St Boswells Primestock Sale

24th February 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 24th February, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 65 Clean Cattle, 70 Cast Cows, 1788 Hoggs and 309 Ewes.
Bullocks (13) averaged 212p per kg and sold to 231p (+3p on the week)
Heifers (47) averaged 220p per kg and sold to 246p (+4p on the week)
70 Cast Cows averaged 134p per kg and sold to 183p Top price £1453
1788 Hoggs averaged 230p per kg (-12p on the week) £100 per head and sold to £144 for Texel Hoggs, top price 330.8p for Beltex Hoggs
Ewes averaged £76.67 and sold to £155 for Suffolk Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £99, light ewes sold to £119 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £71

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1416.96, £1411.94, £1384.70, Lennoxlove; £1384.24, Longnewton £1363.06, Penston £1358.64, Humbie Mill £1315.70, Pathhead £1307.46, Upper Nisbet £1296.48, £1270.92, Smailholm Mains £1240, Lennoxlove £1229.52, Upper Nisbet £1232.64, £1201.20, Pathhead £1170.68, Wester Ulston £1146.60, Pathhead £1116.16, Gala Farms £1037.26, Humbie Mill £1035.12

Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 246p Forsyths of Peebles, Lennoxlove 242p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Saltoun Home Farm 240p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 238p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Faughhill 236p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 231p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 231p Cooper Butchers, Humbie Mill 227p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 227p J.A Waters & Sons, Pathhead 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, 222p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Humbie Mill 223p John Saunderson Ltd, Upper Nisbet 219p J & J Mather, Lennoxlove 218p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pathhead 218p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: Humebyres £1453.50, £1420.08, Marvingston £1352, Muircleugh £1162.90, Buskin £1131.84, Upper Nisbet £1123.98, Muircleugh £1102.50

Cast Cows per kilo: Humebyres 183p, 171p, Marvingston 169p, Gateshaw 163p, Pathhead, Roxburgh Mains, Gateshaw 155p, Gateshaw 153p, Buskin, Thirlestane 149p

Cast Bull per head: Pathhead £1204.86 (129p per kilo)

HOGGS – More numbers forward.  Returns easier on the week.

Hoggs per head – Texel: £144 Threepwood, £140, £139, £137 Waterside, £134 Boggs Holdings, £129 Wantonwalls, £126 North Synton, Waterside, £125 Wantonwalls, £124 Bonjedward, Waterside, £123 Stoneypath, £121, £120, 118.50 Waterside, £118 Wantonwalls, £117 Threepwood, Sunnycroft, £116 Bonjedward (2), Beltex: £138 Faughhill, £129, £125 Waterside, £124 Threepwood, £115, £108 Faughhill, Suffolk: £130 Waterside, £120 Gospelhall, £118 Waterside, £116 Bonjedward, £115 Wantonwalls, £111 Waterside, £106.50 Bonjedward, Whitrighill, £105 Eden Brook, £104.50 Sunnycroft, £103 Wantonwalls, £101 Eden Brook, £100 Stoneypath, North Country Cheviot: £122 (2) Adderstonshiels, £121 North Synton, £118 Saughtree, £117 Gospelhall, Nisbet Mill, £116, £112.50 Adderstonshiels, £111 Waterside, £110.50 Adderstonshiels, £109 Gospelhall, Traprain (2), £105 Saughtree, £100 Pawston, Cross: £120, £105 Waterside, Blackface: £110 Waterside, Half Bred: £116, £104.50 Bonjedward, Bluefaced Leicester: £105 Threepwood Cottage, Hill Cheviot: £106, £105 Mainside, Cheviot Mule: £102 Kirklands, A

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 330.8p, 308.6p Waterside, 302.6p Faughhill, 302.4p Threepwood, 263.4p Faughhill, 233.8p Threepwood, Texel: 297.4p Sunnycroft, 290p, 289p, 281.4p Waterside, 268.2p Wantonwalls, 268.1p Waterside, 267.4p Sunnycroft, 267.1p Waterside, 264.7p Sunnycroft, 264.6p, 263.4p Waterside, 257.6p Threepwood, 256.8p New Blainslie, 253p Waterside, 252.6p Swinnie, 250.7p, 250p New Blainslie, 248.2p Waterside, 247.1p Stoneypath, 243.1p Waterside, North Country Cheviot: 242.5p Waterside, 232.5p Crailinghall Cottages, 228.7p Pawston, Meatlinc: 240p, 238.8p (2), 234.2p Houdshall Cottage, Suffolk: 237p Whitrighill, 236.6p Waterside, 235.3p Stoneypath, 234.7p Torwoodlee, 234.1p Whitrighill, Stoneypath, 233.7p Waterside, 232p Currie Inn, Bonjedward, Hill Cheviot: 221.1p Mainside

EWES – All types a touch sharper

Suffolk: £155 Oxmuir, £147 Huntlaw, £143 Woodside, £137 Huntlaw, £133 Coltcrooks, £131 Langraw, £129 Woodside, £121 Stoneypath, £115 Faughhill, £103 Newarkburn, £95 Gospelhall, Oxmuir, Texel: £145 Coltcrooks, £133 Huntlaw, £131 Waterside, £129, £113 Elllemford,  £113 Townhead, £111 Waterside, £95 Ellemford, Berryhill, Stoneypath, Townhead, North Country Cheviot: £119, £113 Gospelhall, £99 Woodside, £93 Gospelhall, £91 Kirkhope, £89, £83 Woodside, Greyfaced: £108 Peelrig, £101 Cairncross, Boggs Holdings, Faughhill, £95 Huntershall, Cheviot Mule: £91 Woodside, Blackface: £87 Kirkhope, £78 Kirklands, A, £77 Douglasdale, £76 Berryhill, £75 Newarkburn £74 Huntershall, Whitehope, £71 Newarkburn