St Boswells Primestock Sale

5th February 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 5th February Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 47 Clean Cattle, 56 Cast Cows, 981 Hoggs and 568 Ewes

Bullocks (20) averaged 219p per kg and sold to 245p (-3.0p on the week)
Heifers (25) averaged 220p per kg and sold to 254p (-2.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 199p per kg and sold to 202p(n/c on the week)
56 Cast Cows averaged 142p per kg and sold to 183p (+4.0p on the week) Top Price £1400
981 Hoggs averaged 200.5p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £122, top price 236p per kg for Texel Hoggs
568 Ewes averaged £63 and sold to £121 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £83, light ewes sold to £67 for Cheviot and Blackface ewes and averaged £42

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1473.20, £1437.48, Lennoxlove £1416.10, £1393.92, £1392.32, Penston £1383.34, £1365.12, Jedderfield £1360.32, Bee Edge £1356.60, Nisbet £1348.20, Lennoxlove £1335.90, Faughhill £1328.04, Saltoun Home Farm £1319.04

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 254p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Lennoxlove 245p Shaw Fine Meats, 242p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 242p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 241p Shaw Fine Meats, 238p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Bee Edge 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 237p W.T.S.Forsyth & Sons, Longnewton 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Wester Ulston 233p J.Saunderson Ltd

Young Bulls: The Lee £1398.70, Cauldshiel £1300.88 (202p p/kg)

Cast Cows per head: Buskin £1400, £1273.802, £1255.38, £1237.02, Marvingston £1205.76, Buskin £1177.50, Muircleugh £1171.80

Cast Cows per kilo: Buskin 183p, Upper Samieston 177p, Buskin 175p, Cleuchhead 171p, Buskin, Coltcrooks 165p, Nether Howden, Gospelhall 161p

Hoggs – Another super trade with all types wanted, more could be sold to Vendors advantage.  Top price of £122 for Suffolk.x hoggs from Bonjedward Mill.

Hoggs per head: Suffolk: £122 Bonjedward Mill, £120 Threepwood, £117 (2), £116 Bonjedward Mill, £114 (3), £113 Boghall, Saughtree, £111.50 (2) Boghall, £111 Bonjedward Mill, £110 (2), £109 Boghall, £106 Saughtree, Adderstonshiels, £103.50 (2) Boghall, Texel: £118 Threepwood, £116 Corsbie, £115, £114 Adderstonshiels, £113 Traprain, £106 Bettyfield, £105.50, £105, £104, £103.50 Boghall, £101 Bedrule, Thornington, £100 Bettyfield, £98.50 Bedrule, £97 Harelaw, Lower Ashtrees (2), North Country Cheviot: £101.50 (2) Adderstonshiels, £94 The Priory (C & M Symons), £88 Adderstonshiels, Half Bred: £99, £88 Adderstonshiels, Charollais: £97 Boghall, Clun: £90.50 (2) Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: £84 (2) Stoneypath

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 236p Earlston Mains, 228.9p, 227p Corsbie, 220.7p Swinnie, 220p Earlston Mains, 218.4p (2)Stoneypath, 218.1p Thornington, 217.3p Bedrule, 217p Adderstonshiels, 215.6p Fishwick, Lower Ashtrees, 214.6p Bedrule, 214.5p Threepwood, 214p Wormiston, 213.5p Bedrule, 212.2p Boghall, 211.9p Aikeyside, 211.6p Haltree, 211.2p Boghall, North Country Cheviot: 218.8p, 207.2p Dod, Clun: 212.9p Houdshall Cottage, Greyfaced: 204.5p Stoneypath, Charollias: 204.2p Boghall, Half Bred: 200p Adderstonshiels, Blackface: 197.6p (2) Stoneypath

Ewes- Similar trade, more about.  A superb pen of 18 Texel.x Ewes made £121 from Langtonlees

Texel: £121 Langtonlees, £109 Chapelhill, £97 Traprain, Langtonlees, £95 Stoneypath, £93 Traprain, £89 Cockburn, £85 Currie Inn, £83 Lyne (2), Traprain, Langtonlees, £80 Bedrule, Suffolk: £104, £95 Cockburn, £87 South Riccalton, Fishwick, £85 Haltree, £80 Middlethird, Bluefaced Leicester: £89 Newbigging Walls, £87 2 Threepwood Cottages, £75 Mount Ulston, Greyfaced: £71 Newbigging Walls, North Country Cheviot: £67 Adderstonshiels, Traprain, £65 Haltree, £63 North Synton, £61 Traprain, South Riccalton, Blackface: £67 Burncastle, £55 Lyne, £51 Currie Inn, £47 Aikeyside, £45 Torwoodlee, Lleyn: £59 Trabrown, Clun: £55 Houdshall Cottage