St Boswells Primestock Sale

3rd September 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 3rd September  Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 50 Clean Cattle, 30 Cast Cows, 1472 Lambs and 417 Ewes.

Bullocks (17) averaged 226p per kg and sold to 236p (+1.0p on the week)
Heifers (32) averaged 229p per kg and sold to 244p (+1.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 229p (n/c on the week)
30 Cast Cows averaged 141p per kg and sold to 197p (-6.0p on the week) Top Price £1477
1472 Lambs averaged 193.6p per kg (+10.6p on the week) and sold to £112,  top price 266p per kg for Texel  Lambs.
417 Ewes averaged £49 and sold to £119 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £74, light ewes sold to £73 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £37.

Clean Cattle per head: Unthank £1444.40, Bee Edge £1425.60, £1416, Kedzlie £1380.16, Woodhouse £1379.40, Kedzlie £1378.28, Faughhill £1377, Woodhead £1374.08, Mosstower £1368

Clean Cattle per kilo: Mosstower 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge 243p Charles Wilson Ltd, 240p Shaw Fine Meats, Mosstower 240p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge 240p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Faughhill 238p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Woodhead 237p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 237p John Saunderson Ltd, Kedzlie 236p Shaw Fine Meats, Faughhill 235p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons

Cast Cows per head: Mosstower £1477.42, £1429.90, Townhead £1323.70, Mosstower £1274.48

Cast Cows per kilo: Bedrule 197p, 183p, Mosstower 181p, 179p, 173p

Cast Bulls per head: Mosstower £1805.10, £1793.40, Nether Falla £1276.50, Marchcleugh £1263.90, East Mains £1262.70

Lambs sharper.  Good show forward

Lambs per head – Beltex: £112, £105.50, £101.50 Crookston, £99 Huntington, £97 Craigsford Mains, Leaston, Crookston, £96.50 Leaston, £95.50 North Synton,  £95 Leaston, £94 Wester Middleton, £93 Crookston, Leaston, £90 Leaston, Texel: £106 North Synton, £104 Huntington, Stagehall, £102 Crookston, Broom, £101 Lower Ashtrees, Craigsford Mains, £100 (2) Greenhead, £99 Marvingston, £98 Wester Middleton, Lylestane, £97 Woodhouse, Crookston, £96 Haltree, Roseview, Brothershiels, £95 Haltree, Lower Ashtrees, Rhodes Holdings, Suffolk: £103.50 Belmont, £99 Adderstonshiels, £96 Haltree, Chesters Brae, £95 Philiphaugh, £94 Blegbie (2), Huntington, Mossilee, £93 Marvingston, Thornington, Wester Middleton, North Country Cheviot: £90 Earlston Road, Stow

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 266.7p Roseview, 211.1p Haltree, 210.2p Kedzlie, 207p Mossilee, 205.9p Huntington, 205.2p, 204.9p Applecross, 204.7p Roseview, 203.3p Marvingston, 202.1p Crookston, Haltree, 202p Crookston, 201.1 p Craigsford Mains, 200p New Blainslie, North Synton, Holylee, Beltex: 228.1p, 226.8p Crookston, 223p Craigsford Mains, 221.4p Leaston, 221.3p Redden, 221.2p Wester Ulston, 221.1p Redden, 220.5p Leaston, 220p Huntington, 219.5p North Synton, 217.3p Huntington, 216.9p Leaston, 215.9p Redden, 211.3p Threeburnford, 210p Faughhill, 206.4p Crookston, 206.3p Lylestane, 205.9p Wester Ulston, 204.5p, 202.1p Leaston, Suffolk: 195.8p Huntington, 195.8p Marvingston

Ewes – Lesser show.  Returns similar

Beltex: £119 Kedzlie, Texel: £110 Holylee, £105 Kedzlie, £91 Woodhouse, Half Bred: £99, £89 Marvingston, Cheviot Mule: £95, £85 Blegbie, Greyfaced: £77 Mainhill, £75 Heriot Mill, £73 Holylee, Bluefaced Leicester: £75 Broomiebank, North Country Cheviot: £73 North Synton, £65 Marvingston, Zwarble: £71 Eildon Mains, Blackface: £35 Howahill