St Boswells Primestock Sale

6th May 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 6th May 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 86 Clean Cattle, 48 Cast Cows, 19 New Season Lambs, 640 Hoggs and 246 Ewes.
Bullocks (23) averaged 210p per kg and sold to 232p (-4p on the week)
Heifers (63) averaged 215.58p per kg and sold to 249p (+7p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 182p per kg and sold to 216p (n/c on the week)
44 Cast Cows averaged 135p per kg and sold to 167p (n/c on the week) Top price £1480
19 New Season Lambs averaged 232p per kg (+19p on the week) and sold to £110, top price 235p per kg for Suffolk.x Lambs
640 Hoggs averaged 184p per kg (+5p on the week) and sold to £113, top price 218p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
246 Ewes averaged £70.82 and sold to £129 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £87, light ewes sold to £81 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £63

Clean Cattle per head: £1520.64 Kedzlie, Bee Edge £1498.98, £1484.70, £1483.04, Faughill £1444.80, Bee Edge £1444.48, Woodhouse £1436, Bee Edge £1413.72, £1408.96, Faughill £1450.08, Ramrig £1350.36, Smailholm Mains £1289.40, Lower Greenhill £1277.48, Willowford £1248.36, Upper Nisbet £1213.80, Wester Ulston £1177.20, Caverton Mill £1164.72, Pathhead £1160, Upper Nisbet £1157.20, Pathhead £1113.84, £1044.12

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 249p Denholm Meats, 248p Forsyths of Peebles, 245p, 244p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 239p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Sourhope 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 238p Foley Bros, Penston 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, 232p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Faughill 228p J.A Waters & Sons, Pathhead 220p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Lower Greenhill 218p Colin Peat, Smailholm Mains 210p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Upper Nisbet 210p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

Young Bulls: Faughill £1317.60 (216p), Caverton Mill £1210.56

Cast Cows per head: Harehead £1480.36, Shotton £1272.54, Garvald Mains £1252.92, Corsbie £1234.02, Garvald Mains £1228.92, Currie Inn £1209.30, Cortleferry £1186.92, Longfaugh £1092.18
Cast Cows per kilo: Shotton, Longfaugh 167p, Garvald Mains 159p, Corsbie, Cortleferry 157p, Castlemains, Kingside 155p, Easter Middleton, Kingside 153p
Cast Bulls per head: Middlethird £1449.66, Chatto £1283.10
Cast Bulls per kilo: Sourhope 127p, Middlethird 111p

New Season Lambs per head – Suffolk: £110 Smailholm Mains, £106 Marigold, Texel: £100 Greenhead, S, £98 Peelrig
New Season Lambs per kilo – Suffolk: 235.6p Marigold, 231.6p Smailholm Mains, 231.3p Marigold, Texel: 233.3p Peelrig

Hoggs: Returns similar on the week
Hoggs per head: Texel: £113 Wormerlaw, £104 The Craggs, £96 The Lee, £95 Greenhead, S, Hallrule Mill, £94 The Lee, £93.50, £93 Whitlaw, £92 Lylestane, Suffolk: £105, £102 (2), £100, £99.50, £98.50, £97, £96.50, £95, £94 Boghall, Cheviot.x: £105 Adderstonshiels, £98(2), £96, £94 Boghall, £94 Saughtree, Adderstonshiels, £93.50, £92 Boghall, Cheviot Mule: £92.50 Berryhill, Greyfaced: £91, £88 Boghall, Blackface: £84 Blackcruik Farming
Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 218.8p, 207.3p Faughill, 200p Lylestane, Texel: 211.1p Hallrule Mill, 200p Currie Inn, Lylestane (2), The Lee, Whitlaw, Cheviot: 209.1p Boghall, 208.8p Lylestane, 207p Swinnie, 204.5p Saughtree, 202.6p The Dod, 200p Boghall, Meatlinc: 200p Houdshall Cottage

Ewes – All types sought after
Texel: £129 Roxburgh Mains, £125 The Craggs, £109 Roxburgh Mains, £107 Hermiston, £101 Woodhouse, £95 New Blainslie, £93 Woodhouse, £91 New Blainslie, £90 The Craggs, £89 Woodhouse, £87 Greenhead, S, Hermiston (2), £85 Over Langshaw, The Craggs, Suffolk: £107 Woodhouse, £91 Cortleferry, Hermiston, £87 Symington Mains, £85 The Craggs, £83 Hallrule Mill, Chesters Brae, Greyfaced: £83 Symington Mains, £81 Woodhouse, £79 New Blainslie, Berryhill, North Country Cheviot: £81 Adderstonshiels, £77 Earlston Road, £75 Adderstonshiels, £72 South Riccalton, Cheviot Mule: £75 Fairnilee, Blackface: £69 Douglasdale, £59 The Lee, £57, £53 Cortleferry, Easycare: £63 Headshaw, A