St Boswells Primestock Sale

23rd September 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 23rd  September Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 65 Clean Cattle, 38 Cast Cows, 1563 Lambs and 915 Ewes.

Bullocks (12) averaged  190p per kg and sold to 220p (-8.0p on the week)
Heifers (49) averaged 208p per kg and sold to 248p (+14.0p on the week)
4 Young Bulls averaged 136p per kg and sold to 152p (n/c on the week)
35 Cast Cows averaged 124.82p per kg and sold to 155p(x2)  (+6p on the week) Top price £1246
3 Cast Bulls averaged 100p per kg and sold to £1344
1563 Lambs averaged 162.2p per kg (-4p on the week) and sold to £100, top price 217p per kg for Beltex Lambs
915 Ewes averaged £52 with a top of £139 for a Texel Tup. Heavy Ewes averaged £68, light ewes sold to £68 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £40

Clean Cattle per head: Mosstower £1408.64, Wester Middleton £1383.80, Lennoxlove £1356.60, Penston £1349.92, Mosstower £1313.28, Lennoxlove £1305.72, Upper Nisbet £1284.80, Lennoxlove £1278.72, Upper Nisbet £1272.64, £1218, Faughhill £1189.76

Clean Cattle per kilo: Mosstower 248p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 238p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 236p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 234p Forsyths of Peebles, Wester Ulston 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughhill 228p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Mosstower 228p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 227p, 226p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 226p Forsyths of Peebles, 220p Shaw Fine Meats, 210p J & J Mather, Faughhill 208p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Bulls per head: Synton Parkhead £1344.42, Wedderlie £1183.40

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1246.20, £1232.50, South Falaknowe £1184.20, Muircleugh £1141.34

Cast Cows per kilo: Kersknowe, South Falaknowe 155p, Upper Nisbet, Muircleugh, Upper Tofts 149p, Saughtree, Muircleugh 145p, Kersknowe 145p, Buskin 143p

Lambs per head – Texel: £100 Legars, £95 Walkersknowe Cottage, £94 Legars, £90.50 Hermiston, £90 Crumhaughhill, £89.50 St Leonards, £88.50 Huntington, £88 St Leonards, Huntington, Redden, Beltex: £91, £89.50 Crookston, £89 Craiglea, £88, £86 Threeburnford, £85.50, £85 Crookston, £84 Craiglea, Suffolk: £88 Headshaw, L, £82 Butterdean, £79.50 Haltree, £78.50 Brothershiels, £78 Kirktonhill, £77 Saughtree, Bluefaced Leicester: £78 Newbigging Walls, Cheviot Mule: £73 Saughtree, North Country Cheviot: £74 Gospelhall, £71.50 North Synton, Blackburn Mill, Dorset: £73 Town O Rule, Berrichon: £68 Springwood Lodge

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 217.9p Crookston, 207p Craiglea, 206p Crookston, 204.8p, 195.6p Threeburnford, 195p Redden, 192.8p Threeburnford, 191.7p Redden, 189.7p, 182.2p Craiglea, 182p Crookston, Texel: 211p Huntington, 205.8p, 190.7p Huntington, 188.6p Threepwood, 187p Kedzlie, 185.7p Scott Road, Lauder, Suffolk: 179.6p Headshaw, L, 169p Hardacres, 161.9p Byrewalls, 160.8p Butterdean, North Country Cheviot: 157p Springwood Lodge, Cheviot Mule: 153.8p Saughtree, 153.2p Adderstonshiels, 151p Gospelhall, 147.5p Saughtree, Meatlinc: 152.9p (2) Houdshall Cottage

Ewes –

Texel: £139, £109 Elmscleugh, £97 (2) Kedzlie, £90 Middlestead, £88 Kedzlie, £85 Birkenside, £83 St Leonards, Beltex: £105 Kedzlie, £79 Brothershiels, Suffolk: £95, £85 Spotsmains, £85 Middlestead, £83 Campfield, L, £79 Birkenside, £77 Ecclaw, Bluefaced Leicester: £83 Benson Wemyss, Clarilaw, Newbigging Walls, Blackface: £81, £70 Elmscleugh, North Country Cheviot: £77, £65 Saughtree, £57 Whitehill, £53 Harwood on Teviot, Lleyn: £73, £71 (2) Dolphinston, Zwartble: £61 Wormerlaw, Greyfaced: £59 Haystoun, £58, £57 Middlestead, £57 Ecclaw, Hawthorn Cottage, Kerryhill: £57, £55 Whitehall, Border Leicester: £55 Spotsmains