St Boswells Primestock Sale

25th June 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 25th June Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 61 Clean Cattle, 40 Cast Cows, 906 Lambs and 249 Ewes.

Bullocks (20) averaged 234p per kg and sold to 252p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (41) averaged 229p per kg and sold to 248p (+1.0p on the week)
40 Cast Cows averaged 154p per kg and sold to 177p (+9.0p on the week) Top Price £1501
906 Lambs averaged 226.14p per kg (-30.0p on the week) and sold to £134, top price 257p per kg for Beltex Lambs

Ewes averaged £92.23 and sold to £125 for Suffolk.x Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £106, light ewes sold to £89 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £65

Clean Cattle per head: Milrighall £1536.36, Bee Edge £1486.80, £1482, Kedzlie £1467, £1453.92, Bee Edge £1440.60, £1434.72, £1430.16, Phantassie £1418.48, Crookhouse £1415.22, Pathhead £1410, Kedzlie £1408.96

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 252p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 250p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 247p Mr G.Chapman, Pathhead 246p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 246p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 245p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Haughhead 244p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Kedzlie 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Traprain 239p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Crookhouse 239p Mr G.Chapman, Kedzlie 238p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per head: Honeyburn £1501.38, Burnfoot £1370.88, Ashcraig £1346.40, Gateshaw £1253.16, Easter Happrew £1236.24, Trabrown £1224

Cast Cows per kilo: Gateshaw 177p (2), 173p, Wester Middleton, Honeyburn 171p, Gateshaw (3), Honeyburn 169p, Ashcraig 165p

Cast Bull: Easter Happrew £1558.20

Lambs – More lambs forward.  Following national trend

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 248.4p, 236.1p Redden, Texel: 257.7p Redden, 250p Greenhead, 248.9p (3) Huntington, 246.3p Greenhead, 245.4p Birkenside, 242.7p (2) Huntington, 242.6p Edrom Mains, Suffolk: 252.3p Huntington, 242.9p Symington Mains, 239.8p Upper Bolton, 239.1p Birkenside, 237.9p Ecclaw, 230.4p New Blainslie, 229.6p Upper Bolton, 229.4p Headshaw, L, Cheviot Mule: 214.5p Lantonlees

Lambs per head: Beltex: £113, £98, Redden, £92 Faughhill, Redden, Texel: £134 Redden, £127 Langtonlees, £125 Greenhead, R, £119 Birkenside, £118 Symington Mains, Langtonlees, £117 Huntington (3), Greenhead, R, £114 Edrom Mains, £113 Redden, Suffolk: £124 Upper Bolton, £122 Langtonlees, £119 Symington Mains, £117.50 Upper Bolton, £117 Redpath East End, £113 Ecclaw, £111 Huntington, £110 Birkenside, £106 Edrom Mains, New Blainslie, £104 Redpath East End, Charollais: £93 Fairlaw, Cheviot Mule: £118 Langtonlees, Half Bred: £94 Marvingston

Ewes – Texel: £119 Huntington, £109 Leaston, Upper Bolton, £107 Roxburgh Mains, £105 Penston, Venchen, Suffolk: £125 Huntington, £117 Penston, £115 Upper Bolton, £111 Cockburn, Ecclaw, Birkenside, £109 Haltree, Beltex: £91 (2) Faughhill, Greyfaced: £91 Middlethird, £87 Cockburn, £81 Ecclaw, Charollais: £101 Penston, £99 Faughhill, North Country Cheviot: £89 Langhope, £77 Penston, £75 (2) Langhope, Jacob: £69 South Common, Cheviot Mule: £99 South Common, Meatlink: £73 Fairlaw