St Boswells Primestock Sale

12th February 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 12th February Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 73 Clean Cattle, 37 Cast Cows, 1489 Hoggs and 542 Ewes
Bullocks (21) averaged 223p per kg and sold to 248p (+4.0p on the week)
Heifers (47) averaged 227p per kg and sold to 249p (+7.0p on the week)
5 Young Bulls averaged 212p per kg and sold to 223p (+13.0p on the week)
37 Cast Cows averaged 158p per kg and sold to 195p (+16.0p on the week) Top Price £1753
1489 Hoggs averaged 204.6p per kg (+4.1p on the week) and sold to £128, top price 271.8p per kg for Texel Hoggs
542 Ewes averaged £65 and sold to £137 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £85, light ewes sold to £81 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £47.

Clean Cattle per head: Lennoxlove £1492.96, Shidlaw £1442.70, Bee Edge £1411.28, £1407.78, Hopton £1407.40, Bee Edge £1398.76, Lennoxlove £1356, Phantassie £1378.60,  Upper Nisbet £1369.50

Clean Cattle per kilo: Upper Nisbet 249p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Nisbet 248p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 248p Denholm Meat Supplies, Lennoxlove 248p Shaw Fine Meats, Upper Nisbet 247p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Galagate 246p J.Gimour & Co Ltd, Galagate 245p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 242p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Wester Ulston 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Kedzlie 238p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Faughhill 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh

Young Bulls: Kedzlie £1534.08 (223p), Wester Middleton £1849.60,

Cast Cows per head: Kedzlie £1753.80, £1622.40, Humebyres £1550.14, £1503.60, Mosstower £1498.18, Kedzlie £1436.20, Humebyres £1398.30

Cast Cows per kilo:  Kedzlie 195p, 185p, Inland Pasture 179p, Humebyres 179p (2), 177p, Inland Pastures 175p, Mosstower 173p

Hoggs – Larger show with all types still in high demand.  Average 204.5p, SQQ 215p

Hoggs per head: Texel: £128 (2), £124 Roundabouts, £117 New Blainslie, Crookston (2), £114 Crookston, £113, £111 Threepwood, £108 Hermiston, £106 Bettyfield, £104 (2) Traprain, £103 Hallrule Mill, £102 Bannerfield Drive, £101 (2) Huntington, £100.50 Bettyfield, £100 Threepwood, Bedrule, Beltex: £118 New Blainslie, £110 Ruecastle, £109 Heriotsfield, Boon, £108 Crookston, Heriotsfield, £106, £102 Threeburnford, £97 Lylestane, Crookston, £95 Crookston, Suffolk: £118 Threepwood, £117 Bonjedward Mill, £112.50, £112, £111 Boghall, £110 (2) Bonjedward Mill, Boghall, £109 (3) Boghall, Bonjedward Mill, £108 Blackhill, £107.50, £107 Bonjedward Mill, 106.50 Boghall, £106 Ruecastle, £105.50, £104.50 Boghall, £104 Hermiston, Charollais: £101 Blackhill, North Country Cheviot: £99 The Burrows, £95 Blegbie, Cheviot Mule: £96 (2) Blegbie, Blackface: £96.50 Roxburgh Mill, Greyfaced: £95 Traprain, Bluefaced Leicester: £93 Newbigging Walls

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 271.8p, 261.5p Threeburnford, 248.6p, 247.7p Heriotsfield, 243.6p Crookston, 232.1p New Blainslie, 228.2p Lylestane, Crookston, 225.9p Lylestane, 223.5p, 220.2p Boon, 220p Faughhill, 218.2p Crookston, Texel: 244.3p Kedzlie, 241.3p Threepwood, 236.6p Kedzlie, 235p Traprain, 234.5p Kedzlie, 228.6p Traprain, 227.5p Threepwood, 226.8p New Blainslie, Threepwood, 222.7p Elmbank, 221.4p New Blainslie, Stoneypath, 221.3p Hallrule Mill, 221p Aikeyside, 218p Ratcliffe Terrace, 217p Currie Inn, 216.9p Woodhouse, 215.6p Faughhill, 215.5p Lylestane, 215p Swinnie, Suffolk: 221.4p New Blainslie, 220.7p Aikeyside, 220.2p (3) Boghall, 215.5p Stoneypath, 211.8p Elmbank, 209.4p Currie Inn, 207.1p Swinnie, 206.6p (2) New Blainslie, Cheviot Mule: 217.3p Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: 216p The Burrows, 213.5p Blegbie, Greyfaced: 208.3p Stoneypath, Blackface: 207.5p Stoneypath, 206.9p Aikeyside, 205p Stoneypath

Ewes – More Ewes forward with a slight lift in trade.  Top of £137 for a pure Texel Ewe ex.Huntington.
Texel: £137 Huntington, £101 Boon, £100 Huntington, £99 Lylestane, £97 (2) Boon, £95 Elmscleugh, £91 Currie Inn, Bonjedward Mill, £90 Hermiston, Suffolk: £99 Hermiston, £87 Cortleferry, £81 Blackhill, Half Bred: £97 Bonjedward Mill, £95 Blackhill, £93, £87 Bonjedward Mill, Greyfaced: £85 Boghall, £81 Boon, Hermiston, £79 Cortleferry, £77 Boghall, £75 Blackburn, Deuchrie, North Country Cheviot: £81, £77 Adderstonshiels, £73 (2) Lylestane, £71 Halidean Mill, Lleyn: £79, £65 Baillieknowe, Blackface: £65 Elmscleugh, £59 Ettrickshaws, £57 Boghall, Deuchrie, £53 Cortleferry, £51 Elmscleugh

Rams – Texel: £103 Borthwick Mains