St Boswells Sale of Store Cattle, Breeding & Feeding Sheep

27th September 2018

Harrison and Hetherington held there fortnightly Store Cattle sale at St Boswells with 148 cattle gracing the ring with strong cattle easy cashed.  Topping the days trading was Messrs Girvan, Berryfell with a superb Simmental.x Bullock at £1210.  Topping the pence per kilo was Messrs McGowan, Craiglea firstly with a pen of cracking Limousin.x Bullocks and secondly with a pen of smashing Limousin.x Heifers at 215.8p p/kg.

Bullocks per head- Aberdeen Angus: £1110 Craiglea, £1025 Adderstonshiels, Limousin: £1090 Timpendean, £1070, £1040, £1030, £1025, £1010 Craiglea, Simmental: £1210, £1180, £1140, £1100 Berryfell, Saler:£920 Kaeside, Charolais: £1030, £1020 Adderstonshiels

Bullocks per kilo – Aberdeen Angus: 201.8p Craiglea, Limousin: 215.8p, 210.2p, 206.1p Craiglea, 204.7p Greenhead S, 203.8p Craiglea, 203.2p Timpendean, Greenhead S, Simmental: 201.1p Greenhead S, 200p Berryfell (2), Charolais: 204.6p, 204p, 202.2p, 202p Adderstonshiels

Bullocks averaged 197.59p per kilo

Heifers per head- Aberdeen Angus: £1020, £965 Harwood on Teviot,  Limousin: £1100 Timpendean, £1025, £1020 Craiglea, £985 Saughtree, £980 Craiglea, Simmental: £895 Shielswood, British Blue: £975, £955 Harwood on Teviot, Charolais: £920 Adderstonshiels

Heifers per kilo – Aberdeen Angus: 205.3p, 204p Harwood on Teviot, Limousin: 215.8p, 213p, 212.5p Craiglea, Simmental: 198.9p Shielswood, British Blue: 207.6p, 205.3p Harwood on Teviot, Charolais: 195.7p Adderstonshiels.

Heifers averaged 199.63p per kilo

Show and Sale of Blackface Wedder Lambs expertly judged by Mr W.Dunlop, Elmscleugh and kindly sponsored by The Blackface Sheep Breeders Society.  The judge awarded the J.J Scott Memoral Salver to Prof.Penny, Bothwell.

1st        Bothwell          £60.00
2nd       Bothwell          £59.50
3rd        Huntershall      £58.50

STORE LAMBS

Blackface: £60, £59.50, £56 Bothwell, £55.50, £53 Huntershall, £52.50 Bothwell, £50 Upper Hindhope, Texel: £64 Kirktonhill, £63.50 Broomiebank, £63 Kirktonhill, Buxley, Winkston, £62.50 Kirktonhill, £62 Cathpair, Beltex: £63.50 Threeburnford, Bhalu, North Country Cheviot: £62 Philiphaugh, £60.50 Birneyknowe, Yetholm Mains, Greyfaced: £62 Huntershall, £60.50 Kirktonhill, £58.50 Stottencleugh, Suffolk: £60 Craigend, £59.50 Stottencleugh, Kirktonhill, South Country Cheviot: £57 Upper Hindhope

ANNUAL SALE OF RAMS AND RAM LAMBS

Texel: £480, £420 Rumbletonrig, £400 Muircleugh, Rumbletonrig, Crailing Nook, £380 New Blainslie, Muircleugh, Rumbletonrig, £350 Crailing Nook (2), Craigsford Mains, Muircleugh, Suffolk: £380, £320 Belmont, £300 Oxmuir, £280 Kypie, Bluefaced Leicester: £320 (2) Corsbie Cottage (W.Hedley)