At St Boswells on Monday 11th March, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 74 Clean Cattle, 39 Cast Cows, 1186 Hoggs and 184 Ewes.
Bullocks (22) averaged 204.52p per kg and sold to 233p (+1p on the week)
Heifers (52) averaged 212.89p per kg and sold to 248p (-1p on the week)
39 Cast Cows averaged 124.58p per kg and sold to 161p (+5p on the week) Top price £1170.12
1186 Hoggs averaged 193.8p per kg (+11.1p on the week) and sold to £116 , top price 263p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
184 Ewes averaged £67 and sold to £125 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £83, light ewes sold to £75 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £53
Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1507.84, £1416.10, £1404.00, £1398.40, £1383.16, Upper Nisbet £1349.76, Wester Ulston £1251.20, Crookhouse £1236.06, Nisbet £1233.80, Pathhead £1220.92, Nisbet £1208, Lower Greenhill £1206.84
Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 248p Denholm Meat Supplies, 245p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 244p Foley Bros, Penston 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 233p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 230p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Wester Ulston 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Lower Greenhill 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 222p J.A Waters & Sons
Cast Cows per head: Huntington £1170.12, £1168.86, Muircleugh £1096.64, Humebyres £1084.60, New Blainslie £1073.28, Huntington £1069.08, Wester Middleton £1052.94
Cast Cows per kilo: Wester Middleton, Huntington 161p, Huntington 151p, Muircleugh 149p, Huntington 147p, Humebyres 145p, Hermiston 135p, Shidlaw, Huntington, Nether Howden 133p
Cast Bull: Hyndsidehill £1317.42 (117p per kg)
Hoggs – Trade sharper
Hoggs per head: Beltex: £116 Threeburnford, £114, £110, £108 Newton, Crathie, £106 Faughill, £105 Heriotsfield, £104 (2) Newton, Crathie, £101 Heriotsfield, £100 (3) Newton, Crathie, £100 Faughill, £99 Threeburnford, £96 Newton, Crathie, £92 Heriotsfield, £90 Faughill, Suffolk: £106, £98, £95 Bonjedward, £95 Blegbie, £95 Longwood, Blegbie, £93 Newton, Crathie, Bonjedward, Blackburn, Texel: £103 (2), £102, £99 (3) Newton, Crathie, £98 The Burrows, Newton, Crathie, £95.50 Swinnie, £95, £94 Newton, Crathie, £94 Hallrule Mill, Bonjedward, £90 Earlston Mains, Greyfaced: £92 Milrighall, £85 Newton, Crathie, Cheviot.x: £91.50 The Burrows, £87 Lanton Crag, £86 Thornington (2), Blegbie, Dod, £85 Newton, Crathie, Half Bred: £87.50 Bonjedward, Meatlinc: £85.50 Houdshall Cottage, Charollais: £83 Woodhouse, £82 Hallrule Mill
Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 263.6p Threeburnford, 259.3p Heriotsfield, 256p Newton, Crathie, 252.5p Heriotsfield, 251p, 247.6p, 245.5p, 245.2p, 244.4p, 243.9p Newton, Crathie, 236.8p Faughill, 222.2p Newton, Crathie, 219p Heriotsfield, 214.7p, 210.5p The Craggs, Texel: 257.5p, 254.3p, 231.8p, 227.9p Newton, Crathie, 224.7p Swinnie, 223.8p Hallrule Mill, 220p (2) Newton, Crathie, 216.9p Earlston Mains, 215.2p Newton, Crathie, 211p Currie Inn, 208.8p Broom, 207.8p Stickle Heaton, 206.1p Broom, 202.7p Ruletownhead, Earlston Mains, 202.5p Kedzlie, 202.1p, 200p Newton, Crathie, Cheviot.x: 212.5p Newton, Crathie, 207.2p Dod, 207.1p Lanton Crag, 204.8p Blegbie, 203.7p Newton, Crathie, 201.2p, 200p Broom, Suffolk: 203.7p Blackburnrigg, 202.6p Broom, 200p The Craggs, Currie Inn, Meatlinc: 203.6p, 200p Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: 202.7p, 195.1p Blakehope, Charollais: 201.3p, 200p Woodhouse
Ewes – Mixed show forward, returns similar.
Texel: £125, £119 Stickle Heaton, £119, £111 Eildon Mains, £105 Blackburn Cottages, £99 Wells Stables, £95 Townhead, £93 Stickle Heaton, Woodhouse, £90 The Craggs, Charollais: £101 Faughill, Hampshire: £90 Townhead, Half Bred: £87 Bonjedward, Suffolk: £83 Stickle Heaton, Greyfaced: £77 Elwartlaw, £71 Woodhouse, £67 Falside, North Country Cheviot: £75 Blegbie, £69 Bonjedward, Lleyn: £47 Ellemford, Blackfaced: £53, £37 Bowland