St Boswells Primestock Sale

24th August 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 24th August, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 65 Clean Cattle, 47 Cast Cows, 1444  Lambs and 774 Ewes
Bullocks (15) averaged 230p per kg and sold to 247p (-1p on the week)
Heifers (47) averaged 232p per kg and sold to 248p (n/c on the week)
3 Young Bulls sold to 200p
47 Cast Cows averaged 146p per kg and sold to 181p (-7p on the week) Top price £1334
1444 Lambs averaged 202.78p per kg (-5p on the week) and sold to £120, top price 257p per kg for Beltex Lambs
774 Ewes averaged £66.43. Heavy Ewes averaged £89.50, light ewes sold to £99 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £58


Bullocks per head-

(465-555kgs): Upper Nisbet £1323.92, Faughhill £1310.40, Upper Nisbet £1303.40

(556+): Faughhill £1516.80, Lurdenlaw £1459.12, £1455.18

Bullocks per kilo-

(465-555kgs) Average 233.34p: Upper Nisbet 247p Charles Wilson Ltd, 245p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Faughhill 240p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Wester Ulston 236p (2) Michael Malone of Edinburgh

(556+) Average 225.74p: Lurdenlaw 244p Shaw Fine Meats, Faughhill 240p J.A Waters & Sons, Lurdenlaw 237p Mr G.Chapman

Heifers per head-

(400-484kgs): Upper Nisbet £1521.18, Woodhouse £1465.20, £1443.36, Mossburnford £1430.16, Bee Edge £1422, Lurdenlaw £1418.16, Bee Edge £1406.40

Heifers per kilo-

(400-484kgs) Average 227p: Lurdenlaw 227p Gosford Bothy Farm Shop

(485+) Average 231.95p: Woodhouse 248p Foley Bros, Upper Nisbet 247p Forsyths of Peebles, Mosstower 247p Forsyths of Peebles, 246p Robert Pringle & Sons, Upper Nisbet 243p Mr G.Chapman, Bee Edge 243p Mr G.Chapman, Pathhead 242p Charles Wilson Ltd, Penston 242p Mr G.McFadzean, Mossburnford 241p Mr G.Chapman, Faughhill 240p Charles Wilson Ltd

Young Bulls (465-555kgs): Edgerston Trading £1052

Young Bulls per kilo (465-555kgs): Edgerston Trading 200p

Cast Cows per head: Bonjedward £1334.50, £1329.08, Wester Middleton £1295, Haltree £1249.72, Wester Middleton £1199.06, Mossilee £1176.24, Haltree £1145.82, Smailholm Mains £1138.36

Cast Cows per kilo: Horsley Hill Farm Cottage 181p, Wester Middleton 175p, Haltree 169p, Wester Middleton 167p, Towford 163p, Shaws 161p

Cast Bulls per head: Symington Mains £1257.50, Broomiebank £1210

Cast Bulls per kilo: Symington Mains 125p, Broomiebank 121p


Lambs per head- Beltex: £120, £115, £109.50, £108 Crookston, £103.50, £99 Threeburnford, £98.50 Crookston, £98 Wester Ulston, £97 Woodhosue, £96.50 Whitehill, K, £95 Craighouse, Suffolk: £112 The Lee, £108 Hardacres, £107 Earlston Mains, £104 Symington Mains, Haltree, £100 Symington Mains, £99.50 Haltree, £98.50 Langraw, £97.50 Whitehill, £97 Haltree, Texel: £109 The Lee, £106 Craigsford Mains, £105 Torsonce Mains, £104 (2) Symington Mains, £103 Greenhead, R, Hermiston, £101.50 Haltree(3), Gateshaw, £101 Belmont, Langraw, £100 Greenhead, R, Charollais: £100, £93.50 Holydean, North Country Cheviot: £94.50 Haltree, £94 Symington Mains, £92 Haltree, Berrichon: £90.50 Springwood Lodge, Jacob: £93 Blackcruik Farming, Cheviot Mule: £86 Middlethird, £84 Adderstonshiels, Greyfaced: £82 Upper Chatto, £81 Stoneypath, £80 Fairnilee

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 256.8p, 242.5p Craighouse, 241.5p Threeburnford, 240p Crookston, 239p Wester Ulston, 235.3p Crookston, 233.3p Lylestane, 233p Crookston, 232.1p Threeburnford, 231.8p Crookston, 231p Woodhouse, 223.3p Crookston, 222.4p Threeburnford, Texel: 227.1 (2) Threepwood, 225.6p Marvingston, 217.3p The Nurseries, Dunfermline, 217.2p Threepwood, 216.7p Middlethird, 216.1p Threepwood, 216p (3) Haltree, Suffolk: 213.3p Belmont, 212.2p 210.2p, 208.3p, 207.6p Symington Mains, 207.4p The Lee, 207.1p Whitsome West Newton, 207p Langraw, North Country Cheviot: 211.2p Symington Mains, 210p Haltree, Berrichon: 210.5p Springwood Lodge, Cheviot Mule: 204.8p Middlethird, Charollais: 203.3p Holydean House, 202.3p Whitsome West Newton, Greyfaced: 197.5p Fairnilee, Jacob: 190.9p Brockielaw


A far travelled show, met similar trade on week.

Suffolk: £115 Kaimflat, £111 Heriotsfield, £105 Belmont, £101 Symington Mains, £99 Bonjedward, Hyndsidehill, £97 Corsbie, £95 Brothershiels, £93 Blackcruik Farming, Texel: £109 Belmont, £107 Lylestane, £103 Belmont, £101 Hyndsidehill, £97 Lylestane, £95 Colmslie, Brothershiels, Cheviot Mule: £103 East Gordon, £83 Hyndsidehill, Lylestane, £81 Lylestane, Saughtree, North Country Cheviot: £99 Philiphaugh, £93 Buckholm, £91 North Synton, £89, £87 Philiphaugh, £81 North Synton, Springwood Lodge, Beltex: £89 Craighouse, Heriotsfield, £85 Craighouse, Half Bred: £85 Marvingston, £83 Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £83, £79 Upper Chatto, £79 Hutlerburn, Gateshaw, £77 The Lee, £75 Heriot Mill, Colmslie, Haystoun House, Berrichon: £81(2) Springwood Lodge, Lleyn: £81, £73 Menslaws, £69 Hillhouse, Colmslie, Blackface: £75 Blackmountain Farms, £67 Upper Chatto, £65, £63, £61 Blackmountain Farms, £61 Heriot Mill