 85 Clean Cattle, 93 Cast Cows, 1426 Lambs and 495 Ewes.

Bullocks (27) averaged 209p per kg and sold to 242p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (57) averaged 221p per kg and sold to 259p (+3.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 181p (n/c on the week)
93 Cast Cows averaged 117p per kg and sold to 161p (+2.0p on the week) Top price £1290.
1426 Lambs averaged 161.7p per kg (+1.7p on the week) £80 per head and sold to £107, top price 197p per kg for Texel Lambs
Ewes averaged £54 and sold to £131 for Suffolk Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £79, light ewes sold to £75 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £36.

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1545.60, £1502.40, Bee Edge £1501.92, Lurdenlaw £1500.52, Sourhope £1501.56, Bee Edge £1479.68, Lurdenlaw £1452.32, Papple £1470.88, Woodhead, A £1411.74, Lurdenlaw £1408.96

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 259p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Sourhope 258p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 256p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 252p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 248p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 247p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Sourhope 244p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 242p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 240p Denhom Meat Supplies, Lurdenlaw 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 233p (2) W.E Fairlie Ltd, 231p Shaw Fine Meats, Papple 229p Hugh Black & Sons

Cast Cows per head: Hoprigshiels £1290.32, Upper Nisbet £1234.02, Gateshaw £1191.40, Whitburgh £1075.90, Gateshaw £1075.12, Ecclaw £1054.34, Whitburgh £1043.90

Cast Cows per kilo: Gateshaw 161p, Upper Nisbet, Gateshaw 157p, Wester Ulston, Gateshaw 155p, Gateshaw 151p, Whitburgh 145p

Cast Bull per head: Bedrule £1289.04

Lambs – Heavy show forward, average weight 49 kilos.  SQQ 173p

Lambs per head – Texel: £107 Roxburgh Mains, £98 Chesters Brae, £97 Crumhaughhill, £95.50, £95 Huntington, £94 Crumhaughhill (2), Greenhead, R, £93 Huntington (2), Butterdean, £92.50 Butterdean, £91.50 Muircleugh, £91.50 Huntington, £91 Corsbie, £89 Lower Ashtrees, £88.50 Burncastle, £88 Applecross, Lower Ashtrees, Suffolk: £99 Crumhaughhill, £94 Corsbie, £92 Crumhaughhill, £91.50 Butterdean, £91 Belmont, £89 Blegbie, £88 Applecross, £87 Crumhaughhill, Hermiston, £86.50 Belmont, Edrom Mains, £86 Butterdean, Mossilee, Corsbie, Edrom Mains, £84.50 Blegbie, Longwood, Thornington, Roxburgh Mains, Greyfaced: £86 Burncastle, Beltex: £83 (2) Lylestane, £81.50 Threeburnford, £80.50 Threepwood

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 197.6p, 190.8p Lylestane, 189.4p Threepwood, 187.5p Threeburnford, Texel: 179.1p Stoneypath, 176.6p Threepwood, 175.3p Crumhaughhill, 175p Applecross, 174.1p Threepwood, 172.4p Hermiston, Suffolk: 177.6p Stoneypath

Ewes – Trade similar

Texel: £135 Ecclaw, £125 Roxburgh Mains, £111 Ecclaw, £109 Crailing Nook, £107 (2) Elliston, £97 Belmont, £91 Stevenson Mains, £87 Woodhouse, Chesters Brae, £83 Elliston, Suffolk: £131, £111 Meigle, £101, £97 Belmont, £89 Threepwood, Bluefaced Leicester: £113 Newbigging Walls, £101, £87 Threepwood Cottages, £83 Newbigging Walls, Easycare: £103, £95, £85, Ratcliffe Farm Cheviot Mule: £79 Blegbie, Charollais: £79 Woodhouse, Greyfaced: £78 Kittyfield, £72 Threepwood, £71 Belmont, Meigle, North Country Cheviot: £75 Elliston, Meatlinc: £69 Houdshall Cottage, Rare Breeds: £67 Crailinghall Cottages, £65 Crumstane, Blackface: £48 Burncastle, £37 (2) Meigle