St Boswells Primestock Sale

17th February 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 17th February, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 49 Clean Cattle, 41 Cast Cows, 1640 Hoggs and 453 Ewes.
Bullocks (16) averaged 209.09p per kg and sold to 239p (+2p on the week)
Heifers (33) averaged 216.3p per kg and sold to 240p (n/c on the week)
41 Cast Cows averaged 137p per kg and sold to 183p Top price £1542
1640 Hoggs averaged 242p per kg (+4p on the week) £103 per head and sold to £143, top price 334.2p per kg for Beltex  Hoggs
453 Ewes averaged £77.64 and sold to £120 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £95, light ewes sold to £94 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £71

Clean Cattle per head: Shidlaw £1367.52, Bee Edge £1352.92, £1329.40, £1324.62, Faughhill £1320.16, Upper Nisbet £1317.84, Shidlaw £1305.24, Faughhill £1304.16, Smailholm Mains £1293.60, Wester Ulston £1290.60, Galagate £1288.28, Huntington £1282.38, Galagate £1280.60, Butchercote £1164.06

Clean Cattle per kilo: Glenrath 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 239p John Saunderson Ltd, Faughhill 234p J & J Mather, Galagate 232p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 230p Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 228p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 227p Shaw Fine Meats, Longnewton 225p Charles Wilson Limited, Upper Nisbet 225p Charles Wilson Limited, Butchercote 225p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Butchercote 223p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Shidlaw 222p J.A Waters & Sons, Galagate 214p S.I Carlisle & Co, Smailholm Mains 210p S.I Carlisle & Co

Cast Cows per head: Humebyres £1542.38, £1483.26, Inland Pastures £1217.94, £1207.80, Hyndsidehill £1180.94, £1138.44, Shidlaw £1123.02

Cast Cows per kilo: Inland Pastures 183p, Humebyres 177p, Blackburn Mill 169p, Hoselaw 165p, Humebyres 161p, Hyndsidehill, Inland Pastures 159p, Shidlaw, Inland Pastures 153p

Hoggs – Another increase in returns.  More numbers forward

Hoggs per head –  Texel: £143 Kedzlie, £142 Boggs Holdings, £141, £139 Crookston, £138 Butterdean, Crookston, £137 Attonburn, £136, £134 Crookston, £132 Birkenside, £129.50 Bonjedward, £128 Boggs Holdings, £127 Burncastle, Butterdean, Woodhouse, £125 Boggs Holdings, £124 Threepwood, £123 Lylestane, £122 Woodhouse, £121 The Lee, Suffolk: £136.50 Butterdean, £126.50 The Lee, £126 Saughtree, Boggs Holdings, £125 Traprain, £124, £120.50 The Lee, £118.50, £118 Bonjedward, £112 Blegbie, Adderstonshiels, £110 Threepwood, £109 Saughtree, Kittyfield, £108 The Lee, £106 Newhouses, £105 Stoneypath, £103.50 Longfaugh, £100 Saughtree, Blegbie, North Country Cheviot: £128 Adderstonshiels, £117 Attonburn, £116 Saughtree, £114 Adderstonshiels, £109.50, £109 Pawston, £109 Adderstonshiels, £108 Attonburn, Pawston, £106.50 Blegbie, Traprain, £105 Pawston, Traprain, £100 Traprain, Hill Cheviot: £125, £121 Mainside, Beltex: £127 Craighouse, £116 (2) Threepwood, £115, £113.50 Lylestane, £110 Halidean Mill, £110 Lylestane, £105 Craighouse, £102 Threepwood, Greyfaced: £121, £120 Burncastle, £112 Broomiebank, £105 Broomielees, Zwartble: £120 Oxnam Neuk,  Hampshire: £121, £115 Bridgehaugh Mill, Bluefaced Leicester: £118 Threepwood Cottage, £117 Corsbie Cottages, £116 Hyndhope Hill Cottage, Blackface: £118 Burncastle, £107, £105.50, £100 Hyndhope, E, Half Bred: £117 Bonjedward

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 334.2p Craighouse, 298.7p (2), 297.3p Lylestane, 297.3p Halidean Mill, 290p Threepwood, 280p Craighouse, 276.1p Penston, 263.6p, 258.2p Threepwood, Texel: 285p Swinnie, 275.9p The Lee, 275.7p Holydean, 269.4p Birkenside, 268.2p Threepwood, 267.4p Stoneypath, 264.2p Traprain, 262.5p Adderstonshiels, 260.5p Lylestane, 255p Birkenside, 254.1p Holydean, 253.5p Birkenside, 252.9p Threepwood, 252.6p Lylestane, 251.9p Halidean Mill, 251.2p Lylestane, 251.1p Boggs Holdings, 250.6p Newhouses, 250.5p Bonjedward, 250p Holydean, Suffolk: 262.5p Saughtree, 254.8p Bonjedward, 254.5p Blegbie, 253.9p Penston, 251.2p, 251p The Lee, 250.6p Saughtree, 249.4p Newhouses, 248.9p Adderstonshiels, 244.4p Threepwood, 244.2p Stoneypath, 243.5p Longfaugh, 241.2p Kittyfield, 241p Saughtree, North Country Cheviot: 256.6p Lylestane, 252.6p Saughtree, 251.7p Pawston, 250.6p Blegbie, 250p, 248.3p, 247.7p Pawston, 247.7p, 246.9p Traprain, 242.6p, 242.2p Adderstonshiels, 241.1p Traprain, Greyfaced: 245.7p Lawfield, Hill Cheviot: 247.1p Penston, 244.4p Mainside, Hampshire: 242p Bridgehaugh Mill, Cheviot Mule: 242.5p Blegbie, Half Bred: 241.2p Bonjedward, Meatlinc: 240.7p, 239p Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: 236.5p Penston

Ewes –  Returns similar on the week

Suffolk: £120, £119 Meigle, £113 Butterdean, £103 Lawfield, Butterdean, £92 Lawfield, £87 Inchkeith, Broomilees, £85 Lawfield, Meigle, Texel: £117 Threepwood, Winkston, £115 Glenrath, Threepwood, £113 Winkston, £109, £105 Butterdean, £99 Hyndhope, E, £97 Harden Mains, £95 Teviot Bank, £91 Glenrath, Greyfaced: £101 Whinfield, £94 Glenrath, Meigle, £93 Berryhill, £91 Birkenside, £90 Winkston, £88 Glenrath, Deuchrie (2), £87 Bowershields, £85 Teviot Bank, Half Bred: £95 Bonjedward, Border Leicester: £95 Deuchrie, North Country Cheviot: £94 Bowershields, £90 Attonburn, £89 Bowershields, £87 Attonburn, £81 Blegbie, Blackface: £88, £83 Deuchrie, £83 Hyndhope, E, £79 Deuchrie, Meigle, £76 Cammerlaws, £75, £72 Burncastle, £71 Whitehope, Deuchrie, Lleyn: £79 Houdshall Cottage, Hill Cheviot: £77 Mainside, Easycare: £67 Kidshielhaugh, Swaledale: £65 Broomilees