St Boswells Primestock Sale

26th March 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 26th March Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 75 Clean Cattle, 74 Cast Cows, 1255 Hoggs and 273 Ewes.

Bullocks (20) averaged 216p per kg and sold to 240p (n/c  on the week)
Heifers (53) averaged 228p per kg and sold to 251p (n/c on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to 228p per kg (n/c on the week)
53 Cast Cows averaged 150p per kg and sold to 181p (+4p on the week) Top Price £1487.
18 Black and White Cows averaged 108.5p per kg
3 Cast Bulls averaged 131p per kg
1255 Hoggs averaged 233p per kg (-4p on the week) £105 per head and sold to £152, top price 291.9p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
273 Ewes averaged £81.58 and sold to £143 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £99, light ewes sold to £125 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £71.

Clean Cattle per head: Faughhill £1482.08, Smailholm Mains £1453.96, Upper Nisbet £1431.48, Longnewton £1417, Upper Nisbet £1412.04, Faughhill £1375.92, Bee Edge £1375.38

Clean Cattle per kilo – Upper Nisbet 249p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Galagate 248p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Penston 247p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Glenrath 246p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 246p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge, Penston 246p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 245p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Redden 245p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Wester Ulston 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 238p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Faughhill 236p J.A Waters & Sons

Young Bulls –  Traprain, Saughtree 228p

Cast Cows per head –  Wantonwalls £1487.82, Whitfield £1478.70, £1438.12, Birkenside £1323.56

Cast Cows per kilo –  Wantonwalls, Willowford 181p, Glenrath, Willowford 179p, Fordel Parks 177p, Hownam Grange, Whitfield 173p, Saughtree 169p

Cast Bull – Upper Chatto £1287.78

Hoggs – Another great trade, flesh in high demand

Hoggs per head –  Suffolk: £152, £138, £137 (2), £136 (2), £135 Bonjedward, £134 Currie Inn, £132 (2) Woodside, £128 Bonjedward, Middlethird, £127, £125 Boon, £125 Falside, £120 Brotherstone, Newhouses, North Country Cheviot: £150 (2), £147, £139, £135, £133 (2) Adderstonshiels, £130, £127, £126, £125 Boghall, £125 (2) Adderstonshiels, £125 Saughtree, £120 Boghall, £119 Saughtree, Woodside, £118 (2) Boghall,Texel: £139 Lower Ashtrees, £136 Boon, £135 Newhouses, £132 Whitsome West Newton, Lower Ashtrees, £131 Stobshiel Mains, Whitsome West Newton, £127 Boon, £125 (2) Traprain, £124 (2) Whitsome West Newton, £121 Boon, £118 Stobshiel Mains, Greyfaced: £126, £111 Boon, £110 Burncastle, Lleyn: £121, £107 Mount Ulston, Half Bred: £110 Bonjedward, Beltex: £108 Lylestane, £106 (2) Boon, Blackface: £97 Stoneypath

Hoggs per kilo –  Beltex: 291.9p Lylestane, 252.4p (2) Boon, Texel: 278p Lower Ashtrees, 274.7p Traprain, 267.4p Swinnie, 266.7p Traprain, 265.1p Cocklaw, 257.7p Traprain, 254.3p Stoneypath, 253.7p Applecross, 249.1p Lower Ashtrees, 248.1p Traprain, 244.9p Rhodes Holding, Boon, 244.2p Faughhill, North Country Cheviot: 276.7p Saughtree, 273.3p, 268p, 267p Boghall, 263.4p (2) Adderstonshiels, 263.2p Blegbie, 259.3p, 255.3p, 254.9p, 252.5p Boghall, 252.5p (2) Adderstonshiels, 252p Boghall, 245p Adderstonshiels, 241.9p Boghall, 241.1p Adderstonshiels, Suffolk: 253.7p (2) Bonjedward, 253.7p Stoneypath, 251p, 242.9p Bonjedward, 239.1p, 235.8p Boon, 235.1p Currie Inn, 234.5p Bonjedward, Blackface: 239.5p Stoneypath, Lleyn: 222.9p Mount Ulston, Half Bred: 220p Bonjedward, Greyfaced: 218.2p Traprain

Ewes – Suffolk: £143 Middlethird, £137 Thirlestane, £135 Upper Bolton, £133 Woodside, £123 Ashkirktown, £119 Thirlestane, £99 Birkenside, £97 Middlethired, £95 The Challenge, Saughtree, £91 The Challenge, Texel: £141 Huntshaw House, £135 New Blainslie, Upper Bolton, £127 Thirlestane, £123 Stoneypath, £105 Over Langshaw, £103 New Blainslie, £101 Mervinslaw, £100 Huntshaw House, £99 Thirlestane, Boon, £97 Mervinslaw, North Country Cheviot: £125 Stobshiel Mains, £107 Middlesknowes, £95 Middlethird, £91 Woodside, Zwarable: £127 Hexpath, Border Leicester: £123 Brunt Court, Lleyn: £111, £95 Mervinslaw, Greyfaced: £103 Middlethird, £95 Newhouses, £89 Boon, £85 Foulshiels, £83 Middlethird, Broomiebank, Cheviot Mule: £93 Lylestane, Hill Cheviot: £83 Saughtree, £79 Outer Huntly, Blackface: £79 Broomiebank, £73 Burncastle, £67 Broomiebank,