St Boswells Primestock Sale

13th July 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 13th July, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 94 Clean Cattle, 57 Cast Cows, 1409 Lambs and 494 Ewes
Bullocks (32) averaged 222p per kg and sold to 230p (x4) (n/c on the week)
Heifers (57) averaged 221p per kg and sold to 237p (x2) (-3p on the week)
5 Young Bulls sold to 205p per kg. Top Price £1361
57 Cast Cows averaged 150p per kg and sold to 179p (n/c on the week) Top price £1522
1409 Lambs averaged 224.6p per kg (+0.8p on the week) and sold to £128, top price 243p per kg for Beltex Lambs
494 Ewes averaged £80 and sold to £125 for Suffolk.x Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £92, light ewes sold to £91 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £66

CLEAN CATTLE

Handy weight cattle sold to great demand with a fantastic show forward

Bullocks per head (465kgs – 555kgs) Oldcastles £1260.40, Smailholm Mains £1248.50, Oldcastles £1243.96, £1218.56

(556 kgs +) Mervinslaw £1451.86, Bee Edge £1408.50, Upper Nisbet £1352.40, Hexpath £1324.80, Upper Nisbet £1311, Oldcastles £1305.92

Bullocks per kilo (465kgs – 555kgs) Average – 221.77p Oldcastles 221p, 230p, 227p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Smailholm Mains 227p Coq & Bull Butchers Ltd, Old Castles 226p, 225p, 224p (2) J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(556 kgs +p) Average – 222.01p – Upper Nisbet 230p Cooper Butchers, Hexpath 230p Cooper Butchers, Upper Nisbet 230p Shaw Fine Meats, Mervinslaw 229p J.A Waters & Sons, Faughhill 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Bee Edge 225p Hugh Black & Sons

Heifers per head (400kgs – 484kgs) Saltoun Home Farm £1142.24, Rumbletonlaw £1079.32, Pogbie £1075.76, Snawdon £1070.04

(556 kgs +) Bee Edge £1440.96, Mervinslaw £1415.22, Milrighall £1368.64 (2), £1340.64

Heifers per kilo (400kgs – 484kgs) Average – 220.93p Saltoun Home Farm 236p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Pogbie 227p J & J Mather, Pogbie and Wester Ulston 226p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Rumbletonlaw 223p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(485 kgs +) Average – 221.21p Lurdenlaw 237p (2) J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Forsyths of Peebles, 236p John Saunderson Butchers, Penston 235p J & J Mather, 234p (2) J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Michael Malone of Edinburgh

Young Bulls per head: Kedzlie £1361.20, £1207.56

Young Bulls per kilo: Kedzlie 205p

Cast Cows per head: Gateshaw £1522.42, Eilean £1451.40, Kersknowe £1374.94, £1355.38, Eilean £1308.20, Oakwood £1298.50

Cast Cows per kilo: Main Hill 179p, Eilean 177p, Oakwood 175p, Upper Tofts 171p, Kersknowe 169p, Linton and Gateshaw 167p, Gateshaw and Woodhouse 165p, Gateshaw 163p

Cast Bulls per head: Ecclaw £1290.32, Hexpath £1168.50

Cast Bulls per kilo: Ecclaw 127p, Hexpath 123p

LAMBS

Great show of lambs forward, returns similar

 

Lambs per head – Charollais: £128 Falsidehill, £119 Ladyflat, Texel: £119 Crookston, £118 Haltree, Greenhead, R, £117 Crookston, £116 Greenhead, R, Symington Mains, £114 Blackburn, Butterdean (3), Greenhead, R, £113 Hermiston, Butterdean, Adderstonshiels, £112 Huntington, Mossilee, £110 Overfield, Chesters Brae (2), £109 Satchells, Suffolk: £117 Haltree, £115 Butterdean, £114 Adderstonshiels, £111 Ladyflat, (2), £109 Gilston, £107 Symington Mains, The Lee (2), Brothershiels, £104 Corsbie, £103.50 Chesters Brae, £102.50 Newhouses, £101.50 (2) Oxmuir, £101 Adderstonshiels, £100.50 Oxmuir, £99.50 (2) Crookston, £99 Butterdean, Beltex: £112 Rumbletonrig, £105 Craighouse, £104 Blackburn (2), Rumbletonrig, £101 (3) Threeburnford, £99 Craiglea, £97 Rhodes Holdings, £96.50 Craiglea, £96 Huntington, £95 Craiglea

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 243.4p (2) Threeburnford, 238p Craighouse, 237.6p Threeburnford, 236.4p Redden, 233.7p Rhodes Holdings, 233.3p Craighouse, Huntington, 230.1p Redden, 229.8p Craiglea, 228.6p Huntington, 228.6p (2) Blackburn, 226.3p New Channelkirk, 225p Craiglea, Texel: 241.7p Greenhead, R, 238.6p Symington Mains, 237.5p, 236.6p Butterdean, 236p Greenhead, R, 235.9p (2) Symington Mains,  235.4p Hermiston, 234.8p Brothershiels, Corsbie, 234.4p Symington Mains, 234.1p North Synton, 234p Chesters Brae (2), Crookston, 233.7p Butterdean, 233.3p Crookston, Mossilee, Huntington, 232.7p Butterdean, Suffolk: 236.4p Haltree, 232.6p Symington Mains, 230.1p Brothershiels, 230p Chesters Brae, 228.9p (2) Ladyflat, 226.9p Symington Mains, 226.1p Corsbie, 226.1p (2) Crookston

EWES

Strong show forward, all types sought after.

Suffolk: £125 Rumbetonrig, £111 Belmont, £103 Crookston, £101 Trabroun, £99 Haltree, £95 Hermiston, Ecclaw, Satchels, £93 Ecclaw, £93, £90 Haltree, Texel: £112 North Synton, £103 Birkenside, £97 Satchels, £95 Greenhead, R, Crookston, £91 Crookston, Birkenside, £90, £89 Belmont, £89 (2) Symington Mains, Zwartble: £97 Oxnam Neuk, Greyfaced: £97 North Synton, £87 Hermiston, £85 Ecclaw, £83 Nisbet Mill, £81 Kittyfield, £80 Upper Chatto, North Country Cheviot: £91 Nisbet Mill, £89 Blegbie, £87 North Synton, Marvingston, £83 Nisbet Mill, Half Bred: £91 Ecclaw, £85 Marvingston, Bleu du Maine: £95 Birkenside, Cheviot Mule: £90 Nisbet Mill, Beltex: £89 Ruecastle Cottage, Lleyn: £87, £85 (2), £81 Trabroun, Blackface: £69 Crookston, £67 Threeburnford