St Boswells Primestock Sale

8th July 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 8th  July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 62 Clean Cattle, 46 Cast Cows, 1317 Lambs and 192 Ewes.
Bullocks (16) averaged 203p per kg and sold to 230p (+1.0p on the week).
Heifers (44) averaged 209p per kg and sold to 233p (n/c on the week).
2 Young Bulls averaged 153p per kg and sold to 170p (n/c on the week).
46 Cast Cows averaged 139p per kg and sold to 167p (+5.0p on the week) Top price £1186.
1317 Lambs averaged 194.7p per kg (-1.3p on the week)  and sold to £108, top price 223p per kg for Beltex Lambs.
Ewes averaged £76.73 and sold to £111 for Suffolk Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £88, light ewes sold to £53 for Blackface Ewes and averaged £52.

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1421.30, Penston £1398.40, Bee Edge £1363.44, £1355.68, Penston £1352.40, Bee Edge £1342.44, Penston £1336.50, £1320.20, Faughill £1299.98, Crookhouse £1277.12, Phantassie £1260.72, Whitsome West Newton £1260

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 233p J.A Waters & Sons, Penston 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd (2), 230p Denholm Meat Supplies, Bee Edge 229p Shaw Fine Meats, 228p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 228p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughill 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 226p Shaw Fine Meats, 225p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Penston 225p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 225p Robert Pringle & Sons, Whitsome West Newton 225p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd,  Pathhead 224p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 224p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Whitsome West Newton 220p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Camieston £1186.56, £1173, Brockholes £1131.20, Craiglea £1128.40, Gateshaw £1122.24, Hoprigshiels £1093.30, Earlside £1084.68, Camieston £1084.20, Gateshaw £1082.88, Dunslaw £1082.32

Cast Cows per kilo: Gateshaw 167p, Dunslaw 166p, Middlethird 159p, Gateshaw, New Blainslie 149p, Gateshaw 146p (3), Garvald Mains 146p, Hoprigshiels 145p

Cast Bull:  Woodhouse £1581.72, Shawdon Woodhouse £1136.10

Lambs – Similar show forward, returns similar on the week.

Lambs per head-Suffolk: £108 (2), £100 Crookston, £98 Oxmuir, £96.50 Thornington, £96 Venchen, £95.50 (2) Crookston, £95 Woodhouse, £94 Marvingston, £92 Fountainhall, Headshaw, L, £91.50 Leetside, £88 Oxmuir, Texel: £105 St Leonards, Huntington, £104 Corsbie, Symington Mains, Crookston, £103 Coltcrooks, £100 The Craggs, Huntington, £99 Symington Mains, North Synton, £98 Nether Howden, Hundalee, £96.50 Thornington, £95.50 St Leonards, Corsbie, £95 Greenhead, R, North Synton, £95 Brothershiels, £94 Symington Mains, Fountainhall, Beltex: £90 Huntington, £89 Rhodes Holdings, £88 Headshaw, L, Rhodes Holdings, £86 Symington Mains, £85 Threeburnford, Huntington, Charollais: £85.50 Fairlaw, North Country Cheviot: £84 Symington Mains

Lambs per kilo- Texel: 223.4p Huntington, 218.8p St Leonards, 216.7p, 215.2p Symington Mains, 215.1p Huntington, 212.4p Coltcrooks, 211.4p St Leonards, 210p Huntington, 208.3p St Leonards, 208p, 207.6p Corsbie, 207.3p St Leonards, 206.6p Fountainhall, 205.4p St Leonards, 204.6p, 204.3p Symington Mains, 203.7p The Craggs, 203.3p Stobshiel Mains, The Craggs (2), Beltex: 217.9p Huntington, 215p Symington Mains, 214.3p Huntington, 209.5p Headshaw, L, 207p, 204.7p Rhodes Holdings, 202.4p Threeburnford, Suffolk: 209.9p (2), 207.7p (2) Crookston, 206.7p Headshaw, L, 204.3p Marvingston, 200p Fountainhall, Crookston, North Country Cheviot: 197.6p Symington Mains

Ewes – Less Ewes forward, trade sharper

Suffolk: £111 Marvingston, £101 Headshaw, L, £95 Lawfield, £93 St Leonards, £90 Nether Howden, £89 Symington Mains, Threeburnford, £87 Marvingston, £85 Lawfield, Charollais: £109 Faughill, Beltex: £107 Threeburnford, £100 Heriotsfield, £83 Whiteburn, Zwartbles: £105 Oxnam Neuk, Texel: £101 Lawfield, £95 North Synton, Threeburnford, £93 Headshaw, L, £85 St Leonards, Half Bred: £87 Marvingston, £87 Headshaw, L, £81 Marvingston, Greyfaced: £77 Hundalee, £73 Nether Howden, £71 St Leonards, Lawfield, Broomilees, Lleyn: £73 (2), £69 Trabroun, Jacob: £63 Broomilees, Blackface: £53 Threeburnford, Swaledale: £53 Broomilees