At St Boswells on Monday 18th February, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 56 Clean Cattle, 74 Cast Cows, 1212 Hoggs and 504 Ewes.
Bullocks (17) averaged 207p per kg and sold to 224p (-12p on the week)
Heifers (37 ) averaged 214p per kg and sold to 258p (-3p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 190p per kg and sold to 232p (n/c on the week)
74 Cast Cows averaged 128p per kg and sold to 173p (+6p on the week) Top price £1391
1212 Hoggs averaged 182p per kg (-10p on the week) and sold to £108 , top price 270p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
504 Ewes averaged £52 and sold to £140 for Beltex Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £70, light ewes sold to £83 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £42
Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1480.92, £1467.18, Jedderfield £1442.04, Bee Edge £1405.30, Shidlaw £1379.84, Lennoxlove £1375.36, Bee Edge £1364.16, Penston £1349.92, Phantassie £1348.20, Upper Nisbet £1339.50
Cast Cows per head: Inland Pastures £1391.94, Mosstower £1328.22, Inland Pastures £1289.24, Buskin £1230.88, Inland Pastures £1220.10, Mosstower £1164.50, Wester Middleton £1157.10
Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 258p Forsyths of Peebles, 247p Foley Bros, Wester Middleton 236p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Penston 236p (2) J.F Finlay & Co Ltd and Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Wester Ulston 236p Charles Wilson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 235p Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 235p Forsyths of Peebles, 232p Foley Bros, Penston 231p Forsyths of Peebles, Shidlaw 224p J.A Waters & Sons, Lennoxlove 224p J.Saunderson Ltd
Cast Cows per kilo: Shaws 173p, 171p, Inland Pastures 171p, 167p (2), Buskin, Mosstower 157p,
Hoggs – Less numbers forward, trade easier
Hoggs per head: Texel: £108 Sydenham, £103 Threepwood, £100 Headshaw, L, £98 Whitrighill, £97 Kedzlie, £96 Bonjedward, £95 Whitrighill (2), North Synton, Newton, Crathie, £93 Whitlaw, £90 Kedzlie (3), Headshaw, L, Newton, Crathie, Beltex: £108 Newton, Crathie, £105 Attonburn Farm Cottage, £94 Huntington, £94, £92, £91 Newton, Crathie, Suffolk: £100 Headshaw, L, £97 Bonjedward (2), Headshaw, L, £95.50, £95, £93 Bonjedward, Charollais: £97, £96 Falsidehill, Zwartble: £96 Woodlands, North Country Cheviot: £89 Bowmont Farming, £87 Blegbie, £86 Bonjedward, North Synton (2), Blackface: £80 Blakehope
Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 270p, 249.3p, 235p, 227.2p Newton, Crathie, 211.2p Huntington, 201.2p Boon, Texel: 228.9p Threepwood, 222.2p Headshaw, L, Newton, Crathie, 215.6p Kedzlie, 215p Muircleugh, 213.9p Berryhill, 211.9p Threepwood, 210.7p Newton, Crathie, 204.9p Swinnie, 202.4p Earlston Mains, 200p Whitlaw, Newton, Crathie, , 198.6p Elmbank, 198.7p Whitlaw, 198p Falsidehill, 196.6p Earlston Mains, 193.9p Threepwood, 193.8p Whitlaw, 193.6p Muircleugh, 191.5p Kedzlie, North Country Cheviot: 198.8p The Dod, 198.7p Newton, Crathie, 195.2p Headshaw, L (2), 195p Bowmont Farming, Suffolk: 193.2p Muircleugh, 191.8p Threepwood, 191.1p Elmbank, 190.2p Headshaw, L, Cheviot.x: 193.7p Newton, Crathie, Blackface: 187.2p Newton, Crathie
Ewes – similar on the week.
Beltex: £140 Attonburn Farm Cottage, Texel: £120 Attonburn Farm Cottage (2), Charollais: £103 Falsidehill, Suffolk: £101 Woodside, Bluefaced Leicester: £91 Laidlawstiel (2), Zwartble: £85, £81 Eildon Mains, North Country Cheviot: £83 Soutra Mains, £81 Adderstonshiels, £69 Blegbie, Headshaw, L, £67 Woodside, £66 Adderstonshiels, Lleyn: £69, £67 Dolphinston, £65 Trabrown, Greyfaced: £67 Eagle House, Lumsdaine, Nether Kidston, £65 Lumsdaine, £63 Broomilees, Cheviot Mule: £67 Woodside, Blackface: £57 Hartside, £49 Lumsdaine, Hartside, £45 Hartside, £43 Lumsdaine, £41 Hartside, Jacob: £55 Leaderfoot