St Boswells Primestock Sale

16th September 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 16th  September Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 53 Clean Cattle, 30 Cast Cows, 1831 Lambs and 533 Ewes.

Bullocks (13) averaged  198p per kg and sold to 222p (+9.0p on the week)
Heifers (40) averaged 194p per kg and sold to 250p (-3.0p on the week)
30 Cast Cows averaged 118p per kg and sold to 155p  (-11.0p on the week) Top price £1142
1831 Lambs averaged 166.5p per kg (+2p on the week) and sold to £99, top price 214p per kg for Beltex Lambs
533 Ewes averaged £60 and sold to £107 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £77, light ewes sold to £73 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £47

Clean Cattle per head:  Bee Edge £1430, Upper Nisbet £1303.64, Penston £1302.40, Bee Edge £1296.48, £1296, Woodhead, A £1285.20, Upper Nisbet £1273.08, Penston £1274.64, Traprain £1261.44, Woodhead, A £1221.48

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 250p Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston, Faughhill 226p both to Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 222p Foley Bros, Faughhill 222p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Penston 220p John Saunderson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 218p Shaw Fine Meats, Faughhill 218p  J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Penston 218p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Woodhead, A 210p J.A Waters & Sons, Upper Nisbet 206p J.A Waters & Sons

Cast Cows per head: Butchercote £1142.94, Hexpath £1134.90, Cragside £1038.50, Stobo Home Farm £1027.50, £1007.50

Cast Cows per kilo: Cragside 155p, Bankhouse 139p, Stobo Home Farm 137p (2), 133p, 129p, Butchercote 129p, Stobo Home Farm 127p, 125p (2)

Lambs – Trade similar

Lambs per head – Texel: £99 Crookston, £92 Huntington, £90 Hawthornside, £89.50 Crookston, £89 Butterdean, £88 Haltree, £86.50 Huntington, £86 Crookston, £86 Threepwood, Butterdean, £85 Headshaw, L, Wantonwalls, Hawthornside, Haltree, Lylestane, £84, £83.50 Huntington, £82 Hawthornside, £82, £81.50 Huntington, Beltex: £94 Crookston, £91 Lylestane, £90 Huntington, £86, £85 (3) Crookston, £85, £84.50 Huntington, £84.50  Crookston, Suffolk: £91 Butterdean, £89.50 Symington Mains, £86 Headshaw, L, £85 Symington Mains, Craigsford Mains, £83.50 Haltree, £82 Threepwood, Applecross, North Country Cheviot: £86 Symington Mains

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 213.9p, 197.7p Crookston, 192p Huntington, 191.5p Lylestane, 187.5p Hoprig, Rhodes Holdings, 187.1p Craiglea, 185.9p Threeburnford, 184.2p Rhodes Holdings, 183.7p Threeburnford, Lylestane, Huntington, 183.5p Threepwood, 181.9p Threeburnford, 180.9p Huntington, 180.7p Rhodes Holdings, Texel: 195.2p Huntington, 185.9p, 185.7p, 181.6p Kedzlie, 181.4p Wester Ulston, 180.2p Butterdean, 180p Symington Mains, Suffolk: 186.4p Applecross

Ewes –  Texel: £107 Roxburgh Mains, £91 Leetside, £90 Bogend, Roxburgh Mains, £85 Leetside, £81 Walkersknowe, Hoprig, Roxburgh Mains, Bogend, £80 Crookston, Berrichon: £85, £77 Springwood Lodge, Suffolk: £76 Hoprig, £75 The Craggs, North Country Cheviot: £73 East Redfordgreen, £72 Birneyknowe, £67 Springwood Lodge, Greyfaced: £71 Woodhouse, £69 Harelawside, £67 Bogend, Crookston, Harelawside, £66 Woodhouse, £65 Langlee Mains, £64 Woodside, Cheviot Mule: £70 Boggs Holdings, Hoprig, Romney: £71, £65 Bow, Charollais: £64 Carterhaugh, Dorper: £63 Crailinghall Cottages, Blackface: £57 East Redfordgreen, £45 Huntershall