St Boswells Primestock Sale

25th February 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 25th February, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 61 Clean Cattle, 42 Cast Cows, 1068 Hoggs and 315 Ewes.
Bullocks (17) averaged 204.34p per kg and sold to  230p  (-3p on the week)
Heifers (39 ) averaged  221.13p per kg and sold to 250p (+7p on the week)
5 Young Bulls sold to £1548
42 Cast Cows averaged 118.21p per kg and sold to 181p (-10p on the week) Top price £1552.98
1068 Hoggs averaged 191p per kg  (+9p on the week) and sold to £110 , top price  293p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
315 Ewes averaged £58.91 and sold to £103 for Suffolk Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £72, light ewes sold to £67 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £44

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1490, £1466.16, Whitsome West Newton £1393.56, Bee Edge £1392.40, Penston £1371.86, £1364.88, Upper Nisbet £1364.84, Shidlaw £1358.50, Longnewton £1351.60, Penston £1342, Jedderfield £1269.68, Penston £1278.80, Smailholm Mains £1208.02, £1203.04, Wester Ulston £1193.28, Pathhead £1165.50, Wester Ulston £1140.56, Pathhead £1066.72

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 250p Forsyths of Peebles, 246p Hugh Black & Sons, Faughill 244p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 242p, 239p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughill 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Whitsome West Newton 237p Colin Peat, Bee Edge 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Nisbet 234p J & J Mather, Penston 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 226p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pathhead 226p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, 225p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 210p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Smailholm Mains 209p R.Wilson Butcher Ltd

Young Bulls: Wolfstar £1548.02, Aikeyside £1290.52

Cast Cows per head: Inland Pastures £1552.98, Kersknowe £1304.68, Inland Pastures £1159.02, Kersknowe £1154.34, Boon £1132.56, Ransfield £1128.96, Inland Pastures £1084.60, £1080.18 , Ransfield £1046.64

Cast Cows per kilo: Inland Pastures 181p, Kersknowe 169p, Inland Pastures 153p, 149p, Ransfield 147p (2), Ransfield 145p, 137p, Craigsford Mains 123p

Cast Bulls per head: Boon £1539.18, Ransfield £1148.82

Cast Bulls per kilo: Boon 153p, Ransfield  123p

Hoggs – Less numbers, trade sharper

Hoggs per head: Beltex:£110 Crookston, Bowsden Moor, £108 Faughill, £100 Bowsden Moor, £98, £97 Crookston, £95 Faughill, £92.50 Lylestane, Texel: £106 Bowsden Moor, £104.50, £102.50 Kedzlie, £102 The Lee, £101.50 Nether Howden, £100 Kedzlie, Nether Howden, The Lee, £99 Threepwood, St Dunstan, £98.50 Kedzlie, £98 Nether Howden, The Lee, £97 Lylestane, Old Melrose, £96.50, £96 (2), £95 (2) Threepwood, Suffolk: £99 Threepwood, £97 Nether Howden, £94 Threepwood, Bonjedward (2), £93.50 Bonjedward, £92.50 Nether Howden, £91.50 Graden, Cheviot.x: £97 Adderstonshiels, Earlston Road, £95 Adderstonshiels, Zwartble: £95, £91 Wells Stables, Half Bred: £89, £88 Bonjedward, Cheviot Mule: £85 Stoneypath, Hampshire: £84 Blackburn Mill, Blackface: £84 Crookston

Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 293.3p, 285.7p, 271.6p Bowsden Moor, 251.2p Faughill, 241.8p Crookston, 237.2p Lylestane, 232.4p Craiglea, 231.7p Faughill, 212.5p Craiglea, 210p Falsidehill, Texel: 244p, 237.5p Kedzlie, 237.2p The Lee, 236.7p New Blainslie, 231.3p Threepwood, 225.6p New Blainslie, 223.2p Bowsden Moor, 221p New Blainslie, 219.8p Kedzlie, 219.5p Longfaugh, 218.7p Bedrule, 214p Applecross, 211.6p Berryhill, 211.5p Swinnie, 211p Stoneypath, 209.3p Spottiswoode, 208.1p Stoneypath, 207.8p Bedrule, 206.6p Lylestane, 206.4p Old Melrose, Suffolk: 210p (2) Falsidehill, 198.6p Bowershields, 196.3p Aikeyside, 195.4p Stoneypath, Cheviot.x: 205.1p Lylestane, 196.3p Dod, Blackface: 194.9p Stoneypath

Ewes – Mixed show of Ewes.  Returns similar on the week

Suffolk: £103 Bowsden Moor, £97 Cairncross, £89 Bonjedward, £85 Craighouse, Texel: £95 New Blainslie, £87 Bonjedward, Half Bred: £85 Bonjedward, Beltex: £79 Craighouse, Cheviot Mule: £79 Halidean Mill, £73 Stoneypath, Welsh Mule: £77 Craighouse, Greyfaced: £71 North Sorrowlessfield, £71 Berryhill, £69 Cairncross, £67 Wedderlie, Hermiston, Easycare: £57 Inchkeith, North Country Cheviot: £67 Wedderlie, £65 Bellfield, £63 Whitsome East Newton, Lleyn: £53 Ruletownhead, Blackface: £45 Aikeyside, £43 Stoneypath

Rams: Texel: £101 Lylestane, £99 Benson Wemyss, Bluefaced Leicester: £101 Lylestane