St Boswells Primestock Sale

20th April 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 20th April, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle

Sold 73 Clean Cattle, 36 Cast Cows, 1435 Hoggs and 257 Ewes
Handy weights forward
Bullocks (19) averaged 214p per kg and sold to 224p (+8.0p on the week)
Heifers (51) averaged 214p per kg and sold to 235p (-3.0p on the week)
3 Young Bulls averaged 173p per kg and sold to 218p (n/c on the week)
36 Cast Cows averaged 131p per kg and sold to 181p (+7.0p on the week) Top price £1238
1435 Hoggs averaged 191p per kg (-3.0p on the week) and sold to £108, top price 262p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
Ewes averaged £87 and sold to £143 for  Suffolk.x Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £107, light ewes sold to £111 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £86

CLEAN CATTLE
Heavy weights forward

Clean Cattle per head: Kedzlie £1362.58, Bee Edge £1354.32 (2), Upper Nisbet £1351.60, Lurdenlaw £1339.20, Bee Edge £1338.60, £1336.08, Snawdon £1324.86, Bee Edge £1321.58, Penston £1316, Lennoxlove £1302, Upper Nisbet £1293.40, Penston £1286.20, Lurdenlaw £1214.72, £1214.08

Clean Cattle per kilo:  Penson 235p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Snawdon 234p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Lurdenlaw 233p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 231p (2) Charles Wilson Limited, Bee Edge 230p Forsyths of Peebles, Wester Ulston 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Nisbet 227p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Whitsome East Newton 226p J.F Finlay & Sons, Lurdenlaw 224p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 223p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Woodhead, A 221p J.F Finlay & Co, Pathhead 220p(2) J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 218p J.A Waters & Sons

COWS
Strong show of Cows

Cast Cows per head: Kedzlie £1238.30, Upper Nisbet £1218.24, Kedzlie £1210.04, £1205.90, £1179.36, Ransfield £1158.40, Mosstower £1128.68

Cast Cows per kilo: Ransfield 181p, Kedzlie 179p, 162p, 155p, Upper Nisbet 147p, Kedzlie 145p, Kingside 143p

HOGGS
Heavy show forward with export hoggs keenly bid for

Hoggs per head – Suffolk: £108 Boghall, £104 Gospelhall, £99 (5) Waterside, £98.50 (2), £98, £97.50(5) Boghall, Texel: £107.50 Waterside, £106 Boyness Mill House, Waterside, £104 (2) Kedzlie, £100 Hallrule, £99 (2) Waterside, Boghall(2), £98 Waterside, Beltex: £106 (3), £105 Waterside, North Country Cheviot: £104 Hermiston, £103 Gospelhall, £97.50 North Synton, £96 (2), £95.50 Boghall, £95 Thorlieshope (R.Walker), £95, £94.50 (2), £94 Boghall, Dorset: £96 Waterside, Greyfaced: £90 Boghall, Kerryhill:£85 Boyness Mill House, Meatlinc: £84 Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: £84 (2) Boyness Mill House

Hoggs per kilo – Texel: 262.2p, 242.3p, 241p, 239p, 238.3p Waterside, 235.6p Boyness Mill House, 234.1p, 233.8p, 230.4p, 230.1p Waterside, 228.6p Headshaw, L Beltex: 243.6p Lylestane, 212p (3) Waterside, North Country Cheviot: 224.4p Boyness Mill House, 221.3p Hermiston, 213p Swinnie, 212.3p Headshaw, L, 211p Boghall, 209.9p Lylestane, 207.8p Headshaw, L, 207p Saughtree, Suffolk: 223.8p Boyness Mill House, 213p Boghall, 211.9p New Blainslie, 211.4p Boyness Mill House, 210.6p, 209.8p Waterside, 208.8p Headshaw, L, Dorset: 211p Waterside, Blackface: 205.4p Headshaw, L, 204.9p(2) Boyness Mill House, Kerryhill: 188.9p Boyness Mill House, Greyfaced: 187.5p Boghall

EWES
Great trade once again

Suffolk: £143 Symington Mains, £141, £137 Spotsmains, £119 Meigle, £113 Hermiston, £111 New Blainslie, Texel: £141, £139 (2) New Blainslie, £135 Eilean, £131, £127 Kedzlie, Half Bred: £121 Blackhouse Cottages, North Country Cheviot: £111 Philiphaugh, £107, £99 Gospelhall, £99, £97 Philiphaugh, Cheviot Mule: £109 Philiphaugh, Charolais: £99 Hallrule Mill, Greyfaced: £97 Greenriggs, Yarlside, £95 Gledswood, £93 Eilean, Meatlinc:£95 Houdshall Cottage, Beltex: £87 Haughton, Border Leicester: £83 Spotsmains, Blackface: £71 Whitehope, Shetland: £51 Boyness Mill House