St Boswells Prime Stock Sale

1st April 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 1st April 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold  59 Clean Cattle, 15 Cast Cows, 1345 Hoggs and  180 Ewes.

Bullocks (22) averaged  208p per kg and sold to 227p  (n/c on the week)
Heifers (37) averaged  205p per kg and sold to 240p (n/c on the week)
15 Cast Cows averaged 122p per kg and sold to 145p (n/c on the week) Top price £1059
1345 Hoggs averaged 192.5p per kg  (+5.5p on the week) and sold to £116 , top price 271p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
Ewes averaged £79.49 and sold to £133  for Suffolk  Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £90, light ewes sold to £83 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £64

Clean Cattle per head: Faughill £1401.18, Bee Edge £1396.80, £1361.60, Penston £1352.92, Bee Edge £1352.40, £1350.24, Wester Ulston £1332, Crookhouse £1305.40, Nisbet £1281, Upper Nisbet £1274.70

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 240p, 232p Forsyths of Peebles, 230p (2) Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, 230p Shaw Fine Meats, Longnewton 228p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Bee Edge 227p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Penston 227p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Wester Ulston 225p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Galagate 218p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Smeatonshaw £1059.18, Berryhill £1002.82, Brothershiels £817.80, Berryhill £718.38,

Cast Cows per kilo: Brothershiels 145p, Smeatonshaw 139p, Berryhill 133p, Hyndhope, Berryhill 117p, Berryhill 115p, Hyndhope 107p

Hoggs  – similar show forward.  All types dearer

Hoggs per head: Beltex: £116 Crookston, £114 Faughill, £107 (2), £106 Crookston, £95 New Blainslie, Texel: £112 Buxley Farm Steading, £110 Newton, Crathie, £109 Buxley Steading, £107 Crookston, £104 Boghall, Newton, Crathie, £103 New Blainslie, Buxley Steading, £101 Wester Upper Urquhart, £100.50 Swinnie, £100 Newton, Crathie, £99 Faughill, Newton, Crathie (2), £98 New Blainslie, Bettyfield, £96.50 Wester Upper Urquhart, £96 Newton, Crathie, Bettyfield, Suffolk: £107 (2), £105.50 (2), 104.50 (2), £103, £100.50 (2), £99.50, £98.50 (2) Boghall, £98 Brotherstone, £97.50, £97 Boghall, £96.50 Brotherstone, Boghall (2), £96 Brotherstone, Boghall, North Country Cheviot: £107, £103 Adderstonshiels, £100 Thorlieshope, £98.50 North Synton, £97.50 Newton, Crathie, £95.50 (2) Adderstonshiels, £94.50 Pawston, Saughtree (3), Newton, Crathie, £94 Adderstonshiels, Thorlieshope, Greyfaced:£94, £92 Boghall, Blackfaced: £90 Wester Upper Urquhart, £87.50, £86 (2), £85.50 Bedrule

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 271.4p Faughill, 255p Crookston, 234.6p New Blainslie, 232p, 227.7p, 225.5p Crookston, Texel: 257.1p, 250p, 243.2p Newton, Crathie, 242.2p New Blainslie, 236.5p Swinnie, 236.4p Boghall, 235.7p Faughill, 225p Newton, Crathie, 222.7p New Blainslie, 221.7p Faughill, 220p Longfaugh, 219.8p Newton, Crathie, 217.5p New Blainslie, 217.2p Wester Upper Urquhart, 214.3p Longfaugh, 211.2p Tannage Brae, North Country Cheviot: 236.3p, 231.1p, 221.6p, 217.9p Newton, Crathie, 209.6p Faughill, 207.1p, 206.9p Pawston, Blackfaced: 213.8p, 212.3p (2), 211.3p, 210p Bedrule, Suffolk: 211.4p, 211.3p (2) Newton, Crathie, 205.8p Ecclaw, 204.6p Longfaugh

Ewes – Small show forward, trade sharper

Suffolk: £133, £127 Oxmuir, £107 Edrom Mains, £95, £93, £91 Ecclaw, £89 Huntington, £87 Berryhill, £85 Falside, Texel: £121 Huntington, £111 Edrom Mains, Huntershall, £100, £99, £97 Huntington, £93 Berryhill, £91 Huntershall, Burnhouse Mains, £89 Longfaugh, £83 Boghall, Bluefaced Leicester: £97, £87 Huntershall, Beltex: £93 Huntershall, Greyfaced: £91 North Synton, £88 Boghall, Ecclaw, £85 Burnhouse Mains, Huntington, £83 Falside, Half Bred: £89 Ecclaw, Lleyn: £89, £85 Mervinslaw, North Country Cheviot: £83 Belford on Bowmont, £73 Boghall, Blackfaced: £75 Huntershall, £67 Burnhouse Mains, £57 Huntershall