St Boswells Primestock Sale

9th September 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 9th  September Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 75 Clean Cattle, 35 Cast Cows, 1231 Lambs and 644 Ewes.

Bullocks (23) averaged 188.87p per kg and sold to 222p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (50) averaged 197.64p per kg and sold to 242p (-8p on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to a top of £1751
35 Cast Cows averaged 129p per kg and sold to 159p  (+2p on the week) Top price £1507
1231 Lambs averaged 164.4p per kg (-11.5p on the week) and sold to £105, top price 214p per kg for Beltex Lambs
644 Ewes averaged £52.62 and sold to £97 for Suffolk Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £77, light ewes sold to £72 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £40

Clean Cattle per head: Penston £1312.16, £1311.64, Mosstower £1299.60, Upper Nisbet £1296.48, £1294.72, Penston £1293.76, £1292.80, Upper Nisbet £1290.48, Brockholes £1283.20, Upper Nisbet £1272, £1266.88

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 242p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Mosstower 234p, 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 228p Shaw Fine Meats, Mosstower 228p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 222p Forsyths of Peebles, Faughhill 220p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Faughhill 220p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 214p Shaw Fine Meats, 212p J.A Waters & Sons, Herdmanston Mains 208p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Penston 208p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 202p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd

Young Bulls per head: Kersknowe £1751.04

Young Bulls per kilo: Haughhead 172p

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1396.50, £1284.72, £1241.20, £1218.82, Muircleugh £1217.06

Cast Cows per kilo: Kersknowe 159p, Mervinslaw 155p, Muircleugh 151p,  Brothershiels, Kersknowe, Muircleugh 149p, Kersknowe 147p, 145p

Cast Bulls per head: Mosstower £1506.50, £1339.94

Cast Bulls per kilo: Brockholes 119p

Lambs – Trade back inline with national trend

Lambs per head- Texel: £105 Threepwood, £97 Woodhouse, £96 Headshaw, L, Bhalu, Lauder, £95 Threepwood, Hermiston, £94 Hyndsidehill, Walkersknowe, £92.50 Crookston, £92 Bhalu, Lauder, £90 Philiphaugh, £89 Crookston (2), £87.50 Elmbank, £87 Craigsford Mains, £86.50 Philiphaugh, £86 Hermiston, £85.50 Philiphaugh, £85.50 Greenhead, R, £85 Philiphaugh, Beltex: £100, £95.50 Crookston, £89 Craighouse, £87 Crookston, £86.50 Craighouse, £84 Headshaw, L, Threepwood, £82 Craighouse, £80.50, £80 Threeburnford, Suffolk: £92 Philiphaugh, £91 Headshaw, L, £87 Overfield, Thornington, £83 Philiphaugh, £81 Oxmuir, £80 Hermiston, North Country Cheviot: £88 Craighouse, Half Bred: £86 Headshaw, L

Lambs per kilo- Beltex: 214.8p, 212.2p Crookston, 206p, 204.6p, 197.6p Craighouse, 190.9p Threepwood, 190.5p, 187.2p Threeburnford, 184.6p Headshaw, L, Texel: 192p Philiphaugh, 191.9p Kedzlie, 190.7p Woodhouse (4), 190p Greenhead, R, 189p Philiphaugh, 186.4p Woodhouse, 184.3p Walkersknowe, 181.3p Craigsford Mains, 180.6p Headshaw, L, Suffolk: 175p Headshaw, L, North Country Cheviot: 176p Craighouse

Ewes – Mixed show, trade similar

Suffolk:£97 Belmont, £93 Oxmuir, £90, £86 Burnhouse Mains, £85 Venchen, Texel: £91, £85 Belmont, £82 Venchen, £81 North Synton, £80 The Loan, Coldingham, Walkersknowe, Belmont, Bluefaced Leicester: £85 Bowland, £75 Burnhouse Mains, Cheviot Mule: £71 Buckholm, £65 Saughtree, North Country Cheviot: £72 North Synton, £55 Saughtree, Greyfaced: £70 Belmont, £69 Venchen, £67 Lanton Crag, Bhalu, Lauder, £65 Broom, £63 Broomilees, Kittyfield, Broomiebank, Blackfaced: £62, £53 Floors Farming, Chapelhope, £41 Floors Farming,