St Boswells Primestock Sale

12th November 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 12th November, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 63 Clean Cattle, 58 Cast Cows, 2035 Lambs and  731 Ewes
Bullocks (27) averaged 211.96p per kg and sold to 252p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (35) averaged 226.2p per kg and sold to 264p (+11p on the week)
58 Cast Cows averaged 111.3p per kg and sold to 177p (-14p on the week) Top price £1569
2035 Lambs averaged 165.5p per kg (-2.5p on the week) and sold to £95, top price 216p per kg for Beltex Lambs
731 Ewes averaged £41 and sold to £97 for Texel Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £77, light ewes sold to £81 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £30

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1525.92, £1495.68, Upper Nisbet £1483.20, Bee Edge £1476.30, £1454.16, Longnewton £1436.40, Bee Edge £1428.84, Longnewton £1424.28, Upper Nisbet £1410, £1405.92, Bee Edge £1407.78, Wester Ulston £1392.32, Upper Nisbet £1368, Faughhill £1328.84, Woodhead, A £1328.20, £1275.12

Cast Cows per head: Boon £1323.96, Wester Middleton £1118.26, £1056.64, Falsidehill £1050.90, Boon £1049.40, Ellemford £1018.78, Boon £1013.46
Cast Bull: North Synton £1569.72

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 264p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 259p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Longnewton 252p Charles Wilson Limited, Faughhill 252p Charles Wilson Limited, Longnewton 249p Denholm Meat Supplies, Bee Edge 249p Forsyths of Peebles, Wester Ulston 247p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, North Synton 247p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 246p J.A Waters & Sons, Upper Nisbet 240p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Faughhill 239p Charles Wilson Limited, Oakwood 234p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Woodhead, A 230p J.Saunderson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 232p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Wester Ulston 229p Shaw Fine Meats, Woodhead, A 229p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 228p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per kilo: Boon 177p, 165p, Falsidehill 155p, Kirklands, A 147p, Wester Middleton 143p, Laidlawstiel 135p, Ellemford, Boon 133p

Lambs –  More numbers forward, weight still paying

Lambs per head – North Country Cheviot: £95 Woodside, Texel: £92 Crumhaughhill, Crookston, £91 St Leonards, Huntington, £90.50 Greenhead, R, £90, £87 (2) St Leonards, £86 Headshaw, L, Leaston, £85.50 Threepwood, £85 Corsbie, £84 St Leonards, Stoneypath, Greenhead, R, Suffolk: £88 Woodside, £87 Mossilee, £86 Braid Lea, £85.50 Hermiston, £85 Headshaw,L, Huntington, £84.50 Corsbie, The Knock, £83 Woodside, £82 St Dunstan, Threepwood, Beltex: £87.50 (2), £86 (2) Crookston, £84 Craighouse, £82 Threeburnford, £81 Craighouse, Craigsford Mains, £80 Craighouse, Lylestane, Craigsford Mains, Wester Ulston

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 216p, 201.1p Crookston, 193p Wester Ulston, 192.8p Lylestane, 192.7p Craiglea, 190p (2) Threepwood, Texel: 196.3p (2), 194p Kedzlie, 192.8p (2), 192p, 190.4p Huntington, 190p (2)Threepwood, Huntington, 186p Applecross, 184.9p Kedzlie, Suffolk: 170.7p The Knock, 170p Huntington

Ewes  – Lean show forward, harder to cash

Texel: £97 Leaston, £87 Redden, £79 St Leonards, Winkston, Suffolk: £95 (2) St Leonards, £93 Haltree, £87 Boon, North Country Cheviot: £81, £75 Adderstonshiels, £73, £69 Saughtree, £67 Haltree, Bluefaced Leicester: £79 Torwoodlee, Greyfaced: £74 Crookston, £61 Deuchrie, Boon, Kittyfield, Burnhouse Mains, Romney: £68 Towford, Cheviot Mule: £61 Woodside, Blackface: £46 Deuchrie, £45 Halterburnhead, £43 Burncastle, Deuchrie

Rams – Texel: £95 Wedderlie House, Romney: £90 Burnhouse Mains, £87 Towford