St Boswells Primestock Sale

11th November 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 11th November Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 55 Clean Cattle, 81 Cast Cows, 1811 Lambs and 463 Ewes.
Bullocks (26) averaged 180p per kg and sold to 221p (-5.0p on the week)
Heifers (25) averaged 208p per kg and sold to 240p (-1.0p on the week)
4 Young Bulls averaged 116p per kg and sold to 125p (n/c on the week)
81 Cast Cows averaged 124p per kg and sold to 163p (+3.0p on the week) Top price £1409
1811 Lambs averaged 189.8p per kg (+13p on the week) £87 per head and sold to £104, top price 235p per kg for Beltex Lambs
463 Ewes averaged £66.69 and sold to £119 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £87, light ewes sold to £87  for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £47

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1481.20, Bee Edge £1432.76, £1413.72, £1406.40, Upper Nisbet £1346.92, Humbie Mill £1321.58, Traprain £1314.56, Upper Nisbet £1311, £1302, North Synton £1280.40, Wester Ulston £1273.12, Woodhead, A £1249.82, Upper Nisbet £1207.80

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 240p Forsyths of Peebles, 238p (2) Shaw Fine Meats and Denholm Meat Supplies, Upper Nisbet 230p (2) J.A Waters & Sons, Forsyths of Peebles, 223p Foley Bros, Humbie Mill 221p John Saunderson Ltd, 220p Alex Smith Butchers, Woodhead, A 218p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Brockholes 214p Charles Wilson 1995 Limited

Young Bull: Whitehope, Innerleithen 125p

Cast Cows per head: Upper Huntlywood £1409.40, £1359.42, Marvingston £1259.28, Ransfield £1249.90, Humebyres £1236.70, Wester Middleton £1232.34, Upper Huntlywood £1229.02

Cast Cows per head: Upper Huntlywood 163p, Marvingston 159p, Grahamslaw, Ransfield 153p, Humebyres 149p, Wester Middleton 147p, Crossflat 147p

Cast Bulls per head: Milkieston £1132.26

Cast Bulls per kilo: West Newbiggin 125p

Lambs – Similar show of lambs forward.  All types wanted.  Average 189.8p, SQQ 198.8p

Lambs per head – Beltex: £104 Huntington (2), Crookston, £102, £101 Huntington, £99, £97, £95 Crookston, £95 Old Melrose Lodge, £94, £93 Wester Ulston, £93 Huntington, £92 Threeburnford, Crookston (2), Old Melrose Lodge, £91, £90.50 Wester Ulston, £90 Brothershiels, Texel: £101.50 Bonjedward, £99 Greenhead, R, Hermiston, £98.50 Ashley Park, £98 Walkersknowe Cottage, Sunnycroft, Haltree (2), £97 Traprain, Threepwood, £96.50 Hermiston, £96 North Synton, Corsbie, £95 Langraw, Hermiston, Muircleugh, Chesters Brae, £94.50 Haltree, £94 Greenhead, R, £93.50 Huntington, Suffolk: £100 Corsbie, Headshaw, L, £96 Langraw, £95.50 Headshaw, L, £95 (2), £94 Blegbie, £93 The Knock, Woodside, Langraw, £92 Adderstonshiels, £91 Blackhill, C, Corsbie, £89 Muircleugh, £88 Adderstonshiels, £87 Smailholm Mains, Thornington, £86 Thornington, Blackhill,C, Half Bred: £90.50 Headshaw, L, Hampshire: £93.50 Traprain, North Country Cheviot: £88 Adderstonshiels, £87.50 North Synton, Cheviot Mule: £88 Blegbie, Greyfaced: £86 Huntershall

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 235.9p, 221.7p Crookston, 218.8p Huntington, 218.5p, 216.3p (2) Wester Ulston, 215.9p Crookston, 214p, 213.5p Threeburnford, 211.4p New Channelkirk, 209.5p Wester Ulston, 209.4p Huntershall, 209.3p Brothershiels, 206.1p, 205.7p Wester Ulston, 203.9p Huntington, 202.1p Crookston, 200p (2) Helmburn, 197.7p Brothershiels,  Texel: 225p Huntington, 214.6p East Gordon, 210.9p Traprain, 209.5p Kedzlie, 208.4p Traprain, 202.6p Langlee Mains, 202.3p Threepwood, 201.3p Traprain, South Common, 201.2p Threepwood, 200p Woodhouse, Threepwood, 197.6p Lower Ashtrees, 197.5p The Knock, 197.4p Traprain, 196.8p Huntington, 196.5p The Knock, 196.1p Greenhead, S, 195.5p Huntington, 195.4p Broomiebank, Suffolk: 194.3p, 194p KJS Farming, 193.3p Blackhill, C, 192.7p, 192p, 190.7p The Knock, North Country Cheviot: 195.2p Woodside, Meatlinc: 192.9p Houdshall Cottage, Greyfaced:186.3p Threeburnford

Ewes – All types sharper on the week.

Texel: £119 Lower Ashtrees, £117 Corsbie, £113 Hoprig, Elliston, £107 Raeshaw, £105 Greenhead, S, £103 Hoprig, £101, £100 (2) Lylestane, Corsbie, £97 Hoprig, Lylestane, £97 Buckholm, £93 Huntington, £91 Hoprig, Reedyloch, £89 Sorrowlessfield Mains, £87 Heriotsfield, Sorrowlessfield Mains, Suffolk: £105 Greenhead, R, £95 Hoprig, £90 Hallrule Mill, £89 Grahamslaw, Corsbie, £85 Hoprig, New Channelkirk, £84 Sorrowlessfield Mains, £81 Raeshaw, Half Bred: £91 Blackhill, C, £89 Smailholm Mains, £85 Hoprig, Cheviot Mule: £88, £87 Lylestane, Bluefaced Leicester: £99 Tinnis, £93 Corsbie Cottages, £64 Dolphinston, Bonnyrigg, £61 Dolphinston, North Country Cheviot: £87, £81 Adderstonshiels, £71 Elliston, £70 Woodside, Lleyn: £87, £69 Bonnyrigg,  Greyfaced: £71 Lumsdaine, Sorrowlessfield Mains, £69 Hoprig, New Channelkirk, Grahamslaw, Langlee Mains, £67 Hyndhope, E, Traprain, £65 Lumsdaine, Crailing Nook, £65 Grahamslaw, Blackface: £71 Kersknowe, £68 Tinnis, £65 Horseupcleugh, £61 Kersknowe, Lumsdaine, £50 Tinnis, Shetland: £55 Reedyloch, £44 Cotlands Bothy, £43 Reedyloch

Rams – Wensleydale: £117, £81 Eckford House, Easycare: £72 Raeshaw, £71 Pirntaton