St Boswells Primestock Sale

20th July 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 20th July, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 76 Clean Cattle, 24 Cast Cows, 2553 Lambs and 802 Ewes
Bullocks (35) averaged 225p per kg and sold to 245p (+3p on the week)
Heifers (33) averaged 224p per kg and sold to 246p (+3p on the week)
8 Young Bulls sold to 201p per kg.
24 Cast Cows averaged 153p per kg and sold to 179p (+3p on the week) Top price £1463
2553 Lambs averaged 216.5p per kg (-8.1p on the week) and sold to £119, top price 250p per kg for Beltex Lambs
802 Ewes averaged £61.25 and sold to £125 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £81, light ewes sold to £85 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £50

CLEAN CATTLE

Bullocks per head (465-555kgs) Kedzlie £1276.26, Oldcastles £1248.50, Kedzlie £1212.60, Wester Ulston £1200.60

(556 kgs +) Low Middleton £1582.70, Lurdenlaw £1444.50, Milrighall £1438.56, Lurdenlaw £1437.36, Milrighall £1416.68

Bullocks per kilo (465-555 kgs) Average 221.96p Kedzlie 239p Robert Pringle & Son, 235p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Faughhill 230p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd,  Wester Ulston 230p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(556kgs +) Average – 225.31p  Low Middleton 245p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Snawdon 241p Kevin Watt Butchers, Snawdon 240p Mr G.McFadzean, Upper Nisbet 237p Henderson Fine Food Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 232p Shaw Fine Meats

Heifers per head (400 – 484 kgs) Snawdon £1076.46, Caverton Mill £1057.82

(485 kgs +)  Mervinslaw £1519, £1492.02, Bee Edge £1459.12, £1394.82, Penston £1377.60

Heifers per kilo (400 – 484 kgs) Average 229p  Snawdon 231p Gosford Bothy Farm Shop, Caverton Mill 227p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

(485 kgs +) Average 226.84p Penston 246p (2) Forsyths of Peebles and Mr G.McFadzean, Mervinslaw 245p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Bee Edge 244p Forsyths of Peebles, Mervinslaw 243p Mr G.Chapman, Bee Edge 243p Mr G.McFadzean

Young Bulls per head: Kedzlie £1394.94, East Mains, L £1381.16, Lakewood Stud £1206.84, Edgerston Home Farm £1035.96

Young Bulls per kilo: Kedzlie 201p, Edgerston Home Farm 194p

Cast Cows per head: Craighouse £1463.58, Venchen £1446.64, Oakwood £1411.58, £1399.20, Muircleugh £1349.66, Venchen £1320.20

Cast Cows per kilo: Muircleugh 179p, Craighouse 173p, Stoneypath and Venchen 169p, Oakwood 165p, Craighouse, Oakwood 163p, Venchen 161p

Cast Bulls per head: Gateshaw £1350.82, £1168.52

Cast Bulls per kilo: Gateshaw 137p, 131p

LAMBS

More lambs forward, trade back in line with National Trend

Lambs per head- Texel: £119 Bonjedward, £118 Kedzlie, £117 Corsbie, North Synton, £116 Cortleferry, £115 (2)  The Knock, £114 Kedzlie, £113 Symington Mains, £112 The Knock, £111 Yarlside, £110 East Gordon, Greenhead, R, Springwood Lodge, The Knock, £108, £106, £105 Applecross, £105 Muircleugh, £103.50 Haltree, Suffolk: £114 Corsbie, £113 Belmont, £109 Corsbie, £108 Hermiston, Smailholm Mains, £105 Haltree, Symington Mains, £104 Headshaw, L, £103.50, £103 Butterdean, £101.50 (2) Blegbie, £101 Symington Mains, £100 Edrom Mains, Blegbie, £98.50 Butterdean, £98 Yarlside, Chesters Brae, Beltex: £116 Threeburnford, £110 Craiglea, Crookston, £106.50, £101 Crookston, £100.50 Threeburnford, £100 Crookston, Craighouse, Threeburnford, £98 Craiglea, £97.50 Crookston, £97 Yarlside, £96(3) Craighouse, £95.50 Threeburnford, £95 (3) Craighouse, North Country Cheviot: £96 (2) Symington Mains, Berrichon: £95.50 Springwood Lodge, Charollais: £94 Whitsome West Newton, Zwartble: £91 (2) St Clements Wells

Lambs per kilo- Beltex: 250p Craighouse, 244.9p, 244.2p Threeburnford, 243.8p (2) Crookston, 243.6p (2), 240p, 237.5p, 237p Craighouse, 236.1p Craiglea, 235.3p, 234.1p Crookston, 232.6p Threeburnford, 227p, 224.5p Crookston, 224.1p Craiglea, Suffolk: 223.5p Corsbie, 221.3p Headshaw, L, 220.2p Corsbie, Berrichon: 221.1p Springwood Lodge, North Country Cheviot: 220.7p (2) Symington Mains

EWES

Trade easier on the week.  Big ewes still well sold

Texel: £125 2 Duke Street, £105 Fountainhall, £99 Greenhead, R, £93 Hermiston, £91 Fountainhall, Stobshiel Mains, Crookston, Suffolk: £107 Dere Street Farming, £102 Hermiston, £98 Corsbie, £95 (2) Haltree, £91 Greenhead, R, Crookston, Symington Mains, Bluefaced Leicester: £103 Corsbie Cottages, £87 Crookston, Berrichon: £103, £95 Springwood Lodge, Zwartble: £91 St Clements Wells, Greyfaced: £87 Scart, £85 Stobshiel Mains, Symington Mains, Scart, £83 High Yarrow Farm, Dorset: £87 Gayfield, North Country Cheviot: £85 Stobshiel Mains, £83 Jethart (Larkhall), £77 North Synton, £75 Blackhill, C, £74 Stobshiel Mains, Cheviot Mule: £85 Fountainhall, £81 Blegbie, Half Bred: £81 Blackburn Mill, Lleyn: £82 Trabroun, £72 Upper Samieston, Hampshire: £73 St Clements Wells, Jacob: £61 Cavers, Hwk, Blackface: £61 Scart Farm,  Blackburn, £47 Scart, Blackburn