St Boswells Primestock Sale

19th August 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 19th August Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 58 Clean Cattle, 34 Cast Cows, 1273 Lambs and 768 Ewes.

Bullocks (18) averaged 203.62p per kg and sold to 229p (+11p on the week)
Heifers (38) averaged 205.35p per kg and sold to 239p (-5p on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to 166p (n/c on the week).
29 Cast Cows averaged 132p per kg and sold to 185p (+3p on the week) Top price £1626
5 Cast Bulls averaged 118p per kg
1273 Lambs averaged 183.5p per kg (+5p on the week) and sold to £109, top price 221.8p per kg for Beltex Lambs
768 Ewes averaged £60 and sold to £111 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £81, light ewes sold to £99 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £46

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1368.80, £1358.88, Penston £1346.16, Woodhead, A £1335.90, Bee Edge £1324.36, Penston £1319.28, Papple £1300.86, Wester Ulston £1291.56, Faughhill £1271.60, Willowford £1239.48, Papple £1238.24, Willowford £1223.60, Faughhill £1221.30, Wester Ulston £1183.60, Caverton Mill £1112.44, Haughhead £1087.80

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 239p, 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 232p Forsyths of Peebles, 229p Shaw Fine Meats, Wester Ulston 229p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 228p Forsyths of Peebles, 226p Robert L.Wilson, Wester Ulston 220p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughhill 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Papple 219p Shaw Fine Meats, 218p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Wester Ulston 212p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Haughhead 210p W.P Tulloch

Cast Cows per head: Upper Huntlywood £1295.42, £1259.14, £1191.40, Bow £1129.22, Stobo Home Farm £1103.60, Bow £1096.20, Mervinslaw £1081.92, Stobo Home Farm £1031.94

Cast Cows per kilo: Upper Huntlywood 185p, 157p, Stobo Home Farm 155p, Broachrigg 148p, Stobo Home Farm, Mervinslaw 147p, Bow, Marchcleugh 145p

Cast Bulls per head: Smailholm Mains £1626.90, Harehead £1385.16, Symington Mains £1329.12

Cast Bulls per kilo: Smailholm Mains 145p, Harehead 119p, Symington Mains 117p

Lambs – sharper, more needed

Lambs per head: Suffolk: £109 Crumhaughhill, £105 Crookston, £102 Haltree, £99 Corsbie, £98 Craigsford Mains, £97 Oxmuir, £96 Crookston, £94 Butterdean, £92.50 Headshaw, L, £91, £90 Haltree, £88.50 Adderstonshiels, £88 Middlestead, Craigsford Mains, £87.50 Hermiston, £85 Whitehill, Texel: £108 Huntington, £106 Crumhaughhill, £99.50 Greenend, £98.50 Huntington (2), £98 Venchen, £97 Crumhaughhill, Butterdean, £96.50 Threepwood, Corsbie,  £95 Crumhaughhill (2), £94 Hopton, Headshaw, L, £93 Middlestead, £92.50 Headshaw, L, £92 Main Street, Heiton, Haltree, £91.50 Symington Mains, Craigsford Mains, Beltex: £104, £99 Crookston, £96.50 Huntington (2), Crookston, £94 Huntington (3), £91 Threeburnford, £88.50 Huntington, £86 Wester Ulston, £84.50 Threeburnford, Cheviot Mule: £94 Gospelhall, £82.50 Adderstonshiels, £82 Gospelhall, North Country Cheviot: £89 Adderstonshiels, Charollais: £84 Fairlaw

Lambs per kilo: Beltex: 221.8p, 210.6p Crookston, 209.8p Huntington (2), 206.8p, 203.6p Threeburnford,  200p Wester Ulston, Huntington (3), Crookston, 196.7p Huntington, 194.4p Old Melrose Lodge, Texel: 213.6p Headshaw, L, 205.7p Scott Road, Lauder, 204.2p Pirnie, 202.4p Corsbie, 201.1p Haltree, Craigsford Mains, 201p Huntington (2), 200p Crumhaughhill, Headshaw, L, 198p Butterdean, 197.9p Crumhaughhill, 197.8p Butterdean, 197.6p Haltree, 196.4p Huntington, 196.3p Crumhaughhill, 196.2p The Knock, 195.9p Crumhaughhill, 194.7p Symington Mains, 194.3p East Gordon, Suffolk: 200p Crookston, 198.9p Headshaw, L, 193.8p Butterdean, 193.6p, 193.5p Haltree, 186.8p Corsbie, Whitehill, 185.6p Craigsford Mains, 185.5p Haltree

Ewes – More ewes forward, returns similar

Texel: £111 Crookston, Old Melrose Lodge, £103 Headshaw, L (2), £101 Carterhaugh, Collielaw, £100 Hermiston, £99 Crookston, £97 Collielaw, Symington Mains, £91 Crookston, Symington Mains, £89 Colmslie, £87 Crookston, £83 Headshaw, L, Suffolk: £103 Headshaw, L, £100, £98 The Knock, £95 Hermiston, £93 Middlethird, The Knock, Grahamslaw, £91 The Knock, £87 Collielaw, £85 Symington Mains, £84 Colmslie, £81 Hopton, North Country Cheviot: £99 North Synton, £93 Headshaw, L, £82, £73 North Synton, Cheviot Mule: £79 Blackburn Mill, Greyfaced: £75 Mowhaugh, £73 Symington Mains, £71 Grahamslaw, Hermiston, £69 Broomiebank, Middlestead, £67 Mowhaugh, Colmslie, Blackface: £53 Burnhouse Mains, £51, £45 Douglasdale, £45 Buckholm, £39 Hyndhope