St Boswells Primestock Sale

2nd April 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 2nd April Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 67 Clean Cattle, 10 Cast Cows, 968 Hoggs and 179 Ewes.

Bullocks (20) averaged 220p per kg and sold to 239p (+4.0p on the week)
Heifers (45) averaged 227p per kg and sold to 244p (-1.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 220p and sold to 228p per kg (n/c on the week)
10 Cast Cows averaged 141p per kg and sold to 194p (n/c on the week) Top Price £1147.98.
968 Hoggs averaged 251p per kg (+28p on the week) £119 per head and sold to £156, top price 300p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
179 Ewes averaged £84.77 and sold to £137 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £99, light ewes sold to £53 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £50.

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1454.40, Kedzlie £1440.96, Nisbet £1437.36, Faughhill £1434.12, Bee Edge £1418.48, £1400.56, Jedderfield £1369.52, Upper Nisbet £1367.08, Smailholm Mains £1356.76, Jedderfield £1354.32, Smailholm Mains £1351.48, Kedzlie £1347.80

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, West Blanearne 242p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Penston 241p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 240p J.A Waters & Sons, Penston 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 239p Shaw Fine Meats, Redden 239p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 239p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Crookhouse 235p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd , Wester Ulston 234p J.Saunderson Ltd, 231p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Kedzlie 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Saltoun Home Farm 228p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head –  Hoselaw £1147.80, Kedzlie £1102.30, Caverton Mill £1090.98, Ecclaw £998.20, Currie Inn £948.60

Cast Cows per kilo – Willowford 194p, Caverton Mill 171p, Hoselaw 159p, Colmslie 157p, Ecclaw 155p

Hoggs per head – Suffolk: £156, £151 Bonjedward, £146 Boghall, £145 (3) Bonjedward, £142 Boghall, £140 Newton, £139 Boghall, £135 Bonjedward, Boghall, £134, £129 (3), £126 (3) Boghall, £125 Saughtree, Texel: £148 Newton, £145 Duke Street, £140 Newton, Easter Whitmuir, £137 Whitsome West Newton, Applecross, £132 Whitsome West Newton, £130 West Farm, £128 Whitsome West Newton, Whitlaw, Boghall, £127, £125.50 Whitlaw, £125 (2) Whitsome West Newton, Hermiston, Swinnie, North Country Cheviot: £144, £142, £140 (2) Adderstonshiels, £134 Mowhaugh, Adderstonshiels, £130 Adderstonshiels, £127 Rawburn, £119 Bowmont, £118.50 Towford, £116 Swinnie, £115 Mowhaugh, Blackface: £133 Burncastle, Tollishill, Beltex: £129 Craiglea, £127 Towford, Romney: £127 Towford, Half Bred: £124 Bonjedward, Lleyn: £119 Towford, Greyfaced: £110.50 Tollishill, South Country Cheviot: £118.50 Towford

Hoggs per kilo –  Beltex: 300p Craiglea, 249p Towford, Texel: 288.9p West Farm, 278.6p, 275.3p Newton, 274.7p Swinnie, 274.5p, 274.4p Newton, 274p Applecross, 269.6p Newton, 268.3p Swinnie, 264.4p Boghall, 262.1p Whitlaw, 259.6p Newton, 258.7p Whitlaw, 258.6p Boghall, 257.5p Easter Whitmuir, 255.9p Newton, 255.8p Blackburn Mill, North Country Cheviot: 273.2p Strathmyre, 267.1p Towford, 266.3p, 264p Saughtree, 263.4p Blackburn Mill, 254.9p Adderstonshiels, 254.8p Towford, 253.5p Saughtree, 250.5p, 247.8p Adderstonshiels, 247.4p Dod Farm, 244.2p Swinnie, 242p Adderstonshiels, 241.4p Mowhaugh, 240.5p Kirklands, South Country Cheviot: 272.4p Towford, Suffolk: 267.3p, 266p (2), 265.3p (3), 264.8p Boghall, 264.7p Bonjedward, 262.7p Boghall, 261.5p Newton, 257.1p Boghall, 256.6p (3) Bonjedward, 256.3p, 256.1p Boghall, 255.1p Saughtree, 254p Newton, Lleyn: 258.7p Towford

Ewes – Small show, Ewes a strong trade

Suffolk: £137, £131 Huntington, £115 Hermiston, £110 Huntington, £107 Ecclaw, £100 Harwood on Teviot, Texel: £137 West Farm, £133 Redden, £131 Duke Street, £130, £127, £120, £119, £100, £97 Huntington, £95 (2) Redden, £93, £87 Mervinslaw, Half Bred: £99 Ecclaw, Greyfaced: £98, £95 Whitlaw, £85 Redden, Lleyn: £81 Thornydykes, Cheviot Mule: £67 Easter Whitlaw, North Country Cheviot: £53 Bowmont, Blackface: £51 (2) Burncastle