At St Boswells on Monday 7th January, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 77 Clean Cattle, 25 Cast Cows, 2100 Hoggs and 756 Ewes.
Bullocks (23) averaged 206p per kg and sold to 239p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (52) averaged 211p per kg and sold to 248p (n/c on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 162p per kg and sold to 166p (n/c on the week)
25 Cast Cows averaged 109p per kg and sold to 163p (n/c on the week) Top price £1147
2100 Hoggs averaged 192.1p per kg and sold to £113, top price 240p per kg for Beltex Hoggs.
756 Ewes averaged £60.40 and sold to £151 for Charollais Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £83, light ewes sold to £77 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £47
Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1418.48, Upper Nisbet £1413, Lennoxlove £1381.42, Bee Edge £1380.16, Longnewton £1377.08, £1373.76, Bee Edge £1366.40, Penston £1363.44, Housebyres £1347.84, Lennoxlove £1340.28
Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 248p, 247p, 242p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 239p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 238p Foley Bros, Sourhope 238p, 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Housebyres 234p Shaw Fine Meats, Sourhope 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 233p J.Saunderson Ltd
Young Bull: Wolfstar £1469.16
Cast Cows per head: Philiphaugh £1111.66, Shidlaw £1013.46
Cast Cows per kilo: Philiphaugh 163p, Corsbie 131p, Shidlaw 127p
Hoggs – Large show. All types sought after. Average – 192p, SQQ – 197p
Hoggs per head-Texel: £113, £106 Crookston, £105 Lower Ashtrees, £104 Wantonwalls, Huntington, £102 Bonjedward, £101 Bedrule, £98 Hermiston, Wantonwalls, £97.50 Bedrule, £97 Threepwood, Fountainhall, Muircleugh, £96 Huntington, £95.50 Butterdean, £95 Bettyfield, £94 Butterdean, Wantonwalls, Corsbie, Beltex: £107, £102, £99 Crookston, £94 Faughhill, Craighouse, £93 Craiglea, £92 Crookston, £90 Threeburnford, £89.50 Craighouse, £89 Halidean Mill, £88.50 Threeburnford, £88 Craighouse, Suffolk: £104 Huntington, £103.50 Butterdean, £103 Aikeyside, £102, £99 Bonjedward, £98 Butterdean, £97 Threepwood, Fountainhall, £96 Bonjedward (2), Wester Middleton, £94 Wester Middleton, Bonjedward, Butterdean, £93 Hermiston, Threepwood, £92 Pogbie House, Hermiston, £90 Thornington, Chesters Brae, North Country Cheviot: £104, £100 Philiphaugh, £86.50 Earlston Road, £85 Belmont, Greyfaced: £96 Crookston, Blackface: £80.50 Burncastle
Hoggs per kilo – Texel: 240p Huntington, 230.6p Fleurs, 219p Threepwood, 216.7p Boon, 215.4p Upper Samieston, 214.3p St Leonards, 212p Threepwood, 211.6p Bedrule, 206.6p Cheeklaw Brae, 206.2p Belford on Bowmont, 205p Wantonwalls, 204.8p New Blainslie, 204.4p Butterdean, 202.6p Craighouse, 202.5p New Blainslie, 202.4p Applecross, 202.4p St Leonards, 201.2p Hermiston, 200p Cheeklaw Brae, Stoneypath, Beltex: 236p, 232.9p Crookston, 230.8p Threeburnford, 222.5p Halidean Mill, 220p Craighouse, 218.6p Faughhill, 218.1p Threeburnford, 212.5p Crookston, 210.3p Craiglea, 205.4p Townhead, 201.2p Craighouse, 200p Fleurs, Suffolk: 203.7p Trabrown, 200p Swinnie, 198.8p Belford on Bowmont (2), 197.7p Threepwood, 197.5p Belford on Bowmont, 196.4p, 194.3p Bedrule, 194p New Blainslie, Marigold, North Country Cheviot: 200p Craighouse, 195.4p Belmont, 195.3p Belford on Bowmont, 193.6p Middlesknowes, 193.4p Belford on Bowmont, Greyfaced: 196.4p Craighouse, 196.2p Threeburnford, Blackface: 192.1p Bedrule
Ewes – More numbers forward, returns similar.
Charollais: £151 Falsidehill, Texel: £121 Butterdean, £99 Hermiston, £97 Blackadder Mains, Wester Ulston, £95 Crailing Nook, Townhead, £93 Blackadder Mains, £91 Butterdean, Craighouse, £90 Eilean, Suffolk: £113 Westerhall, £111, £99 Pogbie House, £99 Wester Ulston, £97 Hermiston, Ecclaw, £95 Butterdean, Beltex:£89 Craighouse, £85 Brotherstone, Bluefaced Leicester: £83 Townhead, Wester Ulston, North Country Cheviot: £77 North Synton, £75 Belford on Bowmont, £71 Springwood, Roussin: £77 Woodhouse, Cheviot Mule: £75 Craighouse, Greyfaced: £75 Ecclaw, £73 Butterdean, £69 St Leonards, Burncastle, Berrichon: £75 Springwood, Meatlink: £69 Houdshall, Blackface: £61 Middlesknowes, £47 Burncastle (2), Middlesknowes, £41 Townhead