St Boswells Primestock Sale

15th October 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 15th October, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 61 Clean Cattle, 83 Cast Cows, 2033 Lambs and 554 Ewes.

Bullocks (30) averaged 206.6p per kg and sold to 238p (-7.4p on the week)
Heifers (29) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 250p (-7.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 210p
83 Cast Cows averaged 121p per kg and sold to 163p (-6.0p on the week) Top price £1405.
2033 Lambs averaged 160p per kg (-10p on the week) and sold to £95, top price 200p per kg
554 Ewes averaged £42 and sold to £127 for Texel.x Rams.   Heavy Ewes averaged £85, light ewes sold to £81 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £37.

Clean Cattle per head: Muircleugh £1522.80, Upper Nisbet £1518.44, Bee Edge £1473.12, Unthank £1457.70, Kedzlie £1456.24, Bee Edge £1454.40, £1410.24, Longnewton £1407, Unthank £1384.60, Woodhead, A £1358.84

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 250p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, 248p Foley Bros, 241p Shaw Fine Meats, 240p H.Black & Sons, Kedzlie 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 239p Foley Bros, Penston 238p Charles Wilson Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1405.62, Thrunton £1395, Whitlaw £1389.96, Muircleugh £1374.60, Woodhead, A £1370.52

Cast Cows per kilo: Muircleugh 163p, Thrunton 155p, Upper Nisbet 153p, Thrunton, Corsbie 151p,  Kersknowe 147p, Muircleugh, Upper Nisbet, The Fens 145p, Whitlaw 143p

Cast Bulls per head: Synton Mill £1380.40, Glendearg £1356, Corsbie £1258.92, Kaeside £1207.44

Lambs per head – Texel: £95 Edrom Mains, £94 Symington Mains, £91 (2) Huntington, Symington Mains, £89 Hermiston, £88 Huntington, £86 Corsbie, £85.50 Boon, £85 Lower Ashtrees, Huntington, £84.50 Fairlaw, £84 Threepwood, £83.50 Symington Mains, Kedzlie, £83 Edrom Mains, Muircleugh, Wester Middleton, £82.50 Corsbie, Suffolk: £95 Symington Mains, £93 Muircleugh, Huntington, £91 Bonjedward, Edrom Mains, £90.50 Bonjedward, £89 Symington Mains, £88.50 Bonjedward, Thornington, £87.50 Symington Mains, £86 Muircleugh, £85 Edrom Mains, £84.50 (2) Symington Mains, £84 Kirkton, Peebles £82.50 Threepwood, North Country Cheviot: £88 Adderstonshiels, Beltex: £85.50 Crookston, £84.50 Lylestane, £84 (2)Crookston, £80 Wester Ulston, Crookston, Meatlinc: £77 Houdshall

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 200p, 198.8p Crookston, 185.5p Craighouse, 182.9p Lylestane, 178.7p Craighouse, 177.9p, 175.6p Threeburnford, 175p Brothershiels, Crookston (2), Texel: 181p Applecross, 176.4p Kedzlie, 173.8p Eildon Mains, 172.9p Wester Middleton, 170.1p New Channelkirk

Ewes – Mixed show, harder work

Suffolk: £127, £111 Shoestanes, £87 Edrom Mains, Hyndsidehill, £83 Lower Greenhill, £80 New Channelkirk, Texel: £103 Elmbank, £97 Hyndsidehill, £95 (2) Hoprig, Elmbank, £80 Craighouse, Charolais: £97 Hoprig, Zwarble: £85 Whitlaw Cottage, North Country Cheviot: £81, £80 Shoestanes, £75, £71 Attonburn, Cheviot Mule: £79 Hyndsidehill, £77 Craighouse, £75 Hoprig, Half Bred: £75 Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £69 Kirkton, Peebles, £67 Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, £67, £65 New Channelkirk, Meatlinc: £67 Stagehall, Blackface: £29 Ettrickshaws