St Boswells Primestock Sale

4th June 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 4th June Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 63 Clean Cattle, 25 Cast Cows, 266 Spring Lambs, 173 Hoggs and 333 Ewes.
Bullocks (23) averaged 227p per kg and sold to 250p (+4.0  on the week)
Heifers (38) averaged 231p per kg and sold to 251p (+3.0 on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 169p per kg
25 Cast Cows averaged 152p per kg and sold to 185p (+4p on the week) Top Price £1546.
2 Cast Bulls averaged 119.87p per kg
266 Lambs averaged 292p (+20p) and sold to £151 and 317p for Texel lambs. 173 Hoggs averaged 173p per kg £105 per head and sold to £133, top price 211p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
333 Ewes averaged £80.33 and sold to £163 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £101, light ewes sold to £97 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £70.

Clean Cattle per head: £1608.6 £1587.04 Millrighall, £1557.6, £1453.50 Whitburgh, £1505, £1480.9, £1446 Bee Edge, £1454.64, £1427.20 Nisbet, £1440 Kedzlie, £1413.6 Smailholm Mains.

Clean Cattle per kilo – Bee Edge 251p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons. Bee Edge 250p STA Shaw, Lauder, Kedzlie 250p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Kedzlie 246p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 245p G Chapman, Kedzlie 244p John Saunderson, Butcher. Bee Edge 241p STA Shaw, Lauder, Thirlestane 241p  W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 240p Border Meats, Lockerbie, Thirlestane 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd. Smailholm Mains 239p Denholm Meats. Penston 239p G Chapman. Thirlestane 239p STA Shaw Lauder. Snawdon 239p JF Finlay& Co Ltd. Thirlestane 237p G Chapman. Penston 237p Robert Wilson, Butcher. Penston 237p G Chapman.

Young Bulls : Roxburgh Mains 169p

Cast Cows per head: Ayton Cocklaw  £1546.60, Corsbie £1216.80, Philiphaugh £1212.72, Thirlestane £1166.22, £1141.62. Calaburn £1125.72.

Cast Cows per kilo: Ayton Cocklaw 169p, Roxburgh Mill 171p Thirlestane 171p, Corsbie 169p, Philiphaugh 163p. Corsbie 161p. Philiphaugh 161p. Thirlestane 159p Calaburn 159p. Corsbie 157p. Cappuck 155p.

Cast Bull – Wormiston £1338.66. Caverton Mill £1260.22.

Lambs per head – Texel: £151, £148,£142,£140 Gainslaw Hill, £140 East Gordon, £139 Hermiston. Charollais:£144 Falsidehill. Suffolk: £141, £139,Smailholm Mains, £137 Lochside, £135 Huntington,£133 Meigle, £133 Corsbie. Beltex £129 Faughhill.

Lambs per kilo: Texel: 317.10p Huntington,314.90p Birkenside, 309.80p, 306.20p, 304.30p Lochside, 304.30p East Gordon, 303.50p Coltcrooks, 303.30p Smailholm Mains, 301.20p Huntington,300.00p Corsbie, 299.00p 297.80p Gainslawhill, 297.70p Hermiston. Suffolk: 314.00p Huntington, 311.40p, 310.00p Lochside, 295.60p Corsbie, 295.50p Coltcrooks, Beltex: 296.60p Faughhill.

Hoggs met a mixed trade on the day.

Hoggs per head: Texel:£133 Scamblesby Farms.£122, £120 Elmscleugh, £115(2) Ednam West Mains£114 Blackburn Mill, £110 Lylestane Farming.£102 Elwartlaw. North Country Cheviot: £132 Lylestane Farming, £93 Gilston, £87 Kirklands. Suffolk:£127 Blackburn Mill, £126 Symington Mains, £105 £90 Dere Street Farming. Greyface: £127 Blackburn Mill, £100 Camieston.  Beltex: £116 Faughhill. Cheviot Mule: £63, £91 Gilston. Charollais: £86 Blackburn Mill.

Ewes met another superb trade on the week.

Ewes:  Suffolk: £163, £145, £117 Oxmuir, £123 Middlethird, £115 Leetside, £113 Brotherstone, £109 Threepwood & Dere Street Farming, £105 Westerhall, £100 Headshaw. Texel: £159, £109 Elmscleugh,£135 Leetside£133 Greenburn, £129 Greenburn, £119 Symington Mains, £115 Old Whiteburn, £113 Brotherstone, £109 Headshaw, Greenburn. Beltax: £127 Threepwood.  Greyface: £107 Symington Mains, £101 Whitburgh, £97 Middlethird, £87 Elwartlaw, £83 Scamblesby Farms.  Charollais: £103 Blackburn Mill, £97, £87 Faughhill.  NCC Rams: £89 Ruletownhead, £88 Dunshiel.  NCC Ewes: £97 Haltree, £93 Kilnknowe Cottage, £93 Blackburn Mill, £83 Gilston. Southdown; £87 Roseview. Blackface: £79 (2) Elmscleugh, £61 Scamblesby Farms.  Zwarbles: £75 Eildon Mains.Easycare: £71 Pilmuir (Coldingham).  Jacob: £71 Old Whiteburn. LLeyn: £69, £63 Mervinslaw.