At St Boswells on Monday 5th March Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep
Bullocks (27) averaged 220p per kg and sold to 246p (+1.0p on the week)
Heifers (39) averaged 217p per kg and sold to 250p ( -4.0p on the week)
1 Young Bull sold to 222p ( n/c on the week)
35 Cast Cows averaged 161p per kg and sold to 219p (+20.0p on the week) Top Price £1699
419 Hoggs averaged 226.65p per kg (+21p on the week) and sold to £135, top price 282p per kg for Beltex Hoggs
62 Ewes averaged £99 and sold to £135 for Texel.x Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £110, light ewes sold to £87 for Cheviot Ewes and averaged £79.
Rams averaged £83 and sold to £137 for a Texel.x
Clean Cattle per head: Lennoxlove £1479.72, Upper Nisbet £1429.84, Saltoun Home Farm £1407.60, Faughhill £1377.10, Nisbet £1361.48, Faughhill £1332.80, Hassendean £1331.08, Penston £1315.20, Faughhill £1299.28, Penston £1297.62
Clean Cattle per kilo: Penston 250p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 247p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Lennoxlove 246p J.F Finlay & Co, Upper Nisbet 244p J.A Waters & Sons, Penston 243p W.T.S Forsyth & Sons, Galagate 241p W.T.S. Forsyth & Sons, Penston 240p (twice) J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Saltoun Home Farm 240p John Saunderson Ltd, Wester Ulston 238p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Faughhill 238p Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Upper Nisbet 236p Shaw Fine Meats.
Young Bulls: 222p Traprain
Cast Cows per head: Inland Pastures £1699.44, £1644.36, Stichill Home Farm £1546.42, £1469.60, Huntington £1443.26, Muircleugh £1376.08, Stichill Home Farm £1342.50
Cast Cows per kilo: Inland Pastures 219p, 213p, 211p, 197p, Stichill Home Farm 179p, Muircleugh 175p, Inland Pastures 173p
Hoggs per head- Suffolk: £135, £131, £129, £123 (4), £118, £115 (2) Bonjedward Mill, £108 Putton Mill, £105 Fountainhall, Texel: £127 Spring House, £119, £110 (2) Kedzlie, £104 Spring House, £103 Kedzlie, £100 Hallrule Mill, Beltex: £117, £114 (2), £109 (2) Wester Ulston, Half Bred: £110 (2) Bonjedward, Greyfaced: £81 Putton Mill, Charollais: £80 Putton Mill
Hoggs per kilo: Beltex: 281.9p, 274.7p, 256.2p, 231.9p Wester Ulston, Texel: 275p, 271p, 261.9p, 252.1p Kedzlie, 218p Hallrule, 216.7p Spring House, 215.4p Fountainhall, Suffolk: 238.6p Fountainhall, 213p, 212.6p, 210.3p Bonjedward, Half Bred: 203.7p (2) Bonjedward, North Country Cheviot: 203.3p Cawdor Estates, Greyfaced: 190.6p Cawdor Estates
Ewes – Texel: £137 Kedzlie, £135, £133, £127, £123 New Blainslie, £120 Kedzlie, £113 Fountainhall, Half Bred: £111 Haltree, Greyfaced: £87 Fountainhall, Blackface: £77 Cawdor Estates, Swaldale: £63 Cawdor Estates