St Boswells Primestock Sale

21st October 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 21st October Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 67 Clean Cattle, 57 Cast Cows, 1230 Lambs and 670 Ewes.

Bullocks (20) averaged 193.31p per kg and sold to 252p (-7p on the week)
Heifers (46) averaged 207.76p per kg and sold to 260p (+1p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 198p  (n/c on the week)
57 Cast Cows averaged 115.5p per kg and sold to 141p (-3p on the week) Top price £1035
1230 Lambs averaged 158p per kg (-4p on the week) and sold to £102, top price 194p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £50.94 and sold to £88 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £73, light ewes sold to £69 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £42

Clean Cattle per head: Longnewton £1461.20, Bee Edge £1449.60, £1429.84, Upper Nisbet £1426.80, Bee Edge £1408.96, Lennoxlove £1366.40, £1339.20, Penston £1300.32, Faughhill £1227.60, Willowford £1210.72, Woodhead, A £1209.60, Upper Nisbet £1208.40, Wester Ulston £1150

Clean Cattle per kilo: Longnewton 260p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 252p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 246p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 244p Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 240p Denholm Meat Supplies, 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughhill 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 230p J.Saunderson Ltd, Snawdon 220p J.F Finlay & Co, Lennoxlove 216p J.A Waters & Sons

Young Bulls: Wantonwalls £1203.84 (198p per kilo)

Cast Cows per head: Ayton Cocklaw £1035, Blackburn Mill £995.88, Middlestead £968, Ecclaw £965.14, Blackburn Mill £949.90, £944.28, Corsbie £942.48

Cast Cows per kilo: Blackburn Mill 141p, Ecclaw 139p, Headshaw, L 135p, Blackburn Mill 133p, The Lee and Corsbie 131p

Lambs – very heavy show forward.  Quality heavy lambs in demand.

Lambs per head- Suffolk: £102 Smailholm Mains,  £94.50 Corsbie, £92 Sunnycroft, £88.50 Headshaw, L, £85.50 Hermiston, £84 Marigold, £83.50 Threepwood, £83 Headshaw, L, £82 Hermiston, Texel: £97.50 Hermiston, £95.50 Sunnycroft, £94.50, £94 (2) Huntington, £93 Crumhaughhill, £92 Sunnycroft, Huntington, £91 Corsbie, £90.50 Hermiston, £90 Corsbie, £89 Huntington, £89 Sunnycroft, £88 (2) Symington Mains Beltex: £87, £85 Symington Mains

Lambs per kilo- Beltex: 194.4p Rhodes Holdings, 188.9p, 174p Symington Mains, Suffolk: 188.2p Applecross Texel: 179.5p Sunnyside, 178p Sunnycroft, 175.3p Huntington, 175p Corsbie, 173.9p Symington Mains, 173.6p Huntington, 171.2p Huntington, Blackface: 170p Threeburnford

Ewes – Mixed show forward, returns similar.

Texel: £88, £86 Redden, £85 Blackburn Mill, £80, £77 Lylestane, £77 Hamildean, Suffolk: £80 New Channelkirk, £75 Ruletownhead, £73 Symington Mains, Half Bred: £73 Marigold, Blackhill, North Country Cheviot: £69 North Synton, £63 Nisbet Mill, £58 Rawburn, £57 North Synton, £55 Meigle, North Synton, Birneyknowe, Greyfaced: £67 Redden, £65 New Channelkirk, £63 Symington Mains, £62 Burnhouse Mains, Redden, £61 Meigle, North Synton, Lleyn: £67 Legerwood, £63 Collielaw, £59 (2) Ruletownhead, Cheviot Mule: £63 Lylestane, £61 Halidean Mill, Blackface: £57, £51 Burnhouse Mains, £49 Meigle, £48 Byrecleugh, £44 Whitehope, Easycare: £51 Headshaw, A

Rams – Bluefaced Leicester: £95 Ettrickshaws