St Boswells Primestock Sale

4th November 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 4th November Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 87 Clean Cattle, 102 Cast Cows, 1817 Lambs and 751 Ewes.
Bullocks (25) averaged 185p per kg and sold to 230p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (61) averaged 209p per kg and sold to 250p (+10p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 192p (n/c on the week)
102 Cast Cows averaged 121p per kg and sold to 169p (+18.0p on the week) Top price £1364
1817 Lambs averaged 176.7p per kg (+14p on the week) £82.50 per head and sold to £107, top price 222.5p per kg for Beltex Lambs
751 Ewes averaged £54.91 and sold to £100 for Suffolk Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £80, light ewes sold to £63 for Cheviot  Ewes and averaged £45

Clean Cattle per head: Ayton Cocklaw £1482.64, Upper Nisbet £1480, Bee Edge £1415.20, Ayton Cocklaw £1412.84, £1400.80, £1392.16, Bee Edge £1380.60, Penston £1358.88, Faughhill £1352.40, Lennoxlove £1345.20, Ayton Cocklaw £1326, £1324.68, Upper Nisbet £1317.60, Ayton Cocklaw £1305.72, Milrighall £1291.08,

Clean Cattle per kilo: Upper Nisbet 250p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 244p Forsyths of Peebles, Faughhill 239p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 234p Forsyths of Peebles, Mosstower 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughhill 230p J.F Finlay & Son, Faughhill 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Lennoxlove 228p Hugh Black & Sons, Humbie Mill 226p Shaw Fine Meats, Snawdon 222p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Cragside 220p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1364.84, Wester Middleton £1336.60, Sydenham £1199.52, Kersknowe £1186.38, Ellemford £1160.70, Humebyres £1145.32, Sunnycroft £1121.36

Cast Cow per kilo: Kersknowe 169p, Wester Middleton 163p, Ellemford 159p, Corsbie 157p, Mervinslaw 155p, Ellemford 153p, Mervinslaw 149p

Cast Bull per head: Corsbie £1322.02

Lambs – Handy weight lambs see a significant rise trade, all types in high demand.  Average 176.7p, SQQ 184.5p

Lambs per head – Suffolk: £107 Haltree, £99 Corsbie, £97.50 Wester Middleton, £95 Blegbie, £94.50 Belmont, £93 The Knock, £91.50 Wester Middleton, £91 Blegbie, Corsbie, £90 Sunnycroft, £89 Wester Middleton, £88.50 The Knock, £86 Belmont, £85 Dere Street Farming, £85 Brothershiels, £84.50 Threepwood, £84 Philiphaugh, £83.50 Brothershiels, £82.50 Fairnilee, Texel: £105 Sunnycroft, £102 Wester Ulston, £101.50 (2) St Leonards, £101 Haltree, £100 Corsbie, St Leonards, £99.50 Ashley Park, £99 Corsbie, Sunnycroft, £97 Ashley Park, £96.50 Humbie, £96 Wester Middleton, Huntington (2), Corsbie, £94.50 St Leonards, Pikestane, £94 Wester Middleton, Crumhaughhill, Beltex: £96, £94, £93.50 Huntington, £90 Brothershiels, Huntington, £89 Lylestane, Brothershiels, £87.50 Huntington, £87 Lylestane, £85.50 Huntington, £84 Gateshaw, £83 Lylestane, Bluefaced Leicester: £96 Philiphaugh, North Country Cheviot: £90.50 The Knock, £84.50 Adderstonshiels, Cheviot Mule: £87.50 Philiphaugh, £87 Blegbie

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 222.5p Lylestane, 221.2p, 220p Huntington,   210.1p, 209.6p Lylestane, 206p Huntington, 193.5p Brothershiels, 190.9p Gateshaw, 188.2p Huntington, 184.9p Gateshaw, 183.7p, 180.4p Huntington, Texel: 208.3p Wester Ulston, 207.4p Faughhill, 203.5p Kedzlie, 201.1p Wester Ulston, 200p Threepwood, 195.2p Lylestane, 194.1p Brothershiels, 194p, 192.8p Threepwood, 191.3p Wester Ulston, 191.2p (2) Threepwood, 191.1p Kedzlie, 188.4p Bluecairn, 188.2p Corsbie, 186p Greenhead, R, 184.7p, 184.6p Huntington, 184p Belmont, Suffolk: 189p, 187.8p The Knock, 186.1p Haltree, 186p Brothershiels, 178.8p The Knock, 178p Wester Middleton, 177p The Knock, Charollais: 189p Fairlaw, 188.1p, 181.6p Berryhill, 181.4p Fairlaw, North Country Cheviot: 177.6p Middlesknowes

Ewes –  More hill types forward.  All classes sharper

Suffolk: £100 Belmont, Bowland, £93 Cockburn, £89 Bowland, £87 Hermiston, £84 Lauder Barns, Texel: £97 Hermiston, Kittyfield, £93 Hermiston, £91 The Craggs, Walkersknowe Cottage, £89 Fairlaw, £86 St Leonards, £85 Fairlaw, Cockburn, Berryhill, £83 Bluecairn, £80 (2) Walkersknowe Cottage, Beltex: £91 Gateshaw, Charollais: £86 Fairlaw, Bluefaced Leicester: £78 Threepwood Cottages, Zwartble: £79 Lauder Barns, Lleyn: £69 (2), £62 Hillhouse, Greyfaced: £67 Hermiston, Gateshaw, Belmont, £66 Cairncross, Cockburn, £64 Bettyfield, £63 Hermiston, Boon, Berryhill, Cheviot Mule: £65 Northfield, St Abbs, North Country Cheviot: £63 Saughtree, £59 Birneyknowe, £54 Saughtree, £53 Middlesknowes, Hill Cheviot: £62 Whitefield, E, Blackface: £59, £55 Burncastle, £55 Tollishill, £53 Huntershall, £51 Newarkburn, £49 Fauldshope, Tollishill, Shetland: £43 Fairlaw