At St Boswells on Monday 9th July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.
Sold 78 Clean Cattle, 40 Cast Cows, 1172 Lambs and 321 Ewes.
Bullocks (28) averaged 232p per kg and sold to 248p ( +7.0p on the week)
Heifers (49) averaged 230p per kg and sold to 257p (+4.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 176p (n/c on the week)
40 Cast Cows averaged 148p per kg and sold to 181p (-1.0p on the week) Top Price £1583
1172 Lambs averaged 198.6p per kg (-15p on the week) and sold to £113, top price 225p per kg for Beltex Lambs
321 Ewes averaged £75.58 and sold to £110 for Suffolk Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £89, light ewes sold to £79 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £63
Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1537, £1531.72, £1517.68, £1517.04, £1505.28, Milrighall £1491.84, Bee Edge £1473.12, £1460.20, Haughhead £1429.68, Phantassie £1416.80, Upper Nisbet £1399.32
Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 257p Denholm Meat Supplies, 256p H.Black & Sons, 252p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 250p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 248p H.Black & Sons, Bee Edge 248p Shaw Fine Meats, Kedzlie 246p Shaw Fine Meats, Longnewton 246p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Kedzlie 245p Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 244p J.A Waters & Sons, Upper Nisbet 240p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 240p J.Saunderson Ltd, Pathhead 239p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons
Cast Cows per head: Kedzlie £1583.64, Aikeyside £1388.80, Corsbie £1265.64, £1249.74, Woodhouse £1230.32
Cast Cows per kilo: Gateshaw 181p, 171p, Woodhouse and Kedzlie 169p, Gateshaw 165p (2)
Cast Bull: Wester Middleton £1749.30
Lambs harder work. Weight and flesh paying
Lambs per kilo- Beltex: 225.5p, Huntington, 213.7p Craiglea, 210p Redden, 208.9p Craiglea, 207.2p Redden, 204.3p Craiglea, Texel: 221.1p St Leonards, 216.3p, 215.4p Huntington, 215.2p Gainslaw Hill, 214.3p (3) Greenhead, R, 213.3p Symington Mains (2), Huntington, 212.5p St Leonards, 212.2p Symington Mains, 210.3p Hermiston, 210p Butterdean, 209.6p Huntington, Hermiston, 208.2p Hermiston, 207.8p Lochside, 207.1p Huntington, 206.2p Eildon Mains, Suffolk: 217.3p, 216.3p, Symington Mains, 207.8p Butterdean, 204.9p Stoneypath, 203.8p Symington Mains, 202p, 200p Hermiston, 200p Coltcrooks, Stoneypath, Marvingston
Lambs per head – Suffolk:£113, £106 (2) Symington Mains, £103, £101 Hermiston, £100 Belmont, £98 Marvingston, Texel:£111 Thornington, £109 Hermiston, £107 Gainslaw Hill, £106 Lochside, Huntington, £105 Greenhead, R, (3), £105 St Leonards, £104 Corsbie, West Moneylaws, £102 Brothershiels, Hermiston (2), £100 Eildon Mains, Beltex: £109 Craiglea, £106 Huntington, £95 Faughhill, £94 (2) Craiglea, Zwarble: £91 Eildon Mains
Ewes – similar trade
Suffolk: £110 Belmont, £103 Hermiston, £97 St Leonards, £96, £95 Brotherstone, £93 Symington Mains, Middlethird, Lochside, Marvingston, Texel: £105 West Moneylaws, £101 Crailing Nook, £100 North Synton, £99 Belmont, Leaston, £95 Belmont, Middlethird, Berrichon: £89, £81 Springwood Lodge, Half Bred: £81 Marvingston, Greyfaced: £79 Faughhill, £77 Myreside, £75 Middlethird, £71 St Leonards, Hermiston, North Country Cheviot: £79 Springwood Lodge, Blackfaced: £67, £48 Elmscleugh, £43 Marvingston, Lleyn: £61 Windshiel.