St Boswells Primestock Sale

6th January 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 6th January Harrison & Hetherington weekly Primestock sale of cattle and Sheep

Sold 48 Clean Cattle, 30 Cast Cows, 1207 Hoggs and 479 Ewes.
Bullocks (9) averaged 209p per kg and sold to 237p (-2.0p on the week).
Heifers (38) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 248p (+1.0p on the week).
1 Young Bull sold to 165p (£1458.60).
30 Cast Cows averaged 125p per kg and sold to 169p (-8.0p on the week) Top price £1446.
1207 Hoggs averaged 207p per kg (+0.3p on the week) £93 per head and sold to £116, top price 268p per kg for Beltex Hoggs.
479 Ewes averaged £82.50 and sold to £131 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £100, light ewes sold to £107 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £70.

CATTLE:
Clean Cattle per head: Mosstower £1388.80, Bee Edge £1358.88, £1358.30, £1354.32, £1352.40, Mosstower £1351.48, Longnewton £1347.24, Bee Edge £1344.66, Penston £1341.42, Nisbet £1330.56, Upper Nisbet £1319.28, £1310.68, Lennoxlove £1284, Wester Ulston £1205.40

Clean Cattle per kilo: Mosstower 248p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 239p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 235p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 233p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 230p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 230p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 228p (2) Shaw Fine Meats and Coq and Bull Butchers Ltd, Wester Ulston 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 217p Shaw Fine Meats, Lennoxlove 214p Michael Malone of Edinburgh

Young Bull: Wolfstar £1458.60 (165p per kg)

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1446.64, Mosstower £1408.32, £1397.30, Wester Middleton £1164.24, Mosstower £1155.42, Corsbie £1149.24, Kersknowe £1131.62, £1085.40, Wester Middleton £1060.38, Camieston £1059.18

Cast Cows per kilo: Kersknowe 169p, Mosstower 163p, Corsbie, Mosstower 157p, Mosstower, Wester Middleton147p, Camieston 139p, Corsbie, Kersknowe, Wester Middleton 137p

LAMBS – similar show forward. Returns increased slightly.
Lambs per head – Suffolk: £116 Headshaw, L, £112 Bonjedward, £111 Waterside, £108 Chesters Brae, £107 Bonjedward, £106.50, £106 (2) Waterside, £104 Stoneypath, £100 Corsbie, Threepwood, Texel: £115, £113 (2), £112 Crookston, £111 Belmont, Waterside, Walkersknowe Cottage, £110 Waterside, Bonjedward, Hermiston, £106.50, £106 Threepwood, £104 Bonjedward, Duke Street, £103 Walkersknowe Cotage, £102 Waterside (2), Bonjedward, £101 Threepwood, £100 Headshaw, L, Dorset: £105 Waterside, Beltex: £104, £102 (2) Crookston, £100, £92 (2) Threepwood, £90 Lylestane, Blackface: £98, £95 Crookston, Bluefaced Leicester: £96 Threepwood Cottages, £94.50 Corsbie Cottages, North Country Cheviot: £97 Waterside, £95 Adderstonshiels, Saughtree, £94.50 Springwood Lodge, £92.50 Adderstonshiels, Charollais: £96.50 Berryhill, £94.50 Harelawside, Half Bred: £96 Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £94.50 Broomilees, £94 Waterside

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 268.4p Crookston, 243.9p Threepwood, 242.9p Crookston, 240p Lylestane, 235.6p Halidean Mill, 227.2p Threepwood, 223.7p Lylestane, Crookston, 216.5p Threepwood, Texel: 233.8p Strathmyre, 231.5p Walkersknowe Cottage, 229.5p, 227.3p Lylestane, 226.6p Hermiston, 225p Corsbie, 224.4p Waterside, 223.4p Eagle House, 221.7p, 221.2p Waterside, 220.9p Threepwood, 220.2p Waterside, 219.7p Eagle House, 219.6p Crookston, 218.8p Woodburn, 218.2p Waterside, 217.3p (2) Crookston, 217.1p Broomilees, 214.6p Berryhill, Suffolk: 226.1p Stoneypath, 216.3p (2), 215p Waterside, 214.3p Ladyflat, 213.6p Headshaw, L, 211p Crosslaw, 210.9p Headshaw, L, 207.5p Broomilees, 206.1p Hermiston, 205.8p Bonjedward, North Country Cheviot: 225p Middlesknowes, 223.1p North Synton, 222.4p Lylestane, 209.9p Headshaw, L, 207.5p Upper Chatto, Charollais: 221.6p Ladyflat, Blackface: 217.6p Middlesknowes, 208.8p Crookston, Hill Cheviot: 212.9p (The Bungalow) Broomilees, Greyfaced: 207p Crookston

Ewes – Good show forward. Another superb trade.
Texel: £131 Huntington, £129 Greenend, £127 Headshaw, L, £119 Huntington, £115 Harelawside, £113 Whitehaugh, £111 Corsbie, £107 Huntington, Stoneypath, £105 Woodhouse, £103 Harelawside, Headshaw, L, £101 Walkersknowe Cottage, Harelawside, Grahamslaw, £95 Woodhouse, £93 Shepherds Cotage, Stoneypath, £91 Corsbie, Greenend, Suffolk: £127 Grahamslaw, £123 Greenknowe, Greenend, £113 Grahamslaw, Bluefaced Leicester: £117 Burncastle, £105 Upper Chatto, Edgerston Tofts, Blue Texel: £117 Hermiston, North Country Cheviot: £107 North Synton, £105 Middlesknowes, £95 North Synton, Upper Chatto, £89 Satchells, Romney: £103, £101, £95 Bow, Greyfaced: £93 Greenknowe, £91 Berryhill, £89 Greenknowe, £87 Stoneypath, Greenknowe, £85 Kittyfield, £83 Crosslaw, Eagle House, Bowland, Lleyn: £85 Houdshall Cotage, Half Bred: £81 Shepherds Cottage, Blackface: £81 Middlesknowes, £69 Burncastle, £65 Stoneypath, £61 Middlesknowes, Bowland