St Boswells Primestock Sale

1st June 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 1st June, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle

Sold 70 Clean Cattle, 38 Cast Cows, 1030 Lambs, 140 Hoggs and 387 Ewes
Bullocks (24) averaged 220p per kg and sold to 239p (+9p on the week)
Heifers (44) averaged 223p per kg and sold to 243p (+11p on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to 206p per kg  and sold to 212p (n/c on the week)
38 Cast Cows averaged 147p per kg and sold to 213p (+6p on the week) Top price £1489
1030 Lambs averaged 239p per kg (-9p on the week) and sold to £137, top price 270p per kg for Beltex Lambs
140 Hoggs averaged 183p per kg (+1p on the week) and sold to £121, top price 208p per kg for Blackface Hoggs
Ewes averaged £83 and sold to £141 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £94, light ewes sold to £105 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £72

CLEAN CATTLE

Clean Cattle per head: Bee Edge £1455.18, £1417.26, £1414.26, £1401.28. Phantassie £1376.96. Smailholm Mains £1337.30. West Garleton £1306.80. Crookhouse: £1302.98

Clean Cattle per kilo:  Bee Edge 243p Robert Pringle & Son. Kedzlie 239p Micheal Malone, 234p J Gilmour & Co Ltd. Penston 237p W T S Forsyth & Son. Bee Edge 237p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, 237p Shaw Fine Meats. Lurdenlaw 232p J F Finlay & Company Ltd

COWS

Cast Cows per head:  Honeyburn £1489.64 Kirktonhill £1316.52, Honeyburn £1284.26, £1276 Ramrig £1284.72, Corsbie: £1284.38.

Cast Cows per kilo: Honeyburn 213p, 167p. Kedzlie 167p. Penston 163p. Kirktonhill 159p. Ramrig 159p

LAMBS

A superb show of lambs forward, with much increased numbers. Average 239p

Lambs per head – Suffolk: £137, £133, £129, £125, £116, £114 Highfield Farming, £121, £115 Haystoun House, £120, £107 Chesters Brae, £120, £118 Woodhead Farm, £111 Whitsome West Newton, £106 Primside, £105 Birkenside, £104 Ballencrieff Mains, £104 (2) Belmont Farm, £104 Hermiston, £103 Elwartlaw. Texel: £129, £114 Highfield Farming, £123 Belmont Farm, £119 (4), £118, £115, £108 Thirlestane, £119 Hermiston, £113 (2) Edrom Mains, £113, £109 Huntington, £111 (2) Whitsome West Newton, £109, £108 (2) Birkenside, £109 Huntington. Hampshire: £104 Sorrowlessfield Mains

Lambs per kilo – Texel: 269.1p, 265.9p, 250.7p Huntington, 265p Lauder Barns, 256.3p Bogend, 255.9p (3), 255.6p, 253.8p, 250p, 248.3p, 244.7p Thirlestane, 250p Wormerlaw, 250p Primside, 248.3p (2), 247.7p Birkenside, 247.6p Ballencrieff Mains, 243.9p Lochside. Suffolk: 245.2p  Elwartlaw, 238.6p Birkenside, 238.2p, 236.8p Primside, 236.8p Woodhead, 236.7p Highfield Farming, 236.4p Ballencrieff Mains, 236.4p Hermiston, 235p Oxmuir, 235p Thornington. Hampshire: 240p Treaty Park

HOGGS

Hoggs per head- Texel: £121, £118, £112, £103 Butterdean, £110 Carterhaugh, £109 Coltcrooks, £108 Harwood on Teviot, £107 Langraw, £102 Old Greenlaw, £97 Burnhouse Mains, £97 Kirktonhill, £97 Langraw. Suffolk: £116, £111 (2), £109, £101 Butterdean, £107 Burnhouse Mains, £96 Kirktonhill. Rare Breed: £113, £108 Carterhaugh. North Country Cheviot: £107 Buchtrig. Blackface: £90 Headshaw, £90, £80 Hyndhope, £90 Burncastle, £89 Carterhaugh, £80 Scamblesby Farm. Zwartble: £87 Wormerlaw, £80 Cheeklaw Brae Farming

EWES

All types similar

Texel: £141, £117, £113, £111, £107, £100 Huntington, £131 Butterdean, £117, £105 Hermiston, £105 Harwood on Teviot, £102 Chesters Brae, £102 Headshaw, £101, £100, Crailing Nook, £100 (2) New Heaton. Suffolk: £130, £117, £110 Oxmuir, £111 Hermiston, £109 Huntington, £107 Butterdean, £103  Haystoun House, £97 Burnhouse Mains, £97 Chesters Brae, £95 (2) Edgerston Home Farm. North Country Cheviot: £105 Easter Whitmuir, £91 Headshaw, £83 Buchtrig, £83 Kelsocleugh. Cheviot Mule: £97 Blackburn Mill, £90, £89 South Common. Zwartble: £89 Gayfield. Greyface: £87 Butterdean, £85 Cheeklaw Brae, £83 Kirktonhill, £83 Langraw, £81 Scamblesby, £81 Butterdean, £81 Edgerston Trading, £81 Hermiston. Jacob: £81 Justicehall. Blackface: £77 Burncastle, £73 Burnhouse Mains, £71, £65 Haystoun House, £69 Middle Moneynut, £69 Kirktonhill. Herdwick: £57 Blackburn Mill. Shetland: £49 8 Camptoun Holdings.

Rams: Suffolk: £105 Edgerston Trading. Texel: £101 Edgerston Trading, £90 (2) Gayfield. Bluefaced Leicester: £99 Wiselaw. North Country Cheviot: £95 Headshaw, £92 Haddington Farms. Jacob: £95 Justicehall