St Boswells Primestock Sale

14th September 2020

At St Boswells on Monday 14th September, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Prime stock sale of cattle and sheep

Sold 40 Clean Cattle, 37 Cast Cows, 3077 Lambs and 866 Ewes

Bullocks (17) averaged 233p per kg and sold to 248p (+5p on the week)

Heifers (23) averaged 237p per kg and sold to 247p (+7p on the week)

37 Cast Cows averaged 141p per kg and sold to 195p (n/c on the week) Top price £1799

3077 Lambs averaged 208.2p per kg (-12p on the week) and sold to £126, top price 272p per kg for Beltex Lambs

866 Ewes averaged £58.38 and sold to £119 for Suffolk.x Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £90, light ewes sold to £91 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £53


Bullocks per head:

(465-555kgs):  Lennoxlove £1323.48, Wester Ulston £1278.90, Gala Farms £1223.04

(556+kgs): Penston £1506.70, Lurdenlaw £1503.04, £1483.04, £1456.56, Upper Nisbet £1431.54, £1421.30 Faughhill £1410.32

Bullocks per kilo:

(465-555kgs): Lennoxlove 246p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 245p Michael Malone of Edinburgh

(556+kgs): Lurdenlaw 248p Cooper Butchers, Penston 247p Cooper Butchers, Lurdenlaw 244p S.I Carlisle & Co, Faughhill 244p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, New Heaton 242p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 241p Forsyths of Peebles

Heifers per head:

(485kgs +): Upper Nisbet £1503.04, Mervinslaw £1480.36, £1429.12, Bee Edge £1412.84, Penston £1411.20, Bee Edge £1402.62

Heifer per kilo:

(400-484kgs):  Wester Ulston 246p

(485+kgs): J & J Mather, Bee Edge 247p Mr G.Chapman, Lennoxlove 246p Coq & Bull Butchers, Bee Edge 246p Forsyths of Peebles, Faughhill 245p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Penston 245p Mr G.Chapman, Faughhill 244p Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet, Faughhill 244p Denholm Meat Supplies and Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Lurdenlaw 241p S.I Carlisle & Co, Bee Edge 241p Michael Malone of Edinburgh, Lurdenlaw 240p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd

Cast Cows per head: East Horton £1799, Whitlaw £1347.48, Muircleugh £1298.60, Brothershiels £1295, Whitlaw £1290.50, Haltree £1260.54, Conker Cottage, Hawick £1249.62, £1221.30

Cast Cows per kilo:  New Heaton 195p, Conker Cottage, Hawick 177p (2), Brothershiels, East Horton 175p, Whitlaw 171p, Old Orchard Cottage 155p, Bankhouse, Woodhouse 153p


Big show of lambs forward.  Good flesh easily sold

Lambs per head – Suffolk: £126 Sunnycroft, £118 Haltree (2), £116 Hermiston, Oxmuir, £110 Haltree (2), £108 Headshaw, L, Corsbie, £105.50 Haltree, £105 Blegbie, Middlethird, Treaty Park, £104 New Blainslie (2), £103 Blegbie, £102.50 Saughtree, £102 Symington Mains, Corsbie, £100 Craigsford Mains, Texel: £123, £120 Sunnycroft, £120, £115 Symington Mains, £114 Hermiston (2), Haltree, £113 Symington Mains, £112 Corsbie, £110 Threepwood, Lylestane, £109 The Knock, £108 Symington Mains, £107 Whitsome West Newton, £106 Threepwood, Sunnycroft, Headshaw, L, £105 Woodhouse, Corsbie, Beltex: £111 Kedzlie, £108.50 Kirktonhill, £105 Craighouse, £103 Threeburnford, £102 Craighouse, £100 Rhodes Holdings, Threeburnford, £99 Threeburnford, £98 Lylestane (2), Threepwood, Threeburnford, Woodhouse, £96 Wester Ulston, £95 Craiglea, Walkersknowe Cottage (2) Charollais: £111, £104 Rumbletonrig, North Country Cheviot: £104.50 Symington Mains, £100, £97.50 Adderstonshiels, £91.50 Fairnilee, £90 Adderstonshiels Cheviot Mule: £102 Adderstonshiels, Greyfaced: £97.50 Meigle, £91 Kirklands, A, Half Bred: £94 Stobshiel Mains, Hampshire: £91.50 Treaty Park.

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 272.7p Craighouse, 270.3p Rhodes Holdings, 261.5p Craighouse, 248.1p, 247.5p Threeburnford, 246.6p Kirktonhill, 245p Lylestane, 241p Craiglea, 238.1p, 235p Threeburnford, 234.2p Helmburn, 228.9p Threeburnford, 227.9p Threepwood, 226.2p Craiglea, 222.7p Lylestane, 219p Meigle, 217.1p Wester Ulston, 216.9p Kedzlie, 216.3p Kirktonhill, 215.4p Lylestane, Texel: 247.5p, 231.1p Symington Mains, 224.5p Threepwood, 223.1p Haltree (2), 222.7p Symington Mains, 221.4p Haltree, 221.2p Symington Mains, 219.5p Rochest House Farm, 219.2p Hermiston, 219p, 218.9p  Brotheshiels, 218.8p The Knock, 218.4p Symington Mains, 217.1p Faughhill, 216.3p Headshaw, L, 215.3p Symington Mains, 214.6p South Dissington, Kedzlie, 214.3p Corsbie, Suffolk: 229.1p (2), 222.1p, 220p (2) Haltree, 214.9p Symington Mains, 212.8p Brothershiels, 212.5p Symington Mains, Adderstonshiels, 211.3p Saughtree, 210.5p Earlston Mains, 210.3p Corsbie, 210p Blegbie, Ruletownhead, North Country Cheviot: 217.7p Symington Mains, 206.9p Adderstonshiels, Cheviot Mule: 211.4p Adderstonshiels, Charollais: 213.5p, 212.2p Rumbletonrig



Strong, well fleshed Ewes attained the high rates of last week.  Leaner smaller sorts would be a touch less.

Texel: £143 Sunnycroft, £133 High Yarrow, £131, £111 Huntington, £109 Threeburnford, Corsbie, Huntington, £103 Huntington, Symington Mains, £101 Huntington, £97 Rumbletonrig, £95 Chesters Brae, Heriotsfield, £93 Hutlerburn, Corsbie, Suffolk: £119 Rumbletonrig, £113 Hutlerburn, £103 Ecclaw, £97 Berryhill, Huntington (2), £95 Symington Mains, Bowland, £91 Haltree, Cheviot Mule: £107, £85 Saughtree, £81 Blegbie, Beltex: £91 Threeburnford, North Country Cheviot: £91 Earlston Road, Stow, £87 Bowland, £85 Haltree, £81 Fairnilee, £75 Haltree, Broomiebank, £71 Birneyknowe, Woodside, Bluefaced Leicester: £91 Easter Whitmuir, £67 Hutlerburn, Greyfaced: £89 Hermiston, £81 Nisbet Mill, £77 Hermiston, Woodhouse, Ecclaw, £75 Broomiebank, Helmburn, Blackface: £71 Hutlerburn, Cortleferry, £67 High Yarrow, £65 Outerston, Norfolk Horn: £71, £67 Crumstane, Lincoln Longwool: £71 Crumstane, Herdwick: £67 East Bridgelands