St Boswells Primestock Sale

19th November 2018

At St Boswells on Monday 19th November, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep sold 71 Clean Cattle, 41 Cast Cows, 1274 Lambs and 356  Ewes.

Bullocks (28) averaged 211p per kg and sold to 239p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (42) averaged 216p per kg and sold to 250p (-10.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 190p (n/c on the week)
41 Cast Cows averaged 107p per kg and sold to 137p (-4.0p on the week) Top price £1106.30.
1274 Lambs averaged 170p per kg (+5p on the week) and sold to £95, top price 218.5p per kg for Beltex Lambs
356 Ewes averaged £60 and sold to £115 for Suffolk Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £77, light ewes sold to £71 for  Cheviot Ewes and averaged £37

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1565.10, £1478.40, Bee Edge £1474.08, £1470, £1466.16, £1464.12, £1414.32 Longnewton, £1400.56, Bee Edge £1394.82, Muircleugh £1371.44, North Synton £1367.28, Longnewton £1366.40, Upper Nisbet £1365.04, Brockholes £1336.32, Woodhead, A £1297.92

Cast Cows per head: Birkenside £1106.30, Boon £1083.36, Upper Huntlywood £1020.90

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 250p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, 249p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 249p Forsyths of Peebles, 249p Shaw Fine Meats, 246p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 245p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Longnewton 244p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 243p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Faughhill 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 239p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 235p J.A Waters & Sons, Wester Ulston 220p Charles Wilson Ltd

Cast Cows per kilo: Corsbie 137p, Firth 126p, Whitrighill 125p, Ellemford, Upper Huntlywood, Wester Middleton 123p, Mossilee 120p

Cast Bulls: Birkenside £1153.62, Upper Huntlywood £1042.32 (129p)

Lambs –  Less forward, increased trade. Average 170p, SQQ 184p

Lambs per head – Texel: £95 Crookston, £94.50 Upper Bolton, £94 Symington Mains, £93 St Leonards (2), Symington Mains, £92 Crookston, Symington Mains, £91.50 South Falaknowe, £90 Harehead, St Leonards (2), The Knock, £88 St Leonards, Wester Middleton (2), Harehead, Symington Mains, £87.50 Corsbie, £86 Rhoes Holdings, Beltex: £94 Crookston, £90 Symington Mains, £88.50 Crookston, £87 Craighouse, £86 Crookston, £85.50 Craighouse, £85 Symington Mains, £84 Faughill, Halidean Mill, £83 Wester Ulston (2), Suffolk: £93.50 Symington Mains, £93 St Leonards, Corsbie, £89 Wester Middleton, £88 Corsbie, £87, £86 Blackhill, Castleside, South Falaknowe, Berrichon: £91.50 Old Whiteburn, North Country Cheviot: £85 Earlston Road, Stow, Symington Mains, Bluefaced Leicester: £85 Harehead

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 202.4p, 200p Threepwood, 200p, 198.8p Kedzlie, 194p, 190.5p Threepwood, 188.4p The Knock, 187.1p, 186.9p Threepwood, Beltex: 218.5p, 211.2p Crookston, 207.1p Craighouse, 197.6p Halidean Mill, Wester Ulston, 196.3p Craiglea, 195.1p, 194.3p Craighouse, 193.2p Symington Mains, 192.9p Craighouse, 190.8p Wester Ulston, 188.1p Threeburnford, 185.6p Symington Mains, 185.2p Wester Ulston, North Country Cheviot: 186.8p Philiphaugh

Ewes –  Stronger show forward

Suffolk: £115 Inchkeith, £103 Spotsmains, £95 St Leonards, £79 Sunnyside, Texel: £97 St Leonards, £85 Belmont, North Country Cheviot: £71 Thorlieshope, £59, £57 Lylestane, Greyfaced: £71 St Leonards, £65 Bettyfield (2), Cheviot Mule: £63, £61 Lylestane, Easycare: £63 Inchkeith, Blackface: £37 South Falaknowe, Swaledale: £33 Broomilees

Rams- Texel: £135 Upper Bolton, £121 Myreside, Border Leicester: £111 Spotsmains