St Boswells Primestock Sale

18th November 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 18th November Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 81 Clean Cattle, 62 Cast Cows, 2241 Lambs and 379 Ewes.
Bullocks (22) averaged 197.83p per kg and sold to 228p (+17p on the week)
Heifers (57) averaged 200p per kg and sold to 252p (-8p on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to £1250
62 Cast Cows averaged 120.88p per kg and sold to 187p (-4p on the week) Top price £1247
2241 Lambs averaged 183.7p per kg (-6p on the week) and sold to £106, top price 227p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £70 and sold to £130 for Texel Ewes. 379 Heavy Ewes averaged £88, light ewes sold to £85 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £51

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1440.96, £1373.44, Upper Nisbet £1370.88, Bee Edge £1351.60, Penston £1339.62, Bee Edge £1320, Mosstower £1315.60, Bee Edge £1308.96, Upper Nisbet £1292.56, Humbie Mill £1280.40, £1279.16, Wester Ulston £1275.44, Upper Nisbet £1264.20, Faughhill £1218.58, Faughhill £1214.08

Clean Cattle per kilo: Upper Nisbet 252p Robert Pringle & Sons, Penston 249p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 232p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Mosstower 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 229p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 228p J.A Waters & Sons, Faughhill 227p Charles Wilson Ltd, Humbie Mill 226p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Faughhill 224p Cooper Butchers, Wester Ulston 222p John Saunderson Ltd, Humbie Mill 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, 215p Charles Wilson Ltd, Wester Ulston 214p Shaw Fine Meats, Upper Nisbet 214p Shaw Fine Meats, 210p H.Black & Sons, Galagate 204p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Young Bulls: Overton Bush £1250.28, 1229.12

Cast Cows per head: Meigle £1247.40, Kedzlie 1156.56, Muircleugh £1154.20, Wantonwalls £1149.54, Kedzlie £1129.48, East Mains £1101.60, Easter Middleton £1065.54, Burnhouse Mains £1044.90, Wantonwalls £1001.04, Huntington £1000.76

Cast Cows per kilo: Kedzlie 187p, 183p, West Newbiggin 161p, 159p, Greenhead, S 149p, Wantonwalls, Huntington 147p

Lambs –  More numbers forward, trade similar

Lambs per head- Suffolk: £106 Ruecastle Cottages, £98 Ashley Park, £96 Thornington, £95 Bonjedward Mill, £95 (2) Crumhaughhill, Adderstonshiels, £93.50 Symington Mains, £93 Crookston, £92.50 Langraw, £92 Corsbie, Leaston, £91 Crumhaughhill, £90 Belmont, The Lee, Hermiston, £89 Bonjedward, Hermiston, Brotherstone Beltex: £99, £98 Crookston, £94 Newton, C, Crookston, £93 Newton, C (2), Crookston (2), £92.50 Newton, C, £92 Wester Ulston, Crookston, £90 Newton, C, Threeburnford, £89 Wester Ulston, The Lee, £88 (2), £86 Wester Ulston,  North Country Cheviot: £98 Symington Mains, £91 Adderstonshiels, £85 Blegbie, North Synton, Blue Texel: £97 Upper Ashtrees,Texel: £98 Crumhaughhill, £97, £96.50 (2) St Leonards, £95.50 Ashley Park, £95 Corsbie, £94.50 Bonjedward, £94 Crumhaughhill, £94 Brothershiels, Leaston, Crumhaughhill (2), Thornington, Ashley Park, £93 Bonjedward, St Leonards, £92.50 (2), £92 Corsbie, £92 Wester Middleton, Greyfaced: £92.50 The Lee, Charollais: £87.50, £87 Stirches Mains, Cheviot Mule: £85 Adderstonshiels, £83 Stobshiel Mains, £82 Blegbie, Half Bred: £84.50 Stobshiel Mains, £83.50 Bonjedward, Zwartble: £85.50 Whitlaw Cottage

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 227p, 225.6p Wester Ulston, 221.1p Crookston, 219.5p Threeburnford, 216.1p Newton, C, 215p Wester Ulston, 214p Crookston, 213p Lylestane, 212.6p Newton, C, 209.4p Wester Ulston, 209.3p Newton, C, 209.1p, 207.2p Wester Ulston, 206.7p (2) Newton, C, 205.3p Threeburnford, 203.6p Craiglea, 200p Lylestane, 197.9p Crookston (2), Suffolk: 186p Newton, C, 184.1p The Knock, 184p Leaston, The Knock, Headshaw, L, Texel: 208.3p Kedzlie, 207.1p Threepwood, 202.4p Kedzlie, 201.2p Brothershiels, 200p Newton, C, Kedzlie, 197.6p Threepwood, 196.1p Upper Samieston, 195.5p The Lee, 195.3p Symington Mains, 195p Upper Samieston, 194.7p Langraw, 191.1p Symington Mains, 190p Fairnilee(2), Lower Ashtrees, 188.9p Brothershiels, 188.8p Headshaw, L, 188.1p Threepwood, Blue Texel: 204.2p Upper Ashtrees, Cheviot Mule: 200p Cheeklaw, Greyfaced: 187.5p Newton, C, 185p Fairnilee, 181.6p Burncastle, North Country Cheviot: 186.3p (2) Lylestane

Ewes –  Ewe trade sharper on the week

Texel: £130 Leaston, £109 Headshaw, L, £107 New Blainslie, £99 Kedzlie, Leaston, £97 Upper Samieston, Hyndsidehill, £95 The Lee, Elwartlaw, £93 St Leonards, £87 Belmont, £86 Upper Samieston, £85 (2), £83 New Blainslie, £81 Walkersknowe Cottage, Upper Samieston, Burnhouse Mains, Suffolk: £119 Belmont, £95 New Blainslie (2), £93 Headshaw, L, The Lee, £91 The Lee, Elwartlaw, £87 Chester Brae, New Blainslie, £81 The Lee, £80 Currie Inn, Cheviot Mule: £88 Upper Samieston, £87 Blegbie, £81 Bowland, Hyndsidehill, Border Leicester: £87, £81 (2) Blackburn Mill, North Country Cheviot: £85 Adderstonshiels, £83 Headshaw, L, Beltex: £80 Craiglea, Lleyn: £77 Yarlside, £73 Legerwood, Greyfaced: £71 Chesters Brae, Haystoun, The Lee, £69 Burnhouse Mains, £67 Haystoun, Blackfaced: £56 Burnhouse Mains, £51 (2) East Buccluech, £48 Bowland, Swaledale: £55 Hawthorn Cottage, Hebridean: £51 Rhodes Holdings