St Boswells Primestock Sale

20th May 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 20th May 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 80 Clean Cattle, 48 Cast Cows, 263 Lambs, 564 Hoggs and 283 Ewes.

Bullocks (19) averaged 208p per kg and sold to 240p  ( -2.0p on the week)
Heifers (59) averaged 214p per kg and sold to 244p (-5.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 160p per kg and sold to 160p (n/c on the week)
48 Cast Cows averaged 135p per kg  and sold to 161p (-2.0p on the week) Top price £1350
263 Lambs averaged 216p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £114, top price 250p per kg for Beltex Lambs
564 Hoggs averaged 172p per kg  (-10p on the week) and sold to £113, top price 205p per kg for Texel Hoggs
283 Ewes averaged £66 and sold to £127 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £82, light ewes sold to £79 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £60

Clean Cattle per head: Longnewton £1482.08, Bee Edge £1429.84, £1418.48, £1400.54, Penston £1380.60, Willowford £1370.88, £1369.28

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 244p Denholm Meat Supplies, Wester Ulston 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 239p John Saunderson Ltd, Bee Edge 239p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 238p, 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Longnewton 236p J.A Waters & Sons, Penston 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughill 220p J.Anderson (Butchers), Upper Nisbet 219p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd

Young Bulls: Blinkbonny £1457.22, Corsbie £1453.20

Cast Cows per head: Upper Huntlywood £1350; Wester Middleton £1323.12, Berryhill £1285.92, Upper Huntlywood £1246.56, Whitrighill £1227.74, Wester Middleton £1178, Hyndlee £1162.42

Cast Cows per kilo: Hyndlee 161p, Crookston 159p, Whitrighill 157p, Wester Middleton 155p, Oakwood 153p, West Mains, L, Wester Middleton, Berryhill 149p

Lambs less,  in line with national trade.

Lambs per head: Beltex: £114 Faughill, Texel: £111 Upper Bolton, £108 Butterdean, £106, £105 Ballencrieff Mains, £104.50 Upper Bolton, £104 Ballencrieff Mains, Lochside, £102 Smailholm Mains, £101, £100 (2) Lochside, Suffolk: £106 Butterdean, Oxmuir, £104.50 Blackhill, £104 Edrom Mains

Lambs per kilo: Texel: 250p (2), 234.9p Lochside, 231.1p Ballencrieff Mains, 230.1p, 227.6p Greenhead, S, 225.8p Ballencrieff Mains, 222.2p Middlethird, 221.7p, 220.9p Smailholm Mains, 220.3p Bogend, 220p Treaty Park, Suffolk: 245p Old Melrose, 223.7p Treaty Park, 221.3p Edrom Mains, 221.1p Middlethird, 220.7p Byrewalls, Beltex: 228p Faughill

End of season show, mixed trade

Hoggs per head: Texel: £113, £104 Roundabouts, £103 Butterdean, £100 Roundabouts, £93 Headshaw, L, £90 Berryhill, Suffolk: £105(4), £104.50, £104, £101 (6) Boghall, £100 Bonjedward, £95 Butterdean, Boghall, £91 Chesters Brae, Cheviot: £90 Yetholm Mains, Charollais: £87 Berryhill, Greyfaced: £85 Putton Mill

Hoggs per kilo: Texel: 205.7p Headshaw, L, 197.3p Currie Inn, 189.8p Headshaw, L, 188.9p Craigsford Mains, 186.7p Headshaw, L, Cheviot: 195.7p Saughtree, Blackface: 195.5p Torquhan, 190.2p Bedrule, Suffolk: 185.2p Bonjedward

Texel: £127 Roundabouts, £121 Headshaw, L, £119 Butterdean, Roundabouts, £100 Upper Bolton, £93 Bonnyrigg, £91 Bogend, Brundeanlaws, Butterdean, £89 Blackhill, £87 Butterdean, Middlethird, Suffolk: £117 Woodhead, D, £97 Butterdean, £95 Headshaw, L, £92 Upper Bolton, £91 Headshaw, L, Blackhill, £90 Butterdean, £87 (2) Headshaw, L, £85 Middlethird, Wester Middleton, Charollais: £109 Faughill, Berrichon: £75 Northfield, St Abbs, Beltex: £93 Headshaw, L, £85 Laidlawstiel, Half Bred: £87 Blackhill, £81 Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £80 Butterdean, £76 Wester Middleton, £75 Middlethird, Broomilees, £73 Traprain, £71 Berryhill, North Country Cheviot: £79 The Dod, £73 Headshaw, L, £67 The Dod, Cheviot Mule: £75 Northfield St Abbs, Lleyn: £75 East Fortune, Rare Breed: £73 Cauldshiel, Jacob: £65 Broomilees, Blackface: £63 (2) Laidlawstiel, £61 Stottencleugh