St Boswells Primestock Sale

28th May 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 28th May Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 81 Clean Cattle, 46 Cast Cows, 286 Lambs, 366 Hoggs and 395 Ewes.

Bullocks (33) averaged 223p per kg and sold to 247p (+1.0p on the week)
Heifers (48) averaged 228p per kg and sold to 246p (+3.0p on the week)
46 Cast Cows averaged 148p per kg and sold to 185p (-2.0p on the week) Top Price £1495
286 Spring Lambs averaged 273p per kg and sold to £152, top price 312p per kg for Texel   Lambs
366 Hoggs averaged 194p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £143, top price 234p per kg
Ewes averaged £73.55 and sold to £125 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £91, light ewes sold to £93 for Blackface Ewes and averaged £61

Clean Cattle per head:  Bee Edge £1466.08, £1461.24, Nisbet £1451.52, Bee Edge £1441.18, £1414.70, £1400.56, £1382.96, £1378.24, Kedzlie £1364.88, Nisbet £1349.04, Crookhouse £1345.60, Smailholm Mains £1340.88

Clean Cattle per kilo: Kedzlie 247p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 246p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 245p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Willowford 243p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Kedzlie 242p (2) Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Kedzlie 241p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 241p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 241p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Penston 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Kedzlie 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 236p Shaw Fine Meats, Wester Ulston 233p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Hoprigshiels £1421.36, Hexpath £1418.10, Corsbie £1345.40, Cortleferry £1336, Hoprigshiels £1310.52, Millheugh £1306.98, Gateshaw £1306.44, Hoprigshiels £1262.28, Gateshaw £1252.50

Cast Cows per kilo: Jubilee Cottage 185p, Gateshaw 173p, New Blainslie 171p, Gateshaw 171p, 167p (2), Cortleferry 167p, Glendearg 167p, Hoprigshiels 163p (2)

Cast Bull: Birkenside £1495.80

Lambs –  less, to move back inline with national trade.

Lambs per head – Texel: £152 Blackshiels, £150 Birkenside, £146 Corsbie, £143 Lochside, £139 Byrewalls, £138 Birkenside, £137 Lochside, Coltcrooks (2), £136 Edrom Mains, Suffolk: £152 Thirlestane, £147 Belmont, £140 Huntington, £138 Thirlestane, £137 Thornington, £135 Coltcrooks, Beltex: £121.50 Faughhill

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 312.5p Birkenside, 311.4p Lochside, 305.6p Edrom Mains, 304.3p Huntington, 304.2p Corsbie, 304p Blackshiels, 303.3p Birkenside, 301.1p Lochside, 291.5p (2) Coltcrooks, 289.6p Byrewalls, 283.1p Upper Bolton, 280.2p (2) Thirlestane, Lochside, Suffolk: 306.3p Belmont, 297.8p Thornington, 293.5p Coltcrooks, 293.2p (2) Belmont, 286.4p Edrom Mains, 281.3p Oxmuir

Hoggs – end of season show.

Hoggs per head – Texel: £143 Grahamslaw, £125 Boghall, £112 Grahamslaw, £111 Wormiston, £109 Earlston Mains, £107 Bow, £106 Grahamslaw, £104 Swinside, Bow, £101 Wormiston, Suffolk:  £125, £123 Boghall, £117, £115 Bonjedward, £114 Boghall, £110 Oxmuir, £108, £106 Bonjedward, £104 Boghall, North Country Cheviot: £115, £110, £97 Boghall, Blackface: £103 Bow, £102 Halls, £96 Hyndhope, Charollais: £99, £92 Berryhill,Greyfaced: £95 Lumsdaine

Hoggs per kilo – North Country Cheviot: 234p, 215p Boghall, 205.1p Faughhill, 223.4p Grahamslaw, 222.4p Earlston Mains, 214.9p Wormiston, 212.5p Faughhill, 209.4p Wormiston, 209.1p Harden Mains, 207p Halls, 206.8p Faughhill, 205.5p Grahamslaw, 203.9p Swinside, 203.8p Bow, 202.3p Hallrule Mill, 200p Colmslie, Suffolk: 214.7p Bonjedward, 208.3p Boghall, 204.1p Halls, 202p Lumsdaine, 200p Boghall, Charollais: 200p Berryhill, Blackface: 198.1p Bow

Ewes –  similar trade on the week.

Suffolk: £125 Lochside, £117 Bonjedward, £115 Stobswood, £107 Satchells, Earlston Mains, Texel: £120 Wormiston, £115 Millheugh, Belmont, Earlston Mains, £113 Blackburn, £109 Bogend, £105 Grahamslaw, £100 Lochside, Greyfaced: £117 Hermiston, £87 Belmont, £85 Stottencleugh, Wormiston, Hermiston, £83 Byrecleugh, Shepherds Cottage, Stobswood, £81 Halls, Blackburn, Half Bred: £109 Bonjedward, Dorset: £97 Fairlaw, Blackface: £93, £91 Yarrow Farmhouse, £79 Halls, £71 Wormiston, Cheviot Mule: £89 Millheugh, £85, £81 Marchcleugh, North Country Cheviot: £87 Traprain, £77 Satchells, Bluefaced Leicester: £87 Stottencleugh, LLeyn: £85 Kilnknowe