St Boswells Prime Stock Sale

8th April 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 8th April 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold  74 Clean Cattle, 28 Cast Cows, 2010 Hoggs and  185 Ewes.

Bullocks (34) averaged  207p per kg and sold to 235p  (-1.0p on the week)
Heifers (40) averaged  217p per kg and sold to 252p (+12.0p on the week)
28 Cast Cows averaged 142p per kg and sold to 185p (+20.0p on the week) Top price £1519.70
2010 Hoggs averaged 192.5p per kg  (n/c on the week) and sold to £116 , top price 307p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
185 Ewes averaged £81 and sold to £129  for Suffolk  Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £91, light ewes sold to £87 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £63

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1491.84, £1445.50, Pathhead £1429.68, Longnewton £1395.9,Bee Edge £1381.80, Bee Edge £1381.80, £1381.38,£1366.20, Faughhill £1366.86, Penston £1338.60, Upper Nisbet £1337.60, £1305.36, Galagate £1304.16.

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 252p, J Gilmour& C0 Ltd.,245p WTS Forsyth & Sons, Peebles. Penston 239p & 236p J. Gilmour &Co Ltd.  Longnewton 235p WTS Forsyth & Sons, Peebles. Bee Edge 235p J. Gilmour & Co Ltd. Penston 233p M/s M Malone, Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 231p J. Gilmour & Co Ltd. Bee Edge 230p Denholm Meat Supplies.  Penston 226p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Upper Nisbet 222p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Pathhead 222p J A Waters & Sons, Selkirk.

Cast Cows per head: Humebyres £1519.70. £1338.48. Kedzlie £1409.70. East Mains £1262.36. Blegbie £1243.96.

Huntington £1237.08. Craigsford Mains £1215.08. Grahamslaw £1108.56.

Cast Cows per kilo: Kedzlie 185p. Huntington 183p. Humebyres 169p, 167p. Grahamslaw 163p, 149p (2). East Mains 151p.

Hoggs  – more hoggs forward, with slightly increased returns. Average 192.5p SQQ 214p.

Hoggs per head: Beltex: £126 Crathie, £114, £111 Brotherstone, £110 (2) £106 Craighouse,£109 Traprain, £106, £104 Brotherstone, £104 Kaeside, £100 Faughhill Texel: £116 Walkersknowe, £108 Leaston, £106 Upper Urquhart. £106 Huntington. £105 Newton,Crathie. £104 Swinnie, Huntington, Elmscleugh.£103 Newton,Crathie. £100 (2) Faughhill, Whitsome West Newton. £99.50 Fishwick. £99 Bedrule, Huntington. £98 Newton, Traprain, Huntington .Suffolk:£111.50, £109.50, £109 Boghall. £105 Bonjedward. £104.50 Boghall, Whitsome West Newton, Brotherstone. £104 Leaston, Boghall. £100 Upper Urquhart (3) Boghall. £99.50 Bonjedward, Boghall.£98 Boghall, Huntington. Cheviot: £105 (2) Adderstonshiels, £100 Craighouse. £97 Traprain. £95 Thorlieshope. £94.50 Saughtree, Adderstonshiels. £94 Saughtree, Boghall. GF: £87 Haymount. £81 Falside. £79 Craigsford Mains. £77 Sorrowlessfield Mains, Falside, Lauder Barns, Oxmuir. NCC: £87 £71 Nisbet Mill. £67 Craighouse. Beltex: £87 Craighouse. Zwarble:  £83 Flourish Walls. HB: £89 Kirklands. BF:  £84 Elmscleugh.

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 307.30p Newton. 278.90p Brotherstone. 265.90 Traprain. 263.90p Newton. 250.50p Brotherstone. 250p Craighoise.241p Faughhill. 225.5p Craighouse. 200p Brotherstone. Texel: 246.50 Huntington. 241.90 Swinnie. 241p, 240p Newton. 239p Traprain. 237.80p Newton. 235.30p Fayghhill, Newton. 232.60p Faughhill. 229.30p, 228.90p, 228.60p Newton. 228p Upper Urquhart. 225.60p New Blainslie. CHX: 225.60 Traprain. 225.30p Dods.CH.MULE: 210.8p Wester Ulston. SFX: 202.20p, 200p Newton. 200p Saughtree, Thistleknowe. S/Down: 205.30p Cocklaw.GF: 203.70p Bedrule

Ewes – Trade very similar to last week.

Suffolk: £129 Oxmuir, £119 Huntlaw. £103 Huntington. £99 Fishwick. £97 Craigsford Mains. £93 Thistleknowe, Faughhill, Lawfield,. £90 Huntington, Lauder Barns. £87 Lawfield. £85 Sorrowlessfield Mains.Tex: £119 Elmscleugh,. £107 Huntington. £105 Walkersknowe. £101 Huntington. £93 Lawfield. £91 Craigsford Mains, Sorrowlessfield Mains. £89 Flourish Walls. HB: £89 Kirklands. GF: £87 Haymount. £81 Falside. £79 Craigsford Mains. £77 Sorrowlessfield Mains, Falside, Oxmuir.BF £65 Elmscleugh