St Boswells Sale of Ewes & Lambs

3rd September 2020

On the second day at the St Boswells Annual Breeding Sheep Sale, a full ring side turned out for a magnificent show of all breeds which made for an ecstatic trade.  Many thanks to all Vendors and Purchasers

626 Suffolk cross Half Bred Ewe Lambs.  Judge: Mr B.Attewell

Average – £125 (+£13)

1st        Nesbit                          £152
2nd        Marvingston                £130
3rd        Blackhill, C                  £142

£140 (x2) Nesbit, £120 Marvingston

405 Suffolk cross Mule Ewe Lambs.  Judge: Mr B.Attewell

Average – £121 (+£20)

1st        Branton Eastside         £130
2nd        Blegbie                        £148
3rd        Branton Eastside         £125

£125 Blegbie, £118, £116 Cammerlaws

643 Half Bred Ewe Lambs.  Judge: Mr I.Wilson, Tulloch Farms

Average – £133 (+£24)  

Half Breds on fire

 1st        Stobshiel Mains          £160
2nd        Earlside Whitehill        £138
3rd        Stobshiel Mains          £152

£148, £142 Stobshiel Mains, £138 High Moat, £125 Earlside Whitehill

1234 Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs.  Judge: Mr W.Hedley

Average – £132.90 (+6.90)

Another outstanding show of Scotch Mules at St Boswells sold to surprisingly increased rates after last years trade.

1st        Easter Dawyck           £210
2nd        Tollishill                        £130
3rd        Burncastle                   £160

£155, £150, £138 Tinnis, £155, £132 Longcroft, £138 Burncastle, £138, £135 Dreva

  64  North Country Cheviot:                       £165, £140 Humbleheugh
263 Texel:                                                      £148 Philiphaugh, £130, £122 Wester Ulston
  36  Beltex.x:                                                 £138 Philiphaugh
117  Cheviot Mule:                                        £135, £122 Halterburn Cottage, £128, £122 Upper Chatto, Wester Culbowie

655 STORES

Less numbers but sold to extreme rates to many buyers.

Suffolk.x:                               £79, £78.50 Ruletownhead, £67.50 Blackcruik

Texel.x:                                  £73 (x2) Winkston, £69 Hawksnest, £68 Woolaw, Blackcruik

Beltex:                                    £75 Threeburnford

North Country Cheviot:        £67.50, £65 Yetholm Mains, £64.50 Leaderfoot

Cheviot Hill:                           £67 Birneyknowe