St Boswells Primestock Sale

6th April 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 6th April, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle

Sold 56 Clean Cattle, 27 Cast Cows, 1506 Hoggs and 133 Ewes
Bullocks (22) averaged 201p per kg and sold to 229p (-7.0p on the week)
Heifers (33) averaged 214p per kg and sold to 231p (-4.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 157p (n/c on the week)
27 Cast Cows averaged 129p per kg and sold to 195p (+5.0p on the week) Top price £1362
1506 Hoggs averaged 190.95p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £115, top price 268p
Ewes averaged £98 and sold to £133 for Texel.x Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £104, light ewes sold to £95 for North Country Cheviot Ewes and averaged £88

CLEAN CATTLE

Clean Cattle per head: Lurdenlaw £1388.80, Bee Edge £1360.52, £1326.08, £1322.76, £1321.60, £1319.84, Traprain £1305.40, Upper Nisbet £1303.64, Penston £1298.22, Upper Nisbet £1285.76, Smailholm Mains £1280.20, Upper Nisbet £1259.90

Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 231p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, 229p John Saunderson Ltd, Bee Edge 226p (2) J & J Mather and Coq & Bull Butchers Ltd, Butchercote 226p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd,  Wester Ulston 225p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Lurdenlaw 224p J & J Mather, Upper Nisbet 224p J.A Waters & Sons, Upper Nisbet 218p Shaw Fine Meats, Glenrath 216p J & J Mather, Gospelhall 216p J & J Mather, Upper Nisbet 215p J & J Mather,

COWS

Cows per head: Kersknowe £1362.40, Upper Huntlywood £1292.70, Holydean £1171.50, Upper Huntlywood £1165.80, Honeyburn £1095, Whitsome West Newton £1076.40, Blinkbonny £1034.94

Cows per kilo: Whitsome West Newton 195p, Holydean 165p, Upper Huntlywood 155p, Greenhead, S 151p, Honeyburn 150p, Glenrath 147p

HOGGS – Hard to cash

Hoggs per head- Texel: £115 Hawthornside, £109 Hyndlee, £104 Hawthornside, £102 Waterside, Blackadder Mains, £100 Wardhead, Waterside (3),£99 Wardhead, Beltex: £108 Blackadder Mains, £104 Waterside, Suffolk: £104, £102.50 (2), £100 (2) Boghall,  £98 Waterside, Boghall, £97 (2) Waterside,  Boghall, Half Bred: £94.50, £88 Headshaw, L, Dorset: £94, £92 Waterside, North Country Cheviot: £94, £93 Boghall, £90 (2)Wardhead, Greyfaced: £89.50, £89 Boghall, £88.50 Saughtree, Zwartble: £89 East Bridgelands, Herdwick: £80 East Bridgelands, Blackface: £74 Headshaw, L

Hoggs per kilo –

Beltex: 268.6p, 253.7p, 245p Waterside, 240p Blackadder Mains, Waterside, 219.8p, 212.5p Waterside, Texel: 246.9p, 228.6p, 225.6p, 225p (2) Waterside, 225p Holydean, 221.4p, 221.3p, 221p, 220p(2), 218.8p Waterside, North Country Cheviot: 212.5p Boghall, 202.5p Dod, 201.2p (2) Boghall, 197.6p Ruletownhead, 197.3p Faughhill, 195.4p Headshaw, L, Suffolk: 211.5p, 206.8p Wardhead, 196.6p, 195.9p (2), 195.3p, 195.2p Waterside, Cheviot Mule: 200p Waterside, Dorset: 190p Waterside, Blackface: 185p Headshaw, L, Greyfaced: 189p Waterside, Half Bred: 182.9p Headshaw, L, Ryeland: 181.6p Damhead, Lothianburn

EWES – smashing trade

Texel: £133, £131 (2) Traprain, £121 New Blainslie, £109 Northfield, St Abbs, £107 Traprain, Suffolk: £117 New Blainslie, Ecclaw, £115 Ecclaw, Cheviot Mule: £109 Wedderlie, Northfield St Abbs, £103 Crailing Nook, Romney: £101, £91 Bow, Greyfaced: £95 Ecclaw, North Country Cheviot: £95 Ecclaw, Headshaw, L, £89 Wedderlie, Ecclaw, £85 Northfield, St Abbs, Blackface: £87, £83 Headshaw, L