St Boswells Primestock Sale

14th January 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 14th January, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 48 Clean Cattle, 35 Cast Cows, 1214 Hoggs and 472 Ewes.
Bullocks (21) averaged 211.4p per kg and sold to 233p (+5p on the week)
Heifers (27) averaged 222.5p per kg and sold to 245p (+11p on the week)
35 Cast Cows averaged 124p per kg and sold to 209p (+15p on the week) Top price £1515
1214 Hoggs averaged 191p per kg (-1p on the week) and sold to £103, top price 242p per kg for Beltex Hoggs.
472 Ewes averaged £60 and sold to £119 for Suffolk Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £79, light ewes sold to £81 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £49

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1416.64, £1411.20, £1394.68, £1371.24, Lennoxlove £1355.96, Upper Nisbet £1343.84, Traprain £1318.68, Faughill £1306.24, Willowford £1277.58, Lennoxlove £1230.78

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 245p Forsyths of Peebles, Sourhope 242p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Penston 241p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 237p Charles Wilson Ltd, 236p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, 233p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Smailholm Mains 229p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Papple 224p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Gospelhall 224p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per head: Inland Pastures £1515.54, £1333.42, £1328.54, £1306.50, £1214.04, Huntington £1162.90, £1079.52, Shidlaw £1063.86

Cast Cows per kilo: Inland Pastures 209p, 201p (3), 181p, Huntington 173p, 145p, Grahamslaw 143p, 141p, Whitriggs 137p
Cast Bull: Wedderlie £1403.52 (129p per kilo)

Hoggs – Less numbers forward, returns similar
Hoggs per head: Beltex: £103 Crookston, £100 Threeburnford, £99.50 (2), £99, £98.50, £98 Crookston, £96 Threeburnford, £92 Lylestane, Texel: £95 Threepwood, Greenhead, R, £94.50 Threepwood, Whitlaw, £93 Faughill, £92.50 Lylestane, Whitlaw, £92 Threepwood (2), Lower Ashtrees, £90 Pikiestane, Broomilees, Chesters Brae, Suffolk: £93 Belmont, £92 Chesters Brae, £91.50 Broomilees, £91 Chesters Brae, £90 Graden (2), Fairnilee, Corsbie, Faughill, Adderstonshiels, Blackburn, North Country Cheviot: £92.50, £89 Adderstonshiels, £88 Traprain, Bluefaced Leicester: £90, £85 Newbigging Walls, Greyfaced: £85 Broomilees, Blackface: £82.50 Threeburnford

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 242.4p Crookston, 235.9p Lylestane, 229p Crookston, 214.6p Craigsford Mains, 214.3p Lylestane, 207.5p, 197.7p Threeburnford, 196.7p Faughill, 195.9p Threeburnford, 194.2p Heriotsfield, Texel: 238.5p Faughill, 225.6p Lylestane, 225p Threepwood, 221.1p Lylestane, 219p Threepwood, 212.7p Whitlaw, 211.8p Pikiestane, 207.5p Fairnilee, 207p Falsidehill, 206.8p Applecross, 204.9p, 204.4p Lower Ashtrees, 203.8p Currie Inn, 202.6p Fairnilee, 202.5p, 202.4p, 200p Lylestane, 200p Blackburnrigg, Shielsknowe, Stoneypath, North Country Cheviot: 202.6p Whitefield, E, 201.3p Traprain, 201.3p, 197.6p The Dod, 193.8p Carcant (2), Suffolk: 202.4p Swinnie, 201.2p Graden, The Knock, Stoneypath, 200p Fairnilee, The Knock, 198.9p Threepwood, 197.6p Fairnilee, 197.5p Currie Inn, 197.1p Shielsknowe, 196.3p Craigsford Mains, 194p Blackburnrigg, 193.5p Stoneypath, Greyfaced: 196.3p Laidlawstiel, 196.1p Blackhouse, 193.5p Fairnilee, 183.3p Threeburnford

Ewes – similar trade
Suffolk: £119 Symington Mains, £101 Greenhead, R, £95 Philiphaugh, £91 Symington Mains, £81 Hyndsidehill, Texel: £111 Philiphaugh, Greenhead, R, £109 Cragside, £107 Lylestane, £91 Currie Inn, Lower Ashtrees, Faughill, £89 Symington Mains, Hyndsidehill, Bluefaced Leicester: £95 Newbigging Walls, £81 Philiphaugh, Beltex: £91 Heriotsfield, £85 Laidlawstiel, Cheviot Mule: £89, £77 Philiphaugh, North Country Cheviot: £81, £75 Philiphaugh, £73 Earlston Road, Greyfaced: £71 Cheeklaw Brae, Gateshaw, £69 Symington Mains, £65 Faughill, Blackface: £71 Hartside, £69 Tinnis, £65 Threeburnford, £51 Burncastle