St Boswells Primestock Sale

20th January 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 20th January, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 58 Clean Cattle, 72 Cast Cows, 1440 Hoggs and 616 Ewes.

Bullocks (17) averaged 201p per kg and sold to 234p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (39) averaged 222p per kg and sold to 245p (+4.0p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 166p per kg and sold to 182p
71 Cast Cows averaged 130p per kg and sold to 171p (n/c on the week) Top price £1300
1440 Hoggs averaged 216p per kg (+7p on the week) £90 per head and sold to £1240, top price 271p per kg for Texel Hoggs
616 Ewes averaged £87.09 and sold to £137 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £102, light ewes sold to £112 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £71

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1435.50, £1415.20, £1382.40, Humbie Mill £1379.36, Bee Edge £1378.24, £1376.76, Lennoxlove £1360.04, Upper Nisbet £1336.68, £1333.80, Lennoxlove £1330.22, £1325.44, Humbie Mill £1315.08, Wester Ulston £1255.04, Smailholm Mains £1239, Upper Nisbet £1227.60, Gospelhall £1200.60

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 245p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 244p Denholm Meat Supplies, Lennoxlove 242p R.Pringle & Son, Bee Edge 240p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 237p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 237p Charles Wilson Limited, Bee Edge 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Humbie Mill 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 234p Colin Peat, Humbie Mill 234p J.Saunderson Ltd, 233p Charles Wilson Limited, Upper Nisbet 232p Charles Wilson Limited, Lennoxlove 227p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 218p J.A Waters & Sons, Wester Ulston 212p Coq & Bull Butchers Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Wester Middleton £1300.02, £1289.86, Garvald Mains £1267.50, Mosstower £1260.60, Headshaw, L £1256, Mosstower £1235.18, Wester Middleton £1232.16, Humbie Mill £1184.04, Thirlestane £1175.46, £1160.66

Cast Cows per kilo: Middlethird 171p, Garvald Mains 169p, Mosstower, Sundhope 165p, Headshaw, L 157p, Buskin 155p, Wester Middleton, Mosstower 151p, Stoneypath 149p, Birkenside 145p

Hoggs – Good show of hoggs forward.  Returns increased slightly.  All types wanted

Hoggs per head – Texel: £124 Threepwood, £122 Eilean, £121, £119 Threepwood, £119 Bonjedward, £117 Walkersknowe Cottage, Hermiston, Swinnie, £116 Bonjedward, £115 Threepwood, £114 Kedzlie, £113 Boggs Holdings, £111.50 Hermiston, £110 Muircleugh, £109 Eilean, £108 Broomiebank, Eilean, £107.50 Kedzlie, £106.50 Threepwood, £106 Bonjedward, Suffolk: £120 Bonjedward, £114 Blackhill, £113 Broomilees, £112 Bonjedward, £105 Holydean, £100 Muircleugh, £99 Stevenson Mains, Chesters Brae, £98.50 Gayfield, £98 Blackhill, £97 Longfaugh, Broomilees, £96.50 Adderstonshiels, £96 Currie Inn, Beltex: £108 Threepwood, £105.50, £103 Wester Ulston, £101 Lylestane, £98 Threepwood, £96 Faughhill, £95.50 Lylestane, Half Bred: £105 Bonjedward, Hampshire: £104 Eilean, £98.50 East Fortune, North Country Cheviot: £99.50, £96.50 Whitrighill, £96 Dod, £95.50 Adderstonshiels, £90.50 Bowershields, Charollais: £99 Berryhill, Ryeland: £98 Gayfield, Greyfaced: £96 Broomiebank, £95 Broomilees, £94 Bowershields, £90.50 Stoneypath, Cheviot Mule: £93 Saughtree, £92 Gospelhall

Hoggs per kilo – Texel: 271.8p Holydean, 256.6p Threepwood, 253.3p, 247.1p Kedzlie, 237.5p Boggs Holdings, 235.9p, 233.8p New Blainslie, 233.3p Threepwood, 230.3p Holydean, 229.4p Walkersknowe Cottage, 228.6p Stoneypath, 228.3p Threepwood, 227.8p New Blainslie, 227.3p Threepwood (2), 226.3p New Blainslie, 225.6p Wester Ulston, 225.5p Threepwood, 225p Swinnie, 223.1p Bonjedward, Beltex: 270.5p Wester Ulston, 251.3p Lylestane, 251.2p Wester Ulston, 240p Faughhill, 234.9p Lylestane, 234.8p Threepwood, 231.6p Lylestane, 227.9p Threepwood, Suffolk: 228.3p Holydean, 224p Bonjedward, 222.9p, 221.2p Stoneypath,  219.3p Adderstonshiels, 218.2p Bonjedward, 217.4p Cheeklaw Brae, 216.7p Stevenson Mains, 215.6p Broomilees, 215.3p Saughtree, North Country Cheviot: 219.3p Whitrighill, 215.4p Dod, Charollais: 215.4p Berryhill, Cheviot Mule: 214p Saughtree, Greyfaced: 210.5p Stoneypath

Ewes –  Mixed show forward, returns similar.

Texel: £137, £129 Upper Bolton, £121 Kedzlie, £119 Cheeklaw Brae, £117 Wooplaw, Kedzlie (2), £115 Hermiston, £111 Wooplaw, Lawfield, £107 Bonjedward, £105 Boggs Holdings, £101 Hoprig, Suffolk: £123 Kedzlie, £120 Ruecastle Cottages, £119 Grahamslaw, £115 Hoprig, Hermiston, £114 Bonjedward, £111 Brothershiels, Wooplaw, Bonjedward, Falside, £109, £108 Lawfield, £105 Middlestead, £101 Hoprig, Middlestead, £100 Wooplaw, Brothershiels, Bluefaced Leicester: £137, £111 Lauderhill, £107 Laidlawstiel, £99, £87 Middlestead, £85 Brothershiels, Hampshire: £126, £97 East Forturne, Beltex: £111 Ruecastle, £100 Cheeklaw Brae, £97 Wester Ulston, Lleyn: £109 Grahamslaw, £89 Over Langshaw, £81 Mount Ulston, £80 Over Langshaw, North Country Cheviot: £113, £100 Philiphaugh, £95 Saughtree, £93 Gospelhall, £90 Haltree (2), £89 Shaws, £87 Bowershields, Middlestead, Half Bred: £103 Bonjedward, £91 Blackhill,  Greyfaced: £97 Hermiston, £96 Falside, £95 Kedzlie, £93 Langraw, Hoprig, £92 Falside, £89 Boggs Holdings, £86 Gayfield, Cheviot Mule: £92 Wester Ulston, £91 Halidean Mill, Kerryhill: £89 Whitehill,  Blackface: £71 Laidlawstiel, £70 Lauderhill, £68, £61 Burncastle