St Boswells Sale of Store & Breeding Cattle & Feeding Lambs

10th November 2016

At St Boswells on Thursday 3rd November Harrison & Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store and Breeding Cattle and Feeding Lambs.  Topping the day’s trading for Store Cattle was M/s Davies, North Synton with a fabulous Aberdeen Angus bullock at £1260.  Topping the pence per kilo section was Dawyck Estates with a sensational pen of Limousin heifers at 273.7p p/k.  Breeding Cattle seen a mixed show forward with the trade topping at £1600 for a Simental heifer and calf.  More could have been sold to vendor’s advantage.

Breeding Cattle:  Cow in Calf £1200, £1080, £1050 Tyninghame Sawmill, Cow and Calf £1580 Hyndsidehill, £1600, £1580, £1550, £1480, £1250 Tyninghame Sawmill.

Bullocks per head:  Aberdeen Angus £1260 North Synton, £1205 Birkenside, £1000 Northhouse, £970 Milrighall, £955 Birkenside, Charolais £1140 North Synton, £1080 Northhouse, £1050, £1020, £995, £985 Crookston, Limousin, £1140, £950 Outerston, £1070, £965 Northhouse, £1020 Easter Fodderlee, £1015, £940 Helmburn, Simmental £1070 Crosscleuch, £940, £890 Angelrow, £920, £830 Greenhead, £860 Townhead C, £830 Gledswood.

Bullocks per kilo:  Simmental 263.2, 228.2, 219.2 Angelrow, 233.3 (2), 228.6, 218.9 Rawburn, 232.8 Gledswood, 227.4 Greenhead, 220.5 Townhead C, Charolais 238.7, 232.8 Gledswood, 223.3, 220.5, 217.9 Townhead C, 218.9, 216.3 Crookston, Limousin 236.6 Dawyck, 230.6 Greenhead, 219.2, 207.1 Helmburn, 214.4 Northhouse, 208.2 Easter Fodderlee, 206.8 Spottiswoode, Aberdeen Angus 217 Birkenside, 211.1, 202.3 Branxholm Braes, 205.1 Leaderfoot, 200 North Synton.

Heifers per head:  Charolais £1210, £1150 North Synton, £960, £950, £945 Crookston, £925 Northhouse, Limousin £1065 Northhouse, £950, £895, £880 Greenhead, Aberdeen Angus £970, £920 Milrighall, £965 Birkenside, £950 Branxholm Braes, Simmental £905, £880 Greenhead, £860 Angelrow.

Heifers per kilo:  Limousin 273.7, 232.9 Dawyck Estates, 217.3, 214.3, 211.1, 208.1 Greenhead, Charolais 223.3 Gledswood, 220.7, 218.4 Crookston, 215.6, 214.1, 214 Townhead, 210.2 Northhouse, Simmental 219, 217.9 Townhead, 217.3, 210.5 Greenhead, Aberdeen Angus 204, 198.9 Craigend, 200 Milrighall, 197.9 Branxholm Braes.

Lambs:  Suffolk £65.50 Woodheads Duns, £64.50 Branxholm Braes, £63 Falside, £61.50 Craigend Stow, £61 Greenhead, Texel £64 Mervinslaw, £63.50 Kilkwe, £62.50 Woodheads Duns, £60 Mowhaugh, Cheviot £66 Yetholm Mains, £54 Ruletownhead, Charolais £62 Ruletownhead.