St Boswells Primestock Sale

16th April 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 16th April Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold sold 55 Clean Cattle, 20 Cast Cows, 1147 Hoggs and 425 Ewes.

Bullocks (17) averaged 227p per kg and sold to 249p (+1.1p on the week)
Heifers (38) averaged 226p per kg and sold to 248p (-0.7p on the week)
20 Cast Cows averaged 153p per kg and sold to 189p (+3.9p on the week) Top Price £1587
1147 Hoggs averaged 232p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £150, top price 260.7p per kg for Cheviot Hoggs
425 Ewes averaged £88.40 and sold to £159 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £96, light ewes sold to £89 for Blackface Ewes and averaged £59

Clean Cattle per head:  Longnewton £1553.20, Lennoxlove £1473.60, Nisbet £1448.26, Smailholm Mains £1412.40, Nisbet £1411.92, Smailholm Mains £1401.82, Nisbet £1397.76, Longnewton £1395.36

Clean Cattle per kilo: Gospelhall 249p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 247p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Lennoxlove 240p J.A Waters & Sons, Wester Ulston 238p J.Saunderson Ltd, Nether Falla 239p, 238p, 237p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Willowford 236p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Lennoxlove 230p Shaw Fine Meats, Faughhill 227p Robert L. Wilson

Cast Cows per head: Low Middleton £1587.60, £1540.86, Wester Middleton £1351, East Loanend £1314.80, Wester Middleton £1277.64, Bow £1242.06

Cast Cows per kilo: Low Middleton 189p, 183p, Wester Middleton 175p, East Loanend 173p, Wester Middleton 169p, Ellemford 167p

Hoggs back inline with national trade.

Hoggs per head:  North Country Cheviot: £150, £146 Adderstonshiels, £133 (2), £130 Boghall, £129 Adderstonshiels, £126 Saughtree, £125, £120 (3) Boghall, £119 Swinnie, £112, £110 Saughtree, £110 Adderstonshiels, Suffolk: £138 Upper Nisbet, £136 Boghall, Upper Nisbet, £135 (3) Boghall, £128, £127 Bonjedward, £125, £123 Boghall, £123 Eden Brook, £118 Saughtree, £117 Traprain, Bonjedward, Texel: £138 Holydean, £132, £130 St Leonards, £125 Boghall, £122 Eden Brook, £121 Traprain, Whitsome West Newton, £120 Legerwood, £118 Eilean, £116 Whitsome West Newton, £115 Holydean, £113 Bonjedward, Upper Nisbet, £111 Whitsome West Newton, Greyfaced: £119 Boghall, Dorset: £110 The Granary, Charollais: £108 Berryhill

Hoggs per kilo: North Country Cheviot: 260.7p, 260.5p Saughtree, 255.3p, 252.6p (2), 250.9p (2), 245.3p, 242.7p Boghall, Texel: 260p St Leonards, 252.1p Whitsome West Newton, 250.9p Holydean, 249.4p Whitsome West Newton, 247.7p Traprain, 246.7p St Leonards, 244.7p, 244.2p Holydean, 244p Eden Brook, 243p, 242.7p Kedzlie, 240.4p Upper Nisbet, 240p Sunnycroft, Suffolk: 248.5p Boghall, 246p Eden Brook, 245p, 242.7p, 241.1p (3), 240.8p Saughtree, Dorset: 244.4p The Granary, Charollais: 239.3p Berryhill, Greyfaced: 231.1p Boghall

Ewes – a great trade.

Ewes – Suffolk: £159 Smailholm Mains, £157 Oxmuir, £145 Woodhead, Belmont, £141 Woodhead, £139 Huntington, £135 Whitsome West Newton, £133 Oxmuir, £131 Huntington, £129 Smailholm Mains, £127 Whitsome West Newton, £123 Belmont, £119 Huntington, £117 Bonjedward, £115 Venchen, £107 Woodhead, Northfield St Abbs, £100 Oxmuir, Border Leicester: £147 Brunt Court, Texel: £141 Doune Brae, £137 Blackadder Mains, £135, £133 Huntington, £131 Hartside, £129 Whitsome West Newton, £127 Blackadder Mains, £125 Ednam West Mains, Whitsome West Newton, £123 New Blainslie, Huntington, Kedzlie, £120 New Blainslie, £119 Greenend, Kedzlie, £117 South Common, £111 Belmont, £100 Berryhill, Kedzlie, Hampshire: £135 East Fortune, Half Bred: £125 Smailholm Mains, Zwarble: £111 Lauder Barns, Greyfaced: £109 Corsbie, £97 Heriot Mill, Whitsome West Newton, £89 Hartside, Corsbie, £87 Berryhill, £85 Huntington, Lauder Barns, Dorset: £101, £87 The Granary, Bluefaced Leicester: £99, £85 Hartside, Cheviot Mule: £93 Northfield St Abbs, Huntington, £87 Halidean Mill, Beltex £89 Hartside, Blackface: £89, £83 (2) East Coast Organics, £59 Hartside, North Country Cheviot: £89 Rosetta Road, £81 (2) Traprain, Springhill, Charollais: £86 Hallrule Mill, Lleyn: £85, £75 Mervinslaw