St Boswells Primestock Sale

13th January 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 13th January Harrison & Hetherington weekly Primestock sale of cattle and Sheep

Sold  71 Clean Cattle, 53 Cast Cows, 1108 Hoggs and 719 Ewes.

Bullocks (15) averaged 216p per kg and sold to 234p (+7.0p on the week)
Heifers (56) averaged 218p per kg and sold to 238p (+1.0p on the week)
53 Cast Cows averaged 141p per kg and sold to 189p (+16.0p on the week) Top price £1505
1108 Hoggs averaged 209.6p per kg (+2.3p on the week) £90 per head and sold to £123, top price 256p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
719 Ewes averaged £85.83 and sold to £145 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £102, light ewes sold to £107 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £72

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1434.88, £1423.24, £1394.64, Longnewton £1362.18, Bee Edge £1362, £1342, £1323.12, Traprain £1322.52, Wester Ulston £1319.84, Upper Nisbet £1281, Gospelhall £1218.58, Kedzlie £1209.60, Hollybush £1204.16

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 238p, 236p both to Forsyths of Peebles, 234p Shaw Fine Meats, Penston 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Penston 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 227p Foley Bros, Smailholm Mains 222p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Kedzlie £1505.52, Mosstower £1371.72, Huntington £1362.90, Mosstower £1338.12, Shidlaw £1305, Trows £1284.70, Stichill Home Farm £1281.64, Mosstower £1267.20, Garvald Mains £1264.20, Mosstower £1233.42

Cast Cows per kilo: Mosstower 189p, 183p, Stichill Home Farm 179p, Huntington 177p, 165p, Mosstower, Roxburgh Mains 165p, Mosstower 161p, Shaws 155p, Kedzlie 153p

Hoggs –  Smaller show forward, increased returns

Hoggs per head – Beltex: £123, £112, £106 (2), £100 Crookston, £100 Swinnie, £97, £96 Craighouse, £95 Crookston, Threepwood, £90 (2) Craighouse, Texel: £115 Crookston, £114 Threepwood, £112 Crookston, Threepwood, £111 Crookston, £110 Greenhead, R, Middlethird, £107.50 Threepwood, £107 Middlethird, £106.50 Swinnie, £106 Threepwood, £105 Tannage Brae, £104 Bettyfield, £103 Greenhead, R, Kaeside, Threepwood, £100 Chesters Brae, Suffolk: £110 Haltree, £109.50, £109 Belmont, £106 Broomilees, Haltree, £105 Broomilees, Adderstonshiels, £104 Broomilees, £103.50 Threepwood, £103 Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, £102 Chesters Brae, £96 Saughtree, £95.50 Thornington, £94 Elmscleugh, £93.50 Middlethird, Adderstonshiels, £93 The Knock, North Country Cheviot: £105, £100 Adderstonshiels, £99 Saughtree, £97 Haltree, £95.50 Saughtree, £94 Earlston Road, Stow, £92.50, £90 Adderstonshiels, Charollais: £102 Berryhill, Greyfaced: £97.50 Tollishill, £92.50 Burncastle, £91.50 Broomilees, £88.50 Tollishill, £88 Broomiebank, Cheviot Mule: £96.50 Kirklands, Blackface: £85.50 Berryhill, £84 Elmscleugh

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 256.4p, 250p, 243.7p, 238.3p Crookston, 238.1p Swinnie, 230.8p, 227.8p Craighouse, 226.2p Threepwood, 224.7p Craighouse, 218.6p Crookston, 217.1p Meigle, Texel: 230.4p Fairnilee, 226.2p Middlethird, 224.7p Thornydykes, 223.1p Fairnilee, 221.6p Broomilees, 220.2p Thornington, 220p Craigsford Mains, 219.2p, 219p Threepwood, 219p Thornydykes, 218.8p Tannage Brae, 217.9p Broomiebank, 217.6p Thornington, 217.5p Craigsford Mains, Berryhill, 216.7p Fairnilee, Lower Ashtrees, 216.2p Broomiebank, 215.8p Applecross, 215.4p Crookston, Suffolk: 227p, 220.8p Belford on Bowmont, 216.7p, 215.5p The Knock, 213.5p Hadden Farm Cottages, 211.8p Thornington, 211.5p Haltree, 210.3p Chesters Brae, 208.5p Fairnilee, 208.1p Craigsford Mains, 208p Threepwood, North Country Cheviot: 221.5p, 221.4p Belford on Bowmont, 216.9p Broomiebank, 215.3p Belford on Bowmont, 207p Adderstonshiels, Ryeland: 210.3p Berryhill, Blackface: 210p Elmscleugh, 208.5p Berryhill, Greyfaced: 209.1p Fairnilee, 207.5p Burncastle, Charollais: 207.5p Berryhill, Meatlinc: 207.6p Houdshall Cottage

Ewes – Big show of heavy ewes.  Another strong trade for all types

Texel: £145 Elmscleugh, £127 Faughhill, Carterhaugh, £125 Carterhaugh, Corsbie, Tannage Brae, £123 Hyndsidehill, North Synton, £121, £117 Greenhead, R,  £113 Carterhaugh, £111 Corsbie, Lylestane, £109 Over Newton, £107 Marvingston, Redden, Carterhaugh, North Synton, Symington Mains, £104 Outerston, Charollais: £139 Runningburn, £105 (2) Carterhaugh, £97 Berryhill, Suffolk: £129 Dere Street Farming, £125 Corsbie, Bowland, Bluecairn, £123 Marvingston, £119 Hyndsidehill, Symington Mains, £117 Marvingston, Middlethird, £116 Corsbie, £115 Marvingston, £113 Haltree, Hyndsidehill, £111 Marvingston, Greenhead, R, Dere Street Farming, Middlethird, £107 Elwartlaw, Falside, £105 Threepwood, Bluefaced Leicester: £131 Ettrickshaws, Tollishill, £129 Corsbie Cottages, £113 Ettrickshaws, Beltex: £127 Faughhill, Lylestane, £111 Lylestane, £105 Faughhill, £87 Lylestane, £85 Faughhill, North Country Cheviot: £107 North Synton, £106 Birneyknowe, £103 Haltree, £102 Lylestane, £101 Earlston Road, Stow, £97 North Synton, £94 Saughtree, £93, £90 Bluecairn, £88 Middlethird, £84 Saughtree, Cheviot Mule: £107 Hyndsidehill, £97 East Gordon, £95 Hyndsidehill, £89, £87 Croft Terrace, Selkirk, Greyfaced: £105 Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, £102 Redden, Symington Mains, £99 Bluecairn, £98 Falside, £97 Gateshaw, £96 Middlethird, Corsbie, £94 Berryhill, £93 Kittyfield, £92 Bowland, £90 Meigle, Hampshire: £99 Carterhaugh, Half Bred: £87 Marvingston, Lleyn: £81 Carterhaugh, Meatlinc: £81 Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: £75 Ettrickshaws, £69 Burncastle, £61 Meigle, £60 Carterhaugh, £57 Kirkhope, Swaledale: £71 Broomilees, Jacob: £71 Threepwood

Rams – Blackface: £99 Tollishill, £91 Elmscleugh, £89 Ettrickshaws, £85 Elmscleugh