St Boswells Easter Show & Sale of Primestock

19th March 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 19th March Harrison & Hetherington sold 59 Prime Cattle at their Easter Show & Sale sponsored by Tarff Valley Feeds. The Judges were Mrs Louise Forsyth and Miss Anna Forsyth from WTS Forsyth & Sons, Butchers, Peebles who awarded the Championship to M/s S & J Allen, Longnewton, a Limousin Heifer which scaled at 584kg and sold to 262ppkg (£1530.08) to the Judges.  The Reserve Champion was an Aberdeen Angus Heifer from N Gibson, Willowford which made 258ppkg (£1480) to Mr A Learmonth,Butcher, Jedburgh.

 PRIZE LIST
CLASS 1               NATIVE BRED BULLOCK
1st                  NISBET                                  weight  582                             made 240p      to John Anderson, North Berwick
2nd                 WILLOWFORD                     weight  578                             made 209p to P R Duff Ltd
3rd                 WILLOWFORD                     weight  562                             made 210p to P R Duff Ltd

CLASS 2               CONTINENTAL BRED BULLOCK
1ST                NISBET                                  weight 580                              made 230p to Worsley Wholesale Butcher
2ND               SALTOUN HOME FARM weight 618                                 made 222p to Malones of Edinburgh Ltd
3RD               LONGNEWTON                   weight 698                              made 211p to Border Meats, Lockerbie

CLASS 3               NATIVE BRED HEIFER
1ST                WILLOWFORD                     weight 574                              made 258p to Learmonth, Jedburgh  ( RESERVE CHAMPION)
2ND               WILLOWFORD                     weight 592                              made 213p to Border Meats, Lockerbie
3RD               WESTER MIDDLETON       weight 620                              made 234p to Foley Bros

CLASS 4               CONTINENTAL BRED HEIFER
1ST                LONGNEWTON                   weight 584                              made 262p to Forsyth Butchers, Peebles  ( CHAMPION )
2ND               BEE EDGE                             weight 588                              made 252p to Shaw Butchers, Lauder
3RD               BEE EDGE                             weight 604                              made 246p to Foley Bros

CLASS 5               BULLOCK BRED BY EXHIBITOR
1ST                GOSPELHALL                       weight 564                              made 255p to Shaw Butchers, Lauder
2ND               UPPER NISBET                    weight 568                              made 254p to Worsley Wholesale Butchers
3RD               SMAILHOLM MAINS            weight 608                              made 218p to Malones of Edinburgh Ltd

CLASS 6               HEIFER BRED BY EXHIBITOR
1ST                GOSPELHALL                       weight 560                              made 256p to Forsyth Butchers, Peebles
2ND               UPPER NISBET                    weight 562                              made 263p to Worsley Wholesale Butchers
3RD               SHIDLAW                              weight 230                              made 230p to Forsyth Butchers, Butchers,Peeble

Cows per Head: Mossilee £1445.4, Kedzlie £1398.30,£1126.46, Upper Huntlywood £1291.22, £1271.70, £1258.32, £1150.78, £1114.70,£1044.70, Halidean Mill £1233.84, £1071.00.

A Superb show of Hoggs sold to extreme rateswith an overall average of 237p.

Hoggs per head- Suffolk: £148, £145, £143 Bonjedward Mill £139 Boghall, £137 Bonhedward Mill, £136, £133, £132, £131(4) £130 Bonjedward Mill, £126 Boghall,Bonjedward, £124(2) Boghall,£121,£120 Boghall, £120 Boghall, Bonjedward.

NC Cheviot: £141, £136, £122, £120 Adderstonshiels,£114 Pawston (3), Saughtree, £112.50 Pawston, £112 Saughtree, £108.50(2) Pawston.Beltex: £140 Flex, £129 W. West Newton,£113 Lylestane,£111 Halidean Mill, Traprain. Texel:£140 Adderstonshiels, £138 W. West Newton, £135 Flex, £133 Adderstonshiels, £130 Flex,£129 W. West Newton, £127Chapelrigg,£126 Berryhill, £125 Traprain,£120 Flex, £115 Lower Ashtrees(2), Swinnie, W.West Newton, £114 Swinnie, Berryhill, £112.50 Fairnilee,£109 Traprain.

Charollais:£117,£115 Boghall, HB: £124 Bonjedward Mill, CharollaisX: £105 Houdshall.Greyface: £103 Traprain.

Hoggs per kilo- Texel: 304.9,262.7 Traprain,262.7 Traprain, 262.1 Swinnie, 256.0,252.8,250.6 Fairnilee Fmg, 253.0 Halidean Mill,250.5 Berryhill,245.7W.West Newton,244.2 Chapelrigg.Beltex: 297.4 Lylestane,284.6 Traprain, 281 Halidean Mill,255.4 W.West Newton. NC Cheviot: 265.1Saughtree, 256.5,255.3,253.3,250.5,247.8 Pawston, 247.4(2)243.8 Kirklands, 247.3 Pawston, 246.2 Lylestane. Suffolk: 252 Bonjedward Mill,247.2,247.2(2)246.8 Boghall. Charollais:247.3,227.2 Boghall. GreyFace: 231p Fairnilee.

Ewes showed an increased trade with all types wanted.

Ewes – Suffolk: £127 Traprain, New Blainslie,£123 Traprain. Texel: £125 Traprain,£123 Bonjedward Mill,£117 Woodburn,£111 Chapelrigg, £107 Lumsdaine,Lylestane, £101 Traprain. HB: £123 Bonjedward Mill, NC Cheviot:£119 Traprain, £117,£99 Nisbet Mill,£109 Bonjedward Mill, £91 Leaderfoot,Lumsdaine,£90 Traprain. LLeyn:£101 Traprain,£91,£85 Ellemford. Greyface: £97,£95 Lumsdaine,£85 Ellemford. Blackface: £79 Crailing Nook, £71 Lumsdaine. Easycare: £75 £65 Hillhouse.