St Boswells Primestock Sale

13th April 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 13th April, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle

Sold 71 Clean Cattle, 20 Cast Cows, 908 Hoggs and 281 Ewes
Bullocks (29) averaged 206.33p per kg and sold to 226p (+5p on the week)
Heifers (42) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 234p (+3p on the week)
20 Cast Cows averaged 124p per kg and sold to 147p (-5p on the week) Top price £1190
908 Hoggs averaged 194.44p per kg (+4p on the week) and sold to £117, top price 228p
281 Ewes averaged £91.54 and sold to £148 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £110, light ewes sold to £119 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £74

CLEAN CATTLE
Quality cattle sold to a fast trade

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1441.44, Upper Nisbet £1401.20, Lennoxlove £1372.80, Bee Edge £1348.38, Willowford £1347.84, Upper Nisbet £1312.74, Bee Edge £1308.96, Upper Nisbet £1302, Penston £1294.72, Upper Nisbet £1287, Faughhill £1281.12, Upper Nisbet £1273.12, Willowford £1262.24, Smailholm Mains £1254.42, West Garleton £1252.08, Lennoxlove £1242.70, £1240.12, Nisbet £1228.50, Wester Ulston £1196.80, West Garleton £1188, Pathhead £1180.48, Haughhead £1061.76, Conker Cottage £1048.70

Clean Cattle per kilo: Nisbet 234p J & J Mather, Bee Edge 234p Denholm Meat Supplies, Conker Cottage 231p J & J Mather, Lennoxlove 227p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 227p S.I Carlisle & Co, Bee Edge 226p Hugh Black & Sons, Upper Nisbet 226p Foley Bros, Whitsome West Newton 226p A.Smith (Butcher), Shidlaw 226p Hugh Black & Sons, Haughhead 226p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 225p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Nisbet 225p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Haughhead 225p, 224p both to J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Penston 224p J.Saunderson Ltd, West Garleton 222p Robert Pringle & Sons, Upper Nisbet 221p J.A Waters & Sons, Lennoxlove 220p J.A Waters & Sons, Wester Ulston 220p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 218p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, 215p J & J Mather, Crookhouse 214p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd,

COWS
Plainer show of cows forward.

Cows per head: Soutra £1190.70, Penston £1077.30, Headshaw, L £1053.24, Upper Nisbet £1034.74, Headshaw, L £1031.40, Upper Nisbet £1021.68, Penston £1020.84

Cows per kilo:  Soutra 147p, Penston 141p, 137p, 135p, Headshaw, L 135p, Upper Nisbet 133p. Headshaw, L 131p

HOGGS
Well fed hoggs easily cashed

Hoggs per head- Suffolk: £117, £114 Spotsmains, £110, £100, £99.50, £99 (2), £98.50, £97.50 (2) Boghall, Texel: £101, £98 Leaston, £97 Stoneypath, £96.50 Leaston, £96 Stoneypath, Swinnie, £95 Boghall, £94.50, £94 Maidenhall, £94 Whitrighill, Charollais: £100 Hallrule Mill, North Country Cheviot: £98, £97 (5), £96.50 Boghall, £97 Swinnie, £96 Saughtree, £95.50 (3) Boghall, Saughtree, Lleyn: £95, £86 Legerwood, Border Leicester: £93.50 Spotsmains, Romney: £92.50, £89.50 Towford, Greyfaced: £86 Boghall, Blackface: £76 (2) Stoneypath, Cheviot Mule: £74 Fairlaw

Hoggs per kilo – Texel: 227.9p Leaston, 222.5p Halidean Mill, 220.5p Stoneypath, 217.1p Halidean Mill, 216.7p Swinnie, 215p Corsbie, Holydean, 214.9p Leaston, 214.1p, 213.3p (2) Stoneypath, 210.2p Halidean Mill, Blackface: 217.1p Stoneypath, North Country Cheviot: 215p Swinnie, 212.8p, 210.6p Whitrighill, 209.8p, 207.6p Boghall, 206.9p Longnewton Forest, 206.7p Saughtree, Boghall, Suffolk: 208.9p Corsbie, 208.8p Lauder Barns, 205.4p Stoneypath, Cheviot Mule: 208.5p Fairlaw, Greyfaced: 198.8p Stoneypath, Romney: 193p Towford, Lleyn: 191.8p, 187p Legerwood

EWES
Texel: £148, £141 Huntington, £139 Leaston, £137 (2) Huntington, Elwartlaw, £135 Elwartlaw, Towford, £131 North Synton, Suffolk: £139 Blackhill, £135 Corsbie, £133 Huntington, £123 Maidenhall, £121 Huntington, Romeny: £125 Towford, Beltex: £123 Huntington, North Country Cheviot: £119, £109 North Synton, £103 Adderstonshiels, Saughtree, Half Bred: £117, £111 Blackhill,Cheviot Mule: £105 Wester Ulston, £103 Halidean Mill, Blackhill Hampshire: £101 Fairlaw, Charollais: £100 Greenhead, R, Greyfaced: £99 Crosslaw, £97 North Synton, £95 Redden, £921 Lauder Barns, Crosslaw, Lleyn: £95 Legerwood, Blackface: £79 Meigle, Shetland: £79 Fairlaw, £77 Maidenhall