St Boswells Primestock Sale

10th July 2017

At St Boswells on Monday 10th July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 57 Clean Cattle, 40 Cast Cows, 1527 Lambs and 351 Ewes

Bullocks (23) averaged 231p per kg and sold to 250p (+13p on the week)
Heifers (34) averaged 231p per kg and sold to 251p (+5p on the week)
40 Cast Cows averaged 154p per kg and sold to 195p (+11p on the week)
1527 Lambs averaged 222.5p per kg (+14.5p on the week) and sold to £127. Top price of 258.7p per kg for Texel Lambs
351 Ewes averaged £77, and sold to £111 for Suffolk cross Ewes. Heavy ewes averaged £88, Light ewes sold to £73 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £61

Principal prices per head: Bee Edge £1465, Lurdenlaw £1453.14, Bee Edge £1430.40, Seggarsdean £1430.40, 1427.58, £1419.30, Willowford £1405.56, Papple £1381.42, £1344.60, Old Waughton £1308

Principal prices per kilo: Longnewton 251 J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Penston 251 J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 250 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 250 J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Pathhead 250 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Papple 249 J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Lurdenlaw 249 J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Seggarsdean 249 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Pathhead 248 Shaw Fine Meats, Pathhead 247 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Longnewton 247 J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, 247 Lurdenlaw W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 246 Robert Pringle, Pathhead 246 Robert L Wilson Butcher Ltd, Faughhill 246 J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Wester Ulston 244 J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Lurdenlaw 243 Shaw Fine Meats, Seggarsdean 240 Shaw Fine Meats, Papple 239 J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Seggarsdean 231 J.A Waters & Sons

Cows per head: Kersknowe £1673.16, £1384, Trows £1361.22, Muircleuch £1348.74, Huntington £1341.60, Newton £1296.18

Cows per kilo: Huntington 195, Greenknowe 193, Kersknowe 191, Muircleuch 189, Greenknowe 185, Muircleuch 177, Kersknowe 173, Newton 171, Greenknowe 165

Cast Bull: Falla £1559.58

Lambs:  Dearer, good show forward.  Lambs per head: Texel £127 Brothershiels, £120 (2) Legars, £119 North Synton, Threepwood, £115 (2) North Synton, £113 Legars, £113 Corsbie, £110 Huntington, Roxburgh Mill, £109 (2) Greenhead, £108 Ashcraig, £107 Headshaw, L, Brothershiels, Pirnie, Threeburnford, £106 Hermiston, Byrewalls, Beltex £118, £108 Craiglea, £106 (2) Craighouse, £104 Craiglea,  Suffolk £117 Blackhill, £108 (2) Haltree, £106 Belmont, Symington Mains, £105 West Moneylaws, Blackhill, £104 Byrewalls, £103 Brothershiels, £102 Gilston, £100 Haltree, Tynehead, £98.50 Belmont, £96 Woodhouse, Broadlaw, Charollais £105.50 Hundalee House, Half Bred £102.50 Stobshiel Mains, North Country Cheviot £102 Symington Mains

Lambs per kilo: Texel 258.7, 255.6 (2) North Synton, 247.4 Huntington, 246.9 North Synton, 245.7 Legars, 244.4 Huntington, 242.9 Threepwood, 240 Ashcraig, 239.1 Huntington, 237.8 Pirnie, 235 Huntington, 234.9 Pirnie, 234 Roxburgh Mill, 233.8 Applecross, 233 Corsbie, 232.9 Gilston, Thornington, 232.6 Headshaw,L, 231.5 Gilston, Beltex 242.7 Craiglea, 229.3, 225.5 (3), 225 Craighouse, 224.1 Threeburnford, 223.7, 222.6 Craiglea, 200 Bow, Suffolk 237.4 (2) Haltree, 230.4 Huntington, 229.6 West Moneylaws, 229.2 Gilston, 228.3 West Moneylaws, 226.9 Tynehead, 226.8 Thornington, 226.2 Symington Mains, 226.1 Byrewalls, Charollais 222.1 Hundalee House, Half Bred 222.8 Stobshiel Mains

Ewes – Another good trade.  More could be sold to advantage.  Suffolk £111 Legars, Haltree, £107 Corsbie, £103 Ecclaw, £101 Nether Howden, £97 St Leonards, Haltree, £95 Ecclaw, £93 Sorrowlessfield Mains, Texel £101 Sorrowlessfield Mains, St Leonards, £100 Craighouse, Grahamslaw, £99 Hundalee House, £93 Crailing Nook, £91 Ashcraig, £91 St Leonards, Craighouse, Border Leicester £99 Gilmanscleuch, Half Bred £97 Haltree, Blackhill, Cheviot Mule £95 Craighouse, Charollais £93 Hundalee House, Beltex £93 Craighouse, Greyfaced £85 Grahamslaw, £83 Westerhall, £81 Faughhill, Berryhill, £80 Corsbie, £79 Ecclaw, Benson Wemyss, Edston, North Country Cheviot £73 Whitslade, £71, £63 Gilmanscleuch, £61 Berryhill, Blackface £69 Berryhill, £63, £57 Benson Wemyss, Edston, £55 Middlestead

Rams – Charollais £105 Whitslade, Texel £97 Headshaw, L, £90 The Craggs, North Country Cheviot £81 Gilmanscleuch