St Boswells Primestock Sale

16th July 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 16th July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 64 Clean Cattle, 51 Cast Cows, 1079 Lambs and 509 Ewes.

Bullocks (26) averaged 211p per kg and sold to 250p ( n/c on the week)
Heifers (36) averaged 226p per kg and sold to 255p (-4.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 192p per kg and sold to 216p per kg (n/c on the week)
51 Cast Cows averaged 140p per kg and sold to 211p (-8.0p on the week) Top Price £1391
1079 Lambs averaged 183.7p per kg (-15p on the week) and sold to £108, top price 210p per kg for Texel Lambs
509 Ewes averaged £67 and sold to £101 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £83, light ewes sold to £89 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £53

Clean Cattle per head: Humbie Mill £1602.10, Bee Edge £1500, £1480.92, Phantassie £1469.16, Bee Edge £1456.56, £1455.64, Kedzlie £1432.64, £1421.88, Milrighall £1413, Bee Edge £1412.70, Kedzlie £1410.32, Milrighall £1407.40

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 255p, 250p; Kedzlie 246p; Penston 246p; Bee Edge 246p; Kedzlie 244p, 242p; Bee Edge 241p; Penston 241p, 240p; Kedzlie 240p; Longnewton 238p; Bee Edge 238p; Penston 236p.

Cast Cows per head: Corsbie £1391.02, Humebyres £1342.74, Woodhouse £1341.96, 10 Newmains £1331.36, Humebyres £1296.90, Roxburgh Mains £1285.20, Huntington £1270.02, Thirlestane £1258.60, £1249.72

Cast Cows per kilo: Woodhouse 211p, Kidshielhaugh 187p, Huntington 183p, Humebyres 165p, Ellemford 163p, Humebyres 161p, Thirlestane 159p, 157p, Bankhouse 157p

Lambs less, weight and quality paying

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 210.2p Lochside, 208.5p Pirnie, 208p Tannage Brae, 200p, 198p, 196.6p Corsbie, 195.8p Craigsford Mains and Symington Mains, 195.7p Haltree, 195.5p Headshaw, L, St Leonards, Leetside, 195.3p Lochside, 195.2p (2) Symington Mains, 194.4p (2) East Gordon, 194.1p Greenhead, R, 193.8p St Leonards, 193.6p Brothershiels Suffolk: 208.3p Symington Mains, 201.9p Blegbie, 200p (3) Symington Mains, 193.5p Headshaw, L, 192.8p Blegbie, 192.3p Corsbie, Beltex: 208.3p Faughhill, 204.8p Redden, Faughhill, 203.6p Threeburnford, 200p (2) Redden, 197.6p Haltree, 190.4p, 190p Redden,

North Country Cheviot: 197.6p, 190.2p Symington Mains,

Lambs per head- Texel: £108 Pirnie, £104 Tannage Brae, Holylee, £103 Lochside, £99 Corsbie, £98 Greenhead, R, Pirnie, Foulden Bastle, £96 Thornington, £95 Threepwood, £94 St Leonards, Symington Mains, £93 Craigsford Mains, £92.50 Roxburgh Mill, £92 Fairnilee, Haltree, Corsbie, £91 Brothershiels, Suffolk: £105 Blegbie, £100 (3) Symington Mains, £93.50 Blegbie, Craigsford Mains (2), £89 Headshaw, L, Corsbie, £88 Symington Mains, £87.50 Blackhill, Corsbie, Beltex: £98 Craighouse, £96 Redden, £90 Craighouse, £89.50, £89 Redden, £87 (2) Craighouse, £86 Faughhill, Redden

Ewes – easier on the week

Suffolk: £101 Dere Street Farming, £99 Edrom Mains, £97 St Leonards, £91 Headshaw, L, £87 Dere Street Farming, Hawksnest, Sorrowlessfield Mains, £85 Edrom Mains, £83 Cortleferry, Cheviot Mule: £95, £83 Blegbie, £81 Bogend, Texel: £91 St Leonards, Hawksnest, £90 Edrom Mains, £89 Bogend, £87 Lumsdaine, Headshaw, L, £85 Bogend, Townhead, Edrom Mains, Bluefaced Leicester: £95 Nisbet Mill, £83 Edston, Hill Cheviot: £89 Saughtree, £76 Nisbet Mill, Greyfaced: £87 St Leonards, £79 Nisbet Mill, £77 Bogend, Lumsdaine, £75 Townhead, Half Bred: £86 Blackhill, £83 Marvingston, North Country Cheviot: £81 Marvingston, £71 Leaderfoot, Blackface: £75 Edston, £63, £55 Elmscleugh, Lleyn: £71 Trabroun, Lustruther