St Boswells Primestock Sale

14th May 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 14th May Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 73 Clean Cattle, 63 Cast Cows, 70 Lambs, 850 Hoggs and 376 Ewes.

Bullocks (35) averaged 228p per kg and sold to 259p (+8.0p on the week)
Heifers (37) averaged 229p per kg and sold to 250p (+3.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 222p
63 Cast Cows averaged 154p per kg and sold to 195p (+5.0p on the week) Top Price £1569 (Bull), £1491 (Cow)
70 Spring Lambs averaged 295.5p per kg and sold to £168, top price 310.6p per kg for Suffolk.x Lambs
850 Hoggs averaged 245.8p per kg and sold to £167, top price 285.7p per kg for Texel Hoggs
Ewes averaged £81.50 and sold to £141 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £106, light ewes sold to £89 for Blackface Ewes and averaged £61

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1477.06, Nisbet £1467.44, Kedzlie £1468.80, Bee Edge £1463.20, £1437.48, Kedzlie £1419.32, Smailholm Mains £1412.20, Kedzlie £1409.40, £1405.30

Clean Cattle per kilo: Kedzlie 259p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 255p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, 251p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 250p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Kedzlie 249p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 248p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 248p Shaw Fine Meats, 247p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Upper Nisbet 245p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Longnewton 244p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 244p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Kedzlie 243p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, 235p Shaw Fine Meats, 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh

Young Bull:  Faughhill £1198.80

Cast Cows per kilo: Mosstower 195p, Gateshaw 189p, Cortleferry 187p

Cast Cows per head: Mosstower £1491, Cortleferry £1458.60, Mosstower £1443, Corsbie £1389.24, Mosstower £1384.14, Lakewood Stud £1342.70, Upper Nisbet £1333.80

Cast Bull: Castlemains £1569.72

Lambs – a superb show of 70 lambs forward.

Lambs per head – Suffolk £168 Woodhead, £149 (2) Upper Bolton, £146 (2) Woodhead, £145 Upper Bolton

Texel: £158 Thornington, £145 Upper Bolton

Lambs per kilo – Suffolk: 310.6p (2) Woodhead, 299p Upper Bolton, 298.9p Smailholm Mains, 298p (2) Upper Bolton, Texel: 306.5p Thornington, 302.1p Upper Bolton, 298.1p, 297.7p (2) Thornington

Hoggs – mixed show of hoggs forward with fleshed hoggs still in high demand

Hogggs per head – Suffolk: £167, £160 Boghall, £150 Craighouse, £146 Boghall, £138 Bedrule, Boghall, £131 Boon, £130 (2) Bonjedward, £129 (2), £122.50 Bedrule, £121, £120 Boon, Texel: £166 Rushey Law, £165 Boghall, £160 Boon, £157, £155 Rushey Law, £147, £145, £139 Boon, £137.50 Bedrule, £136 Maidenhall, £133 Ruletownhead Cottages, £132.50 Berryhill, £132, £130 Boon, £130 Greenhead, £129 Whitsome West Newton, £127 West Moneylaws, £125 Berryhill, £124 (2) Boon, Beltex: £159, £153, £139 Craighouse, North Country Cheviot: £149, £135 Boghall, £120 Towford, £118.50 Swinnie, £116 Boghall, £115 Saughtree, Greyfaced:  £148 (2) Rushey Law, £126 Bedrule, Charollais: £124 Edgerston, Berrichon: £117 Springwood, Blackface: £110 Boghall, £109 Faughhill

Hoggs per kilo – Texel: 285.7p, 265.3p, 264.8p Boon, 262.7p Rushey Law, 261.9p Bedrule, 261.7p Whitsome West Newton, 257p Bedrule, 256.8p Faughhill, 256p Whitsome West Newton, 253.8p Boghall, 251.5p Rushey Law, 251.1p West Moneylaws, 250.5p Whitsome West Newton, 250p Stoneypath, Berryhill, Suffolk: 278.3p Boghall, 255.2p Bedrule, 255p, 252.1p Boghall, 248.6p, 248.1p (2) Bedrule, Beltex: 278.2p, 256.5p Craighouse, North Country Cheviot: 270.9p, 267.3p Boghall, 263.7p Towford, 261.2p Faughhill, 260.7p Boghall, 260.4p Swinnie, 260.4p Gospelhall, 257.1p Faughhill, Greyfaced: 264.3p, 261.9p Rushey Law, Meatlink: 246.9p (2) Houdshall, Blackface: 242.2p Faughhill

 

Ewes – average show of Ewes.  Sold well to a number of buyers

Texel: £141 Fairnilee, £127 Fairlaw, Broomiebank, £119 Edgerston, Greenhead, £115 West Moneylaws, £113 Edgerston, £111 Greenhead, £109 The Rink, Kirktonhill, £107 Lower Ashtrees, Threeburnford, Langtonlees, £103 Blackburn, Bonjedward, Edgerston, £100 Cockburn, Langtonlees (2), Suffolk: £138 Greenhead, £129 Gospelhall, £127 Greenhead, £125 Bonjedward, Cockburn, £117 Edgerston, £111 Blackburn, £107 Stoneypath, Zwarble: £127 Lauder Barns, £123 The Rink, Oxford: £123 Langtonlees, Half Bred: £117 Bonjedward, Cheviot Mule: £115 Maidenhall, £105 Stoneypath, £100 Wester Ulston, Greyfaced: £113 Symington Mains, £99 Cockburn, £97 Graden, £95 Edgerston, £93 Kirktonhill, Stoneypath, £91 Edgerston, Lleyn: £100 Mervinslaw (A.Story), £83 Mervinslaw, Charollais: £97 Stoneypath, Bluefaced Leicester: £97 Laidlawstiel, Beltex: £97 Laidlawstiel, £95 Broomiebank, £93 Threeburnford, £90 Craighouse, Berrichon: £97 Springwood, Ronaldsay: £91 Maidenhall, Blackface:  £89 Laidlawstiel, Heathpark Place, £79 Laidlawstiel, £71 Roxburgh Mill, North Country Cheviot: £87 Easter Whitmuir, Sydenham Grange, £81 Wester Ulston, £77 Sydenham Grange, £73 Carcant, Jacob: £87 Springwood