St Boswells Primestock Sale

22nd June 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 22nd June, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle

Sold 85 Clean Cattle, 33 Cast Cows, 1042 Lambs, 90 Hoggs and 456 Ewes
Bullocks (35) averaged 213p per kg and sold to 230p (+2p on the week)
Heifers (45) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 242p (n/c on the week)
5 Young Bulls sold to 206p per kg
33 Cast Cows averaged 145p per kg and sold to 189p (+3p on the week) Top price £1632
1042 Lambs averaged 230.6p per kg (+9.2p on the week) £95 per head and sold to £116, top price 253p per kg for Texel Lambs
90 Hoggs averaged 158p per kg (n/c on the week) and sold to £97, top price 180p per kg for Cheviot Hoggs
456 Ewes averaged £70.31 and sold to £120 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £90, light ewes sold to £87 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £64

CLEAN CATTLE

Butchers cattle sold to high demand.

Bullocks per head (465kgs-555kgs): Kedzlie £1264.08, £1263.12, Smailholm Mains £1246.50, Pogbie £1217.52

(556 kgs +) Mervinslaw £1469.44, Oakwood £1408.68, Penston £1375.36, Oakwood £1344.64, Crookhouse £1344, £1321.58, Pogbie £1309.68

Bullocks per kilo (465kgs – 555 kgs)  Average 221.8p: Faughhill 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Kedzlie 229p Foley Bros, Kedzlie 228p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pogbie 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Kedzlie 227p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Smailholm Mains 225p Michael Malone of Edinburgh

(556 kgs +). Average 212.03p:  Faughhill 228p J.F Finlay &  Co Ltd, Kedzlie 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Crookhouse 224p Shaw Fine Meats, Mervinslaw 224p J.A Waters & Sons, Penston 224p Cooper Butchers

Heifers per head (400kgs – 484kgs): Whitsome East Newton £1051.10, Traprain £1000.64

(485 kgs +) Bee Edge £1471.36, Upper Nisbet £1419.28, Whitsome West Newton £1406.10, Bee Edge £1404, £1403.04, Mervinslaw £1402.66

Heifers per kilo (400kgs – 484kgs) Average 208.08p: Traprain 212p P.R Duff Ltd

(485 kgs +) Average 219.3p: Bee Edge 242p Foley Bros, Penston 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 237p Foley Bros, Penston 234p (2) Hugh Black & Sons and John Saunderson, Bee Edge 234p Denholm Meat Supplies

Young Bulls per head:  Kingside £1339.84, Kedzlie £1297.80, Easter Fodderlie £1216

Young Bulls per kilo: Kedzlie 206p, Easter Fodderlie 200p

COWS

Cast Cows per head:  Kersknowe £1632.96, £1371.72, Birkenside £1287.60, Lakewood Stud £1235.22, Birkenside £1228.50, £1221.80, Lakewood Stud £1214.76

Cast Cows per kilo:  Kersknowe 189p, Birkenside 175p, Lakewood Stud 173p, Penston 165p, West Newbigging 165p, Kersknowe 161p

Cast Bulls per head:  North Synton £1263.34, Greenknowe £1224.28

Cast Bulls per kilo:  Greenknowe 127p, Bemersyde 125p

LAMBS

Good show forward, all types sharper

Lambs per head – Texel: £116 Hermiston, Wantonwalls,£114 Brothershiels(2), Haltree, £113 Corsbie, £112 Lightfield, £111.50 Haltree, £110 Wantonwalls, £109 Sunnycroft, Bogend, £108 Wellington, £107 (2) Huntington, £106 New Blainslie, Symington Mains, Greenhead, R (2), £105.50 Birkenside, £105 Mossilee, Suffolk: £116 Hermiston, £114 Haltree, £110 Coltcrooks, £109.50 Headshaw, L, £109 Leetside, £106 Dere Street Farming, Thornington, Meigle (2), Belmont, £104.50 Leetside, £104 Blegbie, £102 Smailholm Mains, £100 Wantonwalls, £99 East Mains, Birkenside, Beltex: £105, £96 Huntington, £95.50 Philiphaugh, £95, £94 Craighouse (2)

Lambs per kilo- Texel: 253.4p Haltree, 248.8p Huntington (2), 247.4p Wellington, 245.2p, 241.9p Haltree, 241.9p Bonjedward, Symington Mains (2), 241.7p Wantonwalls, 240.4p Corsbie, 240p Wellington, 239.7p Thornington, 239.6p Sunnycroft, 238.6p Mossilee, 237.9p Headshaw, L, 237.5p Symington Mains, Brothershiels (3), Suffolk: 248.9p Headshaw, L, 240p Haltree, 237p Leetside, 234.2p Elwartlaw, 234p Coltcrooks, 233.7p Blegbie, 232.2p Leetside, 230.8p Belmont, 230.4p Meigle, 230.4p Meigle, 230.2p East Mains, Beltex: 246.7p Huntington, 243.6p Craighouse, 238.6p, 237p Huntington, 235.8p Philiphaugh, 235p, 231.6p Craighouse, Zwartble: 230p Wester Ulston

HOGGS

Suffolk: £97, £82, £80 Lamberton, Texel: £93 The Hirst, North Country Cheviot: £90 Kirklands, A, £82, £80 Langhope, £79 The Hirst, Zwartble: £75 Lamberton

EWES

Leaner types wanted, more small ewes forward

Texel: £120 Headshaw, L, £117, £110 Wester Ulston, £103 Butterdean, £96 Wester Ulston, £93 Sorrowlessfield Mains, Suffolk: £107 Wester Ulston, £99 Dere Street Farming, £97 Butterdean, £95 Marvingston, £91 New Blainslie, Cheviot Mule: £95, £81 Blegbie, North Country Cheviot: £87 Headshaw, L, £75 Borthwickshiels, Beltex: £80 Faughhill, Half Bred: £85 Marvingston, £83 Ecclaw, Greyfaced: £79 Meigle, High Yarrow, £77 High Yarrow, New Blainslie, Nether Howden, £73, £71 Ecclaw, £71 Lamberton, Bluefaced Leicester: £75 Wester Ulston, Easycare: £73 Girrick, Lleyn: £75 Trabroun, Kerryhill: £73 Borthwickshiels, Aberwick: £72, £70 (2) Carterhaugh, Blackface: £70 High Yarrow, Toft House, £67 Borthwickshiels