St Boswells Primestock Sale

22nd January 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 22nd January Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 50 Clean Cattle, 52 Cast Cows, 882 Hoggs and 327 Ewes
Bullocks (17) averaged 218p per kg and sold to 248p (-5.0p on the week)
Heifers (32) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 244p (-3.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 147p (n/c on the week)
52 Cast Cows averaged 144p per kg and sold to 179p (+4.0p on the week) Top Price £1378
882 Hoggs averaged 187p per kg (+2p on the week) and sold to £117, top price 226.6p per kg for Beltex Lambs.
327 Ewes averaged £69 and sold to £120 for Texel Ram. Heavy Ewes averaged £81, light ewes sold to £85 for Cheviot ewes and averaged £47.

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1468.80, Lennoxlove £1448.32, £1419.28, Bee Edge £1418.12, Willowford £1391.52, £1386, Traprain £1379.04, Longnewton £1375.60

Clean Cattle per kilo: Lennoxlove 248p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 243p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Bee Edge 242p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Penston 242p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Bee Edge 240p Shaw Fine Meats, Wester Ulston 236p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Lennoxlove 231p J.A Waters & Sons, 228p, 226p Mr G.McFadzean, Longnewton 224p Mr G.McFadzean, Traprain 221p Mr G.McFadzean

Cast Cows per head: Stoneypath £1378.46, Upper Huntlywood £1358.28, Whitburgh £1324.60, Easter Middleton £1319.76, Hutlerburn £1224.84, Whitburgh £1201.06

Cast Cows per kilo: Hutlerburn, Whitburgh 179p, Hutlerburn 177p, Corsbie (2) 163p, Whitburgh 161p, Upper Blainslie, Stoneypath (2), Corsbie 157p

Small show sold well to a ring full of buyers.  Sale highlight was three pure Texel hoggs selling to £117 from Blackadder Mains

Lambs per head: Texel: £117 Blackadder Mains, Wester Ulston, £113 (2), £111, £108 Blackadder Mains, £108 Venchen, £104 Stevenson Mains, Wester Ulston, £102, £100 (2) Threepwood, £98 (2) Headshaw, L, £97 Wester Ulston, £95.50 Venchen, £95 Corsbie, Lower Ashtrees, £94 Wantonwalls, £93.50 Stobshiel Mains, Suffolk: £110 Threepwood, Headshaw, L, £99 Headshaw, L, £97 Venchen, Boghall, £96.50 (2) Bonjedward Mill, £96, £95 Boghall, £95 Bonjedward Mill, £92.50 Venchen, £92, £90.50 (2), £90, £89.50 (3) Boghall, Beltex: 108p Blackadder Mains, £90 Wester Ulston, £88.50 Lylestane, £88 Wester Ulston, £87.50, £85.50(2) Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: £94 Adderstonshiels, £92.50 Stobshiel Mains, £86.50 Blegbie, £85 Lylestane, Half Bred: £85.50 Stobshiel Mains, Cheviot Mule: £84 Saughtree, Blackface: £83 Stoneypath, Greyfaced: £82.50 Stoneypath

Lambs per kilo: Texel: 226.6p Traprain, 219p Threepwood, 214p Corsbie, 211.4p Wantonwalls, 209.6p Lylestane, 203.5p Chesters Brae, 202.4p Bedrule, 202.3p Lylestane, 201.2p Stoneypath, 198.2p Blackadder Mains, 197.9p, 197.8p Lower Ashtrees, 196p (2) Headshaw, L, 195p Borthwick Mains, Beltex: 224.3p Craighouse, 222.2p Wester Ulston, 221.9p Craighouse, 221.3p Lylestane, 214.6p Wester Ulston, 208.5p Lylestane, 196.1p Craighouse, 194.4p Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: 205p Traprain, 203.5p Blegbie, 202.4p Lylestane, The Dods, Suffolk: 200p Blackburn, 198.2p Headshaw, L, 195p Branxholm Braes, 194.1p Headshaw, L, 192.2p Stoneypath, Half Bred: 196.6p Stobshiel Mains, Blackface: 195.3p Stoneypath, Greyfaced: 187.5p Stoneypath

Ewes highly sought after.  Sale top of £120 for a Texel Ram from Upper Bolton

Leading Prices: Ewes – Suffolk: £105 Ladyflat, £101 Roxburgh Mains, £95 Haltree, £90 Bonjedward Mill, Ladyflat, £89 Upper Bolton, £87 Ladyflat, Upper Huntlywood, 3 Blackhouse Cottages, £85 Ruletownhead, Charollais: £105, £90 Ladyflat, Texel: £97 Bonjedward Mill, £93 Blegbie, £87 Mossilee, Lumsdaine, £85 The Anvil, Half Bred: £93 Haltree, £89 Bonjedward Mill, North Country Cheviot: £85 Haltree, £77 Ruletownhead, £69 Blegbie, £65 Stobshiel Mains, Headshaw, L, Buchtrig, Bluefaced Leicester: £81 Stobshiel Mains, Greyfaced: £76 Lumsdaine, £75 3 Blackhouse Cottages, £73 Blackburn, £71 Lumsdaine, £69 Mossilee, Kittyfield, Cheviot Mule: £75 Blegbie, Lonk: £70 3 Blackburn Cottages, Lleyn: £67 Ruletownhead, Blackfaced: £51 Benson Wemyss, Burncastle, Lumsdaine, £45 Burncastle. Rams: Texel: £120 Upper Bolton, North Country Cheviot: £111 Haltree