St Boswells Primestock Sale

18th June 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 18th June Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 63 Clean Cattle, 40 Cast Cows, 724 Lambs and 173 Ewes.

Bullocks (18) averaged 234p per kg and sold to 249p (+2.0p on the week)
Heifers (43) averaged 228p per kg and sold to 249p (-6.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to 157p (n/c on the week)
40 Cast Cows averaged 145p per kg and sold to 181p (-5.0p on the week) Top Price £1453
724 Lambs averaged 256.3p per kg (-6.0p on the week) and sold to £149, top price 285p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £77 and sold to £123 for a Texel Tup.  Heavy Ewes averaged £95, light ewes sold to £91 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £66

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1508.94, £1501.76, £1496.82, Milrighall £1489.20, Kedzlie £1481.20, Bee Edge £1450.40, Kedzlie £1449.26, £1439.22, Pathhead £1438.40, Oakwood £1414.74, Phantassie £1408.68

Clean Cattle per kilo: Kedzlie 249p (2) Mr G.Chapman and Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 249p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Pathhead 248p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 247p (2) J.A Waters & Sons and Shaw Fine Meats, Wester Ulston 246p Shaw Fine Meats, Kedzlie 246p Michael Malone of  Edinburgh Ltd, Pathhead 245p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons Ltd, Bee Edge 245p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 242p John Saunderson Ltd, Penston, Faughill 241p  Mr G.Chapman, Kedzlie 239p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Ecclaw £1453.50, Buskin £1362.90, Corsbie £1345.24, Ecclaw £1325.08, Aikeyside £1316.52, £1300.74, Shidlaw £1292.80, Corsbie £1291.08, Buskin £1263.38, Ecclaw £1184.22

Cast Cows per kilo: Buskin 181p, 177p, Ecclaw 173p, Corsbie 169p (2), Wester Ulston 167p, Aikeyside, Ecclaw, Greenlaw 163p, Ecclaw 161p

Lambs – slightly easier, weight still paying.

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 285p, 282.9p, 271.4p Huntington, Suffolk: 283p Huntington, 275.6p Traprain, 269.7p Mayfield, 269.6p Blackhill, 268p Rowanlea, 264.7p Blackhill, Texel: 282.8p, 277.4p Thirlestane, 277.1p Mayfield, 276.6p Rowanlea, 275.6p, 275.3p, 274.1p Huntington, 272.7p Lochside, 272.5p Mayfield, 272p The Knock, 269.1p, 267.5p Huntington, 267.5p Craigsford Mains, 267.4p Mayfield, 266.7p Huntington, St Leonards, 266.2p Huntington, 266.1p Thirlestane, 265.1p Marvingston, Huntington

Lambs per head – Texel: £149 Thirlestane, £147, £144 The Knock, £140 Thirlestane, £136 (2) The Knock, £130 Rowanlea, £129 Thirlestane, Berryhill, £128 Thornington, £124 Huntington, £123 Greenhead, R, £119 Mayfield, £117 (2) Lochside, Huntington, £115 Mayfield, £115 Rowanlea, £114 Marvingston, £113 Corsbie,Suffolk: £135 Blackhill, £134 Marvinston, £133 Huntington, £130 Rowanlea, £124 Traprain, Blackhill, £120 Mayfield, £113 Lochside, £1125.50 Edrom Mains, £111 Belmont, £110 Smailholm Mains, Beltex: £116, £114 Huntington

Ewes – Lesser show forward, similar trade

Texel: £123 Greenknowe, £115 Buskin, £111 Rawburn, Lower Ashtrees, £110 Smallholms, £99 Blackhill, £97 Smallholms, Belmont, £95 (2) Duke Street, £93 Traprain, Buskin, £91 Hardacres, £87 Duke Street, £83 Blackhill, Lower Ashtrees, £81 Lower Ashtrees, Suffolk: £111 Blackhill, £101 Marvingston, £93 Press Mains, Bluefaced Leicester: £99 Edston, Beltex: £99 Greenknowe, Zwarble: £95 Treaty Park, Charollais: £93 Greenknowe, Half Bred: £93 Blackhill, Cheviot Mule: £89 Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, Greyfaced: £91 (2) Traprain, Myreside, £85 Smallholms, Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, Edston, £81 Buskin, North Country Cheviot: £91 Marvingston, £87 Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, £83 Nisbet Mill, Blackface: £85 Treaty Park, £67 Blackhouse Cottages, £63 Ettrickshaws, Dorset: £85 Crailinghall Cottages