St Boswells Primestock Sale

31st July 2017

At St Boswells on Monday 31st July Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 46 Clean Cattle, 26 Cast Cows, 1630 Lambs and 718 Ewes

Bullocks (16) averaged 213.5p per kg and sold to 240p (n/c  on the week)
Heifers (28) averaged 232.7p per kg and sold to 254p (-1.0p on the week)
Young Bulls averaged 180.4p per kg and sold to 200p (-4p on the week)
26 Cast Cows averaged 150p per kg and sold to 212p  (+4p on the week) Top Price £1909.44
1630 Lambs averaged 201.7p per kg ( +15p on the week) £85 per head and sold to £110. Top price of 239.5p per kg for Texel Lambs
718 Ewes averaged £62, and sold to £107 for Texel Ewes. Heavy ewes averaged £84, Light ewes sold to £81 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £51

Principal prices per head: Mosstower £1488, Bee Edge £1464, £1462.34, Woodhead, A £1435.50, £1417, £1412.40, £1393.80, Mosstower £1391.60, Woodhead, A £1390.84, Longnewton £1381.04, £1364,

Principal prices per kilo: Penston 254 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 253 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Bee Edge 253 JF Finlay & Co Ltd, Mosstower 252 Charles Wilson Limited, 248 Shaw Fine Meats, Longnewton 248 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Penston 247, 246 J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Mosstower 245 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Longnewton 244 Denholm Meat Supplies, Nisbet 240 Charles Wilson Limited, Wester Ulston 236 Shaw Fine Meats, Traprain 236 Gosford Farm Bothy, Wester Ulston 234 Robert L Wilson, Woodhead, A 230 Shaw Fine Meats

Young Bull: £1431.40 Harehead

Cows per head: East Horton £1909.44, Huntington £1369.52, Roxburgh Mains £1361.96, £1305.08, Huntington £1281.12

Cows per kilo: Huntington 212, East Horton 208, Huntington 204, 170

Cast Bull: Oakwood 212

Lambs: All types sought after.  Returns increased on the week.  Lambs per head:  Texel £110  Huntington, £106 Lower Ashtrees, £104 Corsbie, Byrewalls, Greenhead,R, Muircleugh, £103 New Blainslie, £102 (2) Threepwood, £99 Foulden Bastle, Wester Ulston, £98 Hawthorn Cottage, St Leonards, £97.50 Bow, £96.50 Lochside, £96 Firth, Muircleugh, Corsbie, Ednam West Mains, Threepwood, Suffolk £110 Huntington, £94.50 Saughtree, £94 Butterdean, £93.50 Blegbie, £93 (2) Symington Mains, £91 Edrom Mains, £90 Corsbie, £89 Lochside, Byrewalls, Stoneypath, Beltex £109 Threeburnford, £100 Bow, £99 (2) Craigsford Mains, £98 Gateshaw, £95 Wester Ulston, £89.50 Gateshaw, £88 (2) Redden, Threeburnford, Hampshire £91 St Clements Wells, North Country Cheviot £91.50, £84 Symington Mains, Half Bred £86.50 Adderstonshiels

Lambs per kilo: Texel 239.5 Redden, 222.2 Huntington, 220.8 Lower Ashtrees, 218.3 Gilston, 216.7 Greenhead, R, 213.5 Huntington, 212.2 Byrewalls, Craigsford Mains, Huntington, Applecross, 210.3 Currie Inn, 210.2 New Blainslie, 209.3 Northhouse, 209.2 St Leonards, 208.5 Huntington, 208.2 (2) Threepwood, 208 Muircleugh, 207.8 Upper Samieston, 207.7 Craigsford Mains, Suffolk 224.5 Huntington, 208.9 Butterdean, 207 Stoneypath, Lochside, 206.3 Wester Ulston, 206.1 Symington Mains, 206 Adderstonshiels, 205.5 Blegbie, 205.4 Saughtree, Beltex 222.4 Threeburnford, 220 (2)Craigsford Mains, 217.4 Bow, 215.4, 210.3 Gateshaw, 209.6 Threeburnford, 209.5 (2) Redden, 207.9 Colmslie, 207.5 Redden, 206.5 Wester Ulston, North Country Cheviot 203.3 Symington Mains

Ewes – More ewes forwared, returns slightly less.  Texel £107 Elmscleugh, £95 Ashcraig, £91 The Craggs, Kedzlie, Stickle Heaton, Birkenside, £90 Kedzlie,  £87 Elmscleugh, £85 Kedzlie, Lumsdaine, £83 Hermiston, Suffolk £91 Birkenside, Lauder Barns, Stickle Heaton, £89 Edrom Mains, £87 Hermiston, £85 Hyndsidehill, £80 Lauder Barns, Charollais £91 Ruletownhead, Greyfaced £75 Lintlaw, £73 Lumsdaine, Hermiston, £73 Ashcraig, Cheviot/Mule £89 Hyndsidehill, £87, £77 Blegbie, £75 Hyndsidehill, Upper Samieston, North Country Cheviot £81 Earston Road, Stow, £75 Haltree, £67 Ruletownhead, £65 Lumsdaine, Lleyn £69 Upper Samieston, £63 Whitriggs, £61 Brotherstone, Blackface £61 Elsmcleugh, £57 Middlesknowes, £55 Tinnis, Lumsdaine, Elmscleugh

Rams – Texel £95 Hyndsidehill, £89, £85 Lyne