St Boswells Primestock Summer Show & Sale

17th June 2019

At St Boswells on Monday 17th June Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep.

Sold 65 Clean Cattle, 46 Cast Cows, 1364 Lambs, 122 Hoggs and 310 Ewes.
Bullocks (21) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 230p (+8.0p on the week)
Heifers (42) averaged 219p per kg and sold to 284p (n/c on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 204p (n/c the week)
46 Cast Cows averaged 131p per kg and sold to 159p (-2.0p on the week) Top price £1293
1364 Lambs averaged 217.5p per kg (+4.5p on the week) £90 per head and sold to £119, top price 245p per kg for Beltex Lambs
122 Hoggs averaged 161p per kg (n/c on the week) £90 per head and sold to £108, top price 188p per kg for  Suffolk.x Hoggs
310 Ewes averaged £72 and sold to £115 for Texel Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £87, light ewes sold to £71 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £61

At their Annual Summer Show and Sale of Prime Cattle sponsored by Wishaw Abattoir, the judge, Shaw Fine Meats awarded the championship to Messrs J.T Walker, Pathhead for a Limousin.x Heifer which scaled 460kgs and made 284p (£1306) to the judge.  The reserve was a Limousin.x Bullock from Messrs Orr, Penston which scaled 592kgs and made 224p (£1326) again to the judge.

Overall Champion – Limousin X heifer from Messrs JT Walker, Pathhead

1st        Willowford       weight  608 kgs made 224p John Anderson (Butchers)
2nd       Faughill            weight   582 kgs made 217p Mr G.McFadzean

1st        Penston           weight   592 kgs made 224p Shaw Fine Meats RESERVE CHAMPION)
2nd       Faughill            weight   666 kgs made 212p S.I Carlisle & Co
3rd        Bee Edge        weight   588 kgs made 218p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd

1st        Willowford       weight    532 kgs made 211p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd
2nd       Willowford       weight    488 kgs made 217p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd
3rd        Faughill            weight   544 kgs made 213p W.P Tulloch

1st        Pathhead         weight    460 kgs made 284p Shaw Fine Meats CHAMPION
2nd       Bee Edge        weight    590 kgs made 228p J & J Mather
3rd        Penston           weight    620 kgs made 224p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd

Clean Cattle per head: Redden £1433.60, £1411.94, Bee Edge £1411.20, Faughill £1411.92, Upper Nisbet £1383.12, Penston £1388.80, Traprain £1377.60, Willowford £1361.92, Bee Edge £1345.20, Penston £1326.08, Smailholm Mains £1321.92, Upper Nisbet £1317.12, Pathhead, Upper Nisbet £1306.40

Clean Cattle per kilo: Pathhead 284p Shaw Fine Meats, Upper Nisbet 242p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Traprain 240p Forsyths of Peebles, Bee Edge 240p Forsyths of Peebles, Penston 239p G.McFadzean, Cragside 234p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Pathhead 230p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 230p J.Gilmour & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 228p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, 226p J.A Waters & Sons, Willowford 224p John Anderson (Butchers), Penston 224p Shaw Fine Meats, Upper Nisbet 224p G.McFadzean

Cast Cows per head: Thirlestane £1293.40, £1249.50, £1246.56, Ecclaw £1242.22, Birkenside £1147.56, £1117.92

Cast Cows per kilo: Penston 159p, Thirlestane, Fordel Parks 149p, Thirlestane 147p (2), Falsidehill, Thirlestane 145p, Birkenside, Lyne 141p

Lambs – More numbers forward, all types sought after

Lambs per head- Suffolk: £119 Stickle Heaton, £115 Craighouse, £110 Stickle Heaton (2), £109 Belmont, £106 Craigsford Mains, £105 Nether Howden, £104.50 Wester Middleton, £101 The Anvil, £100 Haltree, £99 Leetside, £98 Oxmuir, £97 Faughill (2), Rhodes Holdings, Belmont, £96 Edrom Mains, Wester Middleton, Oxmuir, Texel: £114 Stickle Heaton, £110 Sunnycroft, £109 Greenhead, R, £108.50 Lochside, £107 St Leonards, £105 Lochside, Huntington, The Anvil, £104.50 Wester Middleton, £103.50 Greenknowe, £103 Thirlestane, Lightfield, £102.50 Lochside, £102 Greenhead, R, £101 Stickle Heaton, £100 Symington Mains, £98.50 Edrom Mains, £97.50 Lochside, Huntington, £97 Sunnycroft, Beltex: £110 Huntington, £106 Craighouse, Faughill, £97 Old Melrose Lodge, £96.50 Huntington, £95.50 Old Melrose Road, £94.50, £93 Huntington, £91 Redden, £90.50 Craighouse, £90.50, £90 (2) Huntington, £89 Redden, £88 Huntington (5), Redden, Charollais: £97 Faughill, Zwartbles: £98 Stickle Heaton

Lambs per kilo-Beltex: 245.6p Old Melrose Lodge, 245.5p, 244.4p, 241.1p Huntington, 240.5p Redden, 235.1p, 234.7p, 232.5p, 232.4p, 232p Huntington, 231.6p Redden, Huntington, 227.5p Redden, 227.4p Old Melrose Road, 227.1p Huntington, 226.3p (2), 225.5p Craighouse, 225p, 222.2p Huntington, Suffolk: 227.3p Haltree, 225.6p (2) Faughill, 224.7p, 223.3p Wester Middleton, 221p Belmont, 220.8p Craigsford Mains, 220.5p Rhodes Holdings, 220p Leetside, Stickle Heaton (2), Charollais: 225.6p Faughill, Cheviot: 222.2p Symington Mains

Hoggs per head- Suffolk: £108, 100, £96, £86 (2) Boghall, Greyfaced: £98, £86 Boghall, Cheviot: £94, £90 Soutra Mains, Zwartbles: £86 Boghall, Texel: £80 Yarlside

Hoggs per kilo- Suffolk: 188.2p, 181.5p, 178.6p Boghall, Cheviot: 179.5p Middlesknowes

Ewes – Similar trade on the week
Texel: £115, £101 (2), £97 (2) Stickle Heaton, £95 Huntington, £93 Birkenside, £91 Huntington, £87 Stickle Heaton (2), Cavers Lea, Townhead, C, £85 South Common, Suffolk: £105 Stickle Heaton, £99 Huntington, £97 Haltree, £95 Ecclaw, £93 Birkenside, £87 Stickle Heaton, Birkenside, Grahamslaw, £86 Ecclaw, £83 Peelrig, Beltex: £100 Faughill, Charollais: £99 Faughill, Zwartble: £91 Stickle Heaton, Half Bred: £83 Marvingston, Cheviot Mule: £81 South Common, £80 Easter Whitmuir, Greyfaced: £73 Birkenside, £71 Ecclaw, Birkenside, Lyne, Townhead, C, Mainhill, Cheviot: £71 Cavers Lea, £67 Mainhill, £65 Middlesknowes, Townhead, C, Blackfaced: £61, £59 Mainhill, £58 Lyne, £56 Townhead, C, £50 Middlesknowes