St Boswells Primestock Sale

16th March 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 16th March, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 62 Clean Cattle, 50 Cast Cows, 2094 Hoggs and 397 Ewes.

Bullocks (20) averaged 208p per kg and sold to 234p (-2.6p on the week)

Heifers (42) averaged 208p per kg and sold to 230p (-5.8p on the week)

50 Cast Cows averaged 135p per kg and sold to 165p (-1.0p) Top price £1425

2094 Hoggs averaged 250p per kg (+8p on the week) and sold to £158, top price 336p for  Beltex Hoggs

397 Ewes averaged £95 and sold to £195 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £135, light ewes sold to £141 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £79

CLEAN CATLE

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1398.68, £1358.64, £1356, £1348.10, £1327.14, Upper Nisbet £1313.28, Gala Farms £1281.56, Shidlaw £1277.20, Smailholm Mains £1272.96, Upper Nisbet £1270.22, Gospelhall £1257.12, Penston £1255.50, Wester Ulston £233., Galagate £1229.28, £1203.84

Clean Cattle per kilo: Wester Ulston 234p J.Saunderson Ltd, Penston 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd. Bee Edge 226p Shaw Fine Meats, 226p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 225p (2)J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Longnewton 224p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 222p S.I Carlisle & Co, Shidlaw 222p Coq & Bull Butchers Ltd, Bee Edge 221p S.I Carlisle & Co, Smailholm Mains 221p Forsyths of Peebles, Traprain 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 219p W.E Fairlie Ltd, Wester Ulston 217p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pathhead 212p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 211p J.A Waters & Sons, Pathhead 210p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Galagate 210p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

COWS  

Cows per head: Humebyres £1425.56, £1337.64, Upper Nisbet £1320.30, Woodhouse £1262.84, Kedzlie £1233.84, Corsbie £1224.30, Roxburgh Mains £1204.20, Mosstower £1171.14, Birkenside £1167.74, Upper Nisbet £1159.68

Cows per kilo: Corsbie 165p, Upper Nisbet 163p, Kedzlie 159p, Humebyres 157p (2), Mosstower 157p, Wester Middleton, Upper NIsbet 151p, Mosstower 149p (2),

HOGGS – Superb show of hoggs.  All types wanted.

Hoggs per head – Texel: £158, £157, £156 Waterside, £150 Threepwood, Mainside (2), £149 Sunnycroft, £148 Whitrighill, Waterside, £145 Butterdean, £144 Boghall, £143 Butterdean, £142 Threepwood, Butterdean (2), £138 Rawburn, £137 Waterside, £134 Butterdean, £132 Waterside, Rawburn, Suffolk: £151 Woodside, £149 Waterside, £148 Boghall, Bonjedward, £143(2), £142, £141, £138 (2), £137, £133, £132 Boghall,  £131 Waterside, Boghall, £130 Boghall, £129 Threepwood, Waterside, Westerhall, £126 Saughtree, North Country Cheviot: £147 Mainside, £137 Adderstonshiels, £132 Boghall, £130.50 Adderstonshiels, £127 Lylestane, £121 Traprain, Woodside, £120 Saughtree, Whitrighill, £118 Traprain, £117 Saughtree, £116 Adderstonshiels, £115 (2) Traprain, Saughtree, Beltex: £143, £136, £135, £129 Waterside, £128 The Loan, £126 (2), £123, £122, £112 Waterside, Blackface: £138, £134 Blakehope, £131 Burncastle, £124 Blakehope, £122 Burncastle, £115 Blakehope, Dorset: £130 Waterside, Zwartble: £125 Wells Stables, Bluefaced Leicester: £120 Newbigging Walls, Greyfaced: £119 Bowland, £117 Boghall, Half Bred: £111 Bonjedward

Hoggs per kilo – Beltex: 336p, 330.8p, 327.3p, 323.7p, 312.8p, 293.5p, 291.8p, 289.4p Waterside, 268.4p Lylestane, 258.6p The Loan, Texel: 300p, 288.9p, 285p, 283.7p, 282.5p Waterside, 282.2p Threepwood, 277.3p, 276.9p, 276.1p, 274p, 272.7p Waterside, 272.5p Lylestane, 271.4p Threepwood, 271.3p Whitrighill, 266.7p Waterside (3), 265.2p Threepwood, 264.6p, 263.6p Waterside, North Country Cheviot: 277.2p, 276.2p, 268.2p, 265.4p Traprain, 260.9p Whitrighill, 259p Boghall, 253.2p Longnewton Forest, 252.2p Adderstonshiels, 252.1p Traprain, 251.6p Saughtree, 251.2p Adderstonshiels, 251.2p Saughtree, Mainside, 250p Traprain, Suffolk: 270p, 263.5p, 261.4p, 259.4p, 258p Waterside, 258p Threepwood, 255.1p Waterside, 255p Threepwood, 252p, 251.7p Bonjedward, 250.9p (4), 250p Boghall, Half Bred: 252.3p Bonjedward, Meatlinc: 247.5p Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: 242.1p, 241.9p Blakehope

EWES – Better show forward.  Increased returns.

Texel: £195, £169 Kedzlie, £157 Newton, £149 Butterdean, Edgerston, Shawbraes, £147 Bonjedward, Old Melrose, £145 Currie Inn, £139, £135 Burnhouse Mains, £133 Butterdean, Edgerston, £129 Kedzlie, Edgerston, £123, £119 Currie Inn, £111 Berryhill, £109 Edgerston, £103 Berryhill, Suffolk: £187 Woodside, £169 Gospelhall, £147 Bonjedward, £143 Edgerston, £103 Burnhouse Mains, Charollais: £185 Hume Hall Holdings, Beltex: £187, £157 Kedzlie, £141 The Loan, £130 Faughhill, Bluefaced Leicester: £159 Hume Hall Holdings, Greyfaced: £145 Burnhouse Mains, Butterdean, £130 Butterdean, £129 Edgerston, £121 Whinfield, £111 Berryhill, Newton (2), Middlestead, £101 Burncastle, North Country Cheviot:L £141 Nisbet Mill, £135 Gospelhall, £127, £123 Adderstonshiels, £119 Birneyknowe, £117 Blackburnmill, £116 Millheugh, £113 Nisbet Mill, £109 Birneyknowe, Bowland, £103 Saughtree, £100 Woodside, Half Bred: £141 Bonjedward, Lleyn: £135 Legerwood, £133 Shepherds Cottage, Falla, £125 Legerwood, £117 Shepherds Cottage, £115 Legerwood, £113 Houdshall Cottage, £109 Legerwood, Blackace: £115 Blakehope, £110, £109, £100 Burncastle, Shetland: £73  Camptoun Holdings, £71 Springhill, C