St Boswells Primestock Sale

9th March 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 9th March, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 65 Clean Cattle, 56 Cast Cows, 1845 Hoggs and 643 Ewes.
Bullocks (22) averaged 210.62p per kg and sold to 235p (+6p on the week)
Heifers (42) averaged 213.8p per kg and sold to 238p (-2p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 175p (£1746)
54 Cast Cows averaged 136p per kg and sold to 191p Top price £1227
2 Cast Bulls averaged 130p per kg and sold to £1704
1845 Hoggs averaged 242p per kg (+8p on the week) £107 per head and sold to £158, top price 309p for Texel Hoggs
643 Ewes averaged £76 and sold to £180 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £109, light ewes sold to £127 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £65

CLEAN CATTLE – Good show of heavy weight cattle forward.

Clean Cattle per head: Longnewton £1387.06, Upper Nisbet £1366.40, Humbie Mill £1354.68, Bee Edge £1349.76, Upper Nisbet £1324.62, £1328.88, Bee Edge £1321.58, Humbie Mill £1299.76, Kedzlie £1297.92, Penston £1297.24, Bee Edge £1296.36, £1295.06, Humbie Mill £1254.92, Penston £1212.60, Wester Ulston £1165.50, Gospelhall £1135.20, Pathhead £1129.80, Gospelhall £1125.48, Pathhead £1076.16, Humbie Mill £1062.36

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 238p, 235p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 234p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lurdenlaw 232p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Humbie Mill 229p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Faughhill 229p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 228p Forsyths of Peebles, Pathhead 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Humbie Mill 227p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Gospelhall 226p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 226p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 225p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 224p J.A Waters & Sons, Gospelhall 220p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Humbie Mill 218p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Wester Ulston 214p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Humbie Mill 213p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd,

Young Bull – Kersknowe £1746.50 (175p per kg)

COWS  – Sold to a premium once again

Cows per head-Muircleugh £1227.52, Headshaw, L £1211.10, Kedzlie £1199.52, Penston £1173.60, Inland Pasture £1168.70, Kersknowe £1164.50, Inland Pasture £1128.96, Nether Howden £1126.08, Upper Nisbet, Inland Pasture £1123.08

Cows per kilo – Inland Pasture 191p, Headshaw, L 165p, Penston 163p, Nether Howden 161p, Inland Pasture 159p, Kedzlie 157p, Inland Pasture, Upper Nisbet 155p

CAST BULLS

Cast Bulls per headHeadshaw, L £1704.14, Cockburn £1151.92

Cast Bulls per kilo – Headshaw, L 139p

HOGGS – Great show of hoggs forward with a slight increase in returns.

Hoggs per head – Texel: £158 Roxburgh Mill, £140 Waterside, £139 Threepwood, £133 High Yarrow, £130 The Knock, Crookston, £129, £128 The Knock, £128, £125 Boghall, £125 Bonjedward, Headshaw, L, £124 Waterside, Threepwood, £123 Ballencrieff Mains, Nether Howden, £122 Old Melrose Lodge, £120 Leaston, Nether Howden, Waterside, Beltex: £148, £145, £141, £135 Crookston, £135, £130, £125, £124 Waterside, £124 Crookston, £122 Waterside, Crookston, £119 Waterside, £116 Crookston (2), £114 Waterside, £111 Threeburnford, £110 Crookston, North Country Cheviot: £140 Waterside, £135 Hethpool, £131 Thorlieshope (R.Walker), £126 Hethpool, Boghall, £122 Kelsocleugh (P.Tapson), £120 Thorlieshope (R.Walker), £119 Adderstonshiels, £118 Stobshiel Mains, £116 Saughtree, Kelsocleugh, £115 Saughtree, £113 Adderstonshiels, Saughtree, £112.50 Mainside, £112 Boghall, £110.50 Eldinhope, Suffolk:£138 The Knock, £129 Bonjedward, £126, £124.50, £124 (3) Boghall, £124 Nether Howden, £123 Waterside, Ballencrieff Mains, £118 Boghall, £117 Nether Howden, Boggs Holdings, Leaston, £115 Waterside, Headshaw, L, £114 Boghall, Waterside, £113 Boghall, Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £114 Haystoun House, £113.50 Boghall, £110 High Yarrow, Waterside, £106 Waterside, Stobshiel Mains, Jacob: £114 Waterside, Cheviot Mule: £113 Philiphaugh, £108 Adderstonshiels, Blackface: £110 Headshaw, L, Half Bred: £109.50 Stobshiel Mains, £107 Bonjedward, Berrichon: £104 Springwood Lodge

