St Boswells Primestock Sale

10th September 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 10th September,Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 51 Clean Cattle, 20 Cast Cows, 1393 Lambs and 446 Ewes.

Bullocks (10) averaged 227p per kg and sold to 245p (+1.0p on the week)
Heifers (39) averaged 232p per kg and sold to 260p (+3.0p on the week)
2 Young Bull sold to 186p (n/c on the week)
20 Cast Cows averaged 142p per kg and sold to 175p (+1.0p on the week) Top  Price £1734.
1393 Lambs averaged 172.4p per kg and sold to £111,  top price 198p per kg for Texel  Lambs.
446 Ewes averaged £60 and sold to £113 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £83, light ewes sold to £85 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £49.

Clean Cattle per head: Longnewton £1502.80, Bee Edge £1472.12, £1456.32. Kedzlie £1434.64. Woodhead £1430.62, £1425.56. Bee Edge £1420.72. £1414.88, £1400.54. Kedzlie £1357.3. Faughhill £1309.00.

Clean Cattle per kilo: Longnewton 260p J Gilmour & C0 Ltd. Faughhill 248p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons. Bee Edge 247p B& T Kitson Ltd. Bee Edge 246p TA Shaw, Lauder. Penston 245p J Gilmour & Co Ltd (x2) Kedzlie 245p John Saunderson Ltd. Mosstower 244p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons. Penston 244p J Gilmour & C0 Ltd. Penston 243p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Faughhill 242p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Longnewton 242p JF Finlay & Co Ltd.

Cast Cows per head: Mosstower £1738.88, £1417.5, £1378.46. Wester Middleton £1195.68, £1130.40, £1120.34

Cast Cows per kilo: Mosstower 175p, Wester Middleton 159p (x2),157p. Mosstower 157p. Pogbie 157p.

Cast Bulls per head: Corsbie £1734.60. Mosstower £1652.

Lambs sharper.  Good show forward

Lambs per head – Texel: £111, £109 The Knock, £107.50,£107 Legars, £99 North Synton, £98 Haltree, £95 The Knock, Greenhead, £94 Symington Mains, £92 Threepwood. Beltex: £97 Heriotsfield, £86.50, Haltree, £85.50 Craigsford Mains, £84 Threeburnford, £83 Craiglea. Suffolk: £92.50 Bonjedward Mill, £91.50 Symington Mains, £90.50 Smailholm Mains, Bonjedward Mill, £90 Symington Mains, £89.50 Hermiston, £88.50 Brothershiels, Edrom Mains, £87 Threepwood,£85 Haltree. North Country Cheviot: £85 (x3) Symington Mains, £83 Blackburn Mill, Garth Farms .Hampshire: £83.50 Blackburn Mill. Cheviot Mule: £83 Roxburgh Mill

Lambs per kilo – Beltex:198.8p Craigsford Mains. 186.60p Keepwick Farm. 184.90p Mossilee, Craiglea. 183.70p Keepwick Farm. 182.40p Lylestane. 181.30pFaughhill. 180.20p Haltree. 180p Threeburnford. Texel: 195p, 191.90p, 191.50p Symington Mains, 186.30p The Knock, 185.30p Legars Farm, 185p Applecross, 184.30p Symington Mains, 183.30p, 182.60p North Synton, 182.80p Lower Ashtrees. Suffolk: 190.90p, 489p, 188.70p Symington Mains. 183p Saughtree, 181p Bonjedward Mill. North Country Cheviot: 193.20p (x2), 185.20p Symington Mains.

Ewes – Lesser show: Stronger show with increased returns.

Texel: £113.00 Symington Mains, £100 Roxburgh Mains, £97, £91 Threeburnford, £95 Leetside, Hoprig. £93 Tannage Brae, £91 Whinfield, Pirnie, £89 Hoprig. BF Leicester: £97, £85 Townhead. Half Bred: £93 Bonjedward. Hampshire: £87 Blackburn Mill. Beltex: £85 Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: £85 £65 Whitsome East Newton. Cheviot Mule: £77 Hoprig,  Greyface: £83 Wardhead, Charolais: £69 Fairlaw.