St Boswells Primestock Sale

10th February 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 10th February, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 70 Clean Cattle, 38 Cast Cows, 1479 Hoggs and 311 Ewes.

Bullocks (16) averaged 207p per kg and sold to 222p (+2.0p on the week)
Heifers (53) averaged 216p per kg and sold to 249p (+1.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 160p (n/c on the week)
38 Cast Cows averaged 139p per kg and sold to 173p Top price £1481
1479 Hoggs averaged 238.7p per kg (+12.7p on the week) £105 per head and sold to £136, top price 307p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
311 Ewes averaged £82.31 and sold to £143 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £99, light ewes sold to £100 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £75

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1387.68, Upper Nisbet £1345.20, Penston £1329.66, Whitsome East Newton £1324.40, Bee Edge £1324.36, £1309.80, Longnewton £1306.24, Upper Nisbet £1305.72, Galagate £1300.82, Kedzlie £1299.28, Smailholm Mains £1266.88

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 249p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Humbie Mill 236p John Saunderson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 236p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Saltoun Home Farm 236p Forsyths of Peebles, Faughhill 235p, Penston 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Whitsome East Newton 222p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Saltoun Home Farm 220p Cooper Butchers, Kedzlie 218p R & G Moor, Penston 218p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1481.04, Low Middleton £1466.38, Inland Pasture £1385.70, Kersknowe £1357.86, Stichill Home Farm £1320.06, £1242.36, Inland Pasture £1220.38, Stichill Home Farm £1214.46, Corsbie £1208.90

Cast Cows per kilo: Stichill Home Farm 173p, Inland Pastures 167p, Corsbie 165p, Faughhill, Wester Middleton 163p, Inland Pasture 161p, Corsbie, Kersknowe 159p, Inland Pasture, Corsbie 157p

Hoggs –  Superb show of Hoggs forward.  All types in high demand

Hoggs per head – Beltex: £136, £129 Faughhill, £123 (2) Waterside, £121 Faughhill, £119 Waterside, £116 Upper Hundalee, £113 Waterside, £111 Upper Hundalee, £109 (2) Broom, Suffolk: £130 (2) Langshaw Lodge, £120 (2) Waterside, Bonjedward, £118 Waterside, £116 Bonjedward, Waterside, Eden Brook, £115 Waterside, Cortleferry, £111 (3) Bonjedward, £109 Waterside, £108.50 Heriot Mill, £108 Broom, Waterside, £106 Cortleferry, Texel: £124 (2) Woodhouse, £119 (3) Waterside, £116 Bonjedward, Cortleferry, Upper Hundalee, Blackburn Mill, Waterside, £115.50 (2) Waterside, £115 Eden Brook, Cortleferry, £114 Leaston, Waterside, Blackburn Mill, £113 Upper Hundalee, Eden Brook, Cortleferry, North Country Cheviot: £121, £113 Waterside, £110 Saughtree, £109 Stobshiel Mains, Greyfaced: £118, £115 (2), £106 Waterside, £103.50 Cortleferry, Romney: £116, £112 Towford, Zwartble: £112 Waterside, Blackface: £110, £104 Waterside

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 307.5p Waterside, 302.5p Faughhill, 300p, 297.5p Waterside, 283.5p Faughhill, 281p, 272.9p Upper Hundalee, 272.3p Waterside, 265.4p Upper Hundalee, 247.7p, 242.2p Broom, Texel: 278.3p, 278p Waterside, 261.9p Leaston, 260p Bonjedward, 259.6p Waterside, 258.8p Swinnie, 257.1p Waterside, 256.2p Leaston, 255.9p New Blainslie, 254.9p Waterside, Blackburn Mill, 252.2p New Blainslie, 250p Halidean Mill, New Blainslie, 247.7p, 246.9p Waterside, 245.8p Upper Hundalee, 244.8p Broom, 244.7p Waterside, 244p Faughhill, Suffolk: 250p, 248.2p Broom, 244.9p Waterside, 243p Heriot Mill, 242.4p Bonjedward, 238.6p Waterside, 236.7p Bonjedward, Meatlinc: 242p, 240p Houdshall Cottage, North Country Cheviot: 233.8p Broomiebank, 233.3p Waterside, 231p Blackburn Mill, Greyfaced: 230p Cortleferry

Ewes – Hill breeds dearer on the week.  All types wanted

Texel: £143 Hutlerburn, £127 Upper Hundalee, £123 Leaston, £121 Hutlerburn, £119 Currie Inn, £118 (2) Leaston, £109 Upper Hundalee, Greenhead, S, £106 Bonjedward, £102 Hutlerburn, £101 Leaston, £98 Aikeyside, Suffolk: £140, £111 Waterside, £107 Bonjedward, Bluefaced Leicester: £117 Waterside, £111, £97 Hutlerburn, Half Bred: £102 Bonjedward, £99 Adderstonshiels, North Country Cheviot: £100 Adderstonshiels, £99 Whitsome East Newton, £93 Saughtree, £92 Adderstonshiels, £89 Towford, £88 Haltree, £87, £84 Saughtree, £84 Haltree, £83 Broomiebank, Greyfaced: £99, £87 Buskin, £82, £81 Hutlerburn, £80 Greenhead, S, Romney: £99 Towford, Blackface: £96 Burncastle, £88 Elmscleugh, Burncastle, £82 Elmscleugh, £80, £77 Burncastle, £70 Whitehope, Easycare: £71 Bankhouse