St Boswells Primestock Sale

3rd June 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 3rd June 2019, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 76 Clean Cattle, 40 Cast Cows, 567 Lambs, 151 Hoggs and 314 Ewes.

Bullocks (25) averaged 212.47p per kg and sold to 244p (+3p on the week)
Heifers (50) averaged 211.65p per kg and sold to 241p (n/c on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to £1310
40 Cast Cows averaged 136p per kg and sold to 159p (-4p on the week) Top price £1326
567 Lambs averaged 233p per kg (+8p on the week) and sold to £118, top price 259p per kg for Texel Lambs
151 Hoggs sold to £98, top price 200p per kg for Texel Hoggs
Ewes averaged £62.50 and sold to £120 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £74, light ewes sold to £73 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £56

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1493.28, £1420.80, £1402.62, Penston £1381.60, £1360.72, Faughill £1353.66, Oakwood £1344, Galagate £1329.80, Wester Ulston £1328.04, Phantassie £1316.72, Penston £1315.60, £1301.90, Galagate £1304.64, Upper Nisbet £1293.60, Upper Nisbet £1292.72, £1289.36

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 244p J.A Waters & Sons, 241p and 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd,  Wester Ulston 238p (2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd and Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Penston 235p and 233p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Whitsome West Newton 232p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Faughill 231p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Upper Nisbet 227p, 226p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Traprain 226p Linton Butchers, Wester Ulston 226p Charles Wilson Limited, West Garleton 222p Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 220p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1326.10, Low Middleton £1312.52, £1087.56, East Loanend £1078.22, Grahamslaw £1060.02, Corsbie £1048.76, £1044

Cast Cows per kilo: Low Middleton 159p, Corsbie, Low Middleton 157p,  Grahamslaw 151p, Kersknowe, Shotton 149p, Kersknowe 147p, Saughtree, Corsbie 145p

Lambs – more lambs forward.  Lamb trade in line.

Lambs per head- Texel: £118 Hermiston, £117 Coltcrooks, Hermiston, £116 (2) Thirlestane, £113 Huntington, St Leonards, £112 Lochside, Thirlestane, £111.50 Lochside, £111 (3) Thirlestane, £108 Lochside, Hermiston, £107 Huntington, Thirlestane, £106 Townhead, £104 Ballencrieff Mains, £102.50 Edrom Mains, Suffolk: £116 Hallrule Mill, £106 Edrom Mains, £104 Trows, £102.50 Belmont, Thornington, £100.50 Coltcrooks, £99 Ballencrieff Mains, £97.50 Edrom Mains, £94 Redpath East End, Ladyflat, Charollais: £113 Hallrule Mill, £102 Ladyflat

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 259.5p, 257.9p, 254.5p Huntington, 254.3p Coltcrooks, 252.3p (3) Thirlestane, 251.8p Huntington, 251p St Leonards, 250p Huntington, 249.4p (2), 248.9p Thirlestane, 248.9p Lochside, 248.8p Thirlestane, 247.8p Lochside, 245.7p Huntington, 244.4p St Leonards, 243p Huntington, 242.7p Lochside, Charollais: 240.4p Hallrule Mill, Suffolk: 236.5p Coltcrooks

Hoggs per head- Charollais: £98 Coltcrooks, £86, £83, £80 Hallrule Mill, Suffolk: £97 Bonjedward, £89 Holydean, £88 Bonjedward, Cheviot.x: £88 Bonjedward, £87, £86 Langhope, Bluefaced Leicester: £85 Hartside, Blackface: £77 Elmscleugh,

Ewes- Texel: £120 Elmscleugh, £95 Lylestane, £89 Leaston, £87 Lylestane, Elmscleugh, £85 Traprain, Leetside, Suffolk: £89 Gainslaw Hill, Trows, £85 Leetside, £80 Leaston, Outerston, Greyfaced: £73 Hermiston, £71 Holydean, Hyndhope, Half Bred: £80 Bonjedward,  Bluefaced Leicester: £77 Hyndhope, Cheviot Mule: £71 Outerston, North Country Cheviot: £73, £65 Traprain, Beltex: £71 Lylestane, Meatlinc: £67 Houdshall Cottage, Zwartble: £61 Holydean, Blackface: £59, £55 Elmscleugh, £51 (2) Hutlerburn, Colmslie, Outerston