St Boswells Primestock Sale and Christmas Poultry Sale

23rd December 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 23rd December Harrison & Hetherington weekly Primestock sale of cattle and Sheep

Sold 15 Clean Cattle, 62 Cast Cows, 2014 Lambs and 554 Ewes.
Bullocks (2) averaged 210p per kg and sold to 211p (+1.1p on the week)
Heifers (12) averaged 219p per kg and sold to 250p (-2.6p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 160p
62 Cast Cows averaged 123p per kg and sold to 169p (-7.8p on the week) Top price £1369
2014 Lambs averaged 205.4p per kg (+12.8p on the week) £90 per head and sold to £135, top price 256p per kg for Beltex Lambs
Ewes averaged £76.97 and sold to £119 for Texel Ewes.  Heavy Ewes averaged £98, light ewes sold to £89 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £65

Clean Cattle per head: Upper Nisbet £1483.52, Bee Edge £1477.44, £1432.64, £1394.64, Upper Nisbet £1385, Inchkeith £1291.68, Traprain £1200.65

Clean Cattle per kilo: Upper Nisbet 250p Forsyths of Peebles, 244p J.A Waters & Sons, Bee Edge 243p, 242p both Forsyths of Peebles, Upper Nisbet 235p Shaw Fine Meats, Bee Edge 234p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd

Cast Cows per kilo: Brockholes 169p, Longyester 165p, 161p, Huntington (2), Symington Mains 143p, Huntington, Hartside 141p

Cast Cows per head: Longyester £1369.50, £1181.74, Brockholes £1172.86, Lamberton £1167.60, Symington Mains £1164.02, East Mains £1124.88

Lambs – good show forward with increased returns leaving vendors delighted.

Lambs per head – Texel: £135, £119 Huntington, £116 Haltree, Butterdean, £115 Edrom Mains, £113 (2) Crookston, £110.50 Butterdean, £110 Crookston, £109 Threepwood, £108 Huntington, Greenburn, Redden, £107 Redden, Bogend, Threepwood, £106.50 Edrom Mains, £106 Corsbie, Sydenham, Woodhouse, Beltex: £119, £118 Huntington, £115, £113, £104, £96 Crookston, £96 Threepwood, £95 Guise, £94 Wester Ulston, £92 Belmont, £90 Halidean Mill, Threepwood, Guise, Suffolk: £116, £115, £112 Butterdean, £111 Blegbie, £110 Edrom Mains, Belmont, £108 Edrom Mains, Butterdean, £106.50 Blegbie, £106 Guise, Edrom Mains, £105.50 Butterdean, £103.50 Broomilees, £100 (2) Chesters Brae, Bluefaced Leicester: £110, £95, £91 Newbigging Walls, Cheviot Mule: £104 Blegbie, North Country Cheviot: £104 Haltree, £103 Blegbie, £93 Haltree, £90 Borthwickshiels, £89.50 Haltree, Greyfaced: £98, £96 Burncastle, £95.50, £90 Broomilees, Charollais: £94 Guise, £93.50, £92 Berryhill, Blackface: £83 Burncastle

Lambs per kilo – Beltex: 256.8p, 246.2p Crookston, 239.4p Huntington, 237.5p, 236.8p Guise, 236.4p Crookston, 231.4p Huntington, 225.9p Threepwood, 225.5p Crookston, 225p Halidean Mill, 217.7p, 214.6p Wester Ulston, 209.3p Threepwood, 209.1p Belmont, 208.9p Wester Ulston, 208.8p Huntington, Texel: 231.7p Sunnycroft, 226.5p (2) Guise, 226.1p Huntington, 225.6p, 223.5p Guise, 220.4p Huntington, 220.2p Crookston, 220p, 219.5p Guise, 218.8p, 218.6p Waterside, 218.6p Threepwood, 218.4p Sunnycroft, 217.9p Huntington, 217.6p Guise, 217p Corsbie, 216.9p New Blainslie, 216.5p Threepwood, 216.5p Guise, Suffolk: 222.8p, 219.5p Traprain, 214.1p Guise, 213.3p Traprain, 212.2p Waterside, 211.8p Traprain, Thornington, 207.4p Haltree, 206.3p KJS Farming, 205.7p Woodside, North Country Cheviot: 215.6p, 213.2p Guise, 211.4p, 209.8p, 208.1p Haltree, 205.1p Woodside, Charollais: 213.6p Guise

Ewes – Another great trade.  All types wanted.

Texel: £119 Wormerlaw, £111 Butterdean, Bogend, £110 Greenhead, R, Greenburn, E, £109 Wormerlaw, £107 Bogend, £105 Belmont, Redden, £101 Corsbie, £99 Currie Inn, Hartside, Haltree, £97 Greenburn, E, £96 Aikeyside, £94 Greenburn, E, £91 Belmont, £90 Hillhouse, £89 West Mains, K, AikeysideSuffolk: £131 Spotsmains, £117 Belmont, £115 Butterdean, £111 (2) Lawfield, £101 Corsbie, £87 Aikeyside, £81 Greenburn, E, £80 Lawfield, Currie Inn, Beltex: £107 (2), £97 Hartside, Border Leicester: £107 Spotsmains, North Country Cheviot: £103 Woodside, £99 Haltree, £96 Woodside, £89 Headshaw, L, £77 Broomiebank, £75 Headshaw, L, Woodside, Bluefaced Leicester: £97 Hartside, Zwartble: £103 Wormerlaw, Lleyn: £95 Ednam West Mains, Greyfaced: £93 Butterdean, £89 Bogend, £88 Corsbie, Aikeyside, £87 Burncastle, £85 Aikeyside, Blackface: £82 Hartside, £71 Burncastle, £68 Aikeyside, £67 Headshaw, L, Easycare: £62 Hillhouse

CHRISTMAS POULTRY SALE
Good show forward at the annual sale of Christmas poultry,  which was well met by a packed ringside of buyers full of festive cheer.

Leading prices per head:- Turkeys: £90, £80, £75 (2) Stoneypath, £72 Crawcraigs, Stoneypath, £70 (2) Stoneypath, Fenham Le Moor

We would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.