St Boswells Primestock Sale

30th September 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 30th  September Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 58 Clean Cattle, 69 Cast Cows,1336 Lambs and 574 Ewes.

Bullocks (23) averaged  179.93p per kg and sold to 218p (-11p on the week)
Heifers (34) averaged 181.53p per kg and sold to 223p (n/c on the week)
69 Cast Cows averaged 125.19p per kg and sold to 183p (+0.5p on the week) Top price £1364
1336 Lambs averaged 160p per kg (-2.2p on the week) and sold to £95, top price 218p per kg for Beltex Lambs
574 Ewes averaged £56.51 and sold to £113 for a Blue Texel Tup. Heavy Ewes averaged £70, light ewes averaged £41

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1336.44, £1316.72, Woodhead, A £1306.76, Bee Edge £1298, £1293.60, £1288.94, Woodhead, A £1264.64, £1257.80, £1256.70, Upper Nisbet £1218, £1214.48, Upper Nisbet £1207.16, Milrighall £1203.28

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 223p H & L Black, Upper Nisbet Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 220p Shaw Fine Meats, 220p Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 218p Shaw Fine Meats, 210p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Woodead, A 208p J.A Waters & Sons, Upper Nisbet 206p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Faughhill 194p Mr G.Champman

Cast Cows per head: Kedzlie £1364.16, Kersknowe £1350.54, Corsbie £1263.60, Kersknowe £1221.06, Kedzlie £1146.60, Corsbie £1139.40, Hamildean £1109.70, Fairnilee £1098.54, Gateshaw £1096.64, £1078.44

Cast Cows per kilo: Kersknowe 183p, Woodhouse 165p, Faughhill 157p, Fairnilee 153p, Gateshaw 149p (2), Kedzlie (2) and Gateshaw 147p, Glengelt 145p

Lambs – Returns slightly less

Lambs per head – North Country Cheviot: £95, £85, £84 Symington Mains, Suffolk: £93 Blackhill, C, £90, £87, £85 Butterdean, Texel: £93 Butterdean, £87 Crookston, £85 Symington Mains, Crumhaughhill, Corsbie, £84 Threepwood, £82.50 Butterdean, £81 Blackhill, C, Beltex: £88.50 Huntington, £88, £87.50, £87 Crookston, £86 Symington Mains, Huntington, £86 Threeburnford, £85 Huntington, £84 Symington Mains, Crookston, £83.50 Huntington, £81 Craiglea, £80 Threeburnford (3)

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 218.8p Crookston, 204.8p Threeburnford, 202.4p Crookston, 197.7p Symington Mains, Crookston, 197.6p Craiglea, 195.1p Threeburnford, 188.1p Craiglea, 187p Symington Mains, 185.4p Craiglea, 184.7p Halidean Mill, Texel: 185.7p Threepwood, 185.4p Kedzlie, 182.1p Threepwood, Kedzlie, 180.7p Hermiston, Suffolk: 176.2p Earlston Mains

Ewes  –  Slightly sharper on the week

Blue Texel: £113 Hermiston, Bluefaced Leicester: £93 Hamildean, Texel: £92 (2) Huntington, £91, £90 Duke Street, Hawick, £87 Hermiston, £83 Lylestane, £80 Duke Street, Hawick, Suffolk: £85 Hermiston, £83 Venchen, Cheviot Mule: £77 Blegbie, £66 Torwoodlee & Buckholm, £63 Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: £75 Lylestane, £65 Winkston, £59 Lylestane, Beltex: £67 Craighouse, Blackface: £55, £49, £45 Burncastle, Lleyn: £51 Ruletownhead