St Boswells Primestock Sale

17th July 2017

At St Boswells on Monday 17th July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep  where they sold 64 Clean Cattle, 54 Cast Cows, 2015 Lambs and 395 Ewes

Bullocks (22) averaged 215p per kg and sold to 249p (n/c on the week)
Heifers (41) averaged 229p per kg and sold to 252p (-2.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to150p (n/c on the week)
54 Cast Cows averaged 144p per kg and sold to 187p (n/c on the week) Top Price £1419.60
2015 Lambs averaged 212.3p per kg (-10p on the week) and sold to £122, top price of 241.6p per kg for Texel Lambs
395 Ewes averaged £82.40, and sold to £121 for Texel Ewes. Heavy ewes averaged £93, Light ewes sold to £93 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £71

Principal prices per head: Haughhead £1488.62, Bee Edge £1481.76, £1470, Woodhead, A £1468.88, Bee Edge £1458.24, Woodhead, A £1412.20, Dalkeith Home Farm £1395.02, Penston £1338.24, Woodhead, A £1324.68, £1313.76, £1300.16

Principal prices per kilo: Bee Edge 252, 250 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Woodhead, A 249 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Bee Edge 248 Shaw Fine Meats, Haughhead 248 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 246 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Penston 246 Shaw Fine Meats, Woodhead, A 244 J.A Waters & Sons, Pathhead 240 J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Woodhead, A 239 Shaw Fine Meats

Cows per head: Dalkeith Home Farm £1419.60, Stagehall £1335.18, Burnhouse Mains £1281.48, Hyndsidehill £1275.12, Dalkeith Home Farm £1249.72, Hyndsidehill £1245.42, Haltree £1232.28

Cows per kilo: Stagehall 187, Burnhouse Mains 177, Glendearg 175, 169, Dalkeith Home Farm 169, South Common 167

Cast Bull: Headshaw, L £1657.70

Lambs: More numbers forward, trade easier.  Lambs per head: Texel £122 Huntington, £117 Muircleugh, £112 West Mains, L, Shoestanes, £110 West Mains, L, Muircleugh, Huntington, £108 Fishwick, Greenhead, R, £107 North Synton, £106 (2) St Leonards,  Woodhouse, Langlee Mains, St Leonards (2), Huntington, £105 Boggs Holdings, Kedzlie, £104 Blegbie, Suffolk £114 Hermiston, £106 Huntington, £104 Haltree, £103.50 Butterdean, £100 Brothershiels, Corsbie, Thornington, £98 Thornington, £96 Marchcleugh, £95 Lanton Crag, Symington Mains, Beltex £107 Lochside, £106 (2) Redden Greyfaced £88 Stoneypath. Lambs per kilo: Texel 241.6 Huntington, 238.2 (2)St Leonards, 237.4 Greenhead, R, 236.8 Applecross, 235.6 Huntington, 234, 233.7 Muircleugh, 233.3 Boggs Holdings, 231.1 Butterdean, 231 Hawksnest, 228.6 Scott Road, Lauder, 228.3 Kedzlie, 228 St Leonards, 227.7 North Synton, 226.8 Huntington, 226.7 Lochside, 225.5 Woodhouse, 225 Craighouse, Applecross

Ewes – Another great trade.  Texel £121 Wantonwalls, £101, 95 St Leonards, £91 Fairlaw, £89 Greenhead,S Ashcraig, Brotherstone , Sorrowlessfield Mains, £87 Upper Samieston, Bluefaced Leicester £109, £91 Newbigging Walls, Suffolk £103 Brotherstone, £101 Hermiston, £99 Sorrowlessfield Mains, £97 St Leonards, Fishwick, £95 Symington Mains, Nether Howden Cottages, Sorrowlessfield Mains, £93 Butterdean, Cheviot Mule £93 Blegbie, £83 Easter Whitmuir, North Country Cheviot £93 Muircleugh, £85 Sorrowlessfield Mains, Haltree, £81 Nisbet Mill, Lleyn £91 Brotherstone, £79 Houdshall Cottage, £77 Brotherstone, Greyfaced £87 Hermiston, £85 Nisbet Mill, Dunshiel, Newbigging Walls, Nether Howden Cottages, £83 Ashcraig, Butterdean, St Leonards, Blackface £67, £65 Elmscleugh

Rams –  Suffolk £133 Kedzlie, Texel £115 Kedzlie