St Boswells Primestock Sale

28th January 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 28th January, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 50 Clean Cattle, 70 Cast Cows, 1945 Hoggs and 363 Ewes.

Bullocks (15) averaged 214p per kg and sold to 243p  (-1.6p on the week)
Heifers (35) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 243p (-1.8p on the week)
70 Cast Cows averaged 132p per kg and sold to 208p (+5.0p on the week) Top price £1564 Wester Middleton
1945 Hoggs averaged 196p per kg (+5p on the week) and sold to £122, top price 256p per kg for Beltex Hoggs.
Ewes averaged £63.74 and sold to £143 for Texel Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £74, light ewes sold to £75 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £50

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1506.60, Traprain £1453.90, Penston £1443.42, Bee Edge £1417.08, £1399.44, Upper Nisbet £1358.88, Penston £1343.16, New Blainslie £1338.12, Upper Nisbet £1288, Smailholm Mains £1265.60, West Garleton £1264.84

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 243p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Bee Edge 241p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 237p Forsyths of Peebles, 234p Shaw Fine Meats, Greenknowe 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 228p J.A Waters & Sons, Smailholm Mains 226p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Little Spott 223p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Wester Middleton £1564.46, Mosstower £1507.18, £1458.48, Inland Pasture £1406.24, £1372, Wester Middleton £1271, £1252.80, Inland Pasture £1250.48, Wester Middleton £1228.92

Cast Cows per kilo: Penston 208p, Inland Pasture 203p, 187p, Wester Middleton, Mosstower 179p, Mosstower 177p, Inland Pasture 175p, Towford 169p (2)

Cast Bull per head: Haltree £1220.08

Cast Bulls per kilo: Marchcleugh 131p, 125p

Hoggs –  good show of hoggs forward. Quality hoggs sharper.  Average 196p, SQQ 204p

Hoggs per head: Texel: £122, £116 Butterdean, £105 Faughill, £104 Legars, £103 Wester Ulston, £102 Shoestanes, £101 Falahill, Shoestanes, Middlethird, £98 Blainslie, New Blainslie, Headshaw, L (2), Threepwood, Wester Ulston, Kedzlie, £97 Bonjedward, £96.50 Threepwood, £96 New Blainslie, Kedzlie, Suffolk: £116 Butterdean, £102 Bonjedward, £100 Blegbie, £99 Newton, £98 Falahill, £97 Bonjedward, £96 St Dunstan, Faughill, £94 Middlethird, £93 Boon, Threepwood, £92 Boon, Beltex: £113, £110 (2), £107 Crookston, £106 Craiglea, £105 Crookston, £104 (2) Newton, £100 Craiglea, £99 Faughill, £98 Lochside, £95 Newton, £94 Craiglea, £90 Boon, Lylestane, Cheviot: £93.50 Blegbie, £92 Adderstonshiels, North Synton, Cheviot Mule: £91 Blegbie, Greyfaced: £90 Broomilees

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 256.8p Newton, 252.4p Craiglea, 240.5p, 236.4p Newton, 235p Craiglea, 232.9p Faughill, 225p Lylestane, 222.5p Craiglea, 221.1p Craigsford Mains, 212.3p The Craggs, 211.8p Boon, 208.3p Craiglea, 205.2p Wedderlie, Texel: 242p New Blainslie, 238.6p Faughill, 230p New Blainslie, 229.8p Threepwood, 229p, 221.4p, 221.2p New Blainslie, 219.5p Threepwood, 213.3p Lylestane, 211p, 209.5p New Blainslie, 208.7p Threeburnford, 206.7p Kedzlie, 205p Lochside, 202.6p Craigsford Mains, 202.2p Traprain, Headshaw, L, 202p Halidean Mill, Cheviot: 211.4p Newton, 200p Traprain (2), Suffolk: 198.8p Wester Middleton, The Knock

Ewes –  Texel: £143 Headshaw, L, £119 Blegbie, £113, £111 Shoestanes, £103, £97 Upper Ashtrees, £97 Hermiston, £95 Middlethird, Headshaw, L, £93 Lochside, £90 Collielaw, £87 Brothershiels, Suffolk: £117 Spotsmains, £109 Legars, £91 Hermiston, Haltree, £87 Lochside, £85 Brothershiels, £83 Butterdean, £81 Middlethird (2), £80 Bonjedward, Bluefaced Leicester: £89 Hartside, Charollais: £87 Faughill, Cliftonhill, Beltex: £87 Threeburnford, Redden, £85 Brotherstone, North Country Cheviot: £75 Headshaw, L, £71 Haltree, Half Bred: £77 Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £71 Lochside, Redden, £69 Butterdean, £65 Faughill, Meatlinc: £67 Houdshall Cottage, Lleyn: £63, £61 Cliftonhill, Blackface: £61, £55 Elmscleugh, £55 Burncastle, £53, £51 Hartside