St Boswells Primestock Sale

15th July 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 15th July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 72 Clean Cattle, 46 Cast Cows, 1325 Lambs and 382 Ewes.

Bullocks (26) averaged 195.6p per kg and sold to 229p (-7.4p on the week)
Heifers (46) averaged 200.7p per kg and sold to 231p (-8.3p on the week)
43 Cast Cows averaged 134p per kg and sold to 155p (-5p on the week) Top price £1269
3 Cast Bulls sold to a top of £1460
1325 Lambs averaged 184.4p per kg (-10p on the week) and sold to £104, top price 219p per kg for Beltex Lambs
382 Ewes averaged £74 and sold to £121 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £88, light ewes sold to £103 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £54

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1375.40, £1355.68, £1335.36, Penston £1326.96, Bee Edge £1323, Penston £1314.46, Bee Edge £1302, Milrighall £1290.30, Stoneypath £1289.34, Nisbet £1231.76,  Traprain £1229.58, Nisbet £1224.84, Wester Ulston £1206.92

Clean Cattle per kilo: Pathhead 231p John Saunderson Ltd, Penston 230p(2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 230p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 229p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 229p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 229p, 228p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 225p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 225p Forsyths of Peebles, Pathhead 223p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Caverton Mill 219p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 217p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pathhead 213p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Phantassie 212p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 211p S.I Carlisle & Co, Traprain 207p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Hexpath 206p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 205p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Pathhead 205p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per kilo: Mosstower 155p, 149p, Gateshaw 149p, Mosstower 148p, Whitehope 145p, Bowshiel 144p, Burnhouse Mains, Gateshaw (2) 141p, Fairnilee 140p

Cast Cows per head: Mosstower £1269.48, £1218.30, Burnhouse Mains £1206.52, £1178.76, Bowshiel £1139.84, £1121.76, Gateshaw £1108.56, Fairnilee £1093.26, Burnhouse Mains £1092.54, The Shaws £1074.20

Cast Bulls per kilo: Stoneypath 113p

Cast Bulls per head: Bowshiel £1460, Stoneypath £1256.56

Lambs –  Mixed show forward.  Trade slightly less

Lambs per head – Beltex: £104 Hartside, £99 Symington Mains, Gateshaw, £94 Craiglea, £93 Symington Mains, £89 Craiglea, £88 Symington Mains, £86 Tannage Brae, £85.50 Craiglea, £85 Threeburnford, Craighouse, Redden,  Texel: £101 Lochside, Crookston, £99 Craigsford Mains, Hartside, £98 Crookston, St Leonards, £97.50 Hartside, £97 Corsbie, £96 Haltree, Crookston, £95 Overfield, Sunnycroft, £94 Greenhead, R, £92 Haltree, £91 Muircleugh, Corsbie, £90 Sunnycroft, £89 Eden Brook, £88 Symington Mains, £87 Brothershiels, Suffolk: £99 Lochside, Symington Mains, £96 Belmont, £95 Corsbie, £94.50 Haltree, £93.50 Overfield, £93 Symington Mains, £91 Eden Brook, £90 Headshaw, L, £88 Marvingston, £86.50 Belmont, £86 Leetside, £85 Blegbie, Headshaw, L, £85 Smailholm Mains, North Country Cheviot: £89 Belmont

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 219.6p Lochside, 202.2p Haltree, 202.1p Crookston, 202p Hartside, 200p Lochside, Symington Mains, Corsbie, Greenhead, R, 197.7p Crookston (2), 196.6p Lochside, 196p Crookston, St Leonards, 195.7p Corsbie, 195.4p St Leonards, Beltex: 218.6p Craiglea, 212.2p Hartside, 209.5p, 209p, 206.3p Symington Mains, 202.4p Craighouse, 200p Craiglea, 198.7p Craighouse, 197.5p Threeburnford, Redden, 196.6p Craiglea, 196.2p Craighouse, 196p Gateshaw,Suffolk: 200p Headshaw, L, 196.9p Haltree, 194.1p Lochside, North Country Cheviot: 197.8p Belmont

Ewes – Trade sharper on the week

Beltex: £121 Hartside, £99 Craighouse, £83 Ruecastle, Texel: £120 Crailing Nook, £111 Wester Ulston, £100 Headshaw, L, £97 Lawfield, £95 Blegbie, Lawfield, £91 Craighouse, £90 St Leonards, Crailing Nook, £87 Hoprig (2), £86, £85 Wester Ulston, Suffolk: £111 Ruecastle, £101 Woodside, £100 Haltree, Headshaw, L, £95 Lawfield, £93 Haltree, £91 Lawfield, £90 Blackhill, New Blainslie, £89 Smailholm Mains, Haltree, Townhead, £87 Marvingston, Woodside, North Country Cheviot: £103 Woodside, £95, £91 The Doo’Cot, £88 Nisbet Mill, £87 The Doo’Cot, Zwartble: £101, £93 Ferneycastle, Half Bred: £93 Blackhill, £85 Ferneycastle, £83, £82, £80 Marvingston, Cheviot Mule: £88 Blegbie, £86 Hoprig, Welsh Mountain: £85 Craighouse, Greyfaced: £85 Ferneycastle, £81 Townhead, £77 Hoprig, £75 Townhead, Nisbet Mill, £73 Stoneypath, Bluefaced Leicester: £79 Craighouse,  Blackfaced: £67 Elmscleugh (2), Burnhouse Mains, £65 Elmscleugh, £59 Stoneypath, £57 Walterstead, Lleyn: £63 Trabroun