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 309.1p, 301.2p, 295.2p Waterside, 289.5p Crookston, 276.9p Ruletownhead, 274.2p Crookston, 268.8p Waterside, 266p Crookston, 264.7p Waterside, Crookston, 263.6p (2) Crookston, 260p, 259.1p Waterside, 258.1p Threeburnford, 249.5p, 248p Crookston,Texel: 286.7p The Knock, 286.4p, 284p, Waterside, 281.6p New Blainslie, 275.3p, 265.9p Ballencreiff Mains, 264.4p, 263.6p Upper Samieston, 263.4p Waterside, 260.9p Leaston, 260.7p Headshaw, L, 260p The Knock, 258.5p Faughhill, 256.2p Ballencrieff Mains, 256p The Knock, 255p Thornydykes, 254.4p Ballencreiff Mains, 254.2p Upper Samieston, 254.1p, 253.7p Stoneypath,

Suffolk: 259.1p Waterside, 256.8p Boghall, 256.1p Broomilees, 255.4p The Knock, 252.3p Longwood, Hermiston, 251.2p Faughhill, 251.1p Boghall, 250.6p Stoneypath, 250p Boghall, 248.3p Ballencreiff Mains, 246.9p Inchkeith, 246p Waterside, 244.7p Headshaw, L, 243.8p Nether Howden, Leaston, 243.1p Nether Howden, 242.1p Waterside, North Country Cheviot: 256.6p Saughtree, 256.3p Ballencreiff Mains, 254.9p Boghall, Ruletownhead, 252.9p Headshaw, L, 252.4p Springwood Lodge, 251.3p Dod, 251p (2) Whitrighall, 246.9p Mainside, 244.4p Dod, Half Bred: 248.8p Stobshiel Mains, 240.2p Bonjedward, Greyfaced: 246.5p Waterside, 245.3p Stoneypath, 244.1p Boghall, Meatlinc: 251.3p, 245.6p Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: 244.4p Headshaw, L, Jacob: 242.6p Waterside, Cheviot Mule: 242.5p Blegbie, Berrichon: 240.5p Springwood Lodge

EWES –

Texel: £180 Traprain, £161 Sydenham, £157 Craiglea, Sydenham, £153, £150 New Blainslie, £149 Leaston, Waterside, £147 Headshaw, L, £137 Cockburn, £135 Sydenham, £133 Headshaw, L, £127 Hermiston, £123 Waterside, £122 Lylestane, £116 Upper Samieston, £115 Leaston, £113 Haystoun House, £111 Cockburn, Suffolk: £161 Woodhead, D, £141 New Blainslie, £137 Headshaw, L, £131 New Blainslie, £129 Waterside, £121 Cockburn, £111 Bowershields, £101 Cockburn, North Country Cheviot: £127 Bowershields, £125 Gospelhall, £115 Blegbie, £103 Stagehall, £101 Upper Samieston, Bowershields, Hethpool, Cheviot Mule: £127, £107 Upper Samieston, Half Bred: £120 Headshaw, L, Greyfaced: £117 Cockburn, £111 Edston, £109 Upper Chatto, Waterside, £104 Edston, £103 Cockburn, £101 Peelrig, Bluefaced Leicester: £111 Huntershall, Easycare: £95, £81, £80 (2) Hillhouse, Zwartble: £91 Upper Samieston, Lleyn: £91 Springhill, Blackface: £85 Kirkhope, Burncastle, £80 Upper Chatto, £77 Huntershall, £76 Tollishill