St Boswells Primestock Sale

4th September 2017

At St Boswells on Monday 4th September Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep sold 69 Clean Cattle, 48 Cast Cows, 2051 Lambs and 1050 Ewes

Bullocks (19) averaged 233p per kg and sold to 257p (+12p on the week)
Heifers (48) averaged 235p per kg and sold to 274p (+8p on the week)
2 Young Bulls averaged 228p per kg and sold to 229p (n/c on the week)
48 Cast Cows averaged 151p per kg and sold to 193p (+3.0p on the week) Top Price £1551.72
2051 Lambs averaged 181p per kg (-12p on the week) and sold to £101. Top price of 211.1p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £57.50 and sold to £87 for Texel and Suffolk Ewes. Heavy ewes averaged £73, Light ewes sold to £79 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £36

Principal Prices per Head: Longnewton £1542.84, Bee Edge £1506, £1482.30, £1461.24, Lurdenlaw £1454.24, Bee Edge £1436.76, Woodhead, A £1430.16, Seggarsdean £1427.66 Principal Prices per kg: Wester Ulston 274 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Longnewton 268 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Penston 261 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Longnewton 258 Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston 257, 254 Worsley Wholesale Butchers,Snawdon 254 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Mosstower 252 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Bee Edge 251 W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Muircleugh 251 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Wester Ulston 250 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Mosstower 250 Worsley Wholesale Butchers, Snawdon 250 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd. Young Bulls Woodheads, L 229 J.F Finlay & Co Ltd Cows per head: Kersknowe £1551.72, Oakwood £1482.96, Humebyres £1474.96 (2), Mosstower £1321.72, New Heaton £1320.20 Cows per kg: Kersknowe 193, Mosstower 191, Humebyres 179 (2), Boon 171, Oakwood 169, Boon, Saughtree 167

Show and Sale of Beltex Cross Prime Lambs was expertly judged by Mr J.Curle, Bowsden and was won by Messrs Pate, Craigsford Mains with 3 superb lambs out of Continental Ewes realising £95.

Class 1 – Out of Continental Ewes
1st        Craigsford Mains (Champion)
2nd        Crookston (Reserve Champion)
3rd        Crookston

Class 2 – Out of Suffolk Cross Ewes
1st        Craigsford Mains
2nd        Brothershiels

Class 3 – Out of Mule Ewes
1st        Gateshaw
2nd        Edston
3rd        Threeburnford

Lambs – Easier, in line with National trade.  Lambs per head:  Texel £101, £98, £95.50 Crumhaughhill, £95 (2)Haltree, £94 Crumhaughhill, £93 Newbigging Walls, £92 Crookston, Headshaw, L, £90 Crookston, Beltex £95 (3) Craigsford Mains, Gateshaw, £93 Haltree, Crookston (2), £92 Huntington, Crookston, £90 Crookston, Suffolk: £94 Headshaw, L, £93 Symington Mains, £92 Bhalu, £86 Birkenside, Hermiston, £84 Symington Mains, £83 Woodhouse, Smailholm Mains, North Country Cheviot: £90, £83 Symington Mains,  £82 Haltree, £81 Stagehall, Bluefaced Leicester £82 Newbigging Walls Lambs per kilo: Beltex 211.1 Craigsford Mains, 210, 209.3, 209 Crookston, 208.3 Haltree, 207.1, 205 Crookston, 204.7 Craiglea, 202.2 Gateshaw, Haltree, Texel: 204, 198 Crumhaughhill, 197.5 Colmslie, 195.2 Applecross, 194.9 Crumhaughhill, 192.9 Applecross, 191.9 Colmslie, 190 (2) Haltree, 189.9 Crumhaughhill, Suffolk: 187.8 Bhalu, 182.9 Symington Mains, 182.5 Headshaw, L, 182.4 Woodhouse, North Country Cheviot: 194.4 Attonburn, 182.2 Haltree

Ewes – More numbers about, trade easier on the week.Texel: £87 Lylestane, Wormiston, Belmont, £85 Kedzlie, Eilean Farm, Birkenside, £83 Birkenside, Symington Mains, £81 Kedzlie, Lylestane, Nether Howden, £80 Nether Kidston, Suffolk: £87 Symington Mains, £83 Birkenside, Nether Howden, £81 Brothershiels, Cheviot Mule £81 Lylestane, Half Bred: £79 Marvingston, North Country Cheviot £79 Marvingston, £61 Attonburn, £57 Millheugh, Greyfaced £73 Belmont, £71 Symington Mains, Edston, £69 Dryden, Kedzlie, £67 Brothershiels, Wormiston, £65 Birkenside, Eilean, Whitfield, Buckholm, Edston, Lleyn £57 Upper Samieston, £47 Whitriggs, Legerwood, Blackface £53 Marvingston, £47 Broadmeadows, £45 Elmscleugh, Burnhouse Mains, £41 Threeburnford, Burncastle

Rams – Texel: £103 Kedzlie, Elmscleugh £97, Suffolk: Whinfield £91