St Boswells Primestock Sale

25th March 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 25th March, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 60 Clean Cattle, 37 Cast Cows, 1440 Hoggs and 445 Ewes.

Bullocks (24) averaged  216.27p per kg and sold to 244p  (+10p on the week)
Heifers (36) averaged  216.63p per kg and sold to 245p (+2p on the week)
37 Cast Cows averaged 136.56p per kg and sold to 159p (+14p on the week) Top price £1232
1440 Hoggs averaged 188p per kg  (+3p on the week) and sold to £115 , top price 266p per kg for  Beltex Hoggs
445 Ewes averaged £70 and sold to £ 139 for Texel Ewes.   Heavy Ewes averaged £90, light ewes sold to £85 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £56

Clean Cattle per head: Longnewton £1542.24, Bee Edge £1440.60, £1429.84, £1428, Penston £1393.92, Bee Edge £1392.98, £1392.40, Penston £1375.64, Upper Nisbet £1347.80, £1337.92, Jedderfield £1331.04

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 245p Denholm Meat Supplies, 244p Foley Bros, Penston 244p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 242p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 242p, 241p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 241p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 239p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Longnewton 238p J.A Waters & Sons, Bee Edge 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Saltoun Home Farm 236p J.Saunderson Ltd, Lower Greenhill 236p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Honeyburn £1232.34, East Mains, L £1190.04, Honeyburn £1150.92, Shidlaw £1107.80, Crookhouse £1098.24

Cast Cows per kilo: Angelrow 159p, Hyndsidehill 157p (2), Bowshiel 155p, 151p, Castlemains, Duns, Ruletownhead (2), Bowshiel 149p, Priesthaugh 147p

Hoggs – more forward, trade similar on the week.

Hoggs per head: £115, £104, £100 Newton, Crathie, £99 Threepwood, £98, £95 (3)  Newton, Crathie, £92 Threepwood, Newton, Crathie, Adderstonshiels, Swinnie, £91.50 Newton, Crathie, £91 Boon, £90 Threepwood, Adderstonshiels, Swinnie, Suffolk: £105 Boghall, Woodside, £102(2), £100, £99 (2), £98.50, £96, £93.50, £93 Boghall, £92 Wester Ulston, £91 Blackburn Mill, £90.50 Boghall, Newton, Crathie (3), £90 Newton, Crathie, Threepwood, Beltex: £105, £103, £101, £99 Newton, Crathie, Cheviot.x: £100 Adderstonshiels, £98.50 Attonburn, £93 Adderstonshiels, £92.50 Attonburn, £90.50 Gilmanscleuch, £90 Adderstonshiels (3), Saughtree, Bluefaced Leicester: £99, £91 Threepwood Cottages, Charollais: £94, £90 Newton, Crathie, Blackfaced: £92 Outer Huntly, £91 Ettrickshaws, Greyfaced: £90.50 Newton, Crathie

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 266.7p, 255.6p, 254.5p, 246.8p, 240.5p, 239p, 238.1p, 234.2p Newton, Crathie, 226.5p Boon, 226.2p Newton, Crathie, 219.5p Threepwood, 218.2p Newton, Crathie, 214.3p Swinnie, 210.7p Bedrule, 209.9p Kedzlie, 208.8p, 207.5p Newton, Crathie, 205.9p Kedzlie, 204.8p Blackburn Mill, 203.8p Stoneypath, Beltex: 262.5p, 260.8p, 259p, 241.5p Newton, Crathie, Charollais: 229.3p, 209.3p Newton, Crathie, Cheviot.x: 210.5p, 206.3p Newton, Crathie, 201.2p Lanton Crag, 200p Newton, Crathie, Suffolk: 203.8p Stoneypath, Meatlinc: 202.5p Houdshall Cottage, Blackfaced: 200p (2) Stoneypath

Ewes – Another strong trade.  All types sought after

Texel: £139 New Blainslie, £129 Wester Ulston, £121 Stickle Heaton, £111 Belmont, £103 Wester Ulston, New Blainslie, £95 Belmont, £89 Heriot Mill, £87 Collielaw, New Blainslie, Suffolk: £127, £111 Thirlestane, £109 New Blainslie, £95 Heriot Mill, £93 Stickle Heaton (2), Lumsdaine, £87 Stoneypath, £85 Berryhill, Hampshire: £121 East Fortune, Beltex: £120 Threepwood, £83 Whitehaugh Steading, Lleyn: £105, £85 East Fortune, Greyfaced: £88 Graden, £86 New Blainslie, £85 Graden, Lumsdaine, £82 Burncastle, North Country Cheviot: £85 Adderstonshiels, £75 Blackburn Mill, Birneyknowe, £73 Lumsdaine, £71 Wedderlie, Blackfaced: £63 Burncastle, Lumsdaine, £61 Burncastle, £57 Stoneypath, Burncastle, Berryhill

Rams- Suffolk: £115 Woodside