St Boswells Primestock Sale

13th November 2017

At St Boswells on Monday 13th November Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 44 Clean Cattle, 64 Cast Cows, 1397 Lambs and 747 Ewes

Bullocks (11) averaged 204p per kg and sold to 226p (-13.0p on the week)
Heifers (31) averaged 235p per kg and sold to 277p (+10.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to 151p and sold to 222p (n/c on the week)
64 Cast Cows averaged 137p per kg and sold to 209p (+7.0p on the week) Top Price £1534
1397 Lambs averaged 178.5p per kg (+12p on the week) £81 per head and sold to £104, top price 198.1p per kg for Texel lambs
747 Ewes averaged £48 and sold to £91 for Suffolk.x Ewes, Heavy Ewes averaged £72, light ewes sold to £83 for Cheviot ewes and averaged £34

Clean Cattle per head:  Bee Edge £1673.08, £1566.72, £1534.68, £1518.40, £1487.20, £1484.88, Longnewton £1469, North Synton £1458.82, Muircleugh £1440.18, Longnewton £1415.40

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 277p, 272p, 269p, J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 261p, 260p (2), 251p Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Wester Ulston 249p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Cauldshiel 248p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 246p Shaw Fine Meats, Upper Nisbet 246p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd

Young Bull: The Lee £1389.72

Cast Cows per head: Wester Middleton £1534.88, Upper Nisbet £1499.60, Whitfield £1479, Upper Nisbet £1454.64, Wester Middleton £1391.04, Brothershiels £1352.86

Cast Cows per kilo: Upper Nisbet 209p, Wester Middleton 181p, Firth, Corsbie 175p, Brothershiels 173p, Upper Nisbet 171p, Corsbie 165p, Upper Huntlywood, Upper Nisbet 163p, Wester Middleton 161p

Lambs per head: Lambs dearer on the week.  More required to meet demand.  Texel: £104 Crumhaughhill, £103 Corsbie, £102.50 Thornington, £100 Threeburnford, £99 Crumhaughhill, Burncastle, £98 Corsbie, Threepwood, £97 (2)  Corsbie, Huntington, £95 Applecross, £94 (2) St Leonards, £93.50 Muircleugh, £93 Crumhaughhill, £92 Corsbie, St Leonards, £91 Applecross, £90 Huntington, Suffolk: £101 The Lee, £100 St Dunstan, £98 Harwood on Teviot, Huntington, £95 Woodside, £94.50 Thornington, £93 Corsbie, £88 Haltree, £87 Stoneypath, £86.50 Hundalee, Crumhaughhill, Greyfaced: £91 The Lee, £81.50 (2) Burncastle, North Country Cheviot: £90, £83 Woodside, £80.50 North Synton, £80 Lylestane, Zwarble £85 Wells, Beltex: £84.50 Wester Ulston, £83 (2) Lylestane, Charolais: £82 Ladyflat,

Lambs per kilo: Texel: 198.1p Crumhaughhill, 196p Corsbie, 195.9p Applecross, 194p Corsbie, Huntington, 193.5p Applecross, 193.1p Huntington, 192.1p Corsbie, 190.8p (2) Muircleugh, 189.6p Applecross, 189.5p Huntington, 187.3p Corsbie, 186.7p Threepwood, 186.3p The Lee, 186p Crumhaughhill, Beltex: 197.6p Crumhaughhill, 192.2p Threeburnford, 190.8p Lylestane, 187.3p Threeburnford, 187.1p North Synton, 185.2p Threeburnford, 183.3p Edston, 183.7p Wester Ulston, Suffolk: 196p Harwood on Teviot, 192.2p Huntington, 189.1p Stoneypath, 187p Crumhaughhill, Charolais: 182.8p Ladyflat, North Country Cheviot: 181.8p Lylestane, 181.2p North Synton, Greyfaced: 179.1p Burncastle

Ewes- Very plain show forward.  Suffolk: £91 Haltree, £90 Hyndsidehill, £87 Stagehall, £83 St Leonards, £80 Hermiston, Texel: £87 Hyndsidehill, Blegbie, £85, £81 Currie Inn, £80 Kilnknowe, Border Leicester £85 Haltree, North Country Cheviot: £83 Adderstonshiels, £79 Lylestane, £75 Stagehall, North Synton, £73 Stagehall, Lylestane, Cheviot Mule: £81 Hyndsidehill, Greyfaced: £69 Lauder Barns, £67 Hermiston, £65 Huntershall, £63 Torwoodlee, New Channelkirk, Falside, Beltex: £55 Brotherstone, Lleyn: £47 Brotherstone, Norfolk: £45 (2), £43 Crumstane, Blackface: £43 Tinnis, £39 Bowland, Heriot Mill, £38.50 Burncastle