St Boswells Primestock Sale

24th June 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 24th June Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 72 Clean Cattle, 51 Cast Cows, 788 Lambs and 203 Ewes.

Bullocks (32) averaged 200p per kg and sold to 224p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (40) averaged 208p per kg and sold to 238p (n/c on the week)
51 Cast Cows averaged 122p per kg and sold to 153p (n/c on the week) Top price £1233
788 Lambs averaged 210p per kg (-7.0p on the week)  and sold to £115, top price 229.8p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £82 and sold to £111 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £90, light ewes sold to £85 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £68

Clean Cattle per head: Woodhouse £1358.30, Penston £1357, Upper Nisbet £1346.40, Venchen £1335.18, Woodhouse £1336.08, Bee Edge £1317.84, Snawdon £1308.32, Bee Edge £1304.64, £1299.48, Nisbet £1297.52, Venchen £1288.32, Willowford £1273.60

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Woodhouse 235p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 230p Denholm Meat Supplies, Haughhead 228p J.Saunderson Ltd, Woodhouse 228p Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 228p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 226p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester UIston 224p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 222p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Snawdon 221p Colin Peat, Upper Nisbet 220p J.A Waters & Sons, Wester Ulston 219p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 216p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Corsbie £1233, Ruletownhead £1161.84, Blackhouse, R £1113.50, New Blainslie £1103.02, Thirlestane £1057.64, Ramrig £1049.58, Bowshiel £1037.76

Cast Cows per kilo: Ramrig 153p, Dunslaw 145p, Shotton, Bellstruther 143p, Shotton, Bowshiel, Ruletownhead, Bellstruther 141p

Lambs –  less sheep forward, returns slightly less

Lambs per head: Texel: £115 Headshaw, L, Belmont, £110 Huntington, £108 Symington Mains, East Gordon, £107 Headshaw, L, North Synton, £105 Thornington, £103 St Leonards, £101 Corsbie, £100 Byrewalls, £99.50 New Blainslie, £99 Corsbie, £98.50 Greenhead, R, £98 Belmont, Wester Middleton, £96.50 Marvingston, £95 North Synton, Symington Mains (2) Charollais: £114 Middlestead, Suffolk: £109 East Gordon, £108 Cathpair, £100 Belmont, £99 Smailholm Mains, £97.50 Wester Middleton, £97 Marvingston, Stickle Heaton, £96.50 Edrom Mains, Corsbie, £96 (2) Coltcrooks, £95.50 Headshaw, L, £95 Wester Middleton, £94.50 Headshaw, L, £93.50 Byrewalls, £93 Haltree, Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, Cathpair, £92.50 Fairlaw, £92 Wester Middleton, Beltex: £108, £95 Craiglea, £92 Symington Mains, Old Melrose Lodge, £91 Haltree, £90 Old Melrose Road, Hampshire: £105 Berrymoss, £101 Fairlaw, Zwartble: £94 Stickle Heaton, North Country Cheviot: £88 Symington Mains

Lambs per kilo: Beltex: 229.8p Craiglea, 224.4p Symington Mains, Old Melrose Lodge, 220.9p Craiglea, 219.5p Old Melrose Road, 214.1p Haltree, Texel: 223.9p St Leonards, 223.4p Huntington, 220.7p Symington Mains, 220.5p Huntington (2), 220.4p Symington Mains, 219.3p Marvingston, 218.1p Coltcrooks, 217.3p Lochside, 217p Belmont, 215.9p Symington Mains (2), St Leonards, 215.7p Huntington, 215.3p St Leonards, 215.2p Corsbie, 214.6p Lochside, 214.1p Greenhead, R, 214p Lochside, North Synton

Ewes – Mixed show forward, similar trade

Texel: £111 Pirnie, £105, £99 Huntington, £99 Pirnie, £97 Huntington, £95 Belmont, Haymount, £91 Edrom Mains, Middlestead, £89 Old Greenlaw, £87 Huntington, Middlestead, Bedrule (2), £85 Pirnie, Suffolk: £103 Belmont, £100 Huntington, £97 Marvingston, £95 Huntington, £93 The Shieling, £91 Middlestead, £90 Bowland, £89 Symington Mains, Marvingston, £83 Inchkeith, Half Bred: £95 Symington Mains, Beltex: £91 Craiglea, £87, £81 Whiteburn, Greyfaced: £91 Haymount, £87 Bowland, £85 New Blainslie, £84 Haymount, £78 Myreside, £77 Shankend, Howahill, North Country Cheviot: £85 Bowmont Farming, £81 Traprain, £73 Bowmont Farming, Cheviot Mule: £82 Lylestane, Easycare: £77 Headshaw, A, Blackfaced: £67, £65 Middlestead, £63 Bedrule