At St Boswells on Monday 24th September, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep sold 69 Clean Cattle, 63 Cast Cows, 1940 Lambs and 713 Ewes.
Bullocks (37) averaged 211p per kg and sold to 247p (-6.0p on the week)
Heifers (32) averaged 227p per kg and sold to 253p (+4.0p on the week)
63 Cast Cows averaged 135p per kg and sold to 165p (-7.0p on the week) Top price £1447.
1940 Lambs averaged 170p per kg (-5.0p on the week) and sold to £97, top price 198.8p per kg
Ewes averaged £55 and sold to £107 for a Suffolk Ewe. Heavy Ewes averaged £88, light ewes sold to £79 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £40.
Clean Cattle per head: Milrighall £1597.20, £1516.06, Upper Nisbet £1511.64, Bee Edge £1477.52, £1477.44, Woodhead, A £1456.92, Penston £1446.48, Woodhead, A £1442.90, Kedzlie £1421.40, Penston £1417.26, Papple £1398.30, Bee Edge £1398.02, Penston £1376.90
Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 253p Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston 252p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Faughhill 248p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge 247p Shaw Fine Meats, Upper Nisbet 247p J.A Waters & Sons, Longnewton 246p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 245p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Bee Edge 243p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 238p John Saunderson, Penston 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Woodhead 235p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Wester Ulston 235p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd
Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1447.70, Upper Nisbet £1392.60, Muircleugh £1221.40, Upper Nisbet £1219.24, Kersknowe £1202.58, Bowshiel £1168.86, Marchcleugh £1167.18
Cast Cows per kilo: Upper Nisbet, Roxburgh Mains 165p, Byrewalls, Upper Nisbet 163p, Bowshiel 161p, 155p, Kersknowe 155p
Lambs per head – Texel: £97 Crookston, £90 Haltree (2), Crookston, £88 Philiphaugh, £87 Hermiston, £86 Crumhaughhill, Huntington (2), Muircleugh, Beltex: £85 Crookston, Lylestane, £84.50 Crookston, £81 Lylestane, £80 Craigsford Mains, Craiglea, Gateshaw, Suffolk: £84.50 Muircleugh, £84 Saughtree, Belmont, £83.50 Craigsford Mains, £82 Threepwood, £81 Birkenside, Charollais: £84 Philiphaugh, Cheviot Mule: £82 Philiphaugh
Lambs per kilo – Texel: 198.8p Huntington, 190.7p Kedzlie, 189.9p Huntington, 186.8p Kedzlie, 183.7p Craiglea, 183.3p East Gordon, 183p (2) Huntington, 182.8p Huntington, 182.7p Applecross, Beltex: 194.9p Threeburnford, 194.3p Crookston, 192.7p, 188.4p Lylestane, 187.2p Threeburnford, 186p Craiglea, 185.2p Redden, 185.2p Threepwood, 184.9p Craiglea, 184.8p Lylestane,
Ewes – mixed show, similar returns.
Suffolk: £107 Spotsmains, £103 Boon, £95 Spotsmains, £87 Birkenside, Lustruther, £83 Bluecairn, Bleu de Maine: £95 Craiglea, Cheviot Mule: £95 East Gordon, Texel: £91 Belmont, Birkenside, £89 Redden, £87 Lustruther, Redden, MIddlethird, Boon, Acreknowe, Bogend, Border Leicester: £81 Spotsmains, North Country Cheviot: £79 Bluecairn, £77 North Synton, Nisbet Mill, £73 Nisbet Mill, Lleyn: £77 Lustruther, £63 Dolphinston, £57 Kilnknowe Cottage, £55 Over Blainslie, Greyfaced: £71 Boon, Bogend, £69 Birkenside, Torwoodlee, Blackface: £45 Huntershall, £41 Kirktonhill
Rams – Texel: £115 Roxburgh Mains, Over Blainslie