St Boswells Primestock Sale

10th August 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 10th August, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 62 Clean Cattle, 43 Cast Cows,1828 Lambs and 636 Ewes

Prime cattle met a cracking trade

Bullocks (23) averaged 223p per kg and sold to 238p (n/c on the week)

Heifers (39) averaged 227.5p per kg and sold to 247p (n/c on the week)

2 Young Bull sold to 192p (202p)

Quality show forward meeting great returns.

43 Cast Cows averaged 160p per kg and sold to 211p (+15p on the week) Top price £1509.

1828 Lambs averaged 225.4p per kg (+12p on the week) and sold to £131, top price 276p per kg for Beltex Lambs

636 Ewes averaged £64.46 and sold to £127 for Suffolk Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £90, light ewes sold to £77 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £55

CLEAN CATTLE

Bullocks per head –

(465-555 kgs) £1298 Wester Ulston. £1273.70 Upper Nisbet. £1244.88 Kedzlie. £1175.28 Pathhead. £1175.28 Wester Ulston.

(556+) £1461.32. Lurdenlaw. £1332.38. Willowford. £1331.94 Wester Ulston. £1321.14 Upper Nisbet. £1320.70 Faughhill.

Bullocks per kilo –

(280-464) Lennoxlove 228p J F Finlay &Co. Ltd. Wester Ulston 225p J F Finlay & Co. Ltd.

(465 – 555 kgs) Wester Ulston 236p Michael Malone, Edinburgh. Wester Ulston 236p G Chapman. Pathhead 236p Michael Malone, Edinburgh. Upper Nisbet 235p W Tulloch.

Heifers per head –

(485 +) £1450.82 Bee Edge. £1442.48 Bee Edge. £1434.72 Bee Edge. £1418.82 Stagehall. £1407.44 Bee Edge.

Heifers per kilo –

(485 + kgs) Bee Edge 247p WTS Forsyth, Butchers, Peebles. Penston 246p WTS Forsyth, Butchers, Peebles. Bee Edge 244p Hugh Black & Sons.Penston 242p Hugh Black & Sons. Bee Edge 241p Coq & Bull Butchers. Pathhead 241p John Saunderson Lyd Butchers. Bee Edge 241p Hugh Black & Sons. Faughhill 241p Charles Wilson 1995 Ltd.

Young Bulls per head:  East Mains, Lauder £1143.32, £1137.12

Cast Cows per head: Muircleugh £1509.54. £1373.52 Kersknowe £1487.40. Gateshaw £1343.02

Cast Cows per kilo: Penston 211p. Kersknowe 185p. Gateshaw 181p. (2) Muircleugh 181p. 177p. Kedzlie 175p.

Cast Bulls: Millrighall 131p £1359.78

Great show of lambs with more trade about.

LAMBS

Lambs per head-

Suffolk: £131, £122, £119, £110 Symington Mains. £126, £119, £117, £109 Butterdean. £119 Millheugh. £115 The Bungalow. £113 Threepwood.  £107 Leaston. £106.50 Falnash. £106 Headshaw. £105 Crookston. TEXEL; £129 Lindean. £125, £116 £113 £112 Symington Mains. £121 £115 Crookston. £118 Sunnycroft. £117 Firth. £116 Scott Road. £114 Clarilaw. £114 The Bungalow. £114 Corsbie. £112 Butterdean. Beltex: £120 £111.50 £109 Symington mains. £118 £108.50 £102.50 Crookston. £115 £105.50 £102.50 Threeburnford. £114 Craiglea. £110 £105 £100 Craighouse. £105 Threepwood. LLeyn: £112 Over Whitlaw. NCC: £113 £102 Symington Mains. HB: £96 Headshaw.  Char: £96 Fairlaw. GF: £92 Syoneypath.

Lambs per kilo-

Beltex: Craighouse 276.30p. 275p, 261.80p, 256.40p. Symington Mains 272.50p, 259.30p. Threeburnford 267.40p, 263.80p, 256.30p. Crookston 266.20p, 264.60p, 248.40p. Rhodes Holdings 254.10p. Craiglea 253.30p. Threepwood 247.10p. Texel:  Leaston 252.40p, 248.50p, 246.30p, 238p. Corsbie 248.20p, 240p. Threepwood 246.50p. Lower Ashtrees 241.40p, 235p.Brothershiels 238.20p. Butterdean 238.10p. Symington Mains 236.30p. Sunnycroft 236p. The Knock 235p. Crookston 234.70p. Suffolk: Headshaw

235.60p. Threepwood 235.40p. Butterdean 234p, 231.10p. Crookston 233.30p. Symington Mains 230.60p. NCC:  Symington Mains 230.60p, 227.70p, 226.70p. Char: Fairlaw 224.40p.

Ewes

Better show of Ewes forward. With returns slightly increased.

SUFFOLK: £127 Woodhead. £101 Headshaw. £97 Cortleferry. £95 Teviot Bank. £89 Woodside, New Channelkirk, Cortleferry. Texel: £113 Wester Ulston. £105 Woodhouse J. £101 Headshaw. £97 The Knock Marchcleugh. £95 Cortleferry, Woodhouse J. £93 Easter Whitmuir. £91 Threeburnford. Chv.Mule: £93, £87 Wester Ulston. £85 Woodside, Channelkirk. GF: £93 Hermiston. £91, £83 Woodhouse. £87 Teviot Bank. £81 Broomiebank, Stoneypath.Beltex: £84, £81 Broomiebank. BFL: £81 Easter Whitmuir. NCC: £77, £69 Woodside. £65  Easter Whitmuir. BF: £70 Stoneypath. £61 Roxburgh Mill. Jacob:  £69 Torquhan.