St Boswells Primestock Sale

29th July 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 29th July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 73 Clean Cattle, 54 Cast Cows, 824 Lambs and 771  Ewes.
Bullocks (25) averaged 207p per kg and sold to233 p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (47) averaged 210.64p per kg and sold to 243p (-7p on the week) 1 Y Bull made 210p pkg.
54 Cast Cows averaged 135p per kg and sold to 165 p (n/c on the week) Top price £1472
824 Lambs averaged 174p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £100, top price 207p per kg for Texel Lambs
771 Ewes averaged £54 and sold to £100 for Suffx. Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £77, light ewes sold to £79 for Chev. Ewes and averaged £41

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1418.16, £1384.60, £1366.56, £1318.68. Willowford £1381.06. Mosstower £1365.66, £1354.64. Faughhill £1337.42. Upper Nisbet £1327.50, £1289.40, £1284.72. Lennoxlove £1287.44.

Clean Cattle per kilo: Mosstower 243p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Penston 242p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Mosstower 236p John Gilmour & Co Ltd. Penston 235p(2) J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Bee Edge 234p TA Shaw, Lauder. Faughhill 233p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Bee Edge 230p Hugh Black& Sons Ltd. Caverton Mill 228p WTS Forsyth, Butchers, Peebles. Upper Nisbet 225p TA Shaw, Lauder. Wester Ulston 225p Michael Malone of Edinburgh. Snawdon 218p S Carlisle.

Cast Cows per head: Humebyres £1472.66. Ransfield £1444.20. Kersknowe £1339.80. Honeyburn £1312.46, £1249.74. Whitlaw £1282.50, £1209.30, £1208.34. Shidlaw £1193.64.

Cows per kilo: Kersknowe 165p.151p. Humebyres 163p. 157p. Huntington 159p,157p. Honeyburn 159p. Ransfield 157p.

Lambs –  Less lambs forward with a similar show of quality forward. Trade similar.

Lambs per head – Suffolk: £100, £93 Butterdean.  £97.50, £89 Woodhead ( Dewartown). £96 The Lee. £89 £86 Fairnilee. £88.50 Hardacres. £87 Symington Mains. £86.50 Marvingston. £85.50 Threepwood. Texel: £98 |Butterdean. £97, £86.50 Haltree. £95.50, £88.50, £87 Symington Mains. £93.50 Lower Greenhill. £92 Huntington. £91.50, £85.50 West Morriston Farm Cotts. £88.50 Threepwood. £88 Lylestane. £87.50 Rumbletonrig. £86 Philiphaugh, Old Melrose Lodge, Kedzlie. Beltex: £89, £85 Huntington. £85 Symington. £85 Adderstonshiels. £84 Lylestane. £83 Threeburnford. £80.50 Haltree. Cheviot x: £88.50, £88 Symington Mains.  Charolais: £85 Fairlaw

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 07p,188.90p,186.90p Huntington. 200p Lylestane. 197.70p, 187.50p, 185.40p Symington Mains. 182.90p Old Melrose Lodge, Threeburnford. 181.30p Threeburnford. 180.90p Haltree. Texel: 195.70p Huntington. 195.50 Old Melrose Lodge. 194p 186p Haltree. 193.30p (2)187.30p 184.40p Symington Mains. 191.10p 185.90p Kedzlie. 187.50 Headshaw, Lauder. 187p Lower Greenhill. 184.40p Butterdean. Suffolk: 184.90p Symington Mains. 181.80p Butterdean.180.40p Haltree.180.20p Marvingston.

Ewes –  Mixed show forward. Returns similar.

Suffolk: £107 Butterdean. £100 Headshaw, Lauder. £90 Lower Greenhill, £87 Greenhead, Reston £87 Lochside, Headshaw, Lauder, Middlethird. £86, £81 New Channelkirk. £85 Symington Mains. Texel: £98, £91, £89, £87 Butterdean. £97, £87 Adderstonshiels. £95 Lochside. £93 Headshaw, Lauder. £91 Harwood on Teviot. £87 Threeburnford. £87 Greenhead. £85 Belmont,The Lee, Eilean Farm, Woodhouse. Beltex:  £91 Faughhill. £87 Lylestane. BF Leicester: £85 Threeburnford. Greyface: £79 Channelkirk. £73 Threeburnford, Woodhouse. £72 Middlethird. £71 Edrom Mains, Broomiebank. £70 Belmont. NCCheviot: £79 North Synton.  £79 Belmont. £75 Harwood on Teviot. £71 Nisbet Mill. Cheviot Mule: £77, £71 Blegbie, £69, £65 Wester Ulston. Black Face: £77 Threeburnford. £57 Ettrickshaws. £55, £45 Elmscleuch. £45 The Lee. Half Bred: £75 Headshaw Lauder. LLeyn: £73, £67 Trabroun. £60 Menslaws. Shetland: £22 No3 Walterstead