St Boswells Primestock Sale

11th February 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 11th February, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 62 Clean Cattle, 79 Cast Cows, 1714  Hoggs and  709  Ewes.
Bullocks (18) averaged  219p per kg and sold to  240p  (+8p on the week)
Heifers (44 ) averaged  217p per kg and sold to  250p (+11p on the week)
79 Cast Cows averaged 122p per kg and sold to 177p (+5p on the week) Top price £1485
Black and White Cows 104p
1714 Hoggs averaged 193p per kg  and sold to £114 , top price  242p per kg for Texel Hoggs
Ewes averaged £57  and sold to £113  for Suffolk Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £73 , light ewes sold to £79  for Cheviot  Ewes and averaged £49

Clean Cattle per head: Longnewton £1465, Wester Middleton £1459.92, Upper Nisbet £1447.04, Penston £1439.60, Bee Edge £1418.48, Wester Middleton £1411.20, Shidlaw £1405.92

Cast Cows per head: Wester Middleton £1485.06, Buskin £1269.84, Huntington £1259.28, Mosstower £1248.48, Humebyres £1218.32, Wester Middleton £1175.46

Clean Cattle per kilo: Longnewton 250p Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston 249p Forsyths of Peebles, 247p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Middleton 245p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 244p Forsyths of Peebles, Lennoxlove 240p J.Saunderson Ltd, Wester Ulston 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 238p J.A Waters & Sons, Pathhead 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 236p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Shidlaw 232p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per kilo: Roxburgh Mains 177p, Huntington, Wester Middleton 159p, Humebyres, Craigsford Mains 157p, Mosstower 155p, 153p, Thirlestane 147p

Cast Bull per kilo: Wester Middleton 119p

Hoggs –  Good show of hoggs forward.  All types similar on the week.  Average 193p per kilo, SQQ 200p

Hoggs per head: Suffolk: £114 The Lee, £105 Graden, £103, £102.50, £100.50 Bonjedward, £97 Blegbie, £91 Belmont, Hartside, £90 Graden (2), Redpath East End, Meigle, Roxburgh Mains, Texel: £102 The Lee, £101.50 Bonjedward, £101 Blegbie, £100 Bonjedward, £98.50 Roxburgh Mains, Threepwood (2), £97 Bedrule, Newton, Crathie (2), £96.50 Springwood Lodge, Threepwood, £94.50 Kedzlie, £94 Newton, Crathie, £93 Threepwood, Kedzlie, 2 Duke Street, £92 Hartside, Newton, Crathie, £91 Threepwood, Zwartble: £109, £107 Hexpath, Beltex: £100, £94 (2) Newton, Crathie, £92 Lylestane, £91 Kedzlie, Greyfaced: £94.50 Hexpath, Romney: £94 Crailinghall Cottages, Cheviot.x: £93 Springwood Lodge, Meatlinc: £87 Houdshall Cottage, Charollais: £85.50 Berryhill, Blackface: £85 Blakehope (2)

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 242.5p, 235.9p Newton, Crathie, 232p New Blainslie, 222.4p, 221.4p Kedzlie, 220p Lylestane, 219.2p New Blainslie, 216.1p, 211.3p, 210.9p Newton, Crathie, 209.3p North Synton, Newton, Crathie, 207.6p New Blanslie, 207.5p Newton, Crathie, 206.3p Berryhill, 205p New Blainslie, 203.7p Earlston Mains, 203.5p Newton,Crathie, 203.4p Kedzlie, 202.6p Upper Samieston, Beltex: 242.3p New Blainslie, 235.3p Newton, Crathie, 232.9p Lylestane, 229.3p Newton, Crathie, 228.9p, 218.8p Faughill, 218.4p Lylestane, 208.9p Newton, Crathie, 202.5p Lylestane, Cheviot.x: 215.4p, 213p Lylestane, 202.9p East Buccleuch, 202.7p Newton, Crathie(2), 200p Lylestane, Charollais: 208.8p Berryhill, Suffolk: 205.1p Bowershields, 200p Redpath East End, 197.5p Newton, Crathie, Blackface: 197.7p Blakehope (2), Meatlinc: 192.9p Houdshall Cottage

Ewes – Big show forward.  Plenty hill types

Suffolk: £113 Meigle, £103 Threepwood, £87 Bonjedward, £85 Press Mains, Texel: £91 Blegbie, The Lee, Buskin, £89 Currie Inn, £87 Upper Samieston, Bonjedward, £85 Redpath East End, Currie Inn, £83 Wedderlie, £81 Lylestane, Cheviot Mule: £85, £81 Blegbie, Bluefaced Leicester: £85 Threepwood Cottage, Half Bred: £85 Bonjedward, North Country Cheviot: £79 South Riccalton, £75 Blegbie, £71 Wedderlie, South Riccalton, Greyfaced: £77 Hyndhope, The Lee, £75 Threepwood, £73 Blackburn, Romney: £71 Towford, Lleyn: £71 Cocklaw, Ruletownhead, £63 Ruletownhead, Cocklaw, Beltex: £71 Halidean Mill, Blackface: £61 Elmscleugh, £59 Hyndhope, Townhead, £55 Meigle, Whitehope, Swaldale: £57 Hexpath

Rams – Suffolk: £121 Belmont, £120 Heriotsfield, Texel: £111 Belmont, £101 Buskin, £100 Threeburnford, Beltex: £113 Threeburnford