St Boswells Sale of Store Cattle, also Ewes with Lambs at foot

25th April 2019

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle with trade bouncing.  All types of cattle keenly bid with vendors returning home delighted the days trading.  Topping the days trade was a fabulous Limousin cross bullock raising £1310 from Messrs McCorquodale, Crossflat.  Topping the pence per kilo section was Messrs Ogilvie, The Broom with a fantastic pen of grazing bullocks at 298p per kilo.  More cattle could have been sold to vendors advantage.

Bullocks per head: Limousin: £1310, £1280 Crossflat, £1185 Haughhead, £1170 Crossflat, £1160, £1140 (2) Broomiebank, £1130 Easter Fodderlie, Haughhead, £1125 Easter Fodderlie, Lincoln Red: £960 Wester Dawyck, Aberdeen Angus: £1210, £1190 Broomiebank, £1160 Fordel Parks, Hassendean, Craigsford Mains, £1145 Fordel Parks, £1140, £1130 Cammerlaws, Charolais: £1160, £1150 Haughhead, £1145, £1120 Hermiston, £1070 Todshawhaugh, £1020 Mossilee, Simmental: £1140 Mossilee, £1060 Craigsford Mains, £1000 Blakelaw, £990 Mossilee, £970 Fordel Parks, £935 South Common, West Garleton, Salers: £1080, £1060, £1000 West Garleton, £1000, £975, £960, £955, £945 Gateshaw, British Blue: £930 Harwood on Teviot.

Bullocks per kilo: Limousin: 298p, 284.5p Broom, 266.7p Falnash, 262.8p Coxydene, 262.7p Chapelhill, 256.8p Broom, 255.7p Crossflat, 254.3p Falnash, 254.2p Northfield, St Abbs, 251.3p Crossflat, Simmental: 268.9p Middlestead, 250.7p, 239p South Common, 237.3p Middlestead, 234.8p Mount Lothian, 227.3p Blakelaw, 225.3p West Garleton, Aberdeen Angus: 266p Georgefield, 259.3p, 254.3p Falnash, 251.4p Longyester, 247.7p Cammerlaws, 247.1p, 246.6p Georgefield, 246p Craigsford Mains, 245.2p, 244.2p Longyester, Charolais: 251.4p Todshawhaugh, 250.7p, 241p Falnash, 237.3p Todshawhaugh, 234.9p Gateshaw, 234.5p Mossilee, 233.3p Falnash, 232.1p Gateshaw, Salers: 228.6p Gateshaw, 222.7p West Garleton, 222.4p, 222.2p, 219.5p, 219.1p Gateshaw, British Blue: 224.1p Harwood on Teviot, Lincoln Red: 211p Wester Dawyck.
Bullocks averaged 234.4p per kilo (£981.99 per head).

Heifers per head:Aberdeen Angus: £1110 Symington Mains, £905 Longyester, £885 Harwood on Teviot, £870 Fordel Parks, West Garleton, £845, £830 Lustruther, £820 Symington Mains, Limousin: £1090 Easter Fodderlie, £1070 Coxydene, £1065 Northfield, St Abbs, £1040 Crossflat, £1030 Easter Fodderlie, £1020 West Garleton, £1000 Crossflat, Howahill,Simmental: £1065 Symington Mains, £940, £910, £900 Coxydene, £890, £885, £880 Blakelaw, Blonde: £955, £925, £915 Outerston, Salers: £950 Gateshaw, Charolais: £950 Gateshaw, £925 Mossilee, £920 Todshawhaugh, £910 Blakelaw.

Heifers per kilo:Limousin: 261.6p Howahill, 259.3p Broom, 256.8p Northfield St Abbs, 256.6p Crossflat, 251.5p Outerston, 247.6p Broom, 245.8p West Garleton, 245.4p Broom, Aberdeen Angus: 248.9p Georgefield, 231.5p, 224.3p Lustruther, 224.1p Harwood on Teviot, Simmental: 242p South Common, 234.7p, 231.4p Coxydene, 231.2p Blakelaw, 230.4p Coxydene, 229.9p Blakelaw, 227.8p, 227.6p Coxydene, Charolais: 230.4p, 229.9p Blakelaw, 226.2p Gateshaw, Salers: 226.2p Gateshaw, Blonde: 220.2p, 219.7p, 214.6p Outerston, Hereford: 216.4p Lustruther.
Heifers averaged 229.19p per kilo (£892.11 per head).

Ewes and Lambs
A good show forward with new buyers present.

Cheviot Mule Ewes and Texel Singles £70 (£140) Wester Ulston
Cheviot Mule Ewes and Texel Twins  £62 (£186 x2) Wester Ulston
Mule Ewes and Beltex Singles £70 (£140) Craighouse
Mule Ewes and Beltex Twins  £68 (£204) Craighouse
Mule Gimmers and Suffolk Twins £63, £62, £60 (£189, £186, £180) Amerside Law
Suffolk.x Ewes and Suffolk.x Twins £70, £60 (£210, £180) Collielaw