St Boswells Primestock Sale

23rd July 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 23rd July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 64 Clean Cattle, 52 Cast Cows, 1153 Lambs and 484 Ewes.

Bullocks (25) averaged 216p per kg and sold to 251p ( +5.0p on the week)
Heifers (38) averaged 230p per kg and sold to 250p (+4.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 153p per kg (n/c on the week)
52 Cast Cows averaged 137p per kg and sold to 191p (-3.0p on the week) Top Price £1570
1153 Lambs averaged 192p per kg (+8.3p on the week) and sold to £114, top price 211p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £53 and sold to £123 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £89, light ewes sold to £77 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £40

Clean Cattle per head: Snawdon £1538.46, Bee Edge £1517.76, £1500.60, £1500, £1483.04, £1479.74, £1476, £1467.72, £1467.18, Willowford £1450.92, Faughhill £1425.56, Snawdon £1416.80, Pathhead £1365.44, Oakwood £1338, Kedzlie £1334.76

Clean Cattle per kilo: Pathhead 251p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 250p Foley Bros, 248p Foley Bros, 248p Denholm Meat Supplies, 247p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, 246p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Snawdon 246p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 246p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 244p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd (2), Bee Edge 243p Hugh Black & Sons, Kedzlie 237p, 235p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Nisbet 235p Gosford Bothy Farm Shop, Pathhead 232p Shaw Fine Meats, Snawdon 231p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Wester Ulston 230p S.I Carlisle

Cast Cows per head: Kedzlie £1570.92, Shaws £1469.14, Thrunton £1428.68, Smailholm Mains £1312.74,

Stagehall £1308.22, The Craggs £1306.24, Thrunton £1287.12, Whitfield £1236.70

Cast Cows per kilo: Thrunton 191p, Roxburgh Mains 177p, Thrunton 173p, Whitfield 161p, Kedzlie 159p, The Craggs 157p, Smailholm Mains 155p

Lambs sharper.

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 211.3p Lochside, 206.4p Lower Ashtrees, 206p Philiphaugh, 205.4p Lochside, Craigsford Mains, 205.2p Greenhead, R , 204.8p Huntington, 204.2p, 203.9p Symington Mains, 203.8p Lochside, 203.6p Philiphaugh, Lower Ashtrees, 203.4p Lochside, 203.1p Craigsford Mains, 202.4p St Leonards, Upper Samieston, 202.2p Symington Mains, Craigsford Mains, Fountainhall, 201.3p Currie Inn, Beltex: 210.3p 206.5p Lylestane, 205.6p, 204.8p Huntington, 202.5p Threeburnford, Suffolk: 206.8p Headshaw, L, 200p Ruletownhead, 198.8p Symington Mains, 197.5p Currie Inn, 195.8p Symington Mains, 195.6p Brothershiels, 194.6p, 194.5p Symington Mains, 194.1p Blegbie, North Country Cheviot: 195.8p Symington Mains

Lambs per head: Texel: £114 North Synton, £113 Legars, £112 Lower Ashtrees, £110 Legars, £104 Symington Mains, Adderstonshiels, £103 Hermiston, £100 Thirlestane, £99 Huntington, £98.50 Fishwick, Greenhead, S, £98 Symington Mains, £98 Holylee, £97.50 Craigsford Mains, £97 Lower Ashtrees, £96.50 Muircleugh, Hermiston, £95.50 Craigsford Mains, £95 Muircleugh, Corsbie, Suffolk: £107 Symington Mains, £104 Blegbie, £99 Thirlestane, £99 Symington Mains, £98 Blegbie, £95 Hardacres, £94 Symington Mains, £92 Nether Howden, £91 Headshaw, L, Haltree, £90 Corsbie, £89.50 Symington Mains, Meigle, £89 Adderstonshiels, £88 Blegbie, Brothershiels, Hampshire: £97, £87 Cauldcoats,  Beltex: £95 Lylestane, £91.50 Huntington, £89 Threeburnford, £85 Huntington, £82 Lylestane, £81 Threeburnford, North Country Cheviot: £94 Symington Mains

Ewes – mixed show, returns less.

Suffolk: £123 Buckholm, £101 Headshaw, L, £99 Symington Mains, £97 Lochside, £95 Legars, £93 Nether Howden, £87 Stagehall, £83 Ecclaw, Townhead, Texel: £119, £115 Grahamslaw, £113 Lochside, £107 Headshaw, L, £97 Holylee, £95 Nether Howden, £90, £87 Buckholm, £87 Elwartlaw, Grahamslaw, £85 Lower Ashrees, Cheviot Mule: £95 Blegbie, Zwarble: £85 Eildon Mains, Charollais: £80 Townhead, North Country Cheviot:  £77 Nisbet Mill, £75 Stagehall, £71 Earlston Road, Stow, Greyfaced: £71 Nether Howden, £70 Holylee, Bluefaced Leicester: £70 Easter Whitmuir, Lleyn: £63 Upper Samieston, Blackfaced: £45, £40 Lyne