St Boswells Primestock Sale

13th August 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 13th August Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 53 Clean Cattle, 57 Cast Cows, 1881 Lambs and 740 Ewes.

Bullocks (17) averaged 228p per kg and sold to 238p (+10.0p on the week)
Heifers (34) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 246p (-6.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 176p per kg and sold to 225p (n/c on the week)
57 Cast Cows averaged 137p per kg and sold to 167p (+3.0p on the week) Top Price £1388
1881 Lambs averaged 199p per kg (+12p on the week) and sold to £117, top price 228p per kg for Texel Lambs.
740 Ewes averaged £65 and sold to £113 for Beltex Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £89, light ewes sold to £87 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £53.

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1495, £1444.40, Mosstower £1436.22, Upper Nisbet £1427.40, Bee Edge £1426.80, Mosstower £1423.98, Bee Edge £1421.88, £1418.04, £1408.96

Clean Cattle per kg: Bee Edge 246p Foley Bros, W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Mosstower 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Pathhead 240p Michael Malone of  Edinburgh Ltd, Mosstower 243p Denholm Meat Supplies, 239p G.Clark & Co, Penston 238p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 238p (2) Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Pathhead 237p J.F Finlay & Co, Mosstower 237p G.McFadzean, Penston 237p J.F Finlay & Co, Upper Nisbet 234p J.A Waters & Sons, Bee Edge 234p Foley Bros, Snawdon 233p (2) Charles Wilson Ltd, J.F Finlay & Co, Pathhead 231p J.F Finlay & Co

Young Bull: Roxburgh Mains £1343.98

Cast Cows per head: Upper Huntlywood £1388.80, Whitlaw £1367.82, £1367.10, Birkenside £1336, Huntington £1294.26, Corsbie £1280.30, Whitlaw £1249.82, Muircleugh £1199.70, Huntington £1197.90, Upper Huntlywood £1186.04

Cast Cows per kilo: Birkenside 167p, Huntington 165p, Outerston 161p, Whitlaw, Huntington 159p, Muircleugh, Sourhope 157p, Whitlaw, Upper Huntlywood, Woodhouse 155p

Cast Bull: £1228.50 Langtonlees

Trade sharper, all types wanted

Lambs per head – Texel: £117 Middle Blainslie, £114 Lochside, £113 Symington Mains, £112 Crumhaughhill, £111 Lochside, Crookston, £109 Symington Mains, Lower Ashtrees, £108 (4) Crumhaughhill, £107 Gateshaw, £106 Corsbie, Huntington, £105 Muircleugh, £104 Lochside, Corsbie, £102.50 Woodhouse, £102 The Knock, Suffolk: £113, £111 Symington Mains, £111, £106.50 Belmont, £106 Huntington, Birkenside, £105 Crumhaughhill, £104.50, £103 (2) Symington Mains, £100 Blegbie, Symington Mains, Adderstonshiels, Beltex: £107 Crookston, £94 Threeburnford, £90 Coltcrooks, £89 Wester Ulston, £88.50 Threeburnford, £88 Wester Ulston, £86 Craighouse, £85 Threeburnford, North Country Cheviot: £104 Symington Mains, Greyfaced: £93, £90 Meigle, Cheviot Mule: £89 Blegbie

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 228.6p, 225p (3) Crumhaughhill, 214.1p Huntington, 213.5p Lochside, 213p Symington Mains, 212.8p, 211.8p Crumhaughhill, 211.4p Symington Mains, 211.1p Lochside, Lower Ashtrees, Currie Inn, 210.9p Birkenside, 210.6p Woodhouse, Kedzlie, 210.4p Crookston, 209.8p Woodhouse, 209.6p Lower Ashtrees, 209.2p Mossilee, Suffolk: 218.6p Huntington, 214.6p (2) Symington Mains, 214.3p Crumhaughhill, 209p Symington Mains, 205.6p, 204.8p Belmont, 204.5p, 204.1p  Symington Mains, 203.8p Birkenside, 201.8p Symington Mains, 201.1p Birkenside, 200p Adderstonshiels, Butterdean, The Knock, Blegbie, Beltex: 223.8p Threeburnford, 222.9p Crookston, 221.3p Threeburnford, 209.4p Wester Ulston, 204.8p Threeburnford, 204.7p Wester Ulston, 204.5p Coltcrooks, 200p Rhodes Holdings, North Country Cheviot: 203.9 Symington Mains

Ewes – similar trade

Texel: £113 Craighouse, £111, £107 Greenhead, R, £103 Woodhouse, Threeburnford, Symington Mains, £99 Craighouse, Lochside, £97 Symington Mains, West Moneylaws, Craighouse, £95 Greenhead, R, Eden Brook, £93 Bogend, Craighouse, Woodhouse, £91 North Synton, Sorrowlessfield Mains, Suffolk: £109 Eden Brook, Elwartlaw, £100 9 Heriotsfield, £99 Symington Mains, £95 West Moneylaws, Nether Howden, Eden Brook, £91 Hawksnest, £87 Elwartlaw, Greyfaced: £97 Blackburn Mill, £87 Craighouse, £79 Gateshaw, Doune Brae, £77 (2)Woodhouse, £75 Symington Mains, Nether Howden, Craighouse, North Synton, Cheviot Mule: £91 Blegbie, £81 Bogend, £79 West Moneylaws, Blackburn Mill, Beltex: £91, £89 Wester Ulston, Berrichon: £89 Springwood Lodge, North Country Cheviot: £87 North Synton, £69 Saughtree, £65 Blackburn Mill, £64 Saughtree, Blackface: £61 Hyndhope, £55 Holylee, £53 Sunnyside, £51 Meigle