St Boswells Primestock Sale

3rd February 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 3rd February, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 45 Clean Cattle, 43 Cast Cows, 1134 Hoggs and 628 Ewes.
Bullocks (13) averaged 205p per kg and sold to 227p (-6.0p on the week)
Heifers (32) averaged 215p per kg and sold to 242p (+2.0p on the week)
43 Cast Cows averaged 126p per kg and sold to 177p (n/c on the week) Top price £1217
1134 Hoggs averaged 226p per kg (+9p on the week) and sold to £132, top price 302p per kg for Texel Hoggs
628 Ewes averaged £73.28 and sold to £140 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £99, light ewes sold to £89 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £68

Clean Cattle per head: Kedzlie £1455.24, Bee Edge £1450.82, Upper Nisbet £1387.74, Galagate £1341.90, Bee Edge £1340.64, Phantassie £1331.20, Penston £1313.76, Upper Nisbet £1309.80, Bee Edge £1296, Longnewton £1293.60, Upper Nisbet £1270.20, Faughhill £1243.44

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 242p John Saunderson Ltd, Bee Edge 241p Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston 238p Charles Wilson Limited, Faughhill 232p Charles Wilson Ltd, Longnewton 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Galagate 230p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 229p J.A Waters & Sons, Bee Edge 228p Shaw Fine Meats, Wester Ulston 227p Shaw Fine Meats, Nisbet 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 222p Shaw Fine Meats

Cast Cows per head: Oakwood £1217.76, Thirlestane £1133.64, Hermiston £1061.10, Thirlestane £1052.70, £1041.04, £1027.50, Stoneypath £1023.04, £1015.20, Thirlestane £1008.14

Cast Cows per kilo: 177p Oakwood, 157p Stoneypath, 151p Hermiston, 147p Kedzlie, 145p, 143p, 141p Thirlestane, 141 Stoneypath

Hoggs – Similar show, trade slightly increased.
Hoggs per head – Texel: £132 Crookston, £127 Butterdean, Crookston, £125 Headshaw, L, £123 Adderstonshiels, Crookston, Woodhouse, £122 Butterdean, Blackadder Mains, £118 Corsbie, Newton, C, £116 Cortleferry, Threepwood, Bonjedward, Newton, C, £115 Newton, C, £114 New Blainslie, £113 Kedzlie, £111 Headshaw, L, £110.50 Kedzlie, Suffolk: £128, £127, £126, £120, £119 Butterdean, £118 Headshaw, L, £116 Bonjedward, £115 Newton, C, £114 Adderstonshiels, £112 The Lee, £111 Braid Lea, £110, £107 Whitrighill, £107 (2) Headshaw, L, Butterdean, £105 Saughtree, £104.50 Bonjedward, £104 Whitrighill, £103 Thistleknowe, Cheviot Mule: £123 Adderstonshiels, Beltex: £125 Crookston, £121 Threepwood, £119 Blackadder Mains, Threepwood, Craiglea, £115 Kedzlie, £114 Threepwood, £113.50 Crookston, £110 Faughhill, Craiglea, £107 Threepwood, £103 Headshaw, L, Craiglea, £101 Faughhill, Blackface: £104 Lylestane, North Country Cheviot: £114 Adderstonshiels (2), Larkhall, £105 Lylestane, £101.50 Blegbie, £99 Adderstonshiels, £98 The Lee, Charollais: £106 Collielaw, Zwartble: £106 Lauder Barns, £103 Wells Stables, Lleyn: £105.75 Over Whitlaw Half Bred: £100.50 Bonjedward

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 302.6p Kedzlie, 297.3p Craiglea, 283.8p Crookston, 266.7p Lylestane, , 262.1p, 261p Threepwood, 250p Faughhill, 245.2p Headshaw, L, 241.3p Lylestane, 238.8p, 234.1p Craiglea, 231.5p Crookston, 229.5p, 227.2p Faughhill, 226.2p Newton, C 224.5p Blackadder Mains, Texel: 283.3p Kedzlie, 281p Newton, C, 269.8p Threepwood, 269p Kedzlie, 263.6p, 259.8p, 259.5p, 255.6p Newton, C, 255.6p Kedzlie, Swinnie, 254.5p Kedzlie (2), 248.8p Threepwood, 247.6p Headshaw, L, 247.1p Newton, C, 246.6p, 244.9p New Blainslie, 244.2p Lylestane, 242.9p Lower Ashtrees, 242.4p Broomiebank, Suffolk: 237.5p Bonjedward, 233.8p Corsbie, 232.9p Newton, C, 230.7p Faughhill, 229.5p Headshaw, L, 228.8p New Blainslie, 228.6p Blackburn, 226.1p Whitrighill, 225.8p Saughtree, North Country Cheviot: 236.8p Headshaw, L, 233.3p Shaws, 229.1p Lylestane, 225.6p Blegbie, 225.3p The Lee, Meatlinc: 228.9p, 228.6p Houdshall Cottage, Half Bred: 225.3p Headshaw, L, Lleyn: 225p Over Whitlaw, Greyfaced: 222.2p Broomilees

Ewes – more hill types forward. Returns similar.
Texel: £140 Elmscleugh, £127 Huntington, 21 Scott Road, Lauder, £123, £119 Huntington, £117 Elmscleugh, 21 Scott Road, Lauder, £115 Kedzlie, Elmscleugh, £111 Huntington, £109 Threepwood, Buckholm, £107 The Lee, Huntington, £104 Huntington, £103 Broomilees, £102 Butterdean, £101 Lower Ashtrees, Huntington, Collielaw, Suffolk: £121 Sweethope, £113 Huntington, Butterdean, £107 Bonjedward, Butterdean, £100 Headshaw, L, £95 Sweethope, £91 Cortleferry, Byrecleugh, £88 Currie Inn, £87 Bonjedward, Bluefaced Leicester: £113 Laidlawstiel, £101 Broomiebank, Threepwood Cottage, £99 Laidlawstiel, Beltex: £109 Huntington, £91, £85 Laidlawstiel, £85, £80 Huntington, Dorset: £107, £91 Collielaw, £89 Byrecleugh, Greyfaced: £95 Butterdean, £87 Collielaw, £86 Broomiebank, Aikeyside, £79 The Lee, £77 Aikeyside, Half Bred: £91 Bonjedward, North Country Cheviot: £89 Borthwickshiels, £87 Headshaw, L, £82, £80 Buckholm, £79 Collielaw, £77 Sweethope, £75 Collielaw, Broomiebank, Kerryhill: £87 Borthwickshiels, Blackface: £75 Bowland, Elmscleugh, £73 Raeshaw, £70 Horseupcleugh, £69 Raeshaw, £68 Bowland, £65 Borthwickshiels, Easycare: £67 Synton Mains, Hill Cheviot: £60 (2) Borthwickshiels