St Boswells Primestock Sale

27th January 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 27th January, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 59 Clean Cattle, 43 Cast Cows, 1369 Hoggs and 544 Ewes.
Bullocks (18) averaged 211p per kg and sold to 240p (+10p on the week)
Heifers (38) averaged 213p per kg and sold to 246p (-9p on the week)
3 Young Bulls averaged 152p per kg and sold to 165p (n/c on the week)
43 Cast Cows averaged 141p per kg and sold to 185p (+11p on the week) Top price £1417
1369 Hoggs averaged 217p per kg (+1p on the week) £94 per head and sold to £123, top price 279p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
544 Ewes averaged £74.57 and sold to £127 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £100, light ewes sold to £111 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £69

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1427.80, £1388.80, Bee Edge £1378.08, Upper Nisbet £1348.80, Penston £1343.16, Wester Middleton £1315.60, Faughhill £1314.28, Willowford £1299.70, Bee Edge £1296, Penston £1269.60, Nisbet £1210

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 246p Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 242p, 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd,  Penston 235p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 233p(2) J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 232p Forsyths of Peebles, Wester Middleton 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 224p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 224p J.A Waters & Sons, Nisbet 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 220p John Saunderson Ltd, Crookhouse 217p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 216p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Mosstower £1304.68, £1280.20, Marvingston £1274.84, Corsbie £1252.52, Hoselaw £1251.72, Gateshaw £1231.92, Upper Nisbet £1213.60

Cast Cows per kilo: Upper Nisbet 185p, Corsbie 181p, Gateshaw 177p, Mosstower, Corsbie 173p, Hoselaw 171p, Mosstower 169p, Wester Middleton 163p, Marvingston 157p, Gateshaw 155p

Cast Bulls per head: Blinkbonny £1417.28

Hoggs – Good show forward.  Trade similar on the week.

Hoggs per head – Texel: £123, £120 Kedzlie, £118 Crookston, £117 Langraw, Hexpath, £116 Crookston, £114 Bhalu, Sunnycroft, Thornington, Hexpath, £112 Hexpath, £111 Hermiston, Waterside, Bonjedward, £110 Roxburgh Mains, Sunnycroft, £109 Sunnycroft, Hexpath, Waterside (2), Beltex: £121, £115, £114 Crookston, £114 Kedzlie, £113, £109, £108 Crookston, £97 Waterside, £95.50 Halidean Mill, £93 Craighouse, Suffolk: £110 Stevenson Mains, £108 Threepwood, £107 Langraw, Waterside, £104.50 Blegbie, £103 Bonjedward, £102 Thornington, £101 Hermiston, £100 Langraw, St Dunstan, £99.50 Broomilees, £98 Waterside, £97.50 Bonjedward, Ballencrieff Mains, £97 Waterside, Greyfaced: £107, £95.50 Burncastle, £95 South Common, £94.50 Broomilees, Berrichon: £107 Springwood Lodge, North Country Cheviot: £105 Nisbet Mill, Blegbie, £103 North Synton, £102 Gospelhall, £100 North Synton, £99.50 Saughtree, £94.50 Blegbie, £90 (2) Adderstonshiels, Bluefaced Leicester: £104 Upper Newby, Hampshire: £102 East Fortune, Cheviot Mule: £99 Blegbie, £98, £96 Saughtree, Romney: £97.50 Crailinghall Cottages,  Half Bred: £96 Bonjedward, Blackface: £94.50 Upper Newby, Meatlinc: £93 Houdshall CottageHoggs per kilo – Beltex: 279.5p, 262.8p Crookston, 258.3p Craighouse, 245.5p Crookston, 237.5p Kedzlie, Crookston, 236.6p Waterside, 232.9p Halidean Mill, 225.4p Craighouse, 223.4p Faughhill, 221.6p Craighouse, Texel: 274.1p, 269.2p, 265.9p Waterside, 255.4p Kedzlie, 250p Leaston, 247.6p, 244.2p Kedzlie, 234.5p Leaston, 230.4p Swinnie, 229.2p Sunnycroft, 227.6p Bonjedward, 227.8p New Blainslie, 227.6p Waterside, 227.5p New Blainslie, 227.2p Waterside, 227.1p Walkersknowe Cottage, 226.3p New Blainslie, 225.6p Earlston Mains, Thornington, 225.3p Threepwood, Suffolk: 224.3p Faughhill, 221.9p Earlston Mains, 221.1p Ballencrieff Mains, 220p Stoneypath, Greyfaced: 218.4p Fairnilee, North Country Cheviot: 215.7p Crailinghall Cottages, Half Bred: 213.3p Bonjedward, Meatlinc: 212.9p Houdshall Cottage, Romney: 212p Crailinghall Cottages, Blackface: 210p Burncastle

Ewes – More hill types forward, returns slightly less

Suffolk: £127 Waterside, £119 Leaston, £113 Waterside, £109, £101 Cammerlaws, £100 Carterhaugh, £98, £97 Langraw, Waterside, £93 Cammerlaws, £91 Currie Inn, Texel: £125 Leaston, £123 Waterside, £117 Walkersknowe Cottage, £113 Crookston, £111 Stevenson Mains, £105, £102 Crookston, £101 Leaston, £97 Woodhouse, Leaston, £95 Huntershall, £93 Lumsdaine, Bluefaced Leicester: £119, £115 Newbigging Walls, £109 Crookston, North Country Cheviot: £111 Waterside, £95 Hexpath, £84 Blegbie, £83 Gospelhall, £79 Crookston, £77 Saughtree, Lumsdaine, Hampshire: £107 Carterhaugh, Cheviot Mule: £107 Blegbie, £102 Cammerlaws, £89, £87 Blegbie, £85 Cammerlaws, Charollais: £103 Carterhaugh, Greyfaced: £93 Cammerlaws, £91 Crookston, £89 Woodhouse, Cammerlaws, £88 Lumsdaine, £87 Langraw, Haystoun, £85 Crookston (2), Newbigging Walls, Waterside, Blackface: £91 Cammerlaws, £73 Burncastle, £70 Waterside, £69 Burncastle, £68 Nickies Ha Farm, Ettrickshaws, £65 Burncastle, Lumsdaine, Berrichon: £91 Springwood Lodge, Beltex: £87 Bhalu, Dorset: £87 The Granary, Lleyn: £85, £81 Houdshall Cottage,  Easycare: £76 Bankhouse, Hill Cheviot: £68, £53 Eldinhope