St Boswells Primestock Sale

15th April 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 15th April 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 59 Clean Cattle, 44 Cast Cows, 941 Hoggs and 164 Ewes.

Bullocks (19) averaged 209.52p per kg and sold to 232p (+2p on the week)
Heifers (39) averaged 219p per kg and sold to 237p (+2p on the week)
44 Cast Cows averaged 145p per kg and sold to 189p (+3p on the week) Top price £1830
941 Hoggs averaged 188.8p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £115 , top price 250p per kg for Texel Hoggs
Ewes averaged £71.48 and sold to £130 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £87, light ewes sold to £75 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £64

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1417.26, East Mains, L £1396.20, Phantassie £1395.36, Bee Edge £1390.80, £1382.96, East Mains, L £1374.72, Bee Edge £1372.40, Penston £1354.20, £1349.04, £1347.24, Upper Nisbet £1345.50, Bee Edge £1338.60 

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 237p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Mosstower 237p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Pathhead 236p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 236p Forsyths of Peebles, 235p Shaw Fine Meats, Saltoun Home Farm 235p Foley Bros, Galagate 232p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Pathhead 229p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Galagate 226p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 225p J.A Waters & Sons

Cast Cows per head: Kedzlie £1357.90, Kersknowe £1355.82, Huntington £1346.96, Corsbie £1317.12, Marvingston £1293.68, Kersknowe £1288.98, Roxburgh Mains £1266.18, West Garleton £1243.62

Cast Cows per kilo: Kersknowe 189p, Kedzlie 185p, Kersknowe, Roxburgh Mains 177p, Saughland 171p, Bankhouse 163p, Huntington 159p, Marvingston, Bankhouse 157p, West Garleton 155p

Cast Bull: Mosstower £1830.15

Hoggs – Less hoggs forward. Again, a heavy show with an average weight of 51kgs.  SQQ 212p

Hoggs per head: Texel: £115 Traprain, £112 Hawthornside, £104, £103 Huntington, £101 Whitsome West Newton, £100 Traprain (2), £97 Boghall, Northfield St Abbs, Wester Upper Urquhart, £95.50 Wester Upper Urquhart, Traprain, £94 Hermiston (2), Swinnie, Suffolk: £112 Spotsmains, £110.50, £108 Boghall, £106 Whitsome West Newton, £104.50, £103 (2) Boghall, £102.50 Wester Upper Urquhart, Boghall, £102 Spotsmains, £101 Wester Upper Urquhart, £99 Traprain (2), Wester Upper Urquhart, £98 Northfield St Abbs, £97.50 Traprain (2), £97 Boghall (2), Whitsome West Newton, Beltex: £106, £104 Ruecastle Cottages, £99 Huntington, £98 Wester Ulston, £97 Whitsome West Newton, £95 Ruecastle Cottages, £94 Wester Ulston, £90 Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: £106 Adderstonshiels (2), £101, £100 Traprain,  £98, £97 Saughtree, £96.50, £96 Traprain, £95.50 Boghall (4), Border Leicester: £97, £94 Spotsmains, Valais Blacknose: £96.50 Bridgehaugh Mill, Romney: £95.50 Towford, Greyfaced: £95.50 Boghall, £92.50 Faughill, Boghall, £92 Wester Upper Urquhart, Boghall

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 250p, 226.2p, 225.3p Traprain, 221.6p Longfaugh, 221.3p Huntington, 220.5p Boghall, 219.8p Traprain, 215p Longfaugh, 214.6p Faughill, 213.9p Lylestane, 211.9p Swinnie, 209.5p Lauder Barns, 208.9p Hermiston, 207.6p Wester Upper Urquhart, 206.8p New Blainslie, 206p Huntington, 204.8p Lylestane, 202.7p Blackburn, 200p Wester Upper Urquhart (2) Beltex: 246.5p Ruecastle Cottages, 228.9p Faughill, 225p Lylestane, 215.9p, 212.2p Ruecastle Cottages, 207.1p Faughill, North Country Cheviot: 218.5p Traprain, 210.1p Boghall (2), 207.6p Lylestane (2), 207.5p Traprain, 205.5p Swinnie, 204.2p Saughtree, 202.3p Faughill, 200p Hawthornside, Suffolk: 215.8p Wester Upper Urquhart, 212p Traprain (2), 205.7p Wester Upper Urquhart, 204.6p New Blainslie, Romney: 201.1p Towford

Ewes – Mixed show forward, returns similar

Texel: £130 Wester Middleton, £120 Mossilee, £119 Hawthornside, £99 Wester Ulston, £89 Wester Middleton, Eilean Farm, £87, £85 Wester Middleton, £83 New Blainslie, Wester Middleton, Suffolk: £111 Meigle, £109 Hermiston, £101 Hawthornside, £97 Nether Howden, £95 Birkenside, £87 Greenknowe, £85 Mossilee, £83 New Blainslie, Lleyn: £89 Ruletownhead, £75 Thornydykes, £71 Ruletownhead, Cheviot Mule: £87 Hawthornside, £83 Wester Ulston, £79 Halidean Mill, £77 Wester Ulston, Greyfaced: £87 Birkneside, Wester Middleton, £85 Hermiston, £83 Greenknowe, £81 Thornilee Cottage, £81 Hermiston, North Country Cheviot: £75 Halidean Mill, £70 Thorlieshope, £69 Meigle, Hawthornside, Blackface: £53 Whitehope, £51 Meigle