St Boswells Primestock Sale

7th October 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 7th October Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 51 Clean Cattle, 58 Cast Cows, 1648 Lambs and 522 Ewes.

Bullocks (11) averaged 207p per kg and sold to 230p (+28.0p on the week)
Heifers (38) averaged 200p per kg and sold to 247p (+19.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 204p (n/c on the week)
58 Cast Cows averaged 115p per kg and sold to 145p (-10.0p on the week) Top price £1317
1648 Lambs averaged 170p per kg (+10p on the week) and sold to £95, top price 221p per kg for Beltex Lambs
522 Ewes averaged £54.51 and sold to £100 for a Texel Ewe. Heavy Ewes averaged £71, light ewes sold to £55 Cheviot Ewes and averaged £41

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1375.40, £1368, £1363.08, Lennoxlove £1361.60, £1336.50, Upper Nisbet £1302.40, £1301.68, Penston £1297.20, Lennoxlove £1292.60, Penston £1288.56, Mosstower £1288, Lennoxlove £1287.12, Penston £1286.40, Woodhead, A £1282.32, Upper Nisbet £1264.12, Mosstower £1262.08

Clean Cattle per kilo: Faughhill 247p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Mosstower 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 236p (2) both to J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Woodhead, A 234p  John Saunderson Ltd, Mosstower 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 230p Robert Pringle & Sons, Upper Nisbet 230p Denholm Meats Ltd, Mosstower 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 230p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 230p J.F Finlay Co Limited, Upper Nisbet 228p Forsyths of Peebles, 221p Cooper Butchers, Bellshill,  222p J.A Waters & Son, 220p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Traprain 212p Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 212p Shaw Fine Meats, Woodhead, A 208p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Faughhill 207p Robert L Wilson Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Sunnycroft £1317.60, Eilean £1291.56, Lamberton £1159.06, Hyndsidehill £1077.30, Corsbie £1066.50, £1064.26

Cast Cows per kilo: Birkenside 145p, Haltree, Huntington 143p, Kedzlie, Eilean 141p, Kedzlie, Brothershiels 137p, Sunnycroft, Corsbie 135p, Brothershiels 131p

Lambs – sharper on the week

Lambs per head – Texel: £95 Haltree, £91 Crookston, £90 Walkersknowe Cottage, £88.50 Crookston, £87 Huntington (2), £86.50 Woodhouse, £86 Marigold, £85.50 Birneyknowe, £85 Kedzlie, £84 Haltree, Helmburn, The Knock, Corsbie, £83 South Common, £82 Huntington, £81.50 Lochside, £81 South Common, Threepwood, £80 Threepwood Suffolk: £93.50, £92 Huntington, £90 Walterstead Cottage, £82 Corsbie, £81.50 Blegbie, Beltex: £93, £91.50 Huntington, £90.50, £89 Crookston, £88 Lochside, £87 Threeburnford, £86.50 Crookston, £86 Lylestane, Huntington, £84.50 Lochside, Crookston, £84 Lylestane (2), £83 Threeburnford, £82.50 Lylestane, £82 Threepwood (2), Cheviot Mule: £81.50 Philiphaugh

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 221.8p, 210.5p Crookston, 207.2p Lylestane, 206.1p Crookston, 203p, 197.7p Huntington, 197.6p Threepwood, 196.4p Lylestane, 195.3p Threeburnford, 195.1p, 194p, 190.9p Lylestane, 189.9p Lochside, 189.5p, 188.4p Lylestane, 188.1p Threepwood, 185.5p Threeburnford, 184.2p Huntington, 183.7p Philiphaugh, 183p Threepwood, Texel: 195.2p Huntington, 193.9p Kedzlie, 188.4p South Common, 188.2p Threepwood, 188.1p Wester Ulston, 188p Middlestead, 185.9p Kedzlie, 184.7p Strathmyre, 183.7p Lochside, 183.3p Threepwood, 181.2p Scott Road, Lauder, 180p Threepwood, Suffolk: 174p Woodside

Ewes – Mixed show of Ewes, similar returns

Beltex: £100 Lochside, £80 Ruecastle, Texel: £107 21 Scott Road, Lauder, Huntington, £95 Hyndsidehill, £87 Lochside, £83 Hyndsidehill, £81 Helmburn, £80 Huntington (2), Wester Ulston, Suffolk: £97, £95 Marigold, £87 Huntington, Hyndsidehill, £80 Haltree Bluefaced Leicester: £79 Philiphaugh, Zwartble: £77 Cauldcoats, Dalkeith, Cheviot Mule: £75 Hyndsidehill, £70, £65 Wester Ulston, Greyfaced: £61 Ladyflat, £59 Hundalee, Lumsdaine, £57 Burnhouse Mains, North Country Cheviot: £55 Birneyknowe, Ruletownhead, Haltree, £53 North Synton, Norfolk Horn: £49 Crumstane, Lleyn: £49 Whinfield, Blackfaced: £40, £38 Newarkburn, £35 Threeburnford