St Boswells Primestock Sale

28th October 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 28th October Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 53 Clean Cattle, 74 Cast Cows, 1733 Lambs and 522 Ewes.
Bullocks (11) averaged 194p per kg and sold to 234p (+0.7p on the week)
Heifers (42) averaged 199p per kg and sold to 237p (-8.0p on the week)
74 Cast Cows averaged 112p per kg and sold to 171p (-3.0p on the week) Top price £1217.94
1733 Lambs averaged 162.8p per kg (+4.8p on the week) and sold to £96.50, top price 222.5p per kg for Beltex Lambs
522 Ewes averaged £55.50 and sold to £97 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £75, light ewes sold to £71 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £43

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1502.58, Humbie Mill £1382.96, Lennoxlove £1371.96, Bee Edge £1370.80, £1354.32, £1347.80, £1345.60, Wester Ulston £1334, Upper Nisbet £1329.30, £1264.08, Lennoxlove £1255.68, £1248, Woodhead, A £1208.40

Clean Cattle per kilo: Upper Nisbet 237p J.A Waters & Sons, Humbie Mill 236p Forsyths of Peebles, 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Longnewton 232p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 232p Shaw Fine Meats, Humbie Mill 231p Hugh Black & Sons, 230p John Saunderson Ltd, Wester Ulston 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Bee Edge 230p (2) Hugh Black & Sons and Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 229p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 228p Cooper Butchers, Wester Ulston 224p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Easter Middleton £1217.94, Upper Nisbet £1120.34, Kedzlie £1119.40, £1079.06, £1065.86, Upper Nisbet £1032.46, Kingside £1016.12

Cast Cows per kilo: Kedzlie 171p, 169p, 163p, 162p, Easter Middleton 159p, Kedzlie 147p, Huntington 145p, Kedzlie 145p, Upper Nisbet 143p, 139p

Lambs –  good show forward.  Slight increase in demand

Lambs per head – Texel: £96.50 Crookston, £93 Haltree, £92.50, £91.50 (2) Huntington, £90 Edrom Mains, Walkersknowe Cottage, £90 Greenhead, R, £89.50 Crookston, £89 Corsbie, Suffolk: £94 Haltree, £91 Hermiston, £87 Adderstonshiels, Headshaw, L, £86 Trabroun, £85 Sunnycroft, £83.50 Edrom Mains, £83 Crookston, £82.50 Hermiston, £82 Blegbie, Beltex: £95, £91 Huntington, £91 (3), £90, £89 Crookston, £89 Huntington, £88.50 Craighouse, £88 Threeburnford, Greyfaced: £75, £74 Burncastle, North Country Cheviot: £74 Woodside

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 222.5p Crookston, 213.3p Craighouse, 209.2p Crookston, 204.9p, 204.8p Lylestane, 203.5p Huntington, 201.4p Threeburnford, 200p Crookston, Threeburnford, 197.4p Threeburnford, Texel: 197.6p Threepwood, 194.2p Huntington, 189.5p Headshaw, L, 186p, 185.1p Walkersknowe,  184.5p Threepwood, 183p (2) Huntington, 182.9p Walkersknowe Cottage, 181.8p Lochside, Suffolk: 174p Headshaw, L, North Country Cheviot: 172.1p Woodside

Ewes – Trade a touch sharper for all types

Texel: £97 Roxburgh Mains, £95 North Synton, £91 Greenhead, R, £88 Redden, £85 Blegbie, Langtonlees (2), £82 Langtonlees, £80 Walkersknowe Cottage, Cheviot Mule: £90 Roxburgh Mains, Suffolk: £89, £82 Buckholm, £79 Greenhead, R, North Country Cheviot: £71 North Synton, £70 Adderstonshiels, £59 Wester Ulston, £56 Saughtree, Greyfaced: £67 Redden, £66 Woodhouse, £64 Edrom Mains, £61 North Synton, Lleyn: £59 Hagbrae, Shepherds Cottage, £50 Hagbrae, Blackfaced: £57, £50 Burnhouse Mains,  Jacob: £55 Justicehall, Bluefaced Leicester: £53 Buckholm, Easycase: £49, £46 Headshaw, A,

Rams –Texel: £105 Roxburgh Mains, £101, £97 Wester Ulston, £97 Langtonlees, £93, £91 (2) Ecclaw, Suffolk: £79 Ecclaw, North Country Cheviot: £78 Woodside