St Boswells Primestock Sale

29th June 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 29th June, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle

Sold 74 Clean Cattle, 45 Cast Cows, 1265 Lambs and 336 Ewes
Bullocks (24) averaged 220.55p per kg and sold to 233p (+7p on the week)
Heifers (48) averaged 212p per kg and sold to 235p (-5p on the week)
2 Young Bulls sold to £1558
45 Cast Cows averaged 144p per kg and sold to 179p (n/c on the week) Top price £1500
1265 Lambs averaged 227p per kg (-3.6p on the week) and sold to £124, top price 255p per kg for Beltex Lambs

Ewes averaged £84.23 and sold to £119 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £92, light ewes sold to £85 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £70


Bullocks per head (465kgs – 555kgs):  Old Castles £1251.20, Faughhill £1248.50, Pogbie £1239.56, Faughhill £1213.26

(556kgs +) Upper Nisbet £1404.48, £1398.40, Lower Greenhill £1386, Lurdenlaw £1372.14, Kedzlie £1340.28

Bullocks per kilo (465kgs – 555kgs) Average – 219.35p Pogbie 233p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Old Castles 232p (2) J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pogbie 230p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Old Castles 230p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(556kgs +) Average – 221.31p Lurdenlaw 231p J.A Waters & Sons, Upper Nisbet 231p Cooper Butchers, 230p Shaw Fine Meats, Lurdenlaw 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Kedzlie 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh

Heifers per head (400kgs – 484kgs) Whitsome East Newton £1052.80, Old Castles £1044, £1043.64

(485kgs+):Bee Edge £1399.92, £1399.44, Whitsome West Newton £1397.28, Bee Edge £1366.20, Penston £1334.80

Heifers per kilo (400kgs – 484kgs) Average –225.61p Old Castles 235p, 234p, 232p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pogbie 230p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(485kgs+) Average 209.16p: Bee Edge 238p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 238p John Saunderson (Butchers), 235p Forsyths of Peebles, 233p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Kedzlie 232p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Lurdenlaw 231p Alex Smith,

Young Bull: Whitrighill £1558.40

Cast Cows per head: Kersknowe £1500.40, £1440.54, Humebyres £1374.72, Shaws £1320.60

Cast Cows per kilo: Humebyres 179p, Penston 165p, Corsbie and Burnhouse Mains 163p, Kersknowe 159p

Cast Bull: Tushielaw £1126.62


Lamb returns similar on the week.

Lambs per head – Texel: £124 (2) Upper Blainslie, £118 Corsbie, £117 Elliston, £116 Faughhill, Greenhead, R, Haltree, North Synton (2), £115 Symington Mains, Haltree, £113.50 Greenhead, R, £113 Whitsome West Newton, £112 Greenhead, R, Chesters Brae, Upper Blainslie (2), £111 Holydean, £110 Broadlaw, £110 Chesters Brae, Bleu de Maine:  £124 Craiglea, Suffolk: £123 Oxmuir, £119 Crookston, £118 Middlethird, Crookston, £112 Belmont, Symington Mains, £106 Chesters Brae, Belmont, £105.50 Upper Blainslie, £104.50 Oxmuir, £104 Symington Mains, £103.50 Marvingston, Treaty Park, £103 Haltree, Crookston, £100 Fairnilee, £99.50 Whitsome West Newton, South Dissington, £99 Leetside, Zwartble: £116, £103 Oxnam Neuk, Beltex: £106 Threeburnford, £102 Redden, £100 Symington Mains, £99 (2)Craiglea, £92 Redden, Hampshire: £102 Fairlaw

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 255p Redden, 250p Symington Mains, 235.7p, 232.9p Craiglea, 230.4p Threeburnford, 230p Redden, Texel: 250p Broadlaw, 246.2p Greenhead, R, 244.7p Symington Mains, 244.2p Faughhill, 243.8p Elliston, 243.6p South Dissington, 241.9p Threeburnford, 241.7p North Synton, 241.5p Greenhead, R, 240.4p Whitsome West Newton, 239.8p Upper Blainslie, 238.8p Symington Mains, 238.3p, 238.3p Upper Blainslie, 238.1p Headshaw, L, 236.7p North Synton, 236.6p Corsbie, 236.4p Belmont, 236p Corsbie, 235.7p Whitsome West Newton, Suffolk: 243.5p Belmont, 243.3p Crookston, 241.9p Symington Mains, 239.8p Upper Blainslie, 238.3p Symington Mains, 237.5p Oxmuir, 235.2p Treaty Park, 234.1p Crookston, 233p Belmont, 231.4p Whitsome West Newton, 230.8p Elwartlaw, 230.4p Chesters Brae, Bleu de Maine: 238.5p Craiglea, Hampshire: 230.4p Treaty Park


Trade Sharper

Texel: £119 Belmont, £111 (2) Crookston, £107 Belmont, £101 Crookston, £99 Threeburnford, £97 Colmslie, £95 Belmont (2), Colmslie, North Synton, Crookston, Leaston, Suffolk: £109 Belmont, £107 Woodside, £101 Fishwick, £98 Middlethird, £97 Penston, £95 Colmslie, Heriotsfield, £93 Middlethird, Marvingston, Fishwick, £91 Colmslie, Brothershiels, Beltex: £95 Traprain, Zwartble: £93 East Bridgelands, Half Bred: £89 Marvingston, Greyfaced: £84 Gala Farms, £81 Traprain, £81 Colmslie, North Country Cheviot: £85 Traprain, £77 South Dissington, Headshaw, L, £71 Traprain, Meatlinc: £81 Houdshall Cottage, Blackface: £77 Roxburgh Mill, £71 Gala Farms, Norfolk: £75, £73 Crumstane, Swaledale: £61 Gala Farms