St Boswells Primestock Sale

25th November 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 25th November Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 55 Clean Cattle, 68 Cast Cows, 2221 Lambs and 634 Ewes.
Bullocks (14) averaged 186p per kg and sold to 229p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (39) averaged 200p per kg and sold to 236p (as last week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 139p per kg and sold to 144p (n/c on week)
68 Cast Cows averaged 120p per kg and sold to 165p (as last week) Top price £1392
2221 Lambs averaged 183p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £103, top price 220p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £68.24 and sold to £125 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £88, light ewes sold to £105 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £51

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1317.60,  £1296.48, Penston £1293.28, Bee Edge £1287.72, Galagate £1285.44, Upper Nisbet £1269.60, Traprain £1265.76, Upper Nisbet £1213, Wester Ulston £1209.12, Ayton Cocklaw £1150.50

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 236p John Saunderson Ltd, 233p Charles Wilson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 230p Forsyths of Peebles, Wester Ulston 229p Shaw Fine Meats, 228p John Saunderson Ltd, Penston 222p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 222p Forsyths of Peebles, Faughhill 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 216p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Buskin £1392.02, Wester Middleton £1223.20, Upper Nisbet £1137.78, Camieston £1134.36, Wester Middleton £1122.36, Corsbie £1089.78, Thornydykes £1072.54, Greenhead, S £1072.50, Wester Middleton £1068.60, Wellbank House £1051.86

Cast Cows per kilo: Kedzlie 165p, Thornydykes, Buskin, Wester Ulston 163p, Buskin, Kirklands, A 157p, Birkenside 151p, Upper Nisbet, Corsbie,  147p, Thornydykes 145p

Lambs – A good show of lambs, returns similar.

Lambs per head – Texel: £103 (2) DJ Texels, £99 Huntington, £98 Ashley Park, £97 Blackadder Mains, £96 Greenhead, R, Woodhouse, £95.50 Corsbie, Huntington, £95 Ashley Park, £94 (3) Corsbie, Walkersknowe Cottage, Edrom Mains, Elliston, Greenhead, R, Suffolk: £98 Headshaw, L, £96 Woodhead, D, £95.50 Edrom Mains, £95 Brotherstone, £93.50 Corsbie, £91 Ashley Park, Edrom Mains, Craigsford Mains, £90 (2) Edrom Mains, £89.50 Langraw, Broom, £88.50 Headshaw, L, £88 Broom, £87 Fairnilee, £86 Meigle, £85.50 Smailholm Mains, £85 The Craggs, Beltex: £96 (2) Huntington, £95 Threepwood, £94 Headshaw, L, Tannage Brae, £93.50 Huntington, £93 Faughhill, £92.50 Huntington, £92 (2) Threepwood, £90 (2) Blackadder Mains, Faughhhill, £88.50 Threepwood, £87 Tannage Brae, North Country Cheviot: £94, £88.50 Adderstonshiels, £87 Stobshiel Mains, £85.50 Nisbet Mill, £84.50 Gospelhall, £84 Earlston Road, Stow, Greyfaced: £92, £91 Meigle, £89 (2) Tollishill, Half Bred: £91.50 Headshaw, L, £89.50 Stobshiel Mains, Hampshire: £89, £87 Bridgehaugh Mill, Meatlinc: £85.50 Houdshall Cottage

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 220p Huntington, 216.5p Threepwood, 216.3p Faughhill, 215.9p Threepwood, 212.6p Huntington, 208.2p Threepwood, 206.6p Tannage Brae, 202.1p (2) Huntington, 201.4p Helmburn, 200p Blackadder Mains, 197.8p Threepwood, 197.4p, 197.1p Threeburnford, 190.2p, 190p Wester Ulston, Texel: 204.7p Huntington, DJ Texels, Kedzlie, 202.3p Walkersknowe Cottage, 198.8p Kedzlie, 197.6p Threepwood, 195.8p Corsbie, 195.7p Blackadder Mains, 195.1p Middlestead, 194p Broom, 193p Craigsford Mains, Threepwood, 192.5p Langraw, 191.8p (2) Corsbie, 191p Huntington, North Country Cheviot: 189.5p North Synton, 184.2p Crailinghall Cottages, Suffolk: 183.7p Fairnilee, Hardacres, Venchen, 183.3p Corsbie, 183p Brotherstone, Meatlinc: 183.7p Houdshall Cottage

Ewes – Suffolk: £125 Ladyflat, £125, £120 Woodhead, D, £108 Butterdean, £107 Greenhead, R, Huntington, £99 Symington Mains, £95 Lochside, Middlethird, £94 Hermiston, £87 Middlethird, £85 Berryhill, £84 Traprain, £81 Venchen, Texel: £120 DJ Texels, £111 Greenhead, R, Huntington, £104 Butterdean, £103 Hermiston, £99 Lochside, £97 Rink, £92 Lylestane, £89 The Craggs, Lochside (2), Rink, £87 Mansefield, Lylestane (2), Venchen, £86 Rink, £85 Venchen, £83 Lochside, £80 Middlethird, North Country Cheviot: £105, £91 Adderstonshiels, £81 Stagehall, £77 Adderstonshiels, Lylestane, Middlethird, £73 Traprain, £72 Stagehall, £70 Traprain, Charollais: £101 Ladyflat, Half Bred: £93 Smailholm Mains, Zwartble: £100 East Bridgelands, Cheviot Mule: £79 Lylestane, £77 Boggs Holding, £75 Traprain, Lylestane, Greyfaced: £85 Butterdean, £79 Hermiston, £77 Bettyfield, Buskin, Traprain, Sorrowlessfield, £76 Kittyfield, Venchen, £75 Middlethird, Lleyn: £74 Houdshall Cottage, Norfolk Horn: £69, £65 Crumstane, Herdwick: £67 Middle Moneynut, Blackface: £57 Meigle, £55 Burncastle, £52 Middlestead, Threeburnford, Easycare: £57 Bankhouse, £55 Inchkeith, Hill Cheviot: £55, £51 Kirklands, A