St Boswells Primestock Sale

22nd July 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 22nd July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep sold 48 Clean Cattle, 25 Cast Cows, 1589 Lambs and 603 Ewes.

Bullocks (17) averaged 207p per kg and sold to 229p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (31) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 235p (n/c on the week)
25 Cast Cows averaged 136p per kg and sold to 161p (+2.0p on the week) Top price £1262
1589 Lambs averaged 174.5p per kg (-10p on the week) and sold to £106, top price 201p per kg for Texel Lambs
603 Ewes averaged £63 and sold to £130 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £81, light ewes sold to £71 for Blackface Ewes and averaged £53

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1490.40, £1427.58, £1424.10, £1414.70, £1399.92, £1388.68, £1357.46, Penston £1348.90, Angelrow £1295.36, Caverton Mill £1272.96

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 235p Mr G.McFadzean, Bee Edge 235p (2) Foley Bros, Mr G.McFadzean, Penston 235p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Bee Edge 233p Forsyths of Peebles, Wester Ulston 232p Cooper Butchers, Bee Edge 231p Hugh Black & Sons, Wester Ulston 229p Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 228p Shaw Fine Meats, Wester Ulston 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Faughhill 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh

Cast Cows per head: Muircleugh £1262.24, £1203.96, Lustruther £1157.36, Huntington £1138.28, Garvald Mains £1137.12, Lustruther £1131.46, Garvald Mains £1078.98, Huntington £1064.30, Roxburgh Mill £1025, Lustruther £1023.96

Cows per kilo: Muircleugh 161p, 158p, Lustruther 148p, Garvald Mains 147p, Huntington 145p, 143p, Garvald Mains 142p, Butchercote 140p

Lambs –  More lambs forward.  Trade harder work

Lambs per head – Texel: £106 Traprain, £104 Legars, £100 Hallrule Mill, £98 Legars, £96 Traprain, Legars, Haltree, £95, £94 Bonjedward, £94 Crookston, £93 Hallrule Mill, £92 Crookston, £90 North Synton, Newhouses, Crookston, £89.50 Bonjedward £88.50, £88 Symington Mains, £87.50 Greenhead, R, Wester Middleton, Suffolk: £103 Butterdean, £98 Symington Mains, £97 (2)Corsbie, £95.50 Haltree, £87.50 Greenend, £85 Crookston, Symington Mains, £84.50 Smailholm Mains, £84 Muircleugh, Haltree, Blegbie, £83.50 Whitehill, £83 Wester Middleton, £82.50 Muircleugh, £82 Symington Mains, Beltex: £87.50 Symington Mains, £85, £82 Threeburnford, £80 Symington Mains

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 201p, 200p Symington Mains, 197.6p Threeburnford, 182.9p Craiglea, Threeburnford, Texel: 200p Traprain, 195p (2), 194.6p Legars, 192.7p Traprain, 192.6p Legars, 192p Haltree, Legars, 191.8p Crookston, 190p Bonjedward, 186.7p Symington Mains, 186.5p Bonjedward, 186.4p East Gordon(2), Crookston, 186.2p Greenhead, R, 185.3p, 185p Symington Mains, 184p Butterdean, 183p Corsbie,  Suffolk: 194p (2) Corsbie, 191p 186.7p Haltree, 182.2p Symington Mains, 180p Currie Inn

Ewes –  more ewes forward, trade similar

Texel: £130 Legars, £100 Hermiston, £95 Cathpair, £91 Foulden Bastle, £89 Blackburn Mill, Symington Mains, Elmscleugh, North Synton, £87 Woodhouse, Cathpair, £85 Penston, £83 Woodhouse, £81 Blegbie, Hallrule Mill, £80 Traprain, Suffolk: £95 Hundalee, £91 Inchkeith, Haltree, Hermiston, £87 New Blainslie, £85 Legars, £83 Blackburn Mill, £81 Ruletownhead, Jacob.x: £94 Falawood, Bluefaced Leicester: £91 Blackburn Mill, Charollais: £87, £81 Hallrule Mill, Zwartble: £85 Rennie Court, Kelso,  Greyfaced: £79 Hermiston, £77 Hundalee, £75 Penston, Symington Mains, Crailing Nook, £73 Bogend, New Blainslie, £72 Woodhouse, Cheviot Mule: £75 Upper Samieston, £71 Grahamslaw, Half Bred: £71 Cathpair, Blackface: £71 Elmscleugh, £64 Blackburn, £63 Elmscleugh, Cheviot.x: £69 Haltree, £65 Dryden, £63 Traprain, £61 Blegbie, Blackburn Mill