St Boswells Primestock Sale

29th April 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 29th April 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 70 Clean Cattle, 60 Cast Cows, 30 New Season Lambs, 1154 Hoggs and  327 Ewes.

Bullocks (21) averaged 214.73p per kg and sold to 232p  (+1p on the week)
Heifers (49) averaged 208.27p per kg and sold to 242p (n/c on the week)
60 Cast Cows averaged 148.4p per kg and sold to 183p ( +4p on the week) Top price £1370
30 New Season Lambs averaged 213p per kg and sold to £110, top price 239p
1154 Hoggs averaged 177p per kg  (n/c on the week) and sold to £109, top price 224p per kg for Texel Hoggs
327 Ewes averaged £64.55 and sold to £130 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £85, light ewes sold to £79 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £60

Clean Cattle per head: Yester Mains £1442.56, Longnewton £1412.64, Bee Edge £1408.96, 1389.92, £1364.16, Upper Nisbet £1354.88, Faughill £1345.52, Upper Nisbet £1345.50, Kedzlie £1343.22, Upper Nisbet £1331.52, Wester Ulston £1312.42, Caverton Mill £1311.38, Upper Nisbet £1292.72, Penston £1288.94, Upper Nisbet £1260.96, Galagate £1240.12

Clean Cattle per kilo: Faughill 242p Forsyth of Peebles, Penston 240p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 238p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Wester Ulston 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 238p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, 232p (2) Forsyth of Peebles, Shaw Fine Meats, Upper Nisbet 232p Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 228p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Pathhead 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Galagate 227p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Saltoun Home Farm 226p John Saunderson Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Leaston £1369.40, Monteith Houses £1284.70, Cockburn £1274.44, Monteith Houses £1271.70, Oakwood £1255.50, Brothershiels £1240.30, Garvald Mains £1232.28, Monteith Houses £1224.30, Wester Middleton £1186.14, Corsbie £1171.98

Cast Cows per kilo: Fordel Parks 175p, Wester Middleton 171p, Bedrule 169p, Leaston, Nether Howden, Bedrule 167p, Yester Mains, Wester Middleton, Corsbie 165p,  Marchcleugh 163p

Cast Bulls: Nether Howden £1294.70 (121p), Cockburn £1244.74

New Season Lambs per head: Suffolk: £110, £104 Ladyflat, £100 Catlins, Ladyflat, Texel: £100 (2) Broadmeadows, Charollais: £97 Ladyflat

New Season Lambs per kilo: Suffolk: 239.1p Ladyflat, 238.1p Catlins, 232.6p, 229.2p Ladyflat, Texel: 238.1p, 219.8p Braodmeadows, Charollais: 236.6p (2) Ladyflat

Hoggs: Very mixed show.  A lot of weight forward

Hoggs per head: Texel: £109 Huntington, £99.50 Blegbie, £95 Bettyfield, £94 Chesters Brae, Bedrule, £93.50 (2) Bedrule, £93 Bettyfield, Lylestane (2), Bonjedward, Suffolk: £106, £103 (3), 102.50, £102, £101 Boghall, £99 Bonjedward, Boghall (2), £98 Boghall, Haltree, Beltex: £107 (2), £104 Whitsome West Newton, Cheviot: £105 Adderstonshiels, £100 Thorlieshope, £98, £97 (2), £96 Boghall, £95 Adderstonshiels, £94 Saughtree,Hampshire: £99 Kersmains, Charollais: £97 Bedrule, Blackface: £87.50, £87 Bedrule

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 224.1p Lylestane, 216.9p New Blainslie, 214p, 204.9p, 204.7p Bedrule, 204.5p Swinnie, 204.4p Lylestane, 203.3p Bedrule, 202.5p Inchkeith, 202.4p Swinnie, 200p Bedrule, Meatlinc: 211.3p Houdshall Cottage, Cheviot: 208.7p Boghall, 207.1p Lylestane, 202.2p Saughtree, Suffolk: 208.1p Bedrule, 207p Bonjedward, Beltex: 204p, 203.8p Whitsome West Newton, Blackface: 197.4p (2) Boreland

Ewes: Trade similar

Suffolk: £130 Huntington, £99 Catlins, £93 Haltree, £89 (3) Venchen, £87, £86 Ladyflat, £85 Haltree, Blackhill, C, £80 Haltree, Texel: £117 Catlins, Leaston, £107 Broadmeadows, £100 Huntington, £97(2) Leaston, £89 Bedrule, Fountainhall, Broadmeadows, £87 Leaston, £85 Townhead, Brothershiels, £83 Clarilaw, The Challenge, £81 Lylestane, £80 Huntington, Lleyn: £99, £77 Collielaw, Half Bred: £89 Blackhill, C, £85 Bonjedward, Bluefaced Leicester: £87, £85 Hartside, Charollais: £86 Ladyflat, Cheviot Mule: £83 Wester Ulston, Meigle £81 Fountainhall, Hampshire: £83 Over Blainslie, Border Leicester: £83 Deuchrie,  Greyfaced: £81 Venchen, £79 Blackburnrigg, £77 Crosslaw, £75 Bettyfield, Meigle, £73 Deuchrie, £71 The Challenge, Venchen, Broomiebank, Beltex: £87 Wester Ulston, £80 Laidlawstiel, North Country Cheviot: £79, £73 Wester Ulston, £67 Haltree, £65 Halidean Mill, Romney: £73 Pitt Street, Blackface: £63 Kersknowe, Hartside, £57 Lauderhill, £51 Meigle