At St Boswells on Monday 7th May Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep
Sold 50 Clean Cattle, 37 Cast Cows, 9 Lambs, 1086 Hoggs and 395 Ewes.
Bullocks (22) averaged 220.13p per kg and sold to 240p (-3p on the week)
Heifers (26) averaged 226p per kg and sold to 246p (-5p on the week)
37 Cast Cows averaged 149p per kg and sold to 185p (n/c on the week) Top Price £1627
9 Spring Lambs averaged 303p per kg and sold to £143, top price per kg 311p
1086 Hoggs averaged 245.79p per kg (+9p on the week) and sold to £163, top price 280p per kg for Suffolk.x Hoggs
395 Ewes averaged £77 and sold to £135 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £104, light ewes sold to £89 for North Country Cheviot Ewes and averaged £64.
Clean Cattle per head: Longnewton £1469.52, Bee Edge £1456.32, Longnewton £1449.76, Bee Edge £1449.36, Nisbet £1449, Bee Edge £1437.48, Caverton Mill £1411.20, £1387.74, Crookhouse £1362, Smailholm Mains £1359, Wester Ulston £1329.12, Longnewton £1328.04, Wester Ulston £1324.80, £1314.50, Caverton Mill £1285.28, Gospelhall £1267.20, Jedderfield £1261.08, Wester Ulston £1195, Faughhill £1177.20, Wester Ulston £1157.70, Willowford £1157.52
Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 246p Shaw Fine Meats, 244p, 242p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Wester Ulston 240p John Saunderson Ltd, Faughhill 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 239p (2) Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Crookhouse 238p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Caverton Mill 232p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Caverton Mill 229p S.Carlisle & Co, Crookhouse 227p S.Carlisle & Co, Jedderfied 226p Denholm Meat Supplies, Smailholm Mains 225p S.Carlisle & Co, Nisbet 222p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Gospelhall 220p S.Carlisle & Co
Cast Cows per head: Blinkbonny £1529.50, Wolfstar £1426.36, Blinkbonny £1403.58, Smailholm Mains £1387.46, Corsbie £1294.54, Woodhouse £1264.88, Synton Mill £1245.82, Smailholm Mains £1202.94, Templehall £1202.88
Cast Cows per kilo: Wester Ulston 185p, Templehall 179p, Smailholm Mains 173p, Wolfstar, Corsbie 169p, Smailholm Mains 168p, Synton Mill 167p, Gospelhall 166p, Caverton Mill 165p, Smailholm Mains 163p
Cast Bull: Woodhead, A £1627.50 (155p per kg)
Lambs per head: Suffolk.x £142 (2) Smailholm Mains, £138 Corsbie, £135 Smailholm Mains, £120 Ladyflat, Texel: £143 Smailholm Mains
Lambs per kilo: Suffolk.x 302.1p Smailholm Mains, 300p Corsbie, Smailholm Mains, 295.8p Smailholm Mains, 292.7p Ladyflat, Texel: 310.9p Smailholm Mains
Hoggs – sold to expectional rates with heavy sheep in high demand.
Hoggs per head- Texel: £157 Boon, Bettyfield, £150 (2) Bettyfield, Corsbie, £149 Nether Howden, £148, £146, 144.50, £143, £138 (2) Boon, £138 Chesters Brae, £137 Bedrule, Suffolk: £163, £160, £157 Bonjedward, £155 Corsbie, £154.50 (2), £149 Nether Howden, £142 Boon, £140 Bonjedward, £136 Bedrule, £132 Bonjedward, New Blainslie, North Country Cheviot: £140 Adderstonshiels, £131 Blegbie, £113 Swinnie, £110 Adderstonshiels, £108.50 Kirklands, £106 Faughhill, £105 Belford on Bowmont, Greyfaced: £125 Bedrule, £112 Lumsdaine, Half Bred: £123 Bonjedward, Beltex: £113 Faughhill, Blackface: £106 Faughhill, Border Leicester: £112 Millheugh
Hoggs per kilo – Texel: 272.5p Harden Mains, 267.9p Corsbie, 267.9p (2) Bettyfield, 265.3p, 265p Woodhouse, 264p Boon, 262p Bedrule, 261.7p Boon, 261.4p Bedrule, 260.6p, 260p, 259p, 258.3p, 258p, 256.9p, 256.6p Boon, 256.5p Swinnie, 255.6p Boon, 255.3p Kirklands, Suffolk: 280p, 270.7p Bonjedward, 266.1p Nether Howden, 259p Bedrule, 256.3p Faughhill, 256p Ruletownhead, 250p Boon, North Country Cheviot: 259.8p Swinnie, 258.5p, 256.3p Faughhill, 252.3p Kirklands, 250p Saughtree, Adderstonshiels, 247.2p Blegbie, Greyfaced: 239.6p Whitlaw, 233.6p Bedrule, Half Bred: 251p Bonjedward, Beltex: 262.8p Faughhill, Blackface: 246.5p Faughhill, Border Leicester: 248.9p Millheugh
Ewes – Texel: £135 Huntington, £127 Boggs Holdings, £125 The Craggs, Huntington, £121 The Craggs, £120 Ruletownhead Cottages, £117 The Craggs, Spottiswoode, £109 Lumsdaine, Woodhouse Suffolk: £129 Huntington, £125 Bonjedward, £117 Ladyflat, £115 Boon, Woodhouse, Greyfaced: £109 The Craggs, £99 Woodhouse, £95 Deuchrie, £93 Bedrule, Spottiswoode, Lumsdaine, £91 Newhouses, Half Bred: £107 Bonjedward, Charollais: £85 Ladyflat, North Country Cheviot: £89 Stobshiel Mains, £87 Millheugh, Stobshiel Mains, £83, £81 Blegbie, £79 South Riccalton, £77, £75 Monklaw, Bluefaced Leicester: £91 Corsbie Cottages, Blackface: £61 Middlestead, £59 Foulshiels, Deuchrie, Zwarbles: £91 Harden Mains