St Boswells Primestock Sale

27th March 2017

At St Boswells on Monday 27th March Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 59 clean cattle, 30 Cast Cows, 1693 Hoggs and 321 Ewes

Bullocks (9) averaged 212p per kg and sold to 246p (+14p on the week)
Heifers (48) averaged 220p per kg and sold to 250p (+6p on the week)
2 Y Bulls averaged 160p per kg and sold to 173p (n/c on the week)
30 Cast Cows averaged 140p per kg and sold to 207p (+12p on the week)
1693 Hoggs averaged 176p per kg (+11p on the week) £81.20 per head and sold to £100, top price 230.3p per kg for Beltex
321 Ewes averaged £61, and sold to £121 for Texel
Heavy ewes averaged £79, light ewes sold to £79 for Cheviot and averaged £54

Principal Prices per Head:  Bee Edge £1453.76, £1429.84, £1415.20, £1407.44, Longnewton £1436.40, £1430.40, Dunslaw £1373.68  Principal Prices per kg: Upper Nisbet 2.50 J Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 2.46 Foley Bros, Bee Edge 2.40 WTS Forsyth & Sons, J Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 2.42 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 2.41 WTS Forsyth & Sons, Longnewton 2.40 J Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 2.36 Shaws of Lauder, Upper Nisbet 2.34 Shaws of Lauder, Penston 2.34 J Gilmour & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 2.34 Shaws of Lauder, 2.33 JF Finlay & Co Ltd

Cows per head: Craggs £1587.46, £1317.04, Gilston £1472.50, £1300 West Mains, Coates £1295.82, Ayton Cocklaw £1272  Cows per kg: Coates 2.07, 1.93, 1.71, Shidlaw 1.69, Craggs 1.63, 1.61, Ayton Cocklaw 1.59.

Hoggs – Serious.  All classes wanted.  Hoggs per head: Texel £100 Roundabouts, £90 Ashcraig, £87 Stouslie, Mains of Greenburn, £86.50 Bedrule, £85 Helmburn, £85 Bettyfield, Whitlaw, Faughhill, Cheviot £90 Adderstonshiels, £89.50, £88 Saugtree, £88, £85.50, £85 Lurdenlaw, £87.50, £87 Whitrighill, £86.50 Strathmyre, £86 Faughhill, Beltex £90 Wester Ulston, £87.50 Bedrule, £80 Calaburn, Faughhill, Suffolk £86.50, £86 (2),  Mains of Greenburn, £86.50 Thornington, £86 Corsbie, £85 Bonjedward Mill, Corsbie (2), Boghall, Cheviot Mule £86.50 Wester Ulston, £81.50 Faughhill, Halfbred £84 Adderstonshiels, £81 Bonjedward Mill, Charolais £82 Whitlaw, Easycare £82 Houdshall, Mule £81.50 Huntershall, Blackface £80 Berryhill  Hoggs per kg: Beltex 230.3 Bedrule, 216.2 Faughhill, 213.3 Calaburn, 204.5 Wester Ulston, Cheviot 211.5 Bedrule, 211.4, 209.6, 205.9 Whitrighill, 209.8 Faughhill, 208.1 Saughtree, 207.3, 204.7 Lurdenlaw, 205 Leaderfoot, 204.9 Berryhill, Texel 209.6, 192.9 Stouslie, 209.3 Ashcraig, 208.8, 206 Bedrule, 200 Aikeyside, 197.7 Swinnie, 191 Berryhill, Suffolk 203.5, 198.8 Thornington, 202.4, 193.2 Corsbie, 193.2, 188.9, 188.5 Boghall, 182 Stouslie, Cheviot Mule 194.9, 192.4 Wester Ulston, Blackface 186 Berryhill, Mule 182.7 Aikeyside

Ewes – Similar.  Texel £121, 119, £111 Wanton Walls, £87 Ednam West Mains, £86, £85 (2) Over Langshaw, £85 Nether Howden, Bedrule, Eildon Mains, Suffolk £95 Nether Howden, £93 Bonjedward Mill, £87 Bedrule, Halfbred £91 Bonjedward Mill, Zwartble £91 Eildon Mains, Cheviot £79, £65 Elmbank, £77 Yett, £69 East Redford Green, £61 Shaws, Mule £75, £69 Whinfield, £75 Huntershall, Blackface £67, £57 Yett, £63 Huntershall, £59 Whitehope  Rams:  Cheviot £75 Saughtree